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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 26 reviews)

63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (16)
  • Easy to apply (15)
  • Smooth (15)
  • Blends well (12)
  • Easy to take-off (8)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (11)
  • All skin types (9)
  • Going out (5)
  • Sensitive skin (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (8), Classic style (6), Trendy style (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 26 customers

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(0 of 1 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

     
    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!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By CW

            from Ellsworth, ME

            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
              • Everyday

              Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

              Have been trying it for several weeks on my combination dry and oily complexion. Working very well. Love that it's a clear product without any pigment.

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Pleasantly Surprised

              By SDietz

              from Lubbock, TX

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

                This is a great primer, the stick makes it easy to apply. It blends easily, and is long lasting. Most primers make me break out, that hasn't been the case so far with this one.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                It's aight

                By Jacky

                from Fdl wi

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Doesn't Stay On

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday

                Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick:

                It works but it isn't the best primer

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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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