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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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*Source: NPD US Prestige Beauty Tracking Service, 12 months ending October 2015

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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.

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
 
4.3

(based on 94 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (70)
  • Long lasting (60)
  • Lightweight (31)
  • Good value (22)
  • Smooth (21)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (27)
  • Everyday (26)
  • Sensitive skin (25)
  • Daily use (23)
  • Going out (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (39), Classic style (17), Trendy style (17)

Reviewed by 94 customers

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4.0

First time trying this product

By Jeanette

from Vallejo ca

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Normal Skin

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

    Like the product

    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    3.0

    Not fit sensitive skin

    By Bekah

    from Battle creek, Michigan

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

        I am looking for a product that does not cause me to break out after one day use

         
        1.0

        One time deal

        By Zennia

        from SAN Antonio, TX

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good spray bottle

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin

          Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

          I have combo skin..once I sprayed the primer water and was done with my makeup application it looked great. 2 hours into my day my face looked more oily then usual! After this I wasn't a big fan, I'm glad I only bought the travel size bottle and not the full size.

          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          5.0

          BUYING AGAIN!! Absolutely love this primer! Works wonders!

          By Jess

          from MISSISSIPPI

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

              I didn't understand why I needed to refrigerate the primer before each use but actually does makes a difference and feels INCREDIBLE!

              • Age:
              • 18-29
               
              4.0

              Sets my makeup so wonderful

              By PJ

              from Nashville

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Normal Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                Sprayed on mist, before and after application of makeup

                • Age:
                • 60+
                 
                5.0

                HOLY GRAIL

                By Kavina

                from Washington, DC

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Value
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Skin
                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                  As a dry skin girl, finding primers are very hard. I made sure I did research on this first, and I noticed this came up for dry skin. I must say I love it! I apply it before my makeup, and you can also use it to set your makeup. I think I'll be trying their primer oil next.

                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By TK

                  from Virginia

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Dry Skin

                    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                    It's make makeup lasts longer.

                    • Age:
                    • 18-29
                     
                    4.0

                    I would certainly buy this again!

                    By EDS

                    from Virgina

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Long Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                        After I apply my makeup.

                        • Age:
                        • 45-59
                         
                        5.0

                        Amazing

                        By Relaxed diva

                        from Louisiana

                        About Me Classic Style

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Long Lasting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Sensitive Skin

                          Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                          This is an amazing product to spray on your face before applying foundation. The foundation goes on smoothly and as the day goes by, it doesn't crease.

                          • Age:
                          • 30-44
                           
                          5.0

                          Definitely worth it!

                          By LittleRedHead

                          from Chicago, IL

                          About Me Natural Style

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Apply
                          • Good Value
                          • Long Lasting
                          • No strange smell
                          • Not sticky

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Use
                            • Oily Skin
                            • Special Occasions

                            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                            Spraying this on before my makeup is so easy. I really appreciate that it's a larger travel size, so it's actually fairly decent for someone who isn't willing to spend the $30-$40 on the full size. There's no sticky residue, no weird smell, and it's very light and airy (despite it being a liquid). Haven't used it long enough to notice is my makeup lasts longer or doesn't settle yet

                            • Age:
                            • 18-29

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                            9 Questions | 9 Answers
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                            • 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
                            • 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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