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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I waited quite a while before I used this. But I've been using it recently and I love it! It hides my pores and makes my make up smooth and last. I'm actually considering spending the money to get a bigger one :)

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Beauty Must Have

I LOVE this product! I have super dry skin, so getting makeup on without it looking cakey is a challenge. This helps it glide on and stay ALL DAY!

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I'm in LOVE
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After receiving the sample I quickly bought the full size. Silky and provides a great barrier, makes makeup application easy! Didn't disrupt my skin at all!

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Best primer
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This is my all time favorite primer. It goes on so smooth and absorbs perfectly and I am always thrilled with the coverage of my powder or concealer afterwards. I can definitely tell a difference between when I've used this primer or not. I also like that Smashbox has multiple types of this primer.

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OMG THE BEST
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This primer feels like silk in my hands and on my face. I am obsessed with this product. EXTREMELY happy and need to order the full size.

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Best priner ever!!

This right here is my HG primer!! It's hands down the best I have used for my oily skin. It's very smooth and silky, non runny and it leaves my skin very smooth and perfectly matte ready for the foundation. I love it!

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Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer
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You can always rely on Smashbox when it comes to makeup. Applying this before my foundation makes a huge difference in how everything jives together. Using this primer helps my foundation to go on flawlessly, and helps blush to really stay on all day. I will for sure continue to use this product or another variation of Smashbox's primers in the future.

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Keep going back to this
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This was the first foundation primer I ever used, and as many beauty junkies are prone to do, I stopped using it in lieu of trying other products. None of the other brands I've tried come close to this one. It goes on smoothly and stays put, and does what it's supposed to do: get your foundation to glide on and stay put!

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LOVE THIS PRIMER!

The Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer is AMAZING! I love it so much! It gives my skin a light coverage and it makes my makeup last much longer. I've even worn it alone and it gives my skin a smooth appearance.

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Go to primer!

This has been my go to primer for years. I love the slick feeling of it when applied. My makeup holds all day with this. I have tried all different primers but this and the Laura mercier luminizing primer are my HG's.

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