Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer

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Description

This clear face primer gel smoothes skin and blurs flaws. It was developed to help makeup look better and last longer on set.

We recently gave Photo Finish Foundation Primer a makeover. It’s your same favorite formula now with a fresh new look.

Tips:

Try it in your hair to tame frizzies.

Benefits:

  • Makeup lasts hours & hours
  • Fills in fine lines & pores instantly
  • Glides on to give you a flawless finish
  • Protects skin from environmental pollutants, damage & stress with antioxidants vitamin A, E + peptides
  • Lightweight and oil-free
  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Cruelty-free
  • Vegan 

Usage:

  • Smooth a layer over clean, moisturized skin.
  • Let it set for 15 seconds.
  • Wear alone or under makeup.
  • Can also be used over makeup for touchups.

Ingredients: 

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

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“...my skin and it made my makeup look flawless. this product is great for oily skin, and is you want a flawless look” in reviews
“It's expensive, so I'm not sure I will go for it for every day, but I might save up some Ipsy points!” in reviews
“Keeps face matte and oil free for long time.” in reviews
“This is so worth your money, it last for a long time and makes your skin look so even! ” in reviews
Overland Park, KS
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
171 reviews
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer uploaded by Nabila F.
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer uploaded by Nabila F.
Primer reviews- Tbh i never really used primers thinking a moisturiser would be more than enough to prep my base but i was wrong. Got these primers in my trousseau recently and loved them alot. I started noticing my base become very smooth. The foundation and concealer which i thought were taking alot of time to blend started blending easily. 1. @smashboxcosmetics Photo Finish Primer - Helps in reducing the fine lines and gives smooth skin. 2. @smashboxcosmetics Minimiser Pore - Effectively reduces the appearance of the pores. Its doesn’t clog the pores or cause any breakouts. I usually use it on my forehead to cover all my open pores. 3. @smashboxcosmetics Primirizer- It can be used as a moisturiser right before you start your makeup. Honestly its nothing fancy, even a regular moisturiser would do great. 4. @urbandecaycosmetics Eye Shadow primer- It gives a smoother texture to my skin making blending of the product easy. The eye shadows look more pigmented after applying this. Ps- All the products mentioned above are Paraben free and don’t make the skin look oily. I feel that a right primer does contribute to a flawless base. #influenstervoxbox #influenster #voxbox #makeupblogger #makeupreviews #kansasblogger #kansascity #instabloggers #picoftheday #likeforlike
Primer reviews- Tbh i never really used primers thinking a moisturiser would be more than enough to prep my base but i was wrong. Got these primers in my trousseau recently and loved them alot. I started noticing my base become very smooth. The foundation and concealer which i thought were taking alot of time to blend started blending easily. 1. @smashboxcosmetics Photo Finish Primer - Helps in reducing the fine lines and gives smooth skin. 2. @smashboxcosmetics Minimiser Pore - Effectively reduces the appearance of the pores. Its doesn’t clog the pores or cause any breakouts. I usually use it on my forehead to cover all my open pores. 3. @smashboxcosmetics Primirizer- It can be used as a moisturiser right before you start your makeup. Honestly its nothing fancy, even a regular moisturiser would do great. 4. @urbandecaycosmetics Eye Shadow primer- It gives a smoother texture to my skin making blending of the product easy. The eye shadows look more pigmented after applying this. Ps- All the products mentioned above are Paraben free and don’t make the skin look oily. I feel that a right primer does contribute to a flawless base. #influenstervoxbox #influenster #voxbox #makeupblogger #makeupreviews #kansasblogger #kansascity #instabloggers #picoftheday #likeforlike
Turtle Creek , PA
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
116 reviews
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer uploaded by Christine B.
Purchased at: Sephora
My life has changed since I started using this primer. Goes on so smoothly, doesn't feel goopy / like an extra layer on your face, and makes foundation glide on so so well (and stay on!). My makeup looks much more uniform when I use this primer, and it doesn't smudge, fade, or rub off by the end of the night! Also, does not look or feel oily on my face as some other primers tend to do- it actually helps my foundation blend to a perfect smooth. Now that I’ve found this I could never apply my foundation without it ! I use a moisturizer first , primer second and then foundation and everything else. LOL I’d give this 10 Stars if I could. Smashbox Photo Finish Primer
My life has changed since I started using this primer. Goes on so smoothly, doesn't feel goopy / like an extra layer on your face, and makes foundation glide on so so well (and stay on!). My makeup looks much more uniform when I use this primer, and it doesn't smudge, fade, or rub off by the end of the night! Also, does not look or feel oily on my face as some other primers tend to do- it actually helps my foundation blend to a perfect smooth. Now that I’ve found this I could never apply my foundation without it ! I use a moisturizer first , primer second and then foundation and everything else. LOL I’d give this 10 Stars if I could. Smashbox Photo Finish Primer
canton
6 reviews
Who doesn't love the darling vintage illustrations, quirky packaging, and cute names, but I have to say I'm disappointed with the Porefessional Primer. Pros: 1. It makes your skin smooth and matte, 2. it's packaged nicely, and 3. it makes your makeup stay longer: it creates a barrier between your skin and your makeup. Cons: 1. It smells gross, 2. it didn't make my pores appear any smaller (and I don't have abnormally small or large pores), 3. very pricey, especially when there are primers that work better at its intended purpose, 4. it felt thick on my skin, even in the recommended pea size amount, and 5. it's so little product for the price, my bottle came unopened but I swear only half of the container was full. So in my experience, yes it works as a basic primer, but it didn't live up to the description of the product, and I'd much rather buy a drugstore primer that reduces the size of my pores, makes my skin matte, reduces redness, lasts longer, and doesn't feel quite so heavy or have an odor.
Who doesn't love the darling vintage illustrations, quirky packaging, and cute names, but I have to say I'm disappointed with the Porefessional Primer. Pros: 1. It makes your skin smooth and matte, 2. it's packaged nicely, and 3. it makes your makeup stay longer: it creates a barrier between your skin and your makeup. Cons: 1. It smells gross, 2. it didn't make my pores appear any smaller (and I don't have abnormally small or large pores), 3. very pricey, especially when there are primers that work better at its intended purpose, 4. it felt thick on my skin, even in the recommended pea size amount, and 5. it's so little product for the price, my bottle came unopened but I swear only half of the container was full. So in my experience, yes it works as a basic primer, but it didn't live up to the description of the product, and I'd much rather buy a drugstore primer that reduces the size of my pores, makes my skin matte, reduces redness, lasts longer, and doesn't feel quite so heavy or have an odor.
10 reviews
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer uploaded by sonia V.
Purchased at: Smashbox
This is my ultimate favorite primer ever! I have super oily skin and honestly this primer makes my skin not look oily at all! I have used Mary Kay’s primer for the past year and it would dry my skin up so much. I highly recommend this primer for people with oily skin it makes your make up look so bomb! Can’t forget the setting spray as well normally with other setting sprays it take a min for it to dry but this setting spray drys super fast! Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation PrimerSmashbox Photo Finish Primer Water
This is my ultimate favorite primer ever! I have super oily skin and honestly this primer makes my skin not look oily at all! I have used Mary Kay’s primer for the past year and it would dry my skin up so much. I highly recommend this primer for people with oily skin it makes your make up look so bomb! Can’t forget the setting spray as well normally with other setting sprays it take a min for it to dry but this setting spray drys super fast! Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation PrimerSmashbox Photo Finish Primer Water
Passaic, NJ
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
96 reviews
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer uploaded by Mansi R.
I really like this photo finish foundation primer. It does helps minimize the pore and it works great with my combination skin. It really helps your foundation blend smoothly. The texture reminds me of thick coconut cream. It helps your skin with hydration and just really prepares your skin for foundation and of course, it does last on your skin throughout the day. I mostly use it during special occasions since I do think that it's a little expansive and it doesn't really contain much product. Overall the product is great and if I ran out of it, I would definitely buy it again. I highly recommend this primer. Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
I really like this photo finish foundation primer. It does helps minimize the pore and it works great with my combination skin. It really helps your foundation blend smoothly. The texture reminds me of thick coconut cream. It helps your skin with hydration and just really prepares your skin for foundation and of course, it does last on your skin throughout the day. I mostly use it during special occasions since I do think that it's a little expansive and it doesn't really contain much product. Overall the product is great and if I ran out of it, I would definitely buy it again. I highly recommend this primer. Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
Kansas City , MO
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
43 reviews
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer uploaded by Lupita M.
Purchased at: Sephora
I LOVE THIS PRIMER!!!! I cannot stress this enough! One of the best primers I have ever used hands down! Gives me an amazing finish whether I do a heavy or natural look! Lasts a very long time and it really does blur out my pores! Recommend!Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
I LOVE THIS PRIMER!!!! I cannot stress this enough! One of the best primers I have ever used hands down! Gives me an amazing finish whether I do a heavy or natural look! Lasts a very long time and it really does blur out my pores! Recommend!Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
Dayton, OH
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
127 reviews
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer uploaded by Lindsey J.
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer uploaded by Lindsey J.
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer uploaded by Lindsey J.
I’m so obsessed with this product. I’ve tried multiple other primers and non work quite like this holy grail! It’s very smooth and velvet feeling in the skin. I set it for about a minute prior to applying foundation. Once you do apply foundation and finish your routine, you can notice throughout the day how well your makeup sits and the fine lines this erases. My makeup has stayed on through the entire work day and even through after work exercise classes, and still looks pretty damn flawless! The pricing is decent and the amount is great. It typically lasts me 2-3 months. I swear by it and am a repeat customer for good reason!
I’m so obsessed with this product. I’ve tried multiple other primers and non work quite like this holy grail! It’s very smooth and velvet feeling in the skin. I set it for about a minute prior to applying foundation. Once you do apply foundation and finish your routine, you can notice throughout the day how well your makeup sits and the fine lines this erases. My makeup has stayed on through the entire work day and even through after work exercise classes, and still looks pretty damn flawless! The pricing is decent and the amount is great. It typically lasts me 2-3 months. I swear by it and am a repeat customer for good reason!
5 reviews
Purchased at: ULTA
I could write a love letter to this product. The secret to quality foundation finish is in the primer. This primer is light weight and easy to apply. It instantly filters my face. I don’t know how it does it but my face appears smoother, color corrected and blurred with just this product. It has no odor and doesn’t have a greasy feel. It kinda has a gel to powder feel when applied. It dries quickly. I usually allow for an additional minute prior to applying my foundation. It looks like a photo filter on my face. Not as good as Snapchat or Instagram but I can definitely tell a difference when I don’t wear it.
I could write a love letter to this product. The secret to quality foundation finish is in the primer. This primer is light weight and easy to apply. It instantly filters my face. I don’t know how it does it but my face appears smoother, color corrected and blurred with just this product. It has no odor and doesn’t have a greasy feel. It kinda has a gel to powder feel when applied. It dries quickly. I usually allow for an additional minute prior to applying my foundation. It looks like a photo filter on my face. Not as good as Snapchat or Instagram but I can definitely tell a difference when I don’t wear it.
Havertown, PA
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
48 reviews
Purchased at: Sephora
I received this product as a sample so I only had one use. The texture is gel based so it goes on very smooth. A little goes a long way. I liked how this made my skin feel. It refreshed any dry spots I had. I would definitely use this in the winter. Not sure about the summer because I could see it leaving my face dewy and cause oil spots. My make looked good a day. I will try again but I also have other primer favorites from BECCA Cosmetics Skin Love Brighten and Blur Primer , Touch In Sol No Poreblem Primer and M.A.C Cosmetics Mineralize Timecheck Lotion
I received this product as a sample so I only had one use. The texture is gel based so it goes on very smooth. A little goes a long way. I liked how this made my skin feel. It refreshed any dry spots I had. I would definitely use this in the winter. Not sure about the summer because I could see it leaving my face dewy and cause oil spots. My make looked good a day. I will try again but I also have other primer favorites from BECCA Cosmetics Skin Love Brighten and Blur Primer , Touch In Sol No Poreblem Primer and M.A.C Cosmetics Mineralize Timecheck Lotion
Warren, MI
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
322 reviews
I really love this primer I don't have any now but I will repurchase it does help with large pores and oily skin and it does help your liquid foundation or powder foundation go on very smoothly I'm not sure if there's any sun protection in it I would definitely recommend this product to others you will like it if you have combination skin as I do I use this product probably more often than I use most primers it has a very good formula and goes on smoothly and I've tried many that don't go on the way I like they're almost watery and feel like they do nothing this one is not like that
I really love this primer I don't have any now but I will repurchase it does help with large pores and oily skin and it does help your liquid foundation or powder foundation go on very smoothly I'm not sure if there's any sun protection in it I would definitely recommend this product to others you will like it if you have combination skin as I do I use this product probably more often than I use most primers it has a very good formula and goes on smoothly and I've tried many that don't go on the way I like they're almost watery and feel like they do nothing this one is not like that
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Houston Texas
15 reviews
il y a 2 jours
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer ? So smashbox sent me this primer and I love their products but not too familiar with this one in particular. Anyone use this one? What do you think about it? I have oily skin and I've used other primers in the past and I've found it to have made my skin even more oily. Anyone experience the same thing? What's a good primer for oily skin? Thanks