Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer

Unlike Hollywood royalty, we only have cameras pointed at us when we’re taking selfies to post on Instagram. Nonetheless, 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. It also minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines for a flawless finish. No wonder it has so many followers. Pros rely on this best-selling formula to create an ideal canvas for foundation, but you can also wear it alone if you want to reduce the look of flaws without the coverage of full-on makeup. It contains antioxidant-rich ingredients like vitamins A and E, green tea, and grapeseed extract that help smooth and protect skin. Best of all, the lightweight, oil-free primer 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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Favorite primer

This is by far my favorite primer. I have slightly oily skin and this helps ease that!

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Makes your skin look flawless

I have used this primer in the past and it's always great to have on hand. When I use this as a base under my foundation or even wear it alone my skin looks smooth and my pores are minimized! Always have some in my make up bag!

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Smash box Rules
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Best. Primer. Ever. That's it, I have tried many and I always come back to smash box. Goes on so nice and holds up! Smooths and preps for rocking makeup

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Flawless
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Any pores and lines are not seen after I put this product on prior to putting my makeup on. I went and bought a bigger bottle once the same was done.

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Love this !!!!

This product is wonderful. It blurs and gets your skin ready for flawless application of foundation and other makeup. You can even wear this alone.

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Loved it great product one of my favorites thanks Birchbox

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Great product

This primer makes your makeup look flawless and it stays on all day. The only negative aspect is the price.

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Best primer I have ever tried
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This primer has a matte finish and really looks good on the skin. This makes my skin look good with no makeup and only tinted moisturizer. A little also goes a long way so the sample has lasted quite awhile. I would buy this product.

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