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Add a flush of color (or a cheeky accent) to your flawless face with Smashbox Cosmetics Blush Rush.

Birchbox Breakdown

We prefer to pack light (more room for souvenirs!), so we love that this primer evens complexion, reduces the appearance of wrinkles, provides sun protection, and preps skin for foundation, all in one carry-on-ready tube. The multitasking formula helps makeup stay put through a full day of sightseeing or has us looking snapshot-ready on its own. If only deciding what clothes to bring were this easy.

How it Works

This award-winning primer has a powerful blend of ingredients: SPF 20 protects skin from UVA and UVB rays in the short term, while exclusive peptide mix Dermaxyl Complex™ diminishes the appearance of fine lines in the long term. Grape seed extract, green tea, and vitamins A and E deliver an antioxidant boost, softening and rejuvenating skin.

How to Use

Dispense a pea-sized amount onto fingertips and smooth over clean skin. Dot extra on problem areas for an antiaging boost. Wear alone, or layer foundation on top.

Please contact Customer Service (877) 487-7272 for ingredients.

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Happy!
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After using the original photo-finish primer for over a year, I decided to make the switch so that I'd have the added SPF. This primer goes on like silk and feels very light. It also increases the coverage of my bb cream, so I don't have to use as much. Added bonus: Birchbox sent me 3 Mighty Leaf tea pouches along with this purchase which was a nice surprise.

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Great for summer
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I use primer in the warmer months so my make up stays on throughout the day. This product does the trick and does not make my skin greasy.

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Love the feeling
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I have tried the original Smashbox Primer before and loved it so decided to try this one. I also think it feels smooth and great like the original and love the added SPF protection.

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Best foundation primer
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This is my favorite primer,love that it has SPF in it for my fair skin. My makeup looks great with this under it. Will purchase again!

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Feels so good
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I really like this. It feels so good on my skin and I love the fact that I am getting extra sun protection. You really don't need a lot. I have been using this for a month and it looks like the tube is still full.

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Love the feel
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I use this alone all the time, this product is absolutely great over clean skin in the morning. It is sort of like a gel, it goes on very smooth and I feel like it absorbs oil and keeps my skin looking matte and fresh all day. I bought the travel size to try it out (I never got a sample) because my old primer with SPF has been out of stock for a while and I don't regret the switch. Also, I have sensitive skin and have never had any irritation from this product.

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Travel size is the best size

I have used Smashbox Photo Finish Primer with Dermaxyl Complex for over 4 years. My makeup stays put all day long without melting or absorbing into my very dry skin. That said, I have found that buying the travel size keeps the product fresher. The bigger tube will last FOREVER, and the product tends to get a bit funky after awhile. The travel size lasts me at least two months, and the product stays fresh. Recommend to anyone wanting to fight the signs of aging!

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Beautiful!
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Smashbox is my new FAVORITE cosmetic and its purely because the value kit I got on here. This foundation is too legit to quit! Makes your makeup stick like no other so you don't need to use as much and your skin doesn't feel super gross - it also looks great and makes you feel like a super model. Love this one!

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Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 with Dermaxyl Complex
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I don't notice much of a difference when I use this product or when I don't use the product. I do like that it contains sunscreen. Actually it seems to be a thin gel-like sunscreen to me. Not sure what other benefits there are because I didn't see any.

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Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 is amazing!
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Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer makes your skin so smooth. Your foundation stays on all day long! Great product! It's a must have.

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