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Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer

No matter the scenario, we still want to look good for our next impromptu photo op. This award-winning primer blurs the look of pores and fine lines, helps foundation glide on seamlessly, and smooths the look of skin overall. In fact, in a study with 103 users, over 90% agreed—no wonder it has such a following. With the help of antioxidant-rich ingredients like vitamins A and E, green tea, and grapeseed extract, it also protects skin so you can even wear it alone without makeup. Best of all, the lightweight, oil-free formula absorbs quickly, so you can move on to the rest of your routine without skipping a beat.

Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer
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OK, but not really worth it.

This is a very solid foundation primer. It smooths over your skin, making pores and little lines much less noticeable and giving your skin an awesomely soft feel. It doesn't clog pores, smell gross, or feel heavy. A little goes a long way, and ultimately you'll look much better with this on under your foundation.

That said, Monistat's Anti-Chafing Gel, which you can get at the drugstore for ~$6, is the same thing. Literally the same thing.

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Best primer!
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I started using this primer over 10 years ago and can't recall why I stopped. This works fantastically under my foundation (I weat Estée Lauder Double Wear and Double Wear Light). My makeup stays in place and keeps the oil in check. I tried porefessional but it made my makeup slide which is never a good thing.

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BEST
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It's the best, it's the best. I love it so much. Use every day. Works like a charm.

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Smash ox photo finish foundation

It provides a nice glow, covers and blends in beautifully on face leaving the skin looking dewy without needing a foundation throughout the day.

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Love this!
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One of my all time favorite primers. It's worth the splurge because I do not wear makeup often, but when I do this is my go to for special occasions!

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Great Primer
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This product is one of my favorites from Smashbox. The sample lasts a long time , because you need very little of a product to get full coverage. It makes the skin super smooth, so it’s easy to apply make up.

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Love It
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Purchased because it had really good reviews. Very lightweight, and spreads really well. Don't have to use much for overall coverage. Which is really good considering it isn't exactly cheap... I don't use it for everyday wear, I save it for days I'm either going out after work, or need my makeup to really last all day for a particular reason. That way I can make it last and save money lol.

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Great!!
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I know this is a fan favorite, and I think the distinguishable feature here is that the difference is minimal and you’re not supposed to see it. I like to save my small sample for special occasions. The matte feeling on your face is definitely different but nice.

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Send me more of this
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I loved this product a lot!!!! It was absolutely fabulous

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Nice
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Kinda heavy on the skin but makes makeup last all day

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