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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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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Great kit!
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I loved this little kit! It was a great way to try out new makeup. The BB cream adds nice cover-up, and the powder adds a nice finish. The brush is also pretty good quality. I got the Fair shade which worked perfectly. I have light fair skin with a little bit of red undertones.

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Amazing!!

I purchased this kit about a month before my wedding, having decided to do my own makeup. I used this for my bridal portraits and my wedding day, and can attest that the makeup stays on beautifully and looks amazing in photographs. I am now a Smashbox convert!! I will say, the powder ran out before the BB cream and - since you can't see how much powder remains in the compact until it's gone - once you decide you love it, go ahead and buy the full-size in your color so you don't find yourself with only half enough one day.

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Too dark, not game-changing.
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I bought this in Light, but the powder is really dark for my NW13-15 skin, even in the summer. It's a decent powder (not worth the full price imo). The BB Cream is nice. A little dark, but since it is sheer it doesn't matter. The primer is nice, I've used it before, but again, it didn't change my life. The baby buki is decent and soft (though no softer than, say, the e.l.f. Studio brushes), but very small so I haven't found myself reaching for it. For Smashbox prices I expect shock and awe!

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Smash box try it kit
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I have been curious bout this product nod wanted to try it without spending lot of money. This was the perfect purchase! The samples were ample and I loved it! The primer really works! The powder and BB crem work well together. Great purchase!

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