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Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer

0.33 oz Item 2248282

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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
 
3.9

(based on 179 reviews)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Applies smoothly (83)
  • Long lasting (78)
  • Blends easily (68)
  • Easy to apply (60)
  • Silky texture (57)

Cons

  • Creases (19)
  • Wears off easily (11)
  • Doesn't blend well (10)
  • Fades (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (139)
  • Going out (47)
  • Natural effect (27)
  • Work (27)
  • Sensitive eyes (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (75), Natural style (73), Trendy style (18)

Reviewed by 179 customers

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4.0

nice and natural light

By moon lady

from E. Peoria , Il

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.

     
    2.0

    Too many sparkles

    By MacMar

    from Vancouver, WA

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

    • Creases
    • Fades

    Best Uses

    • Going Out

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

    I was just looking for a hydrating under eye cover. Something light. This one has a great texture, but too many sparkles for every day wear.

     
    1.0

    Wouldn't buy again

    By Tess

    from Texas Girl

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

      Didn't look different or even help under my eyes haven't seen a difference have been using it for 2weeks

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great product

      By Shel

      from Lubbock, Texas

      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 just purchased this for the first time. It definitely adds light under your eyes and helps keep concealer from creasing or settling into fine lines.

         
        4.0

        Will buyagain.

        By 1

        from 1

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy Removal
        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Colors
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth Look

        Cons

        • Fades

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

        1

         
        5.0

        This is a MUST HAVE in my beauty bag!

        By makeupjunkie

        from Raleigh, NC

        About Me Natural 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:

          LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this eye primer. It's so much more than a primer - it reduces puffiness and crepiness in an instant. It also softens the look of my makeup. I put this on after my foundation and powder - yes, on top of those because while I need those products to keep the even look of the makeup on my face, I pat this on top to soften the drying look of the powder and blend everything together while "de-puffing" and softening all of the lines and crepiness. It has this awesome cooling effect and a very subtle luminosity that is not too much. It is also great on its own for days when I am makeup free. And, it's a great bedtime eye cream/treatment. Ladies, try this - it will become a "must have" in your beauty bag too!

           
          1.0

          Cakes!

          By Lucy de Boxer

          from Sacramento

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy Removal
          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Colors
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

          • Cakes like no other product I've used
          • Creases

          Best Uses

            Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

            This product came highly recommended online. Absolutely the worst primer I've used.

             
            5.0

            It really worked!

            By Toob_ular

            from Plano, Tx

            About Me Classic Style

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth Look

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

              Heard about this product on Reddit, with users saying that it kept concealer from creasing and settling into the fine lines. I was amazed that it actually worked and worked all day! This has a permanent place in my morning routine now.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Good on paper, but not in practice

              By Nat

              from Chicago, IL

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Good Variety of Colors

              Cons

              • Clumps
              • Creases
              • Does not blend well

              Best Uses

                Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer:

                I was looking for an under eye primer/ concealer, a "YSL touche eclat" sort of product, and was drawn by the fact that this one has anti-aging properties and "peptides" in addition to reflective, pearly peachy color that could be worn on its own (I like a natural look). Unfortunately, this did not work well with my routine of serum and sunblock lotion, as it immediately pills and settles on fine lines that are not even visible had I not applied product down there (I'm in my late 20s)! The consistency is too thick, does not blend well, and has minimal light reflective properties. I regret purchasing this without having tried a sample first, don't waste your money!

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                • 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 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
                • Q:

                  Is this product tested on animals?
                  Asked on 12/25/2016 by liv from Michigan,US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    From Smashbox Cosmetics:

                    Do you test on animals?
                    We don't test on animals, nor ask others to test on our behalf, except where required by law.

                    What countries require animal testing?
                    China, most notably, in addition to a few others that conduct testing by law of cosmetic products or ingredients to demonstrate safety.

                    Does Smashbox sell in any of these countries?
                    No.

                    What are we doing to end animal testing?
                    Our founders launched with a commitment to end animal testing, and that commitment remains. For instance, we only conduct or commission in vitro/human volunteer testing to show our products are safe, and we're part of the European Partnership for Alternatives to Animal Testing, among other efforts.

                    Answered on 12/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Am I able to use the Smashbox photo op eye brightener under this, and then concealer over top of this primer? Or should I use just the under eye primer and concealer?
                  Asked on 11/7/2016 by Islander from Portland, OR

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! Start by prepping the under eye with the Hydrating Under Eye Primer. Then conceal and finally apply the the Photo Op Eye Brightener.

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

                  I wear a powder foundation due to my combination skin, I have been having a hard time with it "clumping" around my under eye because of my eye cream. Because of this my under eye looks a few shades darker than the rest of my face. Would this product be a good choice for me to use after my eye cream and before applying my foundation? I do not want to cancel out the effects of my eye cream but I want my skin to look even.
                  Asked on 11/2/2016 by kperry from Cleveland OH

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! You can definitely use the Under Eye Primer to make your skin look smooth and even. We suggest pairing it with one of our Color Correcting Sticks in Peach or Orange. This will reduce the need to set with powder.

                    Answered on 11/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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