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 foundation is great!!! it gets the job done!!! I love how it is oil free and does not make my normally oily face stand out!!! one of my favorites. the only problem is that I don't find it sweat proof. but overall it is a good product!!!

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Great primer!

This photo finish is the perfect oil free primer! It evens out your foundation and keeps your make up lasting all day long without looking greasy. Its the perfect, matte finish and primer to keep your make up in place all day - Great find!

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Only brand I want now
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This has replaced my long time favorite primer. There is a big difference and I love it! Won't go back!

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amazing product
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ive been using the mac primer and up until i received the smashbox primer i thought i would never use a different brand. this product kept my makeup in place all day and worked beautifully in the hot summer weather as well. i would definitely recommend this product!

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Awesome, plain Awesome
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I have never used primer; however, I will never buy another brand. This one is so light and airy and doesn't add extra grease to you before applying foundation or eyeshadow. I actually really like it for eye shadow, because it helps hold it in place. Awesome to take away shine as well.

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Good basic primer

This makes skin super smooth and allows make-up to glide onto the skin. Unfortunately, it does very little to minimize pores or absorb oil.

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This is my first primer and I love it! I started with the cream of the crop. Very smooth and subtle. No mess. My skin appears smoother and finished. Sometimes I only use the primer with no foundation needed. Very nice product.

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this pains me
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I have heard so much about this product I had to try it. It was not overly impressed. I want to like the product and it is ok, but probably will not buy again.

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Nice Product
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Though I have several primers by different manufacturers, I think this is one that is near the top of my favorites, although not quite. It leaves your skin feeling fresh, and the application is nice. I don't see a noticeable difference, however, when I do use it.

Because I'm feeling generous today, I'll give Smashbox the benefit of the doubt and call it one of my top five primers.

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Impressive!
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I don't have any previous experience with primers, but this smoothed on like silk, and once I applied my foundation, I could clearly see that it wasn't going anywhere... the pigment just grabbed on. Normally my skin's oils cause my foundation to become transparent, but with the primer it held on and looked fresh until I took it off at the end of the day.

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