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 using this before photos. It takes away shine & provides a nice matte finish. I plan on buying this when my sample runs out.

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Can't live without
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I thought all I ever needed was a good moisturizer, but I tried a sample of this and the difference is night and day. I love it! I ran out and my makeup didn't even look the same, my skin didn't feel soft anymore. Love this primer!

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Love this product...probably the best I've tried. Will definitely purchase again. Makeup stays on longer and looks great too! It is light and doesn't feel heavy on your skin

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HOT
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Love this! Love that I was able to purchase it using my points so it was cheaper than in local stores!

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Good feeling

I would never use a primer everyday, but this does the job when I need it. The foundation look smoother and my skin has a natural look

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longer life to concealer

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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