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Let your skin shine with Smashbox Cosmetics HALO Hydrating Perfecting Powder.

Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Hydrating Foundation Primer

$42.00 Ships Free
1 oz.

Availability: Out of stock


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This primer doesn’t just play the go-between between slippery skin and finicky foundation. It bridges the gap between skincare and makeup as well, delivering major moisture even as it helps foundation go on more smoothly and last longer. Its potent botanical-based formula locks in moisture all day—with the added benefit of filling in fine lines and diminishing the appearance of pores.

How to Use

Dispense a pea-sized amount onto fingertips and gently glide over clean skin.

Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Titanium Dioxide, Butylene Glycol, Trimethyl Pentaphenyl Trisiloxane, Silica, Phenyl Trimethicone, Magnesium Sulfate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Tribehenin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-PEG/PPG-14/14 Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycerin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Methicone, Tetramethyl Hexaphenyl Tetrasiloxane, Phenyl Methicone, Dimethicone, Laureth-7, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hexyl Laurate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cellulose Gum, Propylene Carbonate, Alumina, Xanthan Gum, Dimethicone Silylate, Sorbic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, [+/- Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)]

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Great for dry skin!

Most primer I feel like is targeted to people with oily skin and is all about sucking up the oil before you put on your foundation. I've always had dry skin, so finding the perfect primer has always been difficult. I've tried the classic primer from Smashbox before, which I love, but this primer is definitely better for me when I have drier skin. I would highly recommend this product to others with dry skin!

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Not my favorite

I received the smashbox photo finish in one of my boxes and loved it! I tend to have dry skin from sun exposure so thought I would try the hydrating photo finish instead...not the best. I definitely prefer the sample I receive better it seemed to do the job better and leave my skin so soft. Don't feel the hydrating primer is worth it.

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Feels great!

It is so soft and smooth! It makes your skin feel so nice! I love I how hydrating it is!!

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Great product, but I don't love the smell

This is a great product, and I still purchase it even though I don't love the smell. I have oily skin, and it is a wonderful, lightweight primer that works great without getting too heavy. However, the smell is not great. It has almost a moldy smell.

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Bought this because all the bb creams I have would come out cakey and patchy after awhile. And this really seemed to do the trick for me. Love how it feels like a lotion rather than some other primers which I found were to thick and creamy.

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