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Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer

No matter the scenario, we still want to look good for our next impromptu photo op. This award-winning primer helps foundation go on smoothly and last all day since it minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines. With the help of antioxidant-rich ingredients like vitamins A and E, green tea, and grapeseed extract, it also smooths and protects skin so you can even wear it alone without makeup. Best of all, the lightweight, oil-free formula absorbs quickly, so you can move on to the rest of your routine without skipping a beat.

Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation 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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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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Smashbox is my favorite!
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I love smashbox products. This is a perfect primer to wear before you apply foundation. It feels so good and it smells good, too.

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Still one of my faves
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I have used DOZENS of face primers from smashbox and other various brands, and this one is still one of my favorites. It's very smooth and light, and keeps my skin fresh all day.

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Absolutely love this primer!
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I generally didn't use a primer prior to receiving a sample of this in my birchbox. What a difference it makes! Skin looks so much smoother, softer and prevents make up from caking in your creases (even the tiniest creases as I have youthful skin). The days I forget to put in on under my make up I notice a huge difference in my finished makeup. This is definitely a winner.

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Best primer around
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I have used quite a few foundation primers, but this one tops them all. It's lightweight and helps eliminate all the shine my necessary moisturizer induces. It feels like rubbing velvet on your face, and it holds your makeup in place all day. I squeezed every last drop out of my sample size.

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Must have primer!
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I tend to get oily skin and this primer ensures that my makeup stays fresh and matte throughout the day--I can go up to 12 hours without needing any touch-ups!

Since receiving this product and trying it out, I have purchased this primer more than once for my collection. Although, I do have other primers, this is the one I am consistently reaching for and love the most!

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