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Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick

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Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick

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Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick is a mattifying face primer stick that controls oil and shine for 12 hours.

Benefits:
  • Primes, preps and smoothes skin
  • Instantly mattifies and blurs imperfections
  • Controls oil and shine for 12 hours without drying skin
  • Makes makeup go on flawlessly, look better and last longer
  • Glides onto skin with targeted tug-free application
  • Feels lightweight and silky smooth on skin

In a consumer study on 98 women over 7 days:
  • 99% said it minimized shine and oil
  • 98% said it's non-drying
  • 96% said it applied easily
  • 95% said it made skin feel smoother
  • 95% said it did not clog pores
  • 94% said it blurred imperfections
  • 94% said it enhanced the performance of their foundation
  • 93% said it helped makeup go on flawlessly
  • 93% said makeup still looked freshly applied throughout the day
  • 93% said it minimized the look of fine lines
  • 92% said it minimized the look of pores
  • 90% said makeup lasts longer

Skip the blah of the blot. Photo Finish Primer Stick can also be used over makeup to instantly mattify. Just gently pat onto skin for instant shine control.

Formulated without Parabens, Phthalates, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Oil, Fragrance, Talc & Alcohol.

Please note packaging may vary from image shown.

Apply to forehead, cheeks, nose & chin - or any area that's usually oily. Blend with fingertips. Wear alone or under makeup.

Skip the blah of the blot. Photo Finish Primer Stick can also be used over makeup to instantly mattify. Just gently pat onto skin for instant shine control.
Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Triethylhexyl Trimellitate, Polysilicone-11, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Hydroxystearic Acid, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Nylon-12, C30-45 Olefin, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton), Silica.

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 Mattify Primer Stick
 
3.8

(based on 29 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (18)
  • Easy to apply (17)
  • Smooth (17)
  • Blends well (14)
  • Easy to take-off (10)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (4)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (11)
  • Everyday (11)
  • Going out (5)
  • Sensitive skin (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (9), Classic style (6), Trendy style (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 29 customers

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5.0

Love, love, love.!

By Cydney

from New Jersey

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

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

    I used it to keep my oily t zone from ruining my makeup throughout the day. It worked perfectly for about 14-16hrs which was great. I used it alone to work and you could barely see my pores and it gave a soft look. I love it.

     
    2.0

    So-so

    By Mary G.

    from Michigan

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

    This primer looks great when your makeup is freshly done. It gives an almost poreless mattified finish. But after about an hour you start to get shiny. I agree with the other reviewer that Milani's blur stick is better - it gives the same poreless finish, stays matte longer, and is about 1/3 the price.

     
    4.0

    So far so good

    By Jay jay

    from Columbia, MD

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

      I finally bought this product after months of debating it I'm glad I did it keeps me matte longer and if I do see a little shine one swipe of this and it's gone

      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Dupe

      By Jayne

      from ca

      Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

      The Milani primer stick is a dupe for this and is much better in my opinion

       
      4.0

      Smoothing

      By Michelle

      from Deltona Florida

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Lightweight
      • Noncomedogenic
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

        I bought this because it was recommended by an Ulta employee. It does smooth out your face for a flawless look but I do tend to get shine throughout the day and it says 12 hours. Overall ok product. It does the trick just doesn't stay matt for as long as it states

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        two and half thumbs up

        By Kisha L

        from Avondale, Az

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Smooth

        Cons

        • Doesn't last too long

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

        The product is ok but soon after the shine comes back. I have oily skin and i thought this product would take away the shine once i'd applied it on. after a 3 hrs the shine came back. Looking for a primer that lasts ALL DAY.

         
        4.0

        GREAT PRODUCT

        By #ultajunkie

        from maryland

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

          Goes on easy, blends well, does the trick! have noticed it does help with my oily skin

           
          4.0

          SURPRISING

          By Apriceless

          from Beavercreek, OH

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

              I must admit that I was surprised by this primer stick. I have never used a stick as primer before so my expectations were not high. But this does keep oil away, it blends well, and it's very easy to apply. The reason for the 4 stars is the price point and that I find it doesn't last more than 4 hours on my skin but I do have very oily skin.

               
              5.0

              this product is a life savor!

              By Hannah

              from MA

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

              My nose gets really oily throughout the day, and this really helped!! it's really easy to apply by just applying it with the tube or with your fingers. I really see a different when i use this product under foundation. amazing!

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I love this product! No more greasy face!

              By Katie

              from North Dakota

              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
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

                Easy to apply!

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                • Q:

                  Does this have talc in it?
                  Asked on 3/24/2018 by Amanda from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There Gorgeous! The Photo Finish Primer stick does not contain talc.

                    Answered on 3/27/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Is this product good to dry skin?
                  Asked on 2/10/2018 by Amanda zoe from Cincinnati, Oh

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! We suggest using Primer Oil, or Primerizer for dry skin. the Photo Finish Primer stick is made for oily skin.

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

                  Is this product different than the Smashbox Photo Finish Iconic primer stick? If so, how is it different?
                  Asked on 8/22/2017 by Kalepe from Lexington, KY

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! this is the same product as the Photo Finish Iconic Primer Stick.

                    Answered on 8/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Is this product oil-free like the others?
                  Asked on 7/31/2017 by ally from Pennsylvania,US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! The Photo Finish Primer Stick is oil-free.

                    Answered on 8/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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