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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 helps foundation go on smoothly and last all day since it minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines. With the help of antioxidant-rich ingredients like vitamins A and E, green tea, and grapeseed extract, it also smooths and 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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I like the coverage of the product. makeup goes on better with promer.

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Nice primer
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This primer made my skin soft and silky smooth, but I didn't notice any difference from any other day once I applied my foundation. Nice but not necessary.

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Perfect primer
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Love this formula and love the green one even better. Great coverage and keeps my makeup on all day.

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Awesome primer

This is the perfect go to primer, use it everyday! Love it!

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Alright
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Wasnt great didnt like how t felt super silicone like and a bit greasy

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Great Basic Primer
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There's absolutely nothing wrong with this primer. It does exactly what I want it to do/what it advertises. I, personally, just want more. I am interested in trying the other primers from this brand. If you're just starting to use high-end makeup products, I totally recommend this primer. Works with both oily and dry skin, smoothes all fine lines, and minimizes pores. It's a solid product.

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Works amazingly!
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I've tried lots of different primers, because my mom buys me a lot of sample make up bags, and this one works the best so far out of all the different brands I've tried. It really makes a difference when I put my foundation on, it makes my skin look so perfect and you can't see any pores.

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I use this primer i think it great it goes on smooth

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