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SmashboxPhoto Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend

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Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend

1.0 oz Item 2233969

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Color:Apricot (conceals under eye circles, veins, sunspots)

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Look less tired! Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer Blend is an apricot-toned primer color-corrects dark spots and discoloration, blurs pores, evens skin tone & reduces the appearance of fine lines.

Benefits:
  • Tames discolorations & dark spots
  • Blurs pores, evens skin tone & reduce the appearance of fine lines
  • Preps skin for makeup
  • Protects skin from environmental damage, pollutants and stress with an antioxidant blend of peptides and vitamins A and E
  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Cruelty-free

Formulated without Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Phthalates & Fragrance.

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Apply a sheer layer to face or problem areas only before you start your makeup. Blend with fingertips. Wear under makeup.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cymbidium Grandiflorum Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Methicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Retinyl Palmitate, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Talc, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140).

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package you receive for the most up to date list of ingredients.

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SmashboxPhoto Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend
 
4.5

(based on 142 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (116)
  • Easy to apply (114)
  • Blends well (101)
  • Goes on smoothly (80)
  • Good pigmentation (65)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (11)
  • Poor coverage (7)
  • Causes breakouts (4)
  • Doesn't stay on (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (38)
  • Sensitive skin (36)
  • Mature skin (33)
  • Everyday (31)
  • Normal skin (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (50), Budget shopper (27), Natural style (24), Classic style (15), Trendy style (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

It Does what it says

By Gensas8510

from Smyrna de

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

  • A white cast on face

Best Uses

  • Everyday

Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

It definitely covers my brown acne scars but it just add a white cast to your face, which is covered by foundation and the scars don't seem to come through my foundation as much. So it does work for me but I would still add another color corrected for added coverage.

 
5.0

I love this!

By Tina

from Jena, la

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

    I put this on before my foundation every morning. Helps hide my sun spots

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    My favorite primer

    By Meg

    from Delaware

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

        I don't usually buy the same product twice since I love experimenting with different varieties, brands, etc. This is the only primer I will buy. At first I thought it was too thick but it goes on very smoothly and works well with my uneven skin tone due to acne scars. The price is a bit high but one tube lasts me a while.

         
        5.0

        I will be purchasing this again.

        By Pam

        from Spartanburg, SC

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Natural Looking
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

          This really is a great starter for your foundation

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good product, a bit oily, will not make you look orange

          By Jay

          from NH

          About Me Classic Style

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • May be an issue for oil prone skin
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Travel

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

            Works well on fair skin despite the orange pigment of the bottle. Does not actually look orangy on skin.

             
            5.0

            Love this product!

            By Bpitzrick

            from Cleveland, OH

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

              Love this product. It hides all my rosea spots and looks so natural when applied. It evened out my skin tones.

               
              5.0

              I will buy this again & again! Perfect for under my foundati

              By Liz Jax

              from Ponte Vedra Beach. FL

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Travel

                Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

                Use it after my moisturizer & under my foundation

                 
                5.0

                Does the job

                By KEKMM

                from Butler,Pa

                About Me Classic 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

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

                  product deliveries

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  LOVE IT!

                  By Growingoldgr8cefully!

                  from San Gabriel Valley

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

                    I don't like wearing foundation because I feel it's very heavy but I need something to hide my uneven skin tone. I thought I'd give this a try and I am so glad I did. My skin can breathe in this and it goes on smoothly. I apply it before I apply powder and it makes my skin look good! I would recommend if you are looking for a natural look that feels good!

                     
                    4.0

                    A smooth start

                    By Raechel

                    from grand rapids, MI

                    About Me Classic Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Easy To Take-off
                    • Lightweight
                    • Natural Looking

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday

                      Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Blend:

                      Use this everyday underneath foundation. Great for skin that has a few red areas. Really helps my foundation last all day without getting oily. Don't expect this to totally resolve redness, but it certainly make my skin look smoother all day and is easy to remove at the end of the day. I'll definitely buy this again.

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                      • Q:

                        hi, is the texture of this primer the same as the smashbox photo finish primer? Is hydrating or drying?
                        thanks.
                        Asked on 2/26/2017 by Posey55 from Upland CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! Yes, The Color Correcting Primer - Blend is the same texture as the original. It will not hydrate or dry your skin.

                          Answered on 2/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        I'm a tan Indian and I have hyperpigmentation around my mouth area. Will this cancel out the darkness on my face well and not look cakey?
                        Asked on 1/9/2017 by Ash from Atlanta, GA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! The Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer in Blend will help brighten the skin around the mouth and not look cakey. To color correct around the mouth we suggest the color Correcting Stick in Get Less Tired - Orange.

                          Answered on 1/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Hi

                        When I'm tired my skin sometimes has a grayish cast to it. Will this help?
                        Asked on 12/28/2016 by amy from ca

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! Yes, Foundation Primer - Blend is excellent for boosting the overall complexion of the skin. It will definitely liven up the occasional grayish cast.

                          Answered on 1/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What are the ingredients?
                        Asked on 10/9/2016 by Andrea

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There!

                          Here are the ingredients for:

                          PHOTO FINISH COLOR CORRECT BLEND
                          INGREDIENTS: CYCLOPENTASILOXANE [] DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER [] CYCLOHEXASILOXANE [] DIMETHICONE [] TOCOPHERYL ACETATE [] CYMBIDIUM GRANDIFLORUM FLOWER EXTRACT [] ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT [] CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL [] CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) OIL [] GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL [] ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN [] METHICONE [] CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE [] RETINYL PALMITATE [] ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE [] TALC [] CAPRYLYL GLYCOL [] HEXYLENE GLYCOL [] PHENOXYETHANOL [] [+/- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891) [] IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499) [] CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS (CI 77288) [] MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742) [] ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007) [] YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)] < ILN38777>

                          Answered on 10/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        does this apricot tint (my complexion is very light) change the color of my complexion? I don't want to have to buy a lighter foundation than I normally use.
                        Asked on 9/20/2016 by maemae from richland, ms

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! The Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer in Blend will not change the color of your skin. You will not need to buy a lighter foundation.

                          Answered on 9/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this the best primer to use for dark circles under my eyes? Also if this primer sweat proof for New Orleans summers?
                        Asked on 7/7/2016 by Wildhoneyjay from New Orleans, LA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! We don't suggest using the the Color Correcting Primer - Blend under the eye. For dark circles we suggest our Color Correcting Stick in Peach or Orange for a finish that will last all day.

                          Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this product for oily skin?
                        Asked on 5/1/2016 by Jessica from Oakland , California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer is excellent for oily skin.

                          Answered on 5/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        will this help cover dark spots and a dark mole?
                        Asked on 3/1/2016 by cheryl

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes it will! This Photo Finish Foundation Primer is apricot-toned to even out skin tone and counteract discoloration and dark spots.

                          Answered on 3/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this product really help to reduce fine lines and wrinkles?
                        Asked on 12/10/2015 by Mamacass

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, all of Smashbox's Photo Finish formulas help to lessen the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and enlarged pores! This primer has the added benefit of neutralizing discoloration with its apricot tint. :-)

                          Answered on 12/11/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        My skin is red on my cheeks, chin and under my chin. Will this reduce the redness? Also, makeup never stays on my skin. Will this help this as well?
                        Asked on 12/4/2015 by Jules from Dalton, GA

                        1 answer

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