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Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water

Smashbox

Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water

1.0 oz Item 2288527

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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. Vegan friendly.

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 170 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (132)
  • Long lasting (109)
  • Good value (47)
  • Lightweight (31)
  • Versatile (28)

Cons

  • Wears off easily (7)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (68)
  • Normal skin (48)
  • Sensitive skin (47)
  • Dry skin (45)
  • Oily skin (45)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (78), Trendy style (32), Classic style (29)

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5.0

Favorite finishing spray/ primer

By Ari

from Harrisburg PA

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Normal Skin
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

    I tend to have oily skin, this doesn't intensify the oil. It's a little pricy but it's worrh it. I love the smell of it!

    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    4.0

    Will buy full size now!!

    By Morgan B

    from Wisconsin

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

      I really like this primer! Although it isn't the best I've used as far as long lasting it's still amazing! It doesn't leave a resadue feel to your skin, and it sets makeup well. I put my makeup on at 5:30 and take it off around 3 or 4 and it still looks great! Only con is on days I'm warmer (and where I may get a smidge sweaty) or on really oily days it will only last until noon(ish), although that's still better than not using a primer at all.

      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      5.0

      Always need to buy it when I run out

      By Runnergirl

      from El Paso tx

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Normal Skin

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

        Na

        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        5.0

        Just repurchased this product

        By Rad

        from Covina

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin
          • Normal Skin
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Special Occasions

          Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

          I love this product, yes it can be used before your makeup but I mostly use it after I'm done with setting my skin with powder. It helps to make the makeup "melt" into my skin and not look powdery.

          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          5.0

          I love this product!

          By Ali

          from St. Paul

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

              I use this as a primer and it definitely makes me makeup last longer throughout the day.

              • Age:
              • 18-29
               
              4.0

              not bad

              By rosita

              from ca

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Normal Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                not too much feel

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this again when i run out.

                By Keke

                from Jackson,Ms

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                  I love this product because i read a good review on it and I had to give it a try and i must say I love it.

                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  3.0

                  It's ok.

                  By AGD Sis

                  from Carmel, IN

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Value

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Dry Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                    This Photo Finish Primer Water is good on the skin. I don't really see a different in how my makeup wears from using this. I have used it as a way to refresh my skin in the morning or throughout the day but as a finishing spray for makeup, I don't use it anymore. I keep it in the fridge and just use it as a "morning wake me up." I don't think I will be buying this again once I run out.

                    • Age:
                    • 18-29
                     
                    5.0

                    I absolutely love this product!Its so refreshing as a primer

                    By Des

                    from Wa

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Good Value
                    • Long Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Dry Skin
                      • Normal Skin

                      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                      I use this as a primer & setting spray for a perfect dewey look.

                      • Age:
                      • 18-29
                       
                      4.0

                      I will definitely buy this again.

                      By Flutterbye74

                      from Temple City

                      About Me Classic Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Long Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Dry Skin
                        • Sensitive Skin

                        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                        After applying my makeup, I hold the bottle about 10" away from my face, and mist with 3 or 4 pumps. It feels refreshing, and really sets my makeup nicely.

                        • Age:
                        • 30-44

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                        • Q:

                          Can this be used with a cc cream/primer (green)? If so, would this go on before or after? thanks!
                          Asked on 7/16/2017 by Ang from OR

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! You can use the Photo Finish Primer Water to prep, prime refresh and set, so it can go on before or after your cc cream/primer.

                            Answered on 7/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • 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
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