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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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Reviews

Product Reviews

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SmashboxTravel Size Photo Finish Primer Water
 
4.3

(based on 48 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (35)
  • Lightweight (31)
  • Long lasting (29)
  • Smooth (21)
  • Natural looking (16)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (27)
  • Everyday (26)
  • Going out (18)
  • Sensitive skin (16)
  • Travel (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (19), Trendy style (10), Classic style (7)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (19), Medium (16), Deep (3)

Reviewed by 48 customers

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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!

 
4.0

Love this little spray!!!

By Tasha_fierce12

from St. Louis, MO

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

    Really liked this product i actually use it with the porefessional primer also and they work great together. I don't shine with it and my foundation goes on smoothly

    • Skin Tone:
    • Deep
     
    4.0

    Good value for good product

    By CherylA

    from South Point, OH

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

      Good product/good value

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      Holy Grail

      By Shoozy

      from Orange County CA

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Going Out

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

        I use this on days when I know I won't have time to touch up and need my makeup to last all day and into the night. This stuff works

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        4.0

        Helped with acne.. Good for dry skin

        By Vero

        from Fresno ca

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

        Good for my dry skin.. Idk if it makes a difference

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Kyla with a H.

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

          Love it! Very refreshing! My makeup was so silky smooth.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Deep
           
          4.0

          I would recommend this product.

          By Littleg

          from Alabama

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            Daily before tinted moisturizer

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium

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            7 Questions | 7 Answers
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            • 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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