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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. 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 145 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (114)
  • Long lasting (94)
  • Good value (40)
  • Lightweight (31)
  • Versatile (27)

Cons

  • Wears off easily (5)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (58)
  • Sensitive skin (41)
  • Oily skin (40)
  • Dry skin (37)
  • Normal skin (35)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (67), Trendy style (27), Classic style (25)

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5.0

It's amazing!!

By An

from Georgia

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

      Easy to use, works great

      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      2.0

      I would by this again

      By Erin

      from Tustin ca

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply

      Cons

      • Wears Off Easily

      Best Uses

      • Special Occasions

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

      I don't think it's not worth the money

      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      5.0

      Excellent!

      By Rose

      from Phoenix Az.

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

        Works great!

        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        5.0

        Best primer

        By labellapanama

        from Daytona Beach

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

          I was looking for a water base primer so I wouldn't clog my pores. This primer is great, feels light, easy to apply, works great too.

          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          5.0

          LOVE

          By Cassie

          from Lufkin tx

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • 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:

            Smells good and works amazing!

            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            I had no idea it would be so good!

            By AshleyN

            from Kansas City, MO

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Long Lasting
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Messy

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            I went in to Ulta looking for a different setting spray and they suggestes this. The previous sprays I had used were all meh at best BUT THIS! The first time I used it, I accidentally fell asleep in my makeup and woke up with a full face! Nothing had moved. Used it in the summer heat, kept my makeup in place. I was so impressed I now have the full size on my shopping list.

            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            4.0

            Good for the price

            By Becky

            from Illinois

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

            • Wears Off Easily

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            It felt very hydrating. And the mist is perfect. Didnt think it made my makeup last longer, but it felt nice!

            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            3.0

            Maybe, I would buy this primer

            By Thania

            from San diego, ca

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            All the time

            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            Awesome product!

            By Tia

            from Maine

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Good Value
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Normal Skin

              Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

              Love it

              • Age:
              • 30-44
               
              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

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                Get answers from in-house experts.

                13 Questions | 13 Answers
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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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