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If your skin tends toward the drier side, use the Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Hydrating Foundation Primer.

Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Blemish Control Foundation Primer

$42.00 Ships Free
1 fl oz

Availability: In stock

$42.00

Birchbox Breakdown

Right smack-dab in the middle of a breakout is no time to let down our blemish defenses. And yet, we’re often forced to choose between applying a primer (essential to a flawless makeup look) and applying an acne treatment cream (essential to our confidence). Not so with this blemish-fighting primer from Smashbox. Infused with 2% salicylic acid, the oil-free formula battles breakouts and creates a silky-smooth base for makeup. So there’s no need to play favorites with your go-to products.

How to Use

Smooth a pea-sized amount over clean skin. Wear alone, or wait one minute and then apply foundation.

Please visit www.smashbox.com to inquire about ingredients.

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love this

Covers imperfections so well that sometimes I just use this primer and no foundation allowing it to treat my skin while perking it up. Love this primer! My skin is sensitive but this treats it delicately even though made for "acne".

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Best stuff ever! Can't live without it!

I usually buy this product elsewhere, but it'll be a nice edition to the Birchbox family.

I have been using this photo finish primer for 3+ years and can't do my make up without it. I have tried others and they are not as good. And the green one blends in nicely to tone down reds.

The photo finish primer helps make up go on more evenly, but also helps make up float on the surface of your skin more and not settle into wrinkles. Looks smooth.

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For the price of the product. I was extremely disappointed! i have acne prone skin and am currently pregnant, so my hormones through my complexion into whirlwinds of confusion. I have always used the Terminator by Clean and Clear and only paid like $5. I bought this before a maternity photo shoot b/c of all the great reviews. I apparently didn't pick the right green primer, but i heard so many great things about Smashbox that i kept it and figured i would try it. I have actually noticed my face oilier and a little more broken out since i've used it. Definitely will not buy again.

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Love

This product is a new must for me. I have oily acne prone skin. It has improved my acne and oil dramatically.

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Must Have!

Photofinish will always be in my makeup bag. Once you try it, you will fall in love! Not too heavy and really helps with my blemishes.

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