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Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer

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Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer

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0.33 oz Item 2248282

Color:Warm Beige

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Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer is a hydrating under-eye primer that helps concealer stay put. It also reduces the look of fine lines, puffiness & dark circles for a bright-eyed look - no extra-shot latte required.

Benefits:
  • Primes and hydrates to prevent concealer from slipping and settling into fine lines
  • Caffeine combats puffiness, dark circles and signs of a late night
  • Peptides smooth fine lines and wrinkles
  • Optical diffusers brighten and add radiance
  • Works alone and under concealer or foundation

Formulated without Parabens, Phthalates, Fragrance & Oil.
Wear alone to instantly brighten or under concealer to keep it looking fresher. Studio tip: Store in the fridge so you'll wake up even cooler!
Water \ Aqua \ Eau, Butylene Glycol, Polyethylene, Polyperfluoromethylisopropyl Ether, Caprylic / Capric / Myristic / Stearic Triglyceride, Methyl Gluceth-20, Glycereth-26, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Cetyl Esters, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Dimethicone, Lecithin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hypnea Musciformis (Algae) Extract, Gellidiela Acerosa (Algae) Extract, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria), Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Caffeine, Polybutene, Glycerin, Sodium PCA, Phytosphingosine, Aminopropyl Ascorbyl Phosphate, Trehalose, Dipeptide-2, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Sucrose, Silica, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Urea, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Simethicone, PEG-8, Polyquaternium-51, Steareth-20, Carbomer, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Sucrose Stearate, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Maleate, Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

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 Hydrating Under Eye Primer
 
4.0

(based on 187 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Applies smoothly (83)
  • Long lasting (82)
  • Blends easily (68)
  • Easy to apply (65)
  • Silky texture (57)

Cons

  • Creases (20)
  • Wears off easily (11)
  • Doesn't blend well (10)
  • Fades (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (144)
  • Going out (48)
  • Natural effect (27)
  • Work (27)
  • Sensitive eyes (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (78), Natural style (75), Trendy style (19)

Reviewed by 187 customers

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5.0

I swear by this product!

By Bathesheba

from Washington D.C.

About Me Classic Style

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy Removal
  • Easy To Apply
  • Helps with morning Undereye swelling
  • Long Lasting
  • Must have under concealer
  • Smooth Look

Cons

  • No cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday
  • Going Out
  • Sensitive Eyes
  • Travel

Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

I've used this for 10+ years. A makeup prep must have. Helps with morning Undereye swelling.

 
2.0

NOT for Sensitive Skin

By Gigi

from US

Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

Burns / stings when applied. Contains multiple skin clogging ingredients as well.

 
5.0

Very good

By di

from NY State

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth Look

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

    I'm very pleased with this primer so far. I'm 48 with a little sagginess under the eyes and high cheekbones that causes darkness. So I've been seeking the holy grail of under eye concealer & hydration. This is not it. But it certainly helps!
    My routine: under eye serum, under eye primer, color corrector, concealer, a dot of argon oil if needed, then illuminating set spray. No powder.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Game Changer

    By Ginger

    from MD

    About Me Classic Style

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

        I had given up on concealers because none of them worked; as an older woman, concealers sat in the fine lines, was too thick, or didn't cover well enough.

        I took a chance on Smashbox's under eye primer. Wearing it with foundation alone provides great coverage. I was stunned.

        It's very thin, somewhat illuminating, and a slight pink color. It leaves a perfect base for foundation and didn't crease at all. Lasted all day.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Doesn't prevent creasing

        By Nurse April

        from Ohio

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy Removal
        • Easy To Apply

        Cons

        • Creases

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

        This was recommended by an employee to prevent under eye concealer from creasing. It's easy to apply, feels hydrating and smooth, but it doesn't prevent my concealer from creasing. I had been using Benefits stay don't stray, but Ulta stopped carrying the medium-deep version, which is for darker skin tones.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Primer

        By Carolina_girl

        from Spartanburg SC

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Smooth Look

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

          It blends easy.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love!

          By Evie

          from Portland, OR

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

          I'm not sure what all the bad reviews are about, this product is amazing! I use it with the Tarte Shape Tape concealer and it's perfect. I have really bad dark circles under my eyes and I have been searching for years for the perfect way to cover them up and I have found it. I highly recommend this with the Shape Tape if you have the same problem.

           
          5.0

          I would buy this again.

          By rbp

          from texas

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Long Lasting
          • Smooth Look

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

            This keeps my concealer smooth and long lasting.

             
            4.0

            nice and natural light

            By Moon Lady

            from East Peoria

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy Removal
            • Easy To Apply
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth Look

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

              Pat lightly as needed near eyes--brightens your look !!

               
              3.0

              Doesn't Really Hydrate the Skin

              By gayleydelong

              from North Richland Hills, TX

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

              This primer does not work well with full coverage concealers. I understand the purpose of it, though. It's supposed to hydrate the skin and give the under eye area a glowy look, but if you use a full coverage under eye concealer, it won't be seen. Also, it doesn't really hydrate the skin.

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              • Q:

                Can I still use under eye cream before putting on this primer? Or will having anything under this primer make it less effective?
                Asked on 4/19/2018 by Ktchs from South Carolina

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! Yes you can use an eye cream under the Hydrating Under Eye Primer.

                  Answered on 4/19/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                I'm looking for a water based eye primer for under eyes (dark under eyes etc) and lid. Is this product water based or are there any other products like this that are?
                Asked on 2/13/2018 by kdc83 from WI

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello Gorgeous! The Photo Finish Hydrating Undereye Primer is not water based. It hydrates through shea butter.

                  Answered on 2/13/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Hi, I am trying to decide if i should use the Smashbox Under Eye Primer or the Smashbox BB eyes - i'm looking to cover dark circles and use the Smashbox CC or BB cream as a foundation.
                Asked on 11/1/2017 by luv2shop from maine

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! Start by prepping the under eye with the Hydrating Under Eye Primer. Then conceal with the BB Eyes.

                  Answered on 11/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                I have very sensitive skin its very oily too... I dont wear any makeup on my face bc of it. Can I wear this alone under my eyes? Or would I have to use a concealer too? I do use bare minerals eye brightner but it seems to look funny on me for some reason now bc my pale skin i look like i have white circles under my eyes it doesnt cover my really RED dark circles under my eyes so i have to add powder from clinque under them n it looks weird when i take pics! I just want it to blend in with my skin tone!
                Asked on 10/6/2017 by Adawn34 from Grove city, oh

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! You can wear this alone under your eyes. The Hydrating Under Eye Primer is like 7 hours of sleep in a tube. It hydrates, smoothes and optically brightens the under eye. You're going to LOVE it!

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

                Can this be used on the eyelid as eyeshadow primer to?
                Asked on 9/27/2017 by materialgirl from swansboro,nc

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! The Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer is made specifically for the under eye. We suggest 24 Hour Eye Shadow Primer to prime your eye lids.

                  Answered on 10/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                I don't use a concealer under my eyes. Could this product stand alone over my eye cream without disrupting my mascara?
                Asked on 6/12/2017 by Tahloveshertribe from Chico, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! Yes, you can use the Hydrating Under Eye Primer alone. It's like 7 hours of sleep in a tube. It will leave your under eye looking refreshed and brightened.

                  Answered on 6/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Hello! I am just tryin to have it specified to me on how to correctly use this photo finish hydrating under eye primer. I currently use my face moisturizer, then my smashbox radiance foundation primer or the urban decay self adjusting face primer (whatever I'm feelin that day), then the IT bye bye under eye concealer, then am i supposed to put this under my eye after my concealer but before liquid foundation... or after my liquid foundation? Thanks!
                Asked on 5/6/2017 by niely88 from niely88

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! It's best to use the Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer after you've used your face moisturizer and just before your radiance foundation primer.

                  Answered on 5/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                I use a powder foundation which I apply after I have moisturized and applied other under make up smashbox products. Would I apply the under eye primar before my powder foundation or after and then continue with smashbox brow liner, eyeliner etc.?
                Asked on 3/8/2017 by Bandbeast from Il

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! I would apply all creams before powders. This will ensure the wear and finish.

                  Answered on 3/9/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                I have extremely dry under eyes! what ingredients in this product are specifically for hydration?
                Asked on 1/26/2017 by Danielle

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! The Photo Finish Undereye Primer is excellent for dry under eyes. It hydrates with Shea Butter.

                  Answered on 1/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
              • Q:

                will this prevent the under eye from creasing when concealer is applied?
                Asked on 1/6/2017 by sara from sicklerville, nj

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi There! The Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer will definitely help your concealer from creasing.

                  Answered on 1/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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