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Photo Finish Oil & Shine Control Primer by Smashbox
Smashbox

Photo Finish Oil & Shine Control Primer

$38.99 + SHIPPING
4.4(861)
Smashbox Mini Photo Finish Oil & Shine Control Primer 0.27 fl oz/ 8 mLSmashbox Mini Photo Finish Oil & Shine Control Primer 1 fl oz/ 30 mL

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Smashbox Photo Finish Oil & Shine Control Matte Primer is a gel-to-powder primer that feels like a cloud & mattifies like magic. It has time-release technology that works with your skin to control oil for up to 12 hours.
luxury
cruelty-free

Key Benefits:

  • Mattifying
  • Pore Minimizing
  • Lightweight
  • Longlasting
  • Smooth
  • Hydrating

Ingredients

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Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Hydrolyzed soy protein, Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Coconut acid, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, VINYL DIMETHICONE/METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER, Lauroyl lysine, Phenoxyethanol, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Methicone, Titanium Dioxide, Dimethicone, Mica, Water, Silica, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Hydrolyzed soy protein, Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Coconut acid, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, VINYL DIMETHICONE/METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER, Lauroyl lysine, Phenoxyethanol, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Methicone, Titanium Dioxide, Dimethicone, Mica, Water, Silica, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Hydrolyzed soy protein, Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Coconut acid, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, VINYL DIMETHICONE/METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER, Lauroyl lysine, Phenoxyethanol, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Methicone, Titanium Dioxide, Dimethicone, Mica, Water, Silica, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate

Ratings & Reviews

4.487% of 861reviewers recommend this product

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Sephora user
September 1, 2019

New holy grail

This is my new holy grail primer. I normally buy smashbox’s green color correcting primer so I knew that this would be good no matter what. After trying this I’m definitely converting! I have fairly oily skin and this mattified my face and filled in my pores without compromising hydration. Sometimes when my face gets shiny throughout the day I’ll top my makeup off with this and it takes away the shine. I received this product complimentary but I will be buying again! 

smashbox.eu user
August 11, 2019

Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Oil & Shine Control Primer

I've been using the Smashbox original photo finish primer for YEARS. It's my favorite primer of all time, so I was excited to try this new oil & shine control one because I have very oily skin. This definitely does what it claims - controls oil & shine for up to 12 hours and helps make up go on smoother. Right when applied, it delivers a matte finish. It has a very smooth texture and also feels lightweight on the skin. This is my new favorite! 

smashbox.eu user
January 9, 2020

Did not suit my sensitive skin

I really love Smashbox hydrating foundation but I hated this product on my skin even though it has rave reviews online. It just does not suit my sensitive skin and cause it to become more dry and matt. And everytime I apply a foundation even the hydrating one it makes it look super matte. I felt it also clogs my pores and cause slight breakouts on my cheeks. 

smashbox.eu user
September 19, 2019

I have oily/combination skin

I have oily/combination skin with rosacea and large pores. No acne but quite sensitive and dehydrated. I was a bit dubious about trying this primer as I've tried others of varying price points before and felt like they made very little difference. However, I saw such rave reviews about it that I thought it was worth one shot at least. Wow! I used this primer under Estée Lauder Double Wear first and my gosh, my skin looked airbrushed. I work long shifts as a nurse and my male-up made it through a whole shift looking fresh. Next, I tried it with Make-up Revolution Conceal and Define (my every day foundation) and it looked absolutely flawless as well. It applies very easily and feels silky to touch. It even looks good on its own to mattify the skin and reduce the appearance of pores. I'm hooked! Less

Sephora user
May 8, 2020

use this to de-powderize

to preface: combo/oily skin, largeish pores. i use a mattifying primer, estee lauder doublewear foundation, mattifying setting powder, longwear concealer, powder bronzer, cream contour, and either powder/cream concealer. so, i really use makeup setting spray to get rid of the powdery finish on my face, rather than truly "setting" my face makeup, because it is pretty much already not going to budge on my face when i'm done with it. i had been using too faced's hangover rx spray for years before i realized that it was causing my makeup to separate a bit.with that said, this primer water does a great job making my makeup look freshly applied, and not too powdery or matte. i have not tried it as a primer spray yet. it is great sprayed on eyeshadow brushes to intensify the color, or before highlighting. works well with other products.the nozzle is the best nozzle i've used on a setting spray. it sprays extremely finely and evenly -- there are no "wet spots" or spots that receive more spray than others.my skin is not sensitive to ingredients in terms of irritation, but if i touch a spot on my face twice, there will be a zit there within the day. i have had no issues with this spray causing any irritation, although it does have fragrance in it.would recommend. Less

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Tara Mastromihalis
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Currently searching for products to use on my birthday and I need advice on primers, longwearing foundations, concealers and powders with no flashback. So far I’m interested in trying Charlotte Tilbury’s most recent foundation and the pressed powder. Any luxury recommendations that are worth the splurge and hold up on combo/oily skin? I struggle with a lot of shine mainly between my brows and around my nose :)

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Madison Knapp
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I really like the new Oil and Shine Control primer. My face is sooo oily and this has helped sooo much!!

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Teresa Nguyen
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What is the best mattifying primer for oily skin?

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Silvia Cristal Sixtos
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I use Smashbox’s Oil and Shine Control primer and it seems to really work! Just a little expensive 😅 $39

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Casey Lee
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Anyone know a good primer that’s good for oily skin and not clogging pores??

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Emma Wadé
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Smashbox recently launched a prime for oil/shine control and it’s amazing!! I purchased mine from Sephora