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 and antiaging Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder, plus a deluxe sample of the antioxidant-rich Photo Finish Foundation Primer. There’s also 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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Two months strong

I've been using the powder for two months, and I've still got plenty left! It's always tricky when buying sample sizes to know how long it will last. It alone is worth the price of the sample box, but the primer and BB cream are great to give Smashbox a try when you're on the fence.
Careful with the baby buki brush- it feels lovely, but when it starts shedding, black hairs on your face are hard to get rid of.
4 stars, only bc I mainly use the one product from the kit.

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I bought this to try
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I really like the Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder. I bought the large size after trying to product. I think this is a great line and it is a good way to get to know the products.

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Excellent
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This trio is great for my skin, which is sensitive and prone to break-outs. The BB cream is better than others I've tried. It provides decent coverage and doesn't feel oily. I was also really pleased with how many applications I got for the size of the products.

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LOVE Smashbox!
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This "Try It" kit was great! Just what I needed. I also bought a sample size of the green-tinted primer to use with this stuff, and I really like it a lot. And the loose powder is the best.

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Good value for great products

This combo of products is fantastic! The primer feels like a layer of silk on my skin and makes an incredible difference in the effectiveness of the BB cream. Since the products require such small amounts for application, I can see this kit easily lasting me a month or more. I highly recommend!

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I didn't like the BB
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The powder and primer are excellent but the BB cream is closer to a moisturizer than anything. There are far better BB creams out there that aid in covering red tones and marks. The main thing I really did not like in the BB cream was it smell like a straight up sunscreen. It also left my face a bit greasy feeling afterwards but the powder just soaked that up. The brush is cute but a little rough for me. I will stick to my Too Faced Teddy Bear hair for the powder application.

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Me- But Smoother
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I purchased this kit because I wanted to see how the whole combo worked together. I have liked the small sizes so well, I've ordered another set.

The primer is awesome. I like how it comes out a clear gel and feels like a powder on my skin. It doesn't do anything alone, but it is a great start before applying the BB cream.

The BB smoothes my face, but not to where my pores disappear. It doesn't make me shiny, though, and it lasts all day.

My favorite thing about the powder is how it twists up to dispense only what's needed. Not the BEST powder I've tried, but the best for traveling or in a purse! I find the kabuki small but functional enough.

I'll keep buying this kit!

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Love the primer!
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Really love this product. It's true the light might be too dark for my skin in the winter but after being in the sun all summer it's a perfect shade. I've never used foundation primer before. I love it! The weather has been hot and humid and my eyeliner hasn't budged an inch. I'll definitely buy these products again.

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Some hits, some misses

I really like the Halo Hydrating Perfecting powder in this set, and of course the primer is great as always, but there are much better BB creams out there. This one settled in all my creases and did not do much else for me. Love the little baby buki tho!

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I love this product! The powder is great! The baby Buki Brush is perfect for my purse and it's so cute! The BB Cream is perfect for everyday use and it goes on easy!

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