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Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend

Smashbox

Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend

1.0 oz Item 2233969

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Color:Apricot (conceals under eye circles, veins, sunspots)

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FREE deluxe mini Primerizer with any $35 Smashbox purchase (offer valid 11/26/17-12/24/17 or while supplies last)

FREE deluxe mini Primerizer w/any $35 Smashbox purchase

FREE Photo Finish Foundation Primer with any $35 Smashbox purchase (offer valid 11/26/17-12/24/17 or while supplies last)

FREE deluxe mini Photo Finish Foundation Primer w/any $35 Smashbox purchase

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*NPD US Prestige Beauty Tracking Service, 12 months ending September 2017.

Look less tired! Smashbox's Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer Blend is an apricot-toned primer that color-corrects dark spots and discoloration, blurs pores, evens skin tone and reduces the appearance of fine lines.

Benefits:
  • Tames discolorations and dark spots
  • Blurs pores, evens skin tone and reduce the appearance of fine lines
  • Preps skin for makeup
  • Protects skin from environmental damage, pollutants, and stress with an antioxidant blend of peptides and vitamins A and E
  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Cruelty-free

Formulated without parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, phthalates, oil, fragrance and talc. Vegan friendly.

Click here to find your perfect Smashbox Photo Finish Primer!
  • Apply a sheer layer to face or problem areas only before you start your makeup
  • Blend with fingertips
  • Wear under makeup
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cymbidium Grandiflorum Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Methicone, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Retinyl Palmitate, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Talc, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140).

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 Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend
 
4.4

(based on 133 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (108)
  • Easy to apply (107)
  • Blends well (95)
  • Goes on smoothly (80)
  • Good pigmentation (61)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (11)
  • Poor coverage (7)
  • Causes breakouts (4)
  • Doesn't stay on (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (38)
  • Mature skin (33)
  • Sensitive skin (33)
  • Normal skin (29)
  • Everyday (25)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (50), Budget shopper (27), Natural style (18), Classic style (12), Trendy style (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Reviewed by 133 customers

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4.0

A smooth start

By Raechel

from grand rapids, MI

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Lightweight
  • Natural Looking

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

    Use this everyday underneath foundation. Great for skin that has a few red areas. Really helps my foundation last all day without getting oily. Don't expect this to totally resolve redness, but it certainly make my skin look smoother all day and is easy to remove at the end of the day. I'll definitely buy this again.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I love this product

    By LISA

    from Woodsboro md

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

      I like how smooth it makes your face feel

       
      5.0

      Love this product

      By Heidi M

      from Bellevue, Wa

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

        Very impressed by the way my skin looks after using this product. I think I am hooked now! Reduces size of pores and over all just brightens my face.

         
        5.0

        I like this product

        By Anna

        from NJ

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Natural Looking
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

          It really good

           
          5.0

          Love it - just what I wanted

          By Linda

          from San Luis Obispo CA

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Noncomedogenic
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Travel

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

            Evens out skin tone, blends well. Good base for foundation

             
            3.0

            Fairly good for a primer.

            By SU

            from Ashland, MO

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Doesn't Stay On

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

            Love how smooth this product feels on my skin but even with my setting spray I keep getting spots on my face where the makeup looks spotty. I use a brush to apply my foundation and I have needed to use a sponge several times also to blend more after applying the foundation on top of this primer due to being able to see more of the problem areas I was hoping this would lighten.

             
            5.0

            My sister doesn't like wearing foundation...

            By Grace Seals

            from Estill Springs, TN

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

              My sister bought this because she doesn't like using foundation, and prefers the way primers blur her skin without covering her too much. She was mad at me for talking her into getting it at first (it's pricy), and was in the middle of yelling at me when she tried it. Literally,
              "I cannot believe you made me buy this! I hate you–ohmygosh it's so soft..."

               
              5.0

              So far, so good.

              By KEL

              from Rhode Island

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Easy To Take-off
              • Lightweight
              • Natural Looking
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

                Glides on easily and doesn't feel greasy or thick.

                 
                5.0

                I love this product!!

                By Shelby

                from Newark oh

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Easy To Take-off
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

                  It helped to smooth out the blotchyness of my skin color before I applied foundation!

                   
                  3.0

                  Not a big difference

                  By Sarah

                  from Lake Charles, La

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Natural Looking

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

                      Goes on smooth, but doesn't really help with dark spots or redness.

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                      • Q:

                        hi, is the texture of this primer the same as the smashbox photo finish primer? Is hydrating or drying?
                        thanks.
                        Asked on 2/26/2017 by Posey55 from Upland CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! Yes, The Color Correcting Primer - Blend is the same texture as the original. It will not hydrate or dry your skin.

                          Answered on 2/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        I'm a tan Indian and I have hyperpigmentation around my mouth area. Will this cancel out the darkness on my face well and not look cakey?
                        Asked on 1/9/2017 by Ash from Atlanta, GA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! The Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer in Blend will help brighten the skin around the mouth and not look cakey. To color correct around the mouth we suggest the color Correcting Stick in Get Less Tired - Orange.

                          Answered on 1/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Hi

                        When I'm tired my skin sometimes has a grayish cast to it. Will this help?
                        Asked on 12/28/2016 by amy from ca

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! Yes, Foundation Primer - Blend is excellent for boosting the overall complexion of the skin. It will definitely liven up the occasional grayish cast.

                          Answered on 1/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What are the ingredients?
                        Asked on 10/9/2016 by Andrea

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There!

                          Here are the ingredients for:

                          PHOTO FINISH COLOR CORRECT BLEND
                          INGREDIENTS: CYCLOPENTASILOXANE [] DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER [] CYCLOHEXASILOXANE [] DIMETHICONE [] TOCOPHERYL ACETATE [] CYMBIDIUM GRANDIFLORUM FLOWER EXTRACT [] ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT [] CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL [] CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) OIL [] GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL [] ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN [] METHICONE [] CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE [] RETINYL PALMITATE [] ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE [] TALC [] CAPRYLYL GLYCOL [] HEXYLENE GLYCOL [] PHENOXYETHANOL [] [+/- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891) [] IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499) [] CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS (CI 77288) [] MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742) [] ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007) [] YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)] < ILN38777>

                          Answered on 10/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        does this apricot tint (my complexion is very light) change the color of my complexion? I don't want to have to buy a lighter foundation than I normally use.
                        Asked on 9/20/2016 by maemae from richland, ms

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! The Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer in Blend will not change the color of your skin. You will not need to buy a lighter foundation.

                          Answered on 9/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this the best primer to use for dark circles under my eyes? Also if this primer sweat proof for New Orleans summers?
                        Asked on 7/7/2016 by Wildhoneyjay from New Orleans, LA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! We don't suggest using the the Color Correcting Primer - Blend under the eye. For dark circles we suggest our Color Correcting Stick in Peach or Orange for a finish that will last all day.

                          Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this product for oily skin?
                        Asked on 5/1/2016 by Jessica from Oakland , California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer is excellent for oily skin.

                          Answered on 5/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        will this help cover dark spots and a dark mole?
                        Asked on 3/1/2016 by cheryl

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes it will! This Photo Finish Foundation Primer is apricot-toned to even out skin tone and counteract discoloration and dark spots.

                          Answered on 3/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this product really help to reduce fine lines and wrinkles?
                        Asked on 12/10/2015 by Mamacass

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, all of Smashbox's Photo Finish formulas help to lessen the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and enlarged pores! This primer has the added benefit of neutralizing discoloration with its apricot tint. :-)

                          Answered on 12/11/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        My skin is red on my cheeks, chin and under my chin. Will this reduce the redness? Also, makeup never stays on my skin. Will this help this as well?
                        Asked on 12/4/2015 by Jules from Dalton, GA

                        1 answer

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