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Photo Finish Primerizer

Smashbox

Photo Finish Primerizer

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1.0 oz Item 2513703

#1 Face Primer Brand In The USA*

*NPD US Prestige Beauty Tracking Service, 12 months ending September 2017.

Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer is a face primer + moisturizer in one! It delivers 24-hour hydration plus powerful primer benefits in the lightest possible texture.

Benefits:
  • Instantly increases moisture by 127% and preps skin for makeup in one step
  • Translucent formula sets in seconds so makeup goes on fast
  • Acts as a makeup magnet that locks on foundation and makes it last
  • Smoothes skin, softens dry fine lines & stops makeup from settling into pores
  • Plumps & moisturizes with Niacinamide (which improves skin's vitality and barrier repair) & Hyaluronic Acid (a molecule that holds water within skin to prevent moisture loss)
  • Non-greasy, weightless texture
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Cruelty-free.

In a consumer study on 101 women after 1 use:
  • 97% said it feels lightweight
  • 87% said skin felt instantly hydrated
  • 91% said their makeup went on flawlessly

In a consumer study on 101 women after 1 week of use:
  • 90% said it delivered a high level of hydration
  • 88% said it helped makeup look good
  • 88% said it helped makeup last all day
  • 89% said their skin felt hydrated throughout the day
  • 89% said skin felt softer & smoother
  • 93% said their skin felt comfortable all day
  • 98% said it didn't leave a white cast on their skin
  • 91% said their skin looked fresh
  • 86% said their makeup looked better
  • 96% said it didn't change the color of their foundation

This breakthrough primer contains 762 sextillion molecules of water per bottle!

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

Click here to find your perfect Smashbox Photo Finish Primer!

Please note packaging may vary from image shown.

Apply 1-2 pumps to fingertips and smooth over face before makeup. Can be used with or in place of moisturizer.
Water\Aqua\Eau, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Isostearate, PPG-15 Stearyl Ether, Niacinamide, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Sodium Polyaspartate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Algae Extract, Caffeine, Trehalose, Sorbitol, Decyl Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propanediol, Sodium Hydroxide, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol.

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 Primerizer
 
4.4

(based on 150 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Absorbs quickly (96)
  • Moisturizes well (96)
  • Goes on smoothly (95)
  • Not greasy (87)
  • Long lasting (64)

Cons

  • Not long-lasting (6)
  • Doesn't absorb well (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (80)
  • Dryness (46)
  • Deep moisturization (15)
  • After shower/bath (9)
  • Everyday (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (67), Beauty expert (23), Survivalist / minimalist (21), Natural style (5), Skin care professional (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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2.0

Wasn't for me

By McK

from LVnv

Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

I love Smashbox. I love the velvety feel of Photo Finish Primer. You don't get that same smooth feel and finish with the Primerizer. I love the idea but will have stick with my moisturizer and primer separately. For now.

 
4.0

its ok

By l2007

from dallas

Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

this is ok I think it works but not sure

 
4.0

Absorbs Quickly

By Sam

from Washington, DC

Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

This product is really great, especially in the winter when my skin can get dry patches and irritation. I'll put this on sometimes without makeup, just to give my skin an added boost of moisture. I love that it feels moisturizing but absorbs within a minute or so. I have sensitive skin and this didn't irritate me. The only reason I'm knocking off a star is it didn't really prolong my makeup or significantly improve the appearance of my skin, and it's pretty expensive for how quickly you go through it.

 
5.0

Smooth!

By Meg

from MN

About Me Loving beauty

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Before makeup or after cleansing face

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

    I love this because it's a primer and moisturizer in one! I usually use this before I apply my makeup so my face is primed and moisturized and has a smooth canvas to apply my makeup. I like that this isn't greasy and absorbs into my dry skin well. It moisturizes my face the right amount. This gives a slightly sticky base for my makeup to stick onto so I love this! It will probably be my go-to primer instead of the Smashbox Photofinish Pore Minimizing Primer.

     
    5.0

    Amazing

    By bardlover

    from Helena, Alabama

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

    I love the way my foundations sit on top of this. Makes my Mac face and body foundation look flawless on my face. I think mini size is better deal, but if you see this on sale grab it like I did.

     
    3.0

    Disappointed

    By Jayne

    from ca

    Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

    I have dry skin and was excited to try this primer but really it did nothing. My makeup didn't last longer, it didn't help pores and basically a regular moisturizer with a silicone primer on top would be better.

     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Katie

    from Indiana

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Light
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use
      • Dryness

      Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

      I use it before putting on my smashbox foundation daily. My skin is super dry and I have always hated most primers. This is the first one I fell in love with!

       
      5.0

      hands down the best primer for dry skin

      By Hina r

      from Philadelphia,pa

      About Me Beauty Conscious, Beauty Expert

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Deep Moisturization
        • Dryness

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

        I just love this primer. it moisturizes my super dry skin well and makes my foundation last all day. I also use my moisturizer and then apply this on top then my foundation i get so many compliments... no more dry patches

         
        5.0

        Amazing for dry skin

        By Ediaz

        from .

        Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

        If you have dry skin you need this in your life!!! It adds a lot of hydration. The only thing I notice with this primer is that it emphasizes pores in the t-zone just a bit. But other than that it is amazing!

         
        5.0

        Love this product!!

        By Steph

        from North Bergen ni

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Deep Moisturization

          Comments about Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer:

          I love this product!!

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          • Q:

            Would I use this under or over my spf?
            Asked on 3/7/2018 by Mtzmariar from Texas

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi There! We suggest using SPF first, then Primerizer.

              Answered on 3/8/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            Is this primer oil free?
            Asked on 3/7/2018 by Mari from California

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi There! Yes, Primerizer is considered oil-free.

              Answered on 3/8/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            Can you use this primer over your makeup to help "smooth" it out and reset it during the day?
            Asked on 3/4/2018 by TinaG from Chino, CA

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi There! We don't suggest using Primerizer over makeup. Try Primer Water to refresh, or 'smooth' your makeup throughout the day.

              Answered on 3/5/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            Do I apply this before or after sunscreen? And would the order be different if I use this along with my regular moisturizer? Thanks!
            Asked on 3/3/2018 by Christy from Shreveport, LA

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi There! We suggest moisturizing and applying sunscreen before you apply Primerizer.

              Answered on 3/5/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            How does the Primerizer compare to the Photo Finish Hydrating primer?
            Asked on 2/22/2018 by Alex from Kingsport,

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi There! If you liked the Hydrating Primer you'll LOVE Primerizer! This is a 2-in-1 foundation Primer and moisturizer that hydrates the skin through Hyaluronic Acid and Niacinamide. Your skin and makeup will look and feel AMAZING!

              Answered on 2/26/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            I am 55 and have fine lines on my face. I want something that will fill in the lines and also keep my concealer from drying up under my eyes and flaking off. Do you recommend this product for that purpose?
            Asked on 2/14/2018 by Desperate from undisclosed

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi There! The Photo Finish Primerizer is made for all skin types and will help minimize the appearance of fine lines through hydration. For your underage we suggest using the Under Eye Hydrating Primer. It will keep your concealer from drying up and flaking off.

              Answered on 2/26/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            is there SPF in this product?
            Asked on 1/18/2018 by Desiree from US

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Primerizer does not contain SPF.

              Answered on 1/29/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            Will this product clog your pores? I have oily skin
            Asked on 1/1/2018 by Betsy from TX

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Although Photo Finish Primerizer has been tested for all skin types; Smashbox does not make the claim, "non-comedogenic".

              Answered on 1/2/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            Will it counteract with my moisturizer in my current skin routine or can I continue to use my current moisturizer prior to using this product?
            Asked on 8/29/2017 by megalovekp15 from Arkansas

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi There! The Photo Finish Primerizer will not counteract your moisturizer. You may continue using your current moisturizer before applying Primerizer.

              Answered on 9/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
          • Q:

            Is this product non-comedogenic?
            Asked on 8/4/2017 by Nichole from Florida, us

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Hi There! Smashbox does not make the claim, non-comedogenic.

              Answered on 8/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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