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 like this product. A little goes a long way and it makes my undereye concealer last longer. It did not feel thick and cakey like other similar products.

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Will never go without again
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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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foundation primer
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not really sure what this was all about? the formula does go on smooth and maybe fills creases and fine lines but it was just like a matte coat. not sure if i was using this correctly or what!

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Smashbox Primer
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I have always been a fan of Smashbox Primers. They are awesome, don't make you oily, and keep your makeup set and fresh all day

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Just Okay

I find it kind of slimy.
I don't really see a difference, but when applying foundation it feels like it goes on a but smoother.
It's not something that I see myself using a lot.

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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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