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Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light

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SmashboxPhoto Finish Foundation Primer Light
 
4.1

(based on 175 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (152)
  • Goes on smoothly (146)
  • Lightweight (144)
  • Long-lasting (103)
  • Matte finish (82)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (40)
  • Doesn't stay on (16)
  • Poor coverage (10)
  • Causes breakouts (8)
  • Too greasy (6)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone or oily skin (104)
  • Sensitive skin (65)
  • Normal skin (37)
  • Light to medium coverage (31)
  • Full coverage (25)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (87), Budget shopper (63)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (92), Medium (66), Deep (5)

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5.0

Great stuff!

By cab

from Greenville

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Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

        Can't put on my makeup without it!!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        good

        By Pat

        from Castle Rock, Co.

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

            Very happy with product.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Can't live without it

            By Meliss

            from Manahawkin, NJ

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

            • Pricey / Poor Value

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
            • Full Coverage

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

            I have very oily skin and this helps keep my makeup in place all throughout the day so by 5pm when I'n done working, my makeup is still on. It is small and very pricey, but I find i need it daily. I will continue to invest in it though!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            worth the $

            By Zannagirl

            from California

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

            This product is super light. When u put it on it doesn't feel like much but once u put ur make up over it u xan see the difference. I've tried the original version too and I would say the original is better but either one is worth the $

             
            2.0

            Light Primer

            By Cainster

            from Connersville, IN

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Poor Coverage
            • Pricey / Poor Value

            Best Uses

            • Light To Medium Coverage

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

            Didn't cover like the original.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            2.0

            SUCKS

            By karlie16

            from USA

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

            does not control oil at all! if anything i got more oily!!! returning this.

             
            5.0

            Amazing primer

            By Christy25

            from Schererville , In

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

              It made my skin feel and look better after the third use. This is the best primer i have used that actually helps improve the skin.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              It's smooth, not oily.

              By b

              from wheaton, IL

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting
              • Noncomodegenic

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                • Mature Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

                Good for oily skin. Expensive, but worth it.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Prefer the original primer

                By happyshopper

                from long island, ny

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly

                Cons

                • Doesn't Stay On
                • Too Greasy

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

                I have oily and prone skin. This seemed like it would be perfect for me but I did not like it. I also tried the regular formula and it worked better for me. The light primer seemed to be greasier and did not stay on as long or keep my makeup looking matte.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                smooth finish

                By malaia Luv

                from Irvine CA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Full Coverage
                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light:

                  It really makes me look airbrushed. I love it. Feel like I went to a professional make-up artist every time I use it. My make up lasts all day

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair

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                  • Q:

                    Does this product contain silicone?
                    Asked on 3/18/2015 by Sammi from montclair, nj

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Yes, Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light does contain silicone. However, it is 60% water-based and features a lighter weight formula that is especially ideal for oily, acne-prone, or sensitive skin.

                      Answered on 3/19/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Is this product good for really oily skin?
                    Asked on 2/24/2015 by Jeleene from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Yes, Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light is an oil-free, 60% water based primer ideal for oily, acne-prone or sensitive skin.

                      Answered on 2/25/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    What is this size?
                    Asked on 2/12/2015 by Gen

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      1.0 oz.

                      Answered on 2/12/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Does this product contain Aloa Vera?:)
                    Asked on 8/12/2014 by lola from texas

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      No, this product is not formulated with aloe vera.

                      Answered on 8/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    What is the difference between this and the regular photo finish primer?
                    Asked on 3/30/2014 by Beauty girl from Simpsonville, SC

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      This product is a lighter version of the Classic Formula ideal to refresh oily, acne-prone or sensitive skin; it features a 60% water-based formula and is formulated with oil absorbers for a smooth matte finish. Both this product and the Classic Formula are oil-free and help visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores and keep makeup looking fresh.

                      Answered on 4/1/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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