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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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Made me breajout
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I so much as sneeze and I get a pimple. As I round the corner of 40 I get a pimple and a new winkle. Not fair, but true! Unfortunately, I have to run away from products that amplify this process.

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Great primer
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Love the silky smooth feeling of the product. Makes my makeup stay fresher and more matte finish

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One of my favorite primers ever
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I squeezed every last drop out of this because I loved it so much. Makes my skin look and feel so smooth!

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GREAT
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I hate to say I never used a face primer until I received this sample. After trying yet I had continued to buy this

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Great Primer
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Good primer, however I found that it slightly worsened my oily skin

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Smashbox primer
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I loved it! works very well and love that its clear!Smashbox is one of my favorite brands.

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Primer
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I use this primer when I go out. It makes my face feel smooth

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Matte finish
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Long lasting primer that doesn’t make my skin oily

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