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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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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love it
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I really like this primer. Paired with a quality shadow, it keeps my shadow pretty and crease free! Give it a try and see what you think.... Of all the primers I've tried, I continue to go back to this smashbox one. Love.

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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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Not my favorite primer
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This is the classic primer but primers have come a long way. I find this one to feel a little slimy on the skin. I prefer something that is a little lighter and absorbs into the skin versus a primer that I feel sitting on top. In saying that, i do prefer the squeeze bottle.

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great primer

This is the best primer I have used. It goes on really well and makes my makeup stay on longer.

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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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