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Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex

Smashbox

Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex

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Item #: 2253887 Size: 1.0 oz

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Prime, protect, and correct in just one step! This anti-aging primer creates the perfect canvas for foundation application. Worn alone or under foundation, this unique formula helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores for visibly softer skin. SPF 20 helps guard against harmful UVA/UVB rays.

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

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Apply a small amount to clean or moisturized skin and blend with fingertips for complexion perfection. Follow with your shade of Liquid Halo HD Foundation. Photo FInish Foundation Primer SPF 20 with Dermaxyl has a slight pink hue but goes on skin completely clear. For targeted anti-aging treatment, apply primer to problem areas.

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SmashboxPhoto Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex
 
4.2

(based on 72 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (51)
  • Goes on smoothly (50)
  • Lightweight (41)
  • Blends well (36)
  • Long-lasting (27)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (17)
  • Too greasy (7)
  • Doesn't stay on (4)
  • Poor coverage (4)

Best Uses

  • Mature skin (31)
  • Light to medium coverage (16)
  • Dry skin (12)
  • Sensitive skin (12)
  • Normal skin (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (33), Budget shopper (23), Natural style (3)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (32), Fair (30)

Reviewed by 72 customers

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2.0

Returned Item

By Vicki

from 40031

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Clumpy
  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

    Monistat Chafing Gel does essentially the same thing for $5.00.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Excilant

    By Jabeen

    from Bloomingdales ill

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

    Good

     
    5.0

    Yes I will buy this product again

    By Marymary

    from Paducah, ky

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

      Lightweight, smooth

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      3.0

      Okay product

      By Shhmether

      from Vacaville,CA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Travel

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

        Not ment for oily combination skin like mine. I returned it because it's a little greasy

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        I love it!

        By Judi

        from Houston, TX

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

        I love it!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        I love this product!

        By BER

        from League City, TX

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

        I find this product essential every day when putting on my make-up. It makes my skin so soft and smooth while protecting my skin and making my make-up last longer. Make-up application is also smoother. The other Photo Finish Primers are great as well, but SPF 20 is important to me.

         
        5.0

        This is the best product I have ever used under my foundatio

        By Mary

        from St Mtn, GA

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

        I love that it has SPF

         
        5.0

        I would buy this again

        By Painter

        from Waukesha wi

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin
          • Full Coverage
          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Mature Skin

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

          Has the sun screen

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          3.0

          A little pricey for what it does

          By Chiquis

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply

          Cons

          • Too Greasy

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

          Bought it on a whim since it has spf. Not totally unsatisfied but would not invest in it again since I have to wear this and my go to primer to get the coverage I want. You're better off going with their original primer and making sure you're foundation or moisturizer has spf.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Love this primer!!

          By DawnyT

          from Atlanta

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly

          Cons

          • Pricey / Poor Value

          Best Uses

          • Mature Skin

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 20 w/Dermaxyl Complex:

          Awesome line diminisher!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium

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          Q&A

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          6 Questions | 6 Answers
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          • Q:

            I use a tinted moisturizer before I leave the house (so, after I've moisturized). I like to use a primer first, but I'm not sure if it works before a tinted moisturizer?
            Asked on 3/30/2016 by RT from long beach, CA

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi There! A Primer worn under tinted moisturizer is perfectly acceptable. Your complexion will last all day and look fabulous!

              Answered on 4/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            If I buy this Foundation Primer SPF20, do I still need a primer?
            And what shade do I need? I have large liver spots on my
            upper lip, will this cover it or do I have to purchase a concealer,
            too?
            Asked on 1/10/2016 by Em from Versailles, MO

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              This product is a primer. It can be used underneath your concealer and foundation, which would provide coverage. It does not have a tint worn alone.

              Answered on 1/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
          • Q:

            How dark is this? I have super light skin and this looks too dark for me.
            Asked on 10/20/2015 by TheCrone from Pennsylvania

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              This primer features a sheer brightening peach hue suitable for all skin tones.

              Answered on 10/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
          • Q:

            Does this have a matte finish? Not sticky?
            Asked on 9/23/2015 by Susan

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              Yes, this primer does feature a matte finish. It is silky, never sticky! :-)

              Answered on 10/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
          • Q:

            I apply a sunscreen with a higher spf over my moisturizer each morning. When would I apply the primer?
            Asked on 4/19/2015 by Ageless from Birmingham, Al

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              Apply your primer after moisturizer and sunscreen and prior to foundation application for best results.

              Answered on 4/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
          • Q:

            Is this product oil free?
            Asked on 2/11/2015 by Carmen from United States

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              No, this product is not oil-free.

              Answered on 2/11/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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