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Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing

Smashbox

Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing

Item #: 2283912 Size: 0.5 oz

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Smashbox's Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Foundation Primer is an Allure Best of Beauty winner. It works for all skin types but is ideal for oily and combination skin. It pairs best with liquid or cream foundation. This primer is non-acnegenic and ophthalmologist tested.

Benefits:
  • Dramatically reduces the look of pores
  • Mattifies shine and controls oil all day
  • Smoothes and preps skin for makeup
  • Won't clog pores or cause breakouts
  • Water-resistant, smooth-glide texture
  • Leaves a soft, even finish
  • Cruelty-free

In a consumer study on 99 women after 1 use:
  • 97% saw the look of pores minimized
  • 97% said skin felt smoother
  • 96% felt makeup went on smoother

In a consumer study on 99 women after 1 week of use:
  • 93% said it worked well with their skin tone
  • 90% said it helped makeup last all day
  • 90% said makeup required fewer touch-ups

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

Click here to find your perfect Smashbox Photo Finish Primer!

  • Warm with fingers before applying
  • Smooth a sheer layer over clean, moisturized skin
  • Wear alone, under Studio Skin foundation or even over makeup

Studio tip: Pat over or under makeup anywhere you need a bit of shine control.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, HDI / Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, Isononyl Isononanoate, Isododecane, Dimethicone / Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Vinyl Dimethicone / Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Lauroyl Lysine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phytosteryl / Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Methicone, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, Water / Aqua / Eau, Coconut Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)

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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Product Reviews

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SmashboxTravel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing
 
4.0

(based on 187 reviews)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (131)
  • Long lasting (61)
  • Goes on smoothly (49)
  • Lightweight (47)
  • Good value (41)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (17)
  • Difficult to apply (11)
  • Wears off easily (11)
  • Flakes (10)
  • Poor coverage (7)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (51)
  • Normal skin (46)
  • Oily skin (46)
  • Sensitive skin (28)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (46), Budget shopper (36), Brand buyer (31), Classic style (29), Trendy style (19)

Reviewed by 187 customers

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4.0

One of my favs

By Steph

from Rockford il

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

    My go to primer

    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    5.0

    Love

    By D

    from Waukesha, WI

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Value
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

      Love all smashbox products!

      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      Great coverage

      By cole

      from michigan

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

      • expensive

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

      NA

      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      Amazing product.

      By Deb

      from Brownsville Tx

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Good Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

        It makes my skin so soft it's amazing! A little pricey but great product.

        • Age:
        • 45-59
         
        5.0

        Amazing

        By Lvrinspector

        from Michigan

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Good Value
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

            This is the best it makes me look younger and my skin looks awesome!

            • Age:
            • 45-59
             
            5.0

            Best pore minimizing primer

            By Ellie

            from Cincinnati, OH

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Good Value
            • Long Lasting
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Oily Skin
              • Special Occasions

              Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

              I use this primer for my T-zone and it works great with tarte tape shape concealer for long wearing makeup.

              • Age:
              • 18-29
               
              2.0

              I would not buy this again.

              By Brina

              from Racine,Wi

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

                I have dry skin and this primer dries it out even more causing my foundation to appear patchy. If you have dry skin and are looking for a pore minimizing primer I would recommend benefits porefessional primer over this one any day.

                • Age:
                • 18-29
                 
                5.0

                Love it!

                By Alexis

                from Sacramento, CA

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Good Value
                • Long Lasting
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

                  I have very oily skin with large pores, I apply this product before my foundation and it disappears my pores and mattes my face for my full 8 hour work shift!

                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  5.0

                  Yes, I love the product

                  By Miss Git

                  from Missouri City, Texas

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Good Pigmentation
                  • Good Value
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Oily Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

                    I love it

                    • Age:
                    • 60+

                    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    do not purchase

                    By lipsticklover

                    from texas

                    About Me Trendy Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • does not last
                      • Wears Off Easily

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing:

                        not worth it,

                        • Age:
                        • 30-44

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                        8 Questions | 8 Answers
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                        • Q:

                          Hi I'm new to this primer thing,i have sensitive skin would this product be okay for my skin..thank you
                          Asked on 4/15/2017 by amanda from providence florida

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! For sensitive skin we suggest Photo Finish Primer Light. It will make your makeup last all day!

                            Answered on 4/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          i have really dry skin and its tends to peel a LOT, will the product be ok?
                          Asked on 3/18/2017 by #foxcatonfire from Houston,TX

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! For dry skin we suggest using the Hydrating Primer.

                            Answered on 3/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Will this work with a mineral powder foundation?
                          Asked on 2/10/2017 by Felicia

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! Smashbox primers work very well under a mineral powder foundation. You'll love the way you look!

                            Answered on 2/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          About how long can I continue using this before it expires?
                          Asked on 2/2/2017 by Kasey from Connecticut

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! The Photo Finish Primer: Pore Minimizing is safe to use for 12 months after opening.

                            Answered on 2/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Will this product dry out my skin?
                          Asked on 1/25/2017 by kelsey from US

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! The Pore Minimizing Primer is non drying.

                            Answered on 1/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Is this a silicon or water based primer?
                          Asked on 11/25/2015 by ashley

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          How many ounces are in the travel sized primer?
                          Asked on 11/20/2015 by skittles from Kentucky

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            0.5 oz.

                            Answered on 11/20/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Will this product clog pores?
                          Asked on 10/8/2015 by mshell04 from US

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The Pore Minimizing Photo Finish Foundation Primer is oil-free and formulated for all skin types. Smashbox Cosmetics does not test for or claim that this product is noncomedogenic (non-pore clogging). We hope this info helps!

                            Answered on 10/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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