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Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water

Smashbox

Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water

Item #: 2288527 Size: 1.0 oz

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Smashbox's Photo Finish Primer Water is a transparent primer water that is non-acnegenic, ophthalmologist and dermatologist-tested.

"I use it as a primer before makeup, as a setting spray to help keep makeup in place, and as a misting spray throughout the day to refresh skin. It's like a spa in a bottle!" - Lori Taylor Davis, Global Pro Lead Artist at Smashbox.

Benefits:
  • Immediately moisturizes, soothes and adds radiance
  • Preps skin for makeup application
  • Instantly absorbs into skin for lasting hydration
  • Leaves skin looking ultra soft without adding shine
  • Revitalizing electrolytes reawaken skin and restore moisture
  • Can be used as a setting spray
  • Use to refresh makeup throughout the day
  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Cruelty-free

In a consumer study on 102 women after 1 use:
  • 93% said it leaves skin instantly hydrated
  • 90% said it absorbs quickly

In a consumer study on 102 women after 1 week of use:
  • 93% said it worked well with their skin tone
  • 90% said skin felt refreshed

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

Click here to find your perfect Smashbox Photo Finish Primer!

Hold bottle 8 - 10 inches away from face and mist onto skin evenly.

Mist on this multitasking water in 3 ways:
  • 1. Prime to create our sheerest canvas for makeup application
  • 2. Set your makeup to lock on your look
  • 3. Refresh throughout the day to wake up skin

Studio tip: For an extra refreshing mist, try storing it in the fridge.
Water / Aqua / Eau, Butylene Glycol, Caffeine, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Sodium Sulfate, Potassium Nitrate, Potassium Phosphate, Polysorbate 80, Diamond Powder, Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate.

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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SmashboxTravel Size Photo Finish Primer Water
 
4.4

(based on 136 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (107)
  • Long lasting (89)
  • Good value (38)
  • Lightweight (31)
  • Versatile (25)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Wears off easily (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (53)
  • Sensitive skin (38)
  • Oily skin (37)
  • Dry skin (36)
  • Normal skin (32)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (63), Trendy style (26), Classic style (23)

Reviewed by 136 customers

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5.0

Love this product!

By Aura

from Riverview,Fl

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Feels great on skin
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Normal Skin
    • Special Occasions

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

    I bought the travel size cause I wanted to try it out first before committing to the larger one. I've gone through so many different primers and I've finally found one that I can say I'll be purchasing again!

    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    1.0

    Nothing great

    By Jj

    from Livonia mi

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Flakes

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

      Not happy with product would return if I could

      • Age:
      • 45-59
       
      5.0

      Long Lasting

      By Sue

      from Florida

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Long Lasting
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

        First time trying product and absolutely ❤️❤️ Product. Florida's humidity can be brutal but this products works till you take it off !

        • Age:
        • 45-59
         
        5.0

        I LOVE IT!!!

        By Ashbrock

        from North Carolina

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Value
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Dry Skin
          • Normal Skin
          • Oily Skin
          • Special Occasions

          Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

          This is one of the best priming/ setting sprays I've ever used!!! I purchased the travel size one to try out and I use it all the time! It makes applying my makeup so much easier and makes it last all day! I use it to prime my skin, set my makeup and to freshen my skin. I keep it in the fridge so it's nice and refreshing. I will be purchasing the large bottle!

          • Age:
          • 18-29

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Primer & Finishing Spray

          By Ebbie

          from Orange,VA

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin
            • Special Occasions

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            This is my third purchase of this primer water. I absolutely love the way it feels on the skin. I use it not only to prime my skin before makeup but also I spray it on my face to rid the powdery look once I finish my makeup. I love this product and I stand by it. I am an oily girl and this helps control my oil when applying makeup.

            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            Very nice product

            By Amy

            from Southaven ms.

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Dry Skin
              • Normal Skin
              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

              Very satisfied.you can use it for base or after make up.like the cool mist.

              • Age:
              • 30-44
               
              5.0

              Love the product!! My makeup stays all day

              By Happy Face

              from Nashville, Tn

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Normal Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                I wish it came in a larger size

                • Age:
                • 60+

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this again

                By Set it

                from Ohio

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                  I have very fair, very oily, very acne prone skin. I bought this on a whim due to it being advertised by beauty experts such as Jaclyn Hill constantly. I use this under makeup and as a setting spray and it works very well for both. I use a BB cream and a medium coverage powder as my foundation and it works well with both. It does leave a sticky feel which I like because I feel it helps my makeup stick to my face.But my hair also sticks to my face which some might not appreciate. Overall, it helps my makeup set well.

                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By Flower

                  from Ny

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Oily Skin

                    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                    Definitely a great buy

                    • Age:
                    • 30-44
                     
                    5.0

                    Best water primer ever !

                    By Angelica

                    from CA

                    About Me Trendy Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Dry Skin
                      • Normal Skin
                      • Oily Skin
                      • Sensitive Skin
                      • Special Occasions

                      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                      Amazing !

                      • Age:
                      • 18-29

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                      • Q:

                        Can I use this with the photo finish foundation primer? If so do I apply that first, allow it to dry/ set, then spray this? Thanks!
                        Asked on 5/10/2017 by Sara from San Francisco, Ca

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! You absolutely can use the Primer Water with the Photo Finish Foundation Primer. Start of by using the Photo Finish Primer under your makeup. Then use the Primer Water to set your makeup. You can also use it to refresh your look throughout the day.

                          Answered on 5/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Can you use it as a setting spray?
                        Asked on 4/17/2017 by Lea from Cleveland OH

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Absolutely! The Photo Finish Primer Water can be used to Prep, Prime, Refresh and Set your makeup.

                          Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        I have noticed that no one has mentioned if this product will minimize enlarged pores!!! Last thru the Texas heat/humidity?
                        Does it? Or do you have a better recommendation?
                        Asked on 3/22/2017 by Kimmy from TX

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! We suggest the Pore Minimizing Primer to minimize the appearance of large pores. It will also last through the Texas heat/humidity :)

                          Answered on 3/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What kind of finish does this have?
                        Asked on 3/17/2017 by Olivia from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! The Photo Finish Primer Water is a hydrating spray. It will leave your skin with a natural demi-matte finish.

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

                        Will it set makeup for oily skin?and will it stay even if I'm sweating?
                        Asked on 9/10/2016 by Meg Fern from San Diego, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! The Photo Finish Primer Water is good for all skin types and can be used to prime, refresh and set your makeup. If you sweat use the Primer Water to refresh and reset.

                          Answered on 9/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Can I take this on the plan with me or will the bottle bust during the flight?
                        Asked on 6/29/2016 by Annaballe from Erie,PA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! I travel with a Photo Finish Primer Water weekly and I have never had a bottle burst. You should be good to go!

                          Answered on 7/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Are you supposed to put on your foundation while the primer is fresh and wet, or let it dry on your face first?
                        Asked on 6/18/2016 by heatherm74 from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! For a makeup application that will last all day apply your foundation when the primer is 'fresh and wet.' You'll love the finish!

                          Answered on 6/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this good for oily skin?
                        Asked on 4/23/2016 by lex.rupay

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! Photo Finish Primer Water is good for all skin types; including oily. Pair it with our Pore Minimizing Primer for extra oil control.

                          Answered on 4/25/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this primer really make my makeup last longer? Like how long?
                        It's not to Dewey where my makeup might slide off?
                        Asked on 3/21/2016 by Glamour girl from Las Vegas Nv.

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! Photo Finish Primer Water will definitely make your makeup last longer. You can use it refresh your makeup throughout the day or as a setting spray to lock makeup in place. Your finish depends on how much you use it.

                          Answered on 3/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this product ok for sensitive skin? I don't want to breakout
                        Asked on 1/14/2016 by Kathryn from New York

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water is free of silicone, alcohol and oil, so it is an excellent option for those with sensitive skin.

                          Answered on 1/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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