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Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Primer Water

With our jam-packed schedule, we appreciate any beauty product that can do double duty (and then some). Meet our new favorite multitasker: this priming and setting mist. The hydrating, superfine facial spray uses revitalizing electrolytes to leave your skin looking radiant as it creates a sheer canvas for makeup application and helps lock in makeup to give you a photo-ready finish. It absorbs ultrafast but still leaves your complexion feeling hydrated and refreshed—just ask the 102 users Smashbox Cosmetics surveyed: over 90% of them agreed. It’s everything you love about a primer in an extra light formula that’s free of silicone, alcohol, and oil.

Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Primer Water
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Already purchased full-size. Used as a primer and as a finish refresher. Really liked the glow it gave my skin.

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Try it you’ll love it!
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I’ve used this product in the past and loved it! Sorry when it showed up in my box I was excited. I forgot what a light & silky primer it is. Your makeup just glides on afterwards & gives you I nice matte photo finish! Highly recommend this one.

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I love this, I like the scented ones more, but the original was good too

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I like it!
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I love this product but I wish the sample size was a bit bigger!

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Perfect setting
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I really like how this has no smell an it held my makeup all day

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LOVE!!
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I've never used a primer before. There are just so many different products out there that I do not know what to buy or what I need. I received this in my monthly box, gave it a shot, and I really love it! It kind of wakes me up in the morning and makes my skin feel really clean before applying make up. I've noticed my makeup lasting longer as well and it smells so fresh! Definitely buying the full size!!

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Good primer/setter
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I used this when I did my makeup this morning- and I really liked how fresh it made my face feel before applying my makeup! I love when products have dual function, like how this can be a primer or setter! It’s a nice edition to my makeup routine and I’ll buy the full size product when I run out of the sample!

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Awesome Multitasker!
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I live in Florida, and the humidity causes me to sweat as soon as I walk out the door. By the time I get to work, my makeup is sliding down my face. Well done Smashbox! This product is amazing. I apply it before I put on my makeup, and spritz again when finished. It keeps my makeup in place and it looks smooth and flawless! I don't even need to add powder over my makeup anymore. I highly recommend this product!

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I love this!!!!!!!!!!
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This is one of my favorite products I have gotten to sample so far! Already bought the full size!! LOVE IT!!!

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An essential
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Works great with the photo finish cream primer to create a beautiful look for each day.

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