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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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Think priming benefits, hydration and sheer radiance - all in just 1 spritz! Primer Water is free of silicone, alcohol and oil, but it's packed with revitalizing electrolytes to wake up skin and restore moisture - like a supercharged energy drink for your skin. Passed through positive energy fields during the production process, Smashbox's enriched water instantly absorbs into skin for lasting hydration (and when skin is hydrated, makeup looks better).

Why it's unique:

Back in 2000, Smashbox founder and photographer Davis Factor developed the iconic Photo Finish Foundation Primer to help makeup look better and last longer on shoots. Fast forward 15 years and a new icon is born: Photo Finish Primer Water. It's everything you love about the original primer in the lightest, purest, most refreshing form imaginable. From the silky-smooth texture of the original, to the super-fine mist of this water, now there's a primer for everyone.

Just the facts:

  • Silicone-free. Alcohol-free. Oil-free.
  • Creates the sheerest canvas for makeup application.
  • Wakes up skin, leaving it vibrant and radiant for hours.
  • Restores moisture and hydrates skin for hours - shine free!
  • Refreshes throughout the day.
  • Perfect for all skin types.
  • Formulated without parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, phthalates, silicone, oil, fragrance & talc.

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Mist on this multitasking water in 3 ways:

  • Prime to create the sheerest canvas for makeup application.
  • Try as a setting spray to lock in your look.
  • Refresh throughout the day to wake up skin.

 

Hold bottle eight to 10 inches from the face and mist evenly. For an extra refreshing, ultra-cooling mist, store in the fridge.

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SmashboxTravel Size Photo Finish Primer Water
 
4.2

(based on 54 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (39)
  • Long lasting (32)
  • Lightweight (31)
  • Smooth (21)
  • Natural looking (16)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (27)
  • Everyday (26)
  • Going out (18)
  • Sensitive skin (17)
  • Travel (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (22), Trendy style (11), Classic style (9)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (21), Medium (20), Deep (3)

Reviewed by 54 customers

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5.0

Love it. ..my new primer !

By JRC61

from Burnsville MN

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

    Just spray & it feels better right away!

    • Age:
    • 60+
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    4.0

    I will buy this product again

    By JDR

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

      Use for work and on the weekends. Easy application no matter what type of makeup.

      • Age:
      • 30-44
      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      Nice

      By mishaloo

      from New Jersey

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Nice Mist
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • Better used as a finishing spray

      Best Uses

      • Combination Skin
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

      I like to use this more as a finishing spray than a primer unfortunately, however either way you use it, it works nicely. The mist is so nice compared to other sprays I have used. It is a fine and even light mist where you can barely feel when it goes on the face. I think it is a bit pricey on my end so I bought the travel size which is compact and gives me an idea of how the product works.

      • Age:
      • 18-29
      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      The product really works!

      By Sherry

      from Sacramento ca

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Normal Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

        I like the way this applies and feels. And it really holds makeup in place. I will definitely buy this again.

        • Age:
        • 60+
        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        1.0

        Didnt like this at all

        By Diane pampers

        from Bell gardens ca

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Wears Off Easily

          Best Uses

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            Didnt like this product at all i was using it as it say wouldnt keep my makeup in place and felt like you were just spraying water Urban Dcay the best

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            1.0

            Don't waste your money !

            By Nurse Stef

            from Kentucky

            About Me Trendy Style

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            This is a big waste of money. Looks, feels , and smells like I'm spraying water on my face. No difference at all as far as making my makeup last longer or look any better. There is literally zero effect. I think anyone who is seeing a difference is because they really want to, bc this is so pricey. Will not be buying again and gave my half empty bottle away.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            4.0

            This product works magic!!

            By Susan

            from Minnesota

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Makeup stays on
            • Refreshing
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Runs out quick
            • Small bottle

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            I've recently been looking for a primer and a finished for keeping my full face makeup on and this is by far one of my favorite primers! This product stays on and is very smooth and refreshing.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            I'm addicted to this product

            By Ksquaired13

            from Manhattan, Ks

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            Love using this product before I add my other primer.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Loved it!

            By Monica

            from Bedford, TX.

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            One of THE best primers I've had in a while!

             
            5.0

            Im in love.

            By Paige

            from Morrison, CO

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            Makes my skin look flawless. I spray this all over my face and let it soak in for a few seconds then spray my beauty blender with it a couple times and then use that to dab on either my it cosmetics cc cream or my Nars foundation and after I have porcelain skin that actually looks pretty natural!

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            8 Questions | 8 Answers
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            • 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
            • Q:

              How many ounces are in it?
              Asked on 12/20/2015 by Taylor from CA

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                1.0 oz.

                Answered on 12/23/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              Does this serve as a dual purpose, as a primer and setting spray?
              Asked on 11/3/2015 by Hannah from Kentucky, US

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Yes, you are exactly right! Mist on this multitasking water in 3 ways:

                Prime to create our sheerest canvas for makeup application.
                Set your makeup to lock on your look.
                Refresh throughout the day to wake up skin.

                Answered on 11/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
            • Q:

              Is this travel-size bottle of Primer Water refillable?
              Asked on 9/11/2015 by Dub from Ohio

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Although Smashbox doesn't sell refills specifically, the bottle is able to be opened and refilled using the full size Primer Water. We hope this info helps!

                Answered on 9/28/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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