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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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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Best primer
Sampled

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
Sampled

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
Sampled

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
Purchased

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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