Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer - Adjust

As professional photographers and smartphone photo snappers alike know, a little after-the-fact adjustment—be it a Photoshop contrast or an Instagram filter—can go a long way to making your subject look glamorous. But we say: Who needs post-production? With this primer, we can do the smoothing-out ourselves. Not only does the lightweight formula soften skin reduce the appearance of fine lines, the hint of green counteracts redness. It leaves skin even and camera-ready—no filter necessary.

Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer - Adjust
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I always have redness on cheeks and it really bugs me so I purchased this to help. It does help a little. The redness goes down slightly when I use this product. However, it's not good enough for the price. I was really hoping it would dim the redness a lot given that the reviews are so good. I guess I'll be searching for a new one.

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Reduces Redness

I really love this product! I have super red, fair skin. I was not sure that it was really doing anything, so after six months or so, I stopped for a couple days. MULTIPLE people asked me if I had been in the sun or if I was feeling okay because I looked flushed. I mean, really. I have probably used it for three years now and every once in a while, I try again to leave it off for a couple of days. I always get the same comments, confirming its effectiveness! The texture feels great, completely non-greasy. I am not sure how great it is for keeping makeup place. I don't really notice it doing a stellar job at that, but I do not have any complaints, either!

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Lightweight

I like that this can be used by itself with a light dusting of powder in place of a heavy foundation with the same results.

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Works great!
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This primer works great! It does leave skin very soft and it diminishes the look of fine lines! I use this daily under my make up!

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One of my favorite products
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this is a great primer! I use it under a BB cream and it leaves my skin looking smooth and even toned.

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Looks great without makeup added

I have rosy patches on my face and have typically hidden behind heavy foundation. This product alleviates some of the red and actually allows me to forgo the foundation and just add a little bronzer and blush. My boyfriend loves my fresh-faced look!

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Save Money by Buying Travel Size

This has been my main primer for 2 years now. I really like that it's not oily or drying - but it is pricey. I have found a way to knock down the cost a bit though. If you buy 2 travel sized ones, it's the same amount of product but it's about $6 (going off of memory) cheaper. I don't think they currently sell the travel sizes at birch box but they do have them at Ulta and Sephora.

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Green primer?
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I tried this to color-correct some redness I have on my cheeks. It does help make it less noticeable, especially after the foundation goes on. It did minimize my pores somewhat, but not 100%. What I love is how long the rest of the makeup stays on with this underneath. I wish it was color-correcting and mattifying though.

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I love this primer! I have very sensitive skin as well as a lot of redness because of acne. This product is so refreshing & light weight!

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visibly helps in no time !

the anti redness works almost instantly on me. i have very sensetive skin that can flare up red and when im short on time to do a whole color correcting step i just put on a thin layer of this primer where there is red splotchiness and it will lessen and once foundation is on it will be completely invisable ! this is fantastic if color corecting is beyond you its just to easy and pays off ! i only wish it would make the red fade away instead of just diffusing it .

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