Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer

We credit this makeup artist favorite for proving to us that a primer can be long-lasting and effective without feeling heavy. The light, oil-free formula smoothes skin so that foundation goes on evenly and stays fresh all day. And now it’s even better than ever: It’s newly re-launched with a snazzy new squeeze tube that make it easy to dispense as little or as much as you need.

Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer
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LOVE IT

I have very sensitive, acne-prone skin and this is the ONLY primer that I have ever used (and I've tried a lot!) that doesn't make me break out. It feels great and works great too!

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My favorite

I've tried many different primers over the years and always come back to this one! It is well worth the money. I'm constantly moving and my face can get really oily so I need something that will help set my makeup and this does the trick. Definitely recommend

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The Perfect Primer
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I would recommend this product to just about anyone. After applying foundation, skin looks flawless. It is very lightweight & does not weigh down my sometimes very oily skin. Smash box did an excellent job with this product & I will continue to buy the full size as long as it is available.

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It's okay
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I personally liked this product at first, but by the time I was done using it, I felt like it wasn't that effective. I feel like this product is a great primer, but not perfect.

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Really smooth

This is the first primer I've used and I really like it. It smooths out my skin and hides pores and lines really well without making my skin super heavy. The only downside is by the end of the day my skins pretty oily but it usually is so I don't full blame the primer for that.

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It's good, but not great.
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Not sure this primer lives up to the hype. I think it does make my pores look smaller, but it's definitely not a HG product for me. I feel like my foundation could do without it as well, but it's nothing to write home about.

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Amazing
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I love this primer! It goes on so smooth and I don't feel oily at all. It definitely keeps my foundation looking good all day and my skin feels better when I use it!

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Flawless
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This primer is superb. I use this daily ads even after a sweat session at the gym my make up looks great. The oil free formula is a blessing for my sensitive skin and it blends in without looking wet or shiny on your skin.

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perfect base
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I recommend the smash box primer to anyone who has or hasn't tried a primer. My foundation stays smooth and last all day with this primer. This is a must try product for everyone.

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I love this primer. This sample has lasted me forever as well. It's not greasy and light weight. It really smoothes over any imperfections on my face. I love that birchbox incorporated a well known higher end brand too.

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