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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This helps my foundation stay throughout the day. I love the matte texture it leaves on my skin. Just a small amount covers my whole face

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So much better than the light version
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I love this primer. Truly is the best out there. I was a makeup artist in past life and have tried a lot of them. Because I'm oily I bought the smashbox primer light thinking it would compliment my skin better. WRONG. It was too mattifying to use right before applying foundation. Stick with the regular version unless you have no pores.

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Best Primer out there
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I have tried about ten to twelve primers on the market and always come back to this one. It is a few that goes on smooth and sets up quickly. It keeps make up in place as long as 16 hours. That is pretty amazing!! No other primer can really compare. They get maybe 6 to 10 hours use and your make up wears. I highly highly recommend this Smash box product. I use many of their cosmetics and you can't go wrong with any of them. Get the try it kit here on birchbox. It's a reasonable price. You won't be disappointed.

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Love it!
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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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