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Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer

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Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer

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Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer is a transparent face primer gel that smoothes skin and blurs flaws. It was developed to help makeup look better and last longer on set.

Benefits:
  • Makeup lasts hours & hours
  • Fills in fine lines & pores instantly
  • Glides on to give you a flawless finish
  • Lightweight & oil-free
  • Protects skin from environmental pollutants, damage & stress with antioxidants vitamin A, E and peptides
  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Cruelty-free

In a consumer study on 103 women after 1 week of use:
  • 93% saw blurred imperfections
  • 93% saw smoother skin
  • 91% saw minimized pores & lines
  • 95% said it helped makeup go on flawlessly
  • 94% said it worked well with their skin tone
  • 94% agreed foundation blended more easily

The first product developed at Smashbox Photo Studios L.A., Iconic Photo Finish Foundation Primer has been a makeup artist must-have for more than 15 years. It's still their #1-bestseller.

Smooth a layer over clean, moisturized skin. Let it set for 15 seconds. Wear alone or under makeup. Can also be used over makeup for touchups.

Studio tip: Try it in your hair to tame frizzies.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Trisiloxane, Silica, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Extract, Propylene Glycol, Water\Aqua\Eau, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Cola Acuminata (Kola) Seed Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract.

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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SmashboxTravel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer
 
4.5

(based on 575 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (483)
  • Long lasting (252)
  • Good value (175)
  • Goes on smoothly (173)
  • Lightweight (150)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (36)
  • Wears off easily (11)
  • Causes breakouts (10)
  • Doesn't stay on (8)
  • Too greasy (8)

Best Uses

  • Normal skin (237)
  • Daily use (202)
  • Dry skin (165)
  • Sensitive skin (132)
  • Oily skin (122)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (139), Classic style (113), Budget shopper (108), Brand buyer (76), Trendy style (65)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

Love this primer best ever!

By Mom of 3

from Staten Island, NY

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Value
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Normal Skin
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

    Love the way it makes my skin look and feel. Keeps my moisturiser feeling fresh.

    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    Best primer

    By Cristina

    from Thousand oaks ca

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Value
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Normal Skin
      • Oily Skin
      • Special Occasions

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

      My go-to primer for everyday.

      • Age:
      • 45-59
       
      5.0

      Love this product!

      By Morgan

      from Oregon

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Value
      • Long Lasting
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

        Feels like your rubbing silk on your face, so soft and feels so fresh.

        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        5.0

        Smashbox Primer

        By Gram

        from Texas

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Value
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Dry Skin
          • Normal Skin
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

          I love this product. I use it every day, under makeup or alone.

          • Age:
          • 60+
           
          5.0

          Love Love Love It!

          By Love Angel

          from Bourbonnais IL

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

              Get yours now.

              • Age:
              • 30-44
               
              5.0

              Great primer

              By Nique

              from Michigan

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

                Non-greasy

                • Age:
                • 30-44
                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again.

                By Gracie

                from Lancaster, CA

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Dry Skin
                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

                  I just started using the product but I definitely think I'll buy it again. It works very well for me.

                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  5.0

                  Yes!

                  By Sarabelle

                  from Mobile, AL

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Normal Skin
                    • Oily Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

                    I apply this product every morning before foundation. It works great to keep my foundation on all day, and does not get oily or greasy throughout the day! In saying that, I do not apply directly to my nose area, because that's where I have the most issues. I apply to my cheeks and blend onto my nose.

                    • Age:
                    • 18-29
                     
                    5.0

                    I love this primer

                    By Olivia

                    from Los Angeles

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Value

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Dry Skin

                      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

                      I couldn't understand why my foundation didn't look nice and smooth like everyone else until I used this primer before applying foundation. My skin looks flawless now

                      • Age:
                      • 18-29
                       
                      5.0

                      Great way to test the product!

                      By Sydney

                      from Georgia

                      About Me Classic Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Good Value
                      • Long Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use

                        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Foundation Primer:

                        I wish every make up product had a mini option! I love being able to try out products before buying the big one. This primer does exactly what it promises- lasts all day and makes my face so smooth and poreless! Love it!

                        • Age:
                        • 18-29

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                        • Q:

                          Is this good for dry skin? My skin is like the desert! :(
                          Asked on 3/28/2018 by DoraB from Missouri

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! For dry skin we suggest Primerizer.

                            Answered on 3/29/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Can you use more than one of these primers at the same time?
                          Asked on 1/15/2018 by Beauty starter from Frisco, tx

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes you can. At Smashbox we call it a Primer Cocktail. We don't suggest mixing the primers together. Instead, use them strategically on the face to address skin concerns. For instance, apply the Pore Minimizing Primer to the nose and forehead to control the look of pores and oil; then use the Iconic Photo Finish Primer around the perimeter of the face to blur fine lines.

                            Answered on 1/17/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          is the travel size photo finish primer a different formula than the normal sized photo finish primer? The travel size primer is much more watery than the normal sized one.
                          Asked on 12/26/2017 by Grace from undisclosed

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! The Travel size Photo Finish Primer is the same formula as the regular size Photo Finish Primer.

                            Answered on 12/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this over concealer and not foundation??
                          Asked on 11/23/2017 by Denaye from undisclosed

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! Absolutely. The Photo Finish Foundation Primer works well under foundation, or concealer, or both!

                            Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Can you wear this primer alone (no foundation?)
                          Thanks
                          Asked on 11/14/2017 by basic from New Jersey

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Absolutely! It will make the skin appear smoother and softer and reduce the appearance of texture.

                            Answered on 11/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Which Smashbox primer would pair well with a mineral powder foundation I also have somewhat oily skin as the day goes on
                          Asked on 10/2/2017 by lori from NJ - New Jersey

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! The Photo Finish foundation Primer pairs well with a mineral powder. It will also help control oil throughout the day.

                            Answered on 10/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Is this product ok to use on very sensitive skin! I don't have problems with acne! With some products I have tried in the past, once I applied them to my face my skin would become irritated!
                          Asked on 9/15/2017 by AA from MS

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! The Photo Finish Foundation Primer has been tested for all skin types. You may want to try Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light. It has been specifically formulated for sensitive skin types.

                            Answered on 9/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          My face/make-up becomes an oily mess within 2 hours of applying my foundation, it literally melts and glides all over! Which primer do you suggest I use? I want the primer that will keep my face matte/smooth! Thanks.
                          Asked on 9/12/2017 by Foxxy from Texas

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! The Photo Finish Foundation Primer will definitely help control oil. We suggest pairing it with Studio Skin foundation for a flawless look that will last all day.

                            Answered on 9/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          I'm in need of a really good primer that could last me long but not break me out. I have combination skin and want something that can also help with my pores. Would any of you recommend this to me?
                          Asked on 6/19/2017 by Perla from Illinois

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! The Photo Finish Foundation Primer is made for all skin types. It will control oil and minimize the appearance of pores and and fine lines! The proof is in the primer!

                            Answered on 6/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Hello! I was wondering is this a good primer for me if as the day progresses my skin gets more oily?
                          Asked on 5/18/2017 by Anja from Chicago, US

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hi There! The Photo Finish foundation Primer will definitely help control oil throughout the day.

                            Answered on 5/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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