Smashbox Cosmetics Try It Kit: BB+Halo

Thanks to the BB trend, we’'ve come to expect all our makeup to contain ingredients once reserved for the fanciest of moisturizers. This sampler of Smashbox best sellers has just what we need: It features travel-size versions of the brand’'s signature Camera Ready BB Cream SPF 35, which keeps oil in check while delivering UV protection, and antiaging Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder, made with 11 amino acids and a potent peptide to reverse the look of fine lines. Plus, it has a deluxe sample of the antioxidant-rich Photo Finish Foundation Primer, with vitamins and emollients to smooth out skin, and a Baby Buki Brush small enough to take on the go for any touchups.

Smashbox Cosmetics Try It Kit: BB+Halo
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I ws totally skeptical. I have skads of expensive foundation and powder. I never get my hopes up for a product. I subscribribe to 10 monthly boxes.
I even have the crazy expensive Pro MAC cosmo kit I bought in cosmetology school.The most disappointing item they make is their primer. It goes on like lotion, feels like lotion,  and has no mattifying efffects at all. I am a huge fan og Dermalogica's matte primer as it smooths and conditions the skin. Also, even though it seems like an elderly woman's product,  Mary Kay has a matte primer that is just unbelievable. Well, now I'm adding Smashbox to my primer list.
Anyway,  I am rarely surprised with great product. However, Smashbox surprised me eith their  bb+halo, primer, foundation and powder with kabuki style brush kit.
This Smashbox trio is a perfect combo. The primer mattifies perfectly and glides on the skin like a feather. When you add their surprisingly light bb foundation and follow with the powder which is loose and comes in an ingenious case that you turn to loosen the powder for application with the kabuki style brush you have the best combo I've seen in years.
I am in my thirties and get blemishes. I tried this for the first time in a beach town. Looking at the pictures from the trip, you would assume I was 25 and blessed with radiant, blemish free skin.

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One of my FAVORITE beauty products

Need a BB cream that gives you good coverage but also looks light and natural? Need a powder that controls oil but also leaves the skin feeling moisturized? This set of products is absolutely amazing for those reasons. The BB cream goes on clean and light and the powder will make your skin glow from within. I frequently reorder this product...it's amazing.

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Worth every penny
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I'm a huge smashbox fan, and I loved everything in this kit. I will be buying again when I'm out!

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Good kit, good products
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I haven't really used a primer before, but now I'm a believer. This one keeps things matte a fairly long time. The BB cream blends right in. I am impressed with the powder, which really does give that reflective soft-focus look. You also can't beat a kabuki brush for applying powder.

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Not my favorite
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I like all the products used together, but not a huge fan of individually. Ive been looking for a BB cream to replace my Orgins Vitazing, all the items together work well, but I'm not a fan of using so many products. I won't be ordering full size versions.

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The Powder is wonderful!

I am not a huge BB cream fan, but I will say this one is quite good, and I don't get breakouts like I do with most. The star of this kit however is the Powder! It has the perfect amount of pigment to even your skin tone out without looking mask like. And it is perfect if your skin is combo with dryness. In the wintertime my skin is a dry mess, and this one does not show up as a powdery coating, visible to everyone who looks at you! I don't know how smash box came up with a hydrating powder, but it's great!

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Love it!
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I've tried a few other bb creams before and they don't compare at all! This trio works sooooo well together. My skin looks almost flawless but completely natural it didn't even look like I had makeup on. This is a great value especially for the powder considering a full size is almost 50 dollars. You don't need very much of tge primer & bb cream just a dime size amount so these will go a long way for me. I will definitely repurchase when I run out of mine!

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Awesome deal

Loved it all except for the Halo powder. I ordered the fair and the BB cream was perfect, but the powder was very yellow for the fair.
But overall it lasted me a little over four months.

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Amazing kit!
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Primer is amazing, BBC cream is perfect but the powder is the best. Can't say enough good things about it. Love it & will definitely be buying it again. The packaging is amazing.

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Wow this is pretty awesome stuff!
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I don't normally wear makeup and I have been recently learning more about it. Foundation has been the hardest for me. I have dry skin and I'm super pale. I could not figure out what shade to get. Am I blue, yellow, or pink?!?! I decided to try this kit because it had it all and the only decision is fair, medium, or dark! The fair fits me perfectly and man do I love this primer! The bb cream is great because its light coverage but covers the redness on my cheeks perfectly!

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