Looking flawless all day in this hot and humid climate can be a major challenge (See also: How To Make Your Makeup Last All Day). The need for primers and mattifiers can not be over emphasized and choosing the right product to help your makeup last all day and control oil is very important (See also: What is The Difference Between A Mattifier And Primer?). However, its especially hard to do so without breaking the bank. We decided to compile a list of drugstore (relatively affordable) primers that do the job well.

Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser Primer

This primers is probably one of the most talked about drugstore primers on YouTube. Maybelline didn’t fail to create the perfect blend of great quality and affordability as they always do. This product is silky to touch and is also a great pore filler. It gives the illusion of smooth baby skin. Have you tried out the Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser Primer? Please leave a review in the comments. Price: N3500

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Hard Candy Sheer Envy Primer

This is another great drugstore primer.  Although it feels slippery and velvety during application, it actually dries quickly and creates a great base for your makeup. Some have said it is the best drugstore primer in the market. Do you agree? Please leave a review in the comments if you’ve used Hard Candy Sheer Envy Primer. Price: N3499

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NYX Cosmetics Pore Filler

NYX is one of our favourite drugstore makeup brands. The never fail to provide us with amazing products at awesome prices. They actually give high end makeup brands a run for their money. Anyway, their cosmetic pore filler is a great primer. This product has an amazing light texture which leaves you with a feeling that you aren’t even wearing a primer at all. It also gives an airbrush effect by covering your pores, making your makeup look flawless. his product would help your makeup last much longer. What are your thoughts on the NYX Cosmetics Pore Filler? Price: N7000

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Cover Girl TruBlend Face Primer

This primer by cover girl has gotten a lot of great reviews. It is liquidy but leaves the skin soft and matte. According to reviews, it is great for sensitive skin and also very good at controlling oil. This primer will increase the longevity of your makeup. Please leave a review in the comments if you’ve ever used the Cover Girl TruBlend Face Primer. Price: N5000

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E.L.F. Mineral Infused Face Primer

E.L.F recently released a new line of mineral infused face primers which include the clear, tone adjusting green, brightening lavender and radiant glow primers. This primer gives your skin a matte and filtered look. It fills pores and fine lines nicely. As for its oil controlling power, that might just be average. It would work great for normal, dry or combination skin (See also: 4 Types of Skin. What’s Your Skin Type?) What’s your opinion about this primer? Please leave a comment.

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