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SmashboxPhoto Finish Primerizer

Smashbox

Photo Finish Primerizer

1.0 oz Item 2513703

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Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer is a face primer + moisturizer in one! It delivers 24-hour hydration plus powerful primer benefits in the lightest possible texture.

Benefits:
  • Instantly increases moisture by 127% and preps skin for makeup in one step
  • Translucent formula sets in seconds so makeup goes on fast
  • Acts as a makeup magnet that locks on foundation and makes it last
  • Smoothes skin, softens dry fine lines & stops makeup from settling into pores
  • Plumps & moisturizes with Niacinamide (which improves skin's vitality and barrier repair) & Hyaluronic Acid (a molecule that holds water within skin to prevent moisture loss)
  • Non-greasy, weightless texture
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Cruelty-free.

In a consumer study on 101 women after 1 use:
  • 97% said it feels lightweight
  • 87% said skin felt instantly hydrated
  • 91% said their makeup went on flawlessly

In a consumer study on 101 women after 1 week of use:
  • 90% said it delivered a high level of hydration
  • 88% said it helped makeup look good
  • 88% said it helped makeup last all day
  • 89% said their skin felt hydrated throughout the day
  • 89% said skin felt softer & smoother
  • 93% said their skin felt comfortable all day
  • 98% said it didn't leave a white cast on their skin
  • 91% said their skin looked fresh
  • 86% said their makeup looked better
  • 96% said it didn't change the color of their foundation

This breakthrough primer contains 762 sextillion molecules of water per bottle!

Formulated without Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Phthalates, Oil, Fragrance, & Talc.

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Apply 1-2 pumps to fingertips and smooth over face before makeup. Can be used with or in place of moisturizer.
Water\Aqua\Eau, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Isostearate, PPG-15 Stearyl Ether, Niacinamide, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Sodium Polyaspartate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Algae Extract, Caffeine, Trehalose, Sorbitol, Decyl Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propanediol, Sodium Hydroxide, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol.

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package you receive for the most up to date list of ingredients.

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SmashboxPhoto Finish Primerizer
 
4.4

(based on 120 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Absorbs quickly (80)
  • Moisturizes well (79)
  • Goes on smoothly (78)
  • Not greasy (69)
  • Long lasting (56)

Cons

  • Not long-lasting (5)
  • Doesn't absorb well (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (67)
  • Dryness (38)
  • Deep moisturization (13)
  • Everyday (8)
  • After shower/bath (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (58), Survivalist / minimalist (19), Beauty expert (18), Natural style (5), Skin care professional (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Reviewed by 120 customers

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5.0

Yes I would recommend

By Aa

from Los Angeles

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well

Cons

  • Not Long-Lasting

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Deep Moisturization

Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

I love this my new fav

 
4.0

love this primer

By airwrecka

from Madison, WI

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

    I really like this primer, especially for dry WI winters. It gives my skin extra moisture while also holding my foundation on really well! It's expensive, but you only need one pump for your whole face so really it'll last a long time!

     
    1.0

    I don't think this does anything for my skin

    By bkirk

    from Baltimore MD

    About Me Beauty Expert

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly

    Cons

    • Doesn't work
    • Not Long-Lasting

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

    I bought this with high expectations because I love Smashbox Photo Finish Primer. I have really flaky, dry skin. I was hoping that this would moisturize and prime, but I honestly feel like this product does nothing for my skin. It certainly doesn't help my makeup stay on all day and it doesn't make my skin feel moisturized either. It was a total waste of money.

     
    4.0

    Love it

    By Cici

    from Fort Lauderdale

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Moisturizes Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use
      • Dryness

      Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

      On my second bottle already

       
      5.0

      Dry Skin Holy Grail!

      By Kylie

      from Ocala, FL

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Dryness

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

        I've been combining this primer with the Urban Decay Quick Fix primer spray, and my dry, flaky skin can now work with full coverage foundation! I was definitely skeptical until an employee at Ulta recommended this to me and it's changed my makeup game. This is my new holy grail and I can't imagine doing my makeup without it.

         
        5.0

        New found love!!!

        By MrzHanson

        from 916

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

          I love how my skin just drinks this stuff up and doesn't leave it the least bit greasy or shinny!! My only complaint is that they didn't make this sooner!! :)

           
          5.0

          Perfect!

          By Michelle

          from Washington, DC

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

          I was worried at first by the consistency of the primer (it is much thinner than I expected), but it is absolutely fantastic! It gives great moisture for my dry skin and it definitely helps in my overall makeup application and wear time.

           
          5.0

          favorite primer ever

          By Hannuhhhhh

          from Indianapolis, IN

          About Me Beauty Conscious, Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Effective Sun Protection
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Dryness

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

            I used this product after my normal skin care ritual before I applied any face makeup. I usually use powder (or pressed powder) foundation, so this primer/moisturizer helps to keep my skin from being dry while keeping my skin looking smooth under my makeup!

             
            3.0

            It's ok

            By Jess

            from Cedar Falls Iowa

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

            • Not Long-Lasting

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

            I like it for a moisturizer but I find myself using another primer with since it doesn't cover/blur my large pores.

             
            5.0

            Life Saver!

            By Shannon

            from Concord

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Dryness

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

              This primer is AMAZING for the winter months! My skin has never been so dry, do I decided to try this moisturizing primer and I am SO glad I did. My makeup goes on great and my skin doesn't have any dry patches.

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              6 Questions | 6 Answers
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              • Q:

                is there SPF in this product?
                Asked on 1/18/2018 by Desiree from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Primerizer does not contain SPF.

                  Answered on 1/29/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Will this product clog your pores? I have oily skin
                Asked on 1/1/2018 by Betsy from TX

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Although Photo Finish Primerizer has been tested for all skin types; Smashbox does not make the claim, "non-comedogenic".

                  Answered on 1/2/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Will it counteract with my moisturizer in my current skin routine or can I continue to use my current moisturizer prior to using this product?
                Asked on 8/29/2017 by megalovekp15 from Arkansas

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! The Photo Finish Primerizer will not counteract your moisturizer. You may continue using your current moisturizer before applying Primerizer.

                  Answered on 9/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Is this product non-comedogenic?
                Asked on 8/4/2017 by Nichole from Florida, us

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! Smashbox does not make the claim, non-comedogenic.

                  Answered on 8/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Is this product good for all skin types like oily skin? Also can you use this and then over it use the new matte primer stick?
                Asked on 7/20/2017 by Jeanette from NJ

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! The Photo Finish Primerizer is made for all skin types. You can definitely use the new matte primer stick over it.

                  Answered on 7/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Will this primer prevent foundations/powders from settling into fine lines/wrinkles?
                Asked on 7/12/2017 by Lexi from Cincinnati, Ohio

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! Yes it will.

                  Answered on 7/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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