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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
4.2 out of 5 stars, based on 2,037 Reviews 2,037 Reviews
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Not greasy, and helps makeup stay put. I also personally love how this product smells. It is super refreshing and a great way to wake up

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Great for natural "no makeup" makeup

I love the fresh feeling it gives me after applying makeup, sometimes I get a bit carried away with my foundation and this saves the day! It gives me back a fresh and smooth face with no cakeyness and no flatness.

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Just okay
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For the price I would expect a little more results. Also the sprayer nozzle sprays awkwardly, I fell like I miss my face and have to use more product. Smells nice and is refreshing.

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Great for Dry Skin
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This is a fantastic product for people with dry skin! Many setting sprays out there leave my face feeling matte but this primer water can be used before/after makeup application.
I use a different primer before I apply makeup but like to use this water to "seal" my makeup afterwards.

Must need in your beauty drawer!

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Liking this primer
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I bought this primer water to try, because I wanted to get a primer that works well for combination/oily skin. So far, I like it! It works well as both a primer and setting spray. My face doesn't become oily after several hours of wear. I also haven't experienced any break outs, which is what would happen when I used to wear the original Photo Finish Primer. It's has a very light feel, dries quickly, and a little goes a long way.

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Nice setting spray
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I use just as a setting spray. Feel like it helps my makeup stay and don't get to oily. Still have to powder

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My new best friend

I use this everyday as a primer and a setting spray. Smells nice and it feels really good on my face. If I don't use it I feel a difference in my face. I have eczema and this primer does not irritate or at all.

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Does the job
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I use this as a primer and finisher. I love that it has a dual purpose. The spray is a fine mist, so I don't feel like my face is really wet. It dries quickly so that I can apply my mineral foundation within a minute. After my make up is applied, I apply another mist of the product to keep my make up in place. Only my eyeliner sometimes smudges, but other than that this works.

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Great
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Took me awhile to figure out how to use it but now that I have I love it. It sets make up well, also if my face is feeling a little more dry then normal it helps bring the moisture back into my skin

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Love this product!
Purchased

I use this after I use my primer then BB cream then again to set my makeup. I use it thru the evening to keep my face looking and feeling fresh. I love it!

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