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SmashboxOnline Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control

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Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control

Item #: 2262318 Size: 1.0 oz

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Banish blemishes! This perfecting primer by Smashbox treats breakouts, provide oil-free hydration and keep skin clearer over time. Clinical testing showed women had clearer skin in just 2 weeks. Contains 2% salicylic acid.

Beauty Tip: Remember, this primer is breathable, so you can layer it under your foundation without worrying about breakouts!

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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.
Active: Octinoxate 7.50%, Octisalate 4.00%, Oxybenzone 2.50%, Titanium Dioxide 1.10%. Inactive: Water\Aqua\Eau, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Propanediol, Glyceryl Stearate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Ascorbyl Glucoside, PEG-40 Stearate, Polyglyceryl-10 Pentastearate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract\Extrait D'Orge, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Polyglyceryl-6 Polyricinoleate, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Sucrose, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Lecithin, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Caffeine, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Cholesterol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopheryl Linoleate/Oleate, Linoleic Acid, Dimethoxytolyl Propylresorcinol, Squalane, Sodium PCA, Urea, Bisabolol, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Glycerin, Oryzanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Trehalose, Polyquaternium-51, Stearic Acid, Silica, Ergothioneine, Xanthan Gum, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Alumina, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Chlorphenesin, [+/- Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Zinc Oxide (CI 77497), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

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SmashboxOnline Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control
 
4.2

(based on 42 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (30)
  • Goes on smoothly (28)
  • Lightweight (28)
  • Long-lasting (18)
  • Blends well (15)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Causes breakouts (4)
  • Poor coverage (4)
  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone or oily skin (23)
  • Sensitive skin (11)
  • Light to medium coverage (8)
  • Normal skin (8)
  • Full coverage (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (24), Budget shopper (12)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (24), Medium (12)

Reviewed by 42 customers

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5.0

Ideal Primer

By mch

from Columbus

Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

this is a great product I layer onto my face before my foundation. It applies smoothly so when I put on foundation it covers skin evenly without lines. helps keep me from break outs and I've been using the product for 14 months.

 
5.0

Go to primer for oily skin

By Kat

from NRH, Texas

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting
  • Noncomodegenic

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

    Haven't found a primer better than this for my acne prone skin. Also I don't look like a greased pig come 2pm. Overall good buy, pricey, but worth it.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    1.0

    Did nothing

    By Maria

    from Boca raton, Fl

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

          I used this product a few times and I feel as though it does not make my makeup last longer (I have pretty oily skin), when I take it off i have new pimples every time, also it doesn't leave my face with as nice of a texture as the color correcting primer smashbox has.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          This product is a must have

          By skin guru

          from Effingham, SC

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Lightweight
          • Noncomodegenic

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

            Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

            I use the primer under my fundation, it prevents pore clogging ; and works ad a light weight moisturizer. Most importantly, it allows my skin to stay clear.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            3.0

            It's not for me

            By Belanova

            from Texas

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

            • Did Not Stop Breakouts

            Best Uses

            • Normal Skin

            Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

            The idea is great but it needs to live up to its promises

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            4.0

            More than primer

            By mum the makeup junkie

            from Edina, MN

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

              Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

              I use this as a treatment to help keep my acne to a minimum. But it is super expensive. I had been using the NYX balance serum, but went back to this when my acne started to flare up. It absorbs really well, doesn't smell and is light weight.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              2.0

              Not good for acne

              By Ch

              from York PA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply

              Cons

              • Causes Breakouts

              Best Uses

                Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

                This is supposed to help with a new, but it cause my break outs to worsen. I don't recommend this product

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                LOVE IT!

                By Stef

                from Los Angeles, CA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

                  This product is great. I was looking for something that would give me that matte finish but also help my foundation last and this is the product.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Great forma acné prone skin

                  By Anya

                  from San Antonio, Texas

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Acné Prone Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

                      I love this primer and also the brand! I use it along drugstore foundation and muy skin is perfect, no breakouts por blemishes, it worht every penny!

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium
                       
                      5.0

                      It does what it says it eould

                      By Xumara

                      from Austin, Texas

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Blends Well
                      • Easy Open Containrr
                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Goes On Smoothly
                      • Good Pigmentation
                      • Great On My Color Of Skin
                      • Lightweight
                      • Long-Lasting
                      • Matte Finish
                      • Noncomodegenic

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • All Day
                        • Full Coverage
                        • Light To Medium Coverage
                        • Mature Skin
                        • Normal Skin

                        Comments about Smashbox Online Only Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control:

                        Instructions on both day and night use

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Medium

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                        • Q:

                          does this product clog my pores?
                          Asked on 12/24/2015 by bray

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control is formulated without oil and contains 2% salicylic acid to fight blemishes. Smashbox does not use a noncomedogenic claim.

                            Answered on 12/29/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Do I use this primer before my moisturizer? Or do I follow my regular routine and let my moisturizer soak in for about 10 minutes and then follow with the primer.
                          Asked on 5/15/2015 by MakeupJunKie from Milwaukee, WI

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            For best results, prime your skin after moisturizing.

                            Answered on 5/15/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Is this primer actually green or will the color not show up?
                          Asked on 3/8/2015 by Matt from Kingsport

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This primer is a light clear blue gel that applies invisibly (no tint) on the skin.

                            Answered on 3/10/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Does this primer have the same texture as the original primer foundation (white), which is sort of like a gel and dries with a silky texture, or is this more watery? I really like the texture and finish of the original primer.
                          Asked on 2/4/2015 by Shermaine from Guam

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The texture of Smashbox More Than Primers is more like the feel of a serum, still silky & luxurious. The Original Primer feels more gel like than either of the More Than Primers; More Than Primer Blemish Control is lighter in feel on the skin but still provides the same skin experience as the Original but with corrective benefits. This is also a Primer that must be applied to bare skin first, so instead of applying it over moisturizer you are applying this right after your cleanser, before your skin care. For the corrective benefits of this Primer, it must be applied to clean skin to ensure you are getting the most benefits.

                            Answered on 2/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          does this primer help reducing the appearance of pores?
                          Asked on 9/1/2014 by Makeup Junkie from Chula Vista, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, all Smashbox Photo Finish Primers including this one help to reduce the appearance of pores!

                            Answered on 9/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Should I wear my sunscreen under or over this primer? I have hyperpigmentation and just want to be extra careful, so the marks don't darken by using this product the wrong way.
                          Asked on 8/27/2014 by Sam

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            For your sunscreen to be most effective, apply it to bare skin, then follow with moisturizer and primer.

                            Answered on 8/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Does this product workmfor females with sensitive skin?
                          Asked on 7/29/2014 by Lenapytful from Dallas,Texas

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This primer works best for those with acne-prone skin, since it is formulated with 2% salicylic acid to fight blemishes. If you are sensitive to this active ingredient, we would recommend Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light, which is ideal for oily, acne-prone or sensitive skin:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod3590043

                            Answered on 7/31/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I have acne and my complexion is red. Would this also help with the redness or do you think I should go with the green primer adjust?
                          Asked on 6/23/2014 by Brittany

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Which primer you use depends on your primary skin concern. If your primary skin concern is acne, we suggest using this primer, which is formulated with 2% salicylic acid and is oil-free to help keep skin clear. If your primary skin concern is redness, we suggest using Photo Finish Foundation Primer Adjust, which features a neutralizing green tint to help conceal redness for more even skin tone. Please note that Photo Finish Foundation Primer Adjust is not oil-free but is formulated for all skin types.

                            Answered on 6/26/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Does this product help with oil control? Currently using Bare Mineral oil control primer that helps and better than when I use no primer but my face still gets oily after 4 or 5 hours and has some breakouts.
                          Asked on 4/6/2014 by Me

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, this oil-free formula features 2% salicylic acid to help prevent acne breakouts and brown algae to control oil production. We highly recommend it for oily, blemish-prone skin!

                            Answered on 4/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Does this product feel heavy on the skin? AND about how long does a tube of this last you? Thanks!
                          Asked on 3/30/2014 by Holly from Naples, Florida

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This product features an oil-free, lightweight formula that feels silky and weightless on the skin. Only a pea-sized amount is needed to apply to the whole face, so the product will last many months, even when applied daily. Exact time varies by amount applied and frequency of use.

                            Answered on 3/31/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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