Rated 4.28 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review This is my #1 go to foundation
Since I have found this Foundation it has been my go-to. I always compare every other Foundation to this one's sweat, humidity resistant, and transfer resistant properties, which is what I love about this Foundation. I put it on in the morning around 7 and by 7 p.m. my face still looks flawless. My imperfections are still blurred and I may only have slight oil coming through which I usually just block off with a piece of toilet paper but the makeup still stays on. I always work in jobs where I'm moving around a lot and constantly busting a sweat, so I need a foundation that stays in place and doesn't look like a separated mess at the end of the day. I am also a guy so I need a foundation that is light enough to not settle into my pores but heavy enough to cover imperfections without looking like makeup. I always get compliments on my skin and how radiant it looks. I also like this Foundation because it is a Demi matte Finish, so the natural Radiance of your skin does shine through a little bit unlike some matte foundations that completely take all the Natural Glow away from your skin and make you look like there's chalk particles in your makeup. I find I can get the product to go further if I use my fingers which I did in the beginning, however, I have invested in a foundation brush, but no matter the foundation brush I still feel product absorbs into the brushes so I like to use my fingertips most of the time. I can't say enough good things about this Foundation I've tried others and I literally always come back to this one, I just wish they would carry a little bit more shades (which they have released a few more) but in the world where most makeup lines carry 42 shades of foundation I think this one only carries 20 Shades or so. I am normally a 3.1 in Smashbox but I also use 2.74 as well as 3.2 it just depends on the undertone of my skin that Day. I feel many foundations are stepping up their game to match the benefits of this Foundation.
Most Helpful Critical Review This is not the same foundation as the HD Foundation
Apparently Smashbox has changed their foundation formulas, because when I went to reorder my foundation from a previous order, which was the HD foundation, it recommended this one. The color was WAY off from my previous foundation, and the consistency was not creamy, instead of blending in, it just sat on the surface of my skin and looked like a scary mask (even with foundation primer). I ended up exchanging it for Liquid Halo foundation, but it still isn't as good as the HD foundation that Smashbox used to carry. When I'm finished with this bottle I may switch to a different brand for my foundation, since the product I liked the most is no longer here.
Reviewed by 3434 customers Hydrating medium coverage
Cortney from Akron, OH
I applied this foundation with a brush and realized very quickly that it is light to medium coverage. If you let the first layer sit for a minute, you can apply another layer for fuller coverage. It is also hydrating which makes it kind of sticky. You will definitely need to apply a powder over it to keep it in place. I will not be repurchasing as it made my acne a bit worse. I did like that it provided hydration though. I also liked that it didn't change color on me. It is true to the color you see in the bottle.
Needed Replacement for Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream
Sgomes8491 from Turlock CA
I needed a replacement for the discontinued Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream in Fair/Light. I was really disappointed that it was discontinued. Smashbox recommended Halo, however, that didn't cover the same and acted more like a moisturizer. I tried the Studio Skin 24 Hour Oil-Free Hydra Foundation. It covers well and although the color is a little lighter than the old Camera Ready BB Cream, it isn't that noticeable on me and it actually gives me a brighter complexion. Stays on well and easy to apply. I don't have oily skin so I make sure to use eye cream and moisturizer before I apply. I really like it and have already bought more.
If you have pours this is for you
Yuyu on the bebe from Charlotte NC
Firsts off I love that this product is a HYDRATING FULL COVERAGE foundation. Not a sheer to
Medium Or medium buildable. Because this foundations for an avid makeup wears which I wear y face bear for 6+ hours I recommend this product
It's gorgeous!!!! It's stays on the color range is extensive. I would recommend when applying use a sponge not a brush becuase you'll need dragging the liquid everywhere and you want to pat
😠 from Okc
This foundation was so STICKY no matter how long I left it to dry it never matted down. It got everywhere and I tried to use a hair dryer to dry it and set it with powder and I just ended up taking it off and returning it
I would buy this again
Rhonda from NC
Great coverage, stays on 24 hours as listed on the bottle, never have to touch it up, hydrating,
Full coverage foundation
J from Phoenix
It is so far the most coverage I've gotten from a foundation
Love this product!
Marti from Ashland, OR
I love that this product is full-coverage and so easy to blend. It literally lasts all day, and sometimes I'd wake up after a night out w my foundation still looking flawless.
Love this !!!
Lilbunny from Velva ND
I have hyperpigmentation and I am La'tina and white my skin tone is super hard to match for some reason and this was exact color match it's almost unbelievable it smells good and stays on you can wear it from light coverage to full coverage the price is excellent it gives you a creamy skin look no mask effect
Enhanced "Ice Pick" acne scarring :(
Jennifer from Idaho
The color was perfect and applied easy enough. Easy to build but if you build too much, it looks thick, not natural. It enhanced my ice pick acne scarring on my cheek and made my face look dry. Will return. I gave it 3 stars because I would still recommend it to woman who DONT struggle with scarring or woman who do prefer a thicker full coverage look.
Having trouble matching color
Cassie from Cleveland, Ohio
I will have to return it again. I order online, used the matching online thing, it was too light, I went and returned it in the store and picked out a a few tones darker, still to light. Going to have to try another darker one. I really like the feel though, very light and doesn't smear. Used with smash box primer and finishing spray.
CNM13 from Upstate
I've been wanting a foundation that gives me good coverage for everyday and looks amazing on and this is it!! I have oily skin with some texture and this makes my skin look airbrushed and 2.2 is my perfect shade match. My new favorite everyday foundation
MJ from Dallas, TX
I have used SO many foundations in my life and I ALWAYS go back to SMASHBOX. Can't say enough good things about this foundation. It goes on so smooth and my skin looks flawless all day. It even stays on through workouts! Looks even better with their photo finish primer. I also have sensitive/acne prone skin and this stuff never irritates my skin or makes me break out. Love love love. Absolutely buy this.
Love this foundation - no makeup makeup look
Shashi the Photog from Maryland
I use this product just about everyday. I like it because it's very light and demi matte. I have imperfections, but I'm not trying to completely hide them. I don't want to look like a different person when I take the make up off. This make up lasts the whole day, and looks fresh as it did when you first put it on.
It doesn't transfer either. Great for last minute hotel rendezvous, don't have to worry about transferring makeup to pillows, sheets, his shirt etc. (lol)
But this is my go-too, a little goes a long way.
Soccermom87 from Phoenix, az
This full coverage, long lasting foundation is the only foundation I will buy. Non greasy, doesn't break my skin out.
Enhanced my pores and made me look orange
Lena from Erie, pa
After purchasing 3 different shades (since we cant try testers at the store) i realized it's not that I was really choosing the wrong shade and undertone is that no matter which one i chose it still made me look orange. I noticed when I tested it on the inside of my wrist it just laid on my skin and gave it a snake skin texture appearance. Even after applying moisturizer and primer it still clung to my skin and enhanced my fine lines and pores that are usually very small in comparison when i am fresh faced. What a let down after waiting for my foundation to come through the mail because the site was saying it's in stock at my local ulta and making a trip down there to my disappointment it didn't have any of the shades that were listed as in stock. What a waste of time waiting on this junk. I really don't know how this foundation has gotten such high ratings
Just what I was looking for
Shelly from Bismarck, ND
It gives me a more natural look for foundation coverage.
A from Odessa
With the right primer this foundation lasts me all day and has my skin looking amazing. it's not as full coverage as I like but definitely not a deal breaker
Amazing!! I've finally found a match for my impossible tone!
Tiffany from Naples, FL
I finally found a foundation that matches my skin tone. It's been a long journey, but it's finally here lol I love this foundation!! ❤️
It's my favorite foundation.
Ana from Texas
Foundation is a product that is sometimes manipulated by the things you put on before, moisturizer, serums, oils, primers. So I recommend, you try it out and find out what finishes you prefer with what products.
No I already returned it.
Lin from Ohio
I was looking for a different foundation because I wanted one that stayed longer than the Urban Decay All Nighter. This one is terrible. Doesn't blend and it is very sticky feeling. Wore it once and already returned it.
Autumn from USA
Just returned this today, it had such a tacky texture that if I even attempted to build up a spot for a more full coverage, it'd peel off the previous layer and was a nightmare.
I gave it a good week, I tried different moisturizers/primers, I warmed it in my fingertips,
I tried a beauty blender, foundation brush, and my fingers. Literally all were bad. Not worth it.
Looks great! Not heavy, great color matching
CGMom from Wilmington NC
I went in for another brand, again my color was not there. Store attendant suggested Smashbox, LOVE it!
baig's from Springfield va
I love smashbox products it's look very natural and glowe
Worst smelling foundation
Histh from Laca
I had to return the foundation because the smell was too gross and long-lasting. The consistency and wear didn't even matter. The smell made me wash the product off to start over.
I love this foundation. I have oily skin and this is perfect
Tabby from Morganton
I love this foundation because I have oily skin and it works great. It does not become patchy or cakey. Also it does last during my walks without sliding off my face or becoming a mess after sweating. Works well in humid weather too.