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Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer

$36.00 Ships Free
1 oz.

Availability: In stock

$36.00

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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.

How to Use

With your fingertips, apply a dime-sized amount to freshly washed skin. Next, apply your foundation, or just wear the primer solo.

Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Trisiloxane, Silica, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Extract, Propylene Glycol, Water\Aqua\Eau, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Cola Acuminata (Kola) Seed Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract

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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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not big on priming my face but it works nice for applying eyeshadow.

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Love this product
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Does what it says, perfect product, doesn't clog my pores.

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Amazing
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I'm a regular Smashbox customer. I love the brand so it's no surprise that I love this primer as well. Goes on smooth & makes foundation application a breeze.

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