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Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer

Smashbox

Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer

Item #: 2275020 Size: 0.5 oz

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Create a perfect canvas for foundation application with this silky, lightweight blend of vitamins A & E, grape seed extract and green tea. Worn alone or under foundation, Smashbox's best-selling, oil-free primer helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores for flawless skin with a velvety-smooth finish.

The Original Blur

The first step to any great close-up is great skin - skin that's free of fine lines and pores. That's one of the reasons why primer was the first products created at Smashbox Studios. They developed a formula that diffuses the light hitting skin to blur out imperfections for an even, soft-focus look. It also makes makeup look better and last longer. Think of Smashbox's primer as the original blur - and the best way to start your makeup every day.

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

 

Apply a dime-size amount of primer to clean or moisturized skin, using fingertips, for complexion perfection. Follow with your favorite foundation (try Liquid Halo HD Foundation). To tame frizzies, try smoothing primer through wet or dry hair.

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SmashboxTravel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer
 
4.4

(based on 229 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (176)
  • Goes on smoothly (172)
  • Lightweight (150)
  • Blends well (113)
  • Long-lasting (107)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (34)
  • Causes breakouts (10)
  • Doesn't stay on (8)
  • Too greasy (8)
  • Poor coverage (5)

Best Uses

  • Normal skin (59)
  • Full coverage (50)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (45)
  • Sensitive skin (44)
  • Mature skin (42)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (108), Brand buyer (76), Classic style (4)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (110), Fair (79), Deep (15)

Reviewed by 229 customers

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5.0

I would buy this again.

By MNandez

from Portales, NM

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

    I find that I get oilly as the day goes on and my makeup starts to come off. This has really helped with the longevity on makeup application.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    2.0

    Not for oily skin

    By Karen

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

    • Wears Off Easily

    Best Uses

    • Oily Skin

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

    Applied prior to foundation.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    I've been using this for about 6 years and love it!

    By JH

    from Los Angeles, CA

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

      I use this along with my oil free moisturizer. My makeup and skin looks smoother and it helps to hide my fine lines and wrinkles . I love this product.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      I would buy this product again

      By Cookie

      from Cinti, Ohio

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

        Wears well under my makeup

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Love this!

        By Ann

        from Indianapolis, IN

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Value
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

          This product makes it so easy to apply make-up so that it glides over the skin.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Amazing product!!!! 2 travel size equal 1 full size.

          By Gail

          from Red Lion Pa

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Value
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Dry Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

            I absolutely love this product. It goes on so smooth which in turn makes it easier for me to apply my other makeup. Must have for me. Also 2 travel size are the same size as the full size for $4 less. You would think the full size would be the better value.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Great product

            By Clasdy

            from Texas

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

                Great product love it

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Love this product! I was excited when I found a travel size!

                By Luvlifelibra

                from Manassas, VA

                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 Foundation Primer:

                  I've used this product in different seasons! Love the way it applies.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  5.0

                  A great primer!

                  By Jmayo

                  from california

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

                    I use this before I apply any makeup. Just makes for a smooth oil free platform.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    1.0

                    awful!

                    By Linda

                    from Texas

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Doesn't work
                      • Heavy
                      • Oily

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

                        I'm glad I didn't waste any more money on a big full size of this. It didn't work what so ever! It made my face oily & didn't do any thing that it should.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        7 Questions | 7 Answers
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                        • Q:

                          Is this primer good for dry skin? What is the difference between this Photo Finish Foundation Primer and the Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light? In the store, the consistencies of the primer looked different (gel vs cream).
                          Asked on 5/14/2016 by Little Red from WA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! Both Foundation Primers are considered gels. Primer Light is made with 60% water , so it has a lighter texture. For dry skin we recommend our Hydrating Primer. It will leave your skin feeling hydrated all day.

                            Answered on 5/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          How long will the travel size last me for daily usage?
                          Asked on 10/18/2015 by beauty snob

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Just a pea sized amount is needed for your entire face, so one tube should last you a long time!

                            Answered on 10/27/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          does this go on after moisturizer and before the foundation?
                          Asked on 8/18/2015 by Vicki from 18801

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, precisely! Apply a dime-size amount to clean or moisturized skin, using fingertips, for complexion perfection. Follow with your favorite foundation. To tame frizzies, try smoothing primer through wet or dry hair.

                            Answered on 8/19/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Will this work as a primer for the whole face? And will it also help control oil particularly in areas such as the nose and lids?
                          Asked on 1/17/2015 by Jen from Los Angeles,Ca

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Photo Finish Foundation Primer should be applied all over the face for best results. It is not indicated for use on the eye area and is not recommended to be applied to the eyelids. This product is oil-free and does help to control excess oil.

                            Answered on 1/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          How many ounces?
                          Asked on 1/17/2015 by Babs

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            0.5 oz.

                            Answered on 1/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          My skin get oily throughout the day, will this help prevent that from happening?
                          Asked on 1/1/2015 by Tara from Columbus, Ga

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Is this a oil based primer or a gel based primer.
                          Asked on 9/18/2014 by monica from United States

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This primer is oil-free and silicone-based. It has a silky, weightless, gel-like texture.

                            Answered on 9/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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