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Photo Finish Primerizer by Smashbox
Smashbox

Photo Finish Primerizer

$42 + SHIPPING
4.2(1254)
Photo Finish PrimerizerPhoto Finish Primerizer

Ingredients

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Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Hydrogenated polyisobutene, Methyl methacrylate crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Polysilicone-11, Triethylhexyl Trimellitate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydroxystearic acid, Nylon-12, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, C30-45 Olefin, Gossypium herbaceum, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Hydrogenated polyisobutene, Methyl methacrylate crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Polysilicone-11, Triethylhexyl Trimellitate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydroxystearic acid, Nylon-12, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, C30-45 Olefin, Gossypium herbaceum

Ratings & Reviews

4.279% of 1254reviewers recommend this product

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smashbox.eu user
May 19, 2019

Silky smooth perfection!

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

ulta.com user
July 6, 2018

Great for aging skin

I have aging sensitive skin. my skin is dry so this compliments my skin type perfectly as it provides a bit of moisture with its oily consistency. Without it, you can easily see the texture of my skin and all my pores through my foundation, plus my foundation refuses to stay put without this primer. This product also helps minimize lines beneath my eyes when I smile. I guess it doesn't let the foundation burrow into those spaces and again gives a bit of needed moisture to that area. It reminds me a lot of vaseline. I did try the green pigment version, but prefer this clear one. 

boots.com user
November 6, 2018

Convert!

This baby has actually been a game changer!It provides just the right amount of moisture, provides a super smooth and plumped base for makeup and means my looks last all day (and night!)I suffer from fairly sensitive, combination skin; I need moisturiser but each one I tried made my makeup cakey, shiny and last less than half a day. With primer alone, I find my skin dries out by the end of the day meaning I spend the following 3 days having to over moisturise to make up for it!As I wear makeup daily, I no longer bother with day cream because this does the job wonderfully, even under bb cream!Oh, and it does wonders for setting under eye concealer!

ulta user
October 10, 2018

Best primer I have ever used!

I absolutely love this primer. I have used the smashbox pore minimizing primer for years and I always had issues with my foundation breaking up on my nose. I always blamed my dry skin or the foundation, however, once I switched to this primer I have not had that issue at all!! It is PERFECT for my sensitive skin and dry T-zone. I also love how my makeup looks with this primer. My foundation applies seamlessly and looks so smooth and natural. I work makeup on a hot and humid August day, where I was outside all day, and my makeup still looked amazing after hours of sweating! Go buy this primer. It's amazing.

Sephora user
January 8, 2018

It has a nice texture and is lightweight but I noticed that my makeup looked very cakey & made my skin look so bad. I had high hopes for it since I have dry skin, especially in the winter, and was hoping this would keep me looking hydrated and dewy while still making my foundation look flawless. :( i broke out too and my skin isn’t sensitive at all!

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Skylar Forren
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I can’t seem to ever get my makeup to stay or look good all day long! 3-4 hours and it looks terrible in my opinion. I use elf setting spray and a setting powder but everything fades. Foundation, eyeliner, etc. Tips? Products?

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Sarah
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I recommend investing in a good primer and/ or setting spray; my favorite one is the smash box primerizer (travel size is $15 and more worth the money than the full size) and the morphe setting spray ($16).

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Monse Gutierrez
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What’s a good foundation/primer/ concealer for really really dry skin? Plsss and thanks

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Sarah
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This one is so good for dry skin and it makes my makeup last all day! Make sure to buy the travel sizes though because 2 travel sizes are the same quantity but cheaper price than a full size bottle.

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lillian
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i need a primer that doesn't make my skin greasier than it already is! i have the smashbox photo finish primer but it makes my skin literally feel slimy. i also would love it to be pore minimizing, and preferably on the cheaper side. i know i'm asking for a lot but anything would be helpful! #oilyskin #primer

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Crystal Portillo
Combination Skin IconCombination Skin

Also milk makeups h20 primer I know hydrating sound bad if you already have oily skin but hydrating helps keep the skin from over producing oils these two help makeup stay for long periods. I have always had oily skin and these primera have been my go to.