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Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water

Smashbox

Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water

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Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water is a 3-in-1 face primer and setting and finishing spray that hydrates, preps and refreshes skin.

Benefits:
  • Immediately moisturizes, soothes & adds radiance
  • Preps skin for makeup application
  • Instantly absorbs into skin for lasting hydration
  • Leaves skin looking ultra soft without adding shine
  • Revitalizing electrolytes reawaken skin & restore moisture
  • Can be used as a setting spray
  • Use to refresh makeup throughout the day
  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Cruelty-free

In a consumer study on 102 women after 1 use:
  • 93% said it leaves skin instantly hydrated
  • 90% said it absorbs quickly

In a consumer study on 102 women after 1 week of use:
  • 93% said it worked well with their skin tone
  • 90% said skin felt refreshed

This transparent primer water is non-acnegenic, ophthalmologist and dermatologist-tested.

"I use it as a primer before makeup, as a setting spray to help keep makeup in place, and as a misting spray throughout the day to refresh skin. It's like a spa in a bottle!" - Lori Taylor Davis, Global Pro Lead Artist at Smashbox.

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

Hold bottle 8" to 10" away from face and mist onto skin evenly.

Mist on this multitasking water in 3 ways:
  • Prime to create our sheerest canvas for makeup application.
  • Set your makeup to lock on your look.
  • Refresh throughout the day to wake up skin.

Studio tip: For an extra refreshing mist, try storing it in the fridge.
Water\Aqua\Eau, Butylene Glycol, Caffeine, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Sodium Sulfate, Potassium Nitrate, Potassium Phosphate, Polysorbate 80, Diamond Powder, Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate.

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 Primer Water
 
4.4

(based on 191 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (151)
  • Long lasting (124)
  • Good value (59)
  • Versatile (36)
  • Lightweight (31)

Cons

  • Wears off easily (7)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (78)
  • Normal skin (60)
  • Dry skin (54)
  • Oily skin (53)
  • Sensitive skin (51)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (86), Trendy style (38), Classic style (35)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Love this stuff

By DelRae

from Fresno, CA

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Value
  • Long Lasting

Cons

  • Feels Greasy At First

Best Uses

  • Dry Skin
  • Sensitive Skin

Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

I really needed a primer and this stuff does the job
I have sensitive rosacea prone skin so it is hard to find something that does not irritate my face
So far so good and yes even with the smaller sized bottle you get a lot of product for the price
I use this under my foundation and it works really well

  • Age:
  • 18-29
 
5.0

Yes totally

By JennyD

from Tennessee

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Value
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

    I put on after moisturizer n b4 makeup

    • Age:
    • 30-44

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By Jo

    from Illinois

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Long Lasting
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

      Primer, setter and refresher, love it, bought the big bottle today

      • Age:
      • 18-29

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      I would buy this product again

      By Angie

      from Hesperia CA

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Special Occasions

        Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

        Ecxellent

        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        4.0

        LIke it

        By S

        from Clovis

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

          Like it so far

          • Age:
          • 30-44

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would buy it again it is my favorite primer

          By G.G.

          from NY, NY

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Normal Skin
            • Normal to dry

            Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

            This product is the first thing I put on my face when doing my makeup. I use this product everyday, there is noting bad abut is ether

            • Age:
            • 18-29

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By Yesy

            from Carrollton, Tx

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

              It's works so great to blend your make up

              • Age:
              • 18-29

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              3 words

              By Lynne

              from Rancho Cucamonga

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Value
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Dry Skin
                • Normal Skin
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                3 words; I love it! It's amazing! It's also a time saver. Spray - spray and your done! You can apply your flawless makeup!

                 
                5.0

                Love

                By Faith Rivers

                from Dierks, AR

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Value
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Normal Skin
                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                  Love this and will buy more

                  • Age:
                  • 18-29

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Very Helpful

                  By Alex

                  from Oshkosh, WI

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Smashbox Travel Size Photo Finish Primer Water:

                      I love using this product specificity when applying glittery or shimmer eye shadow i will spray this primer water on the brush to help with easy application. Also good primer to use if your trying to prevent makeup from the caked up.

                      • Age:
                      • 18-29

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                      • Q:

                        Is this a moisturizer? If not, how do I use with moisturizer (order of application)?
                        Asked on 3/4/2018 by Jen from Hanover, MD

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! The Photo Finish Primer Water is not considered a moisturizer. It is used to prep, primer, refresh and set your makeup. You would use it after you cleanse, moisturize and apply your makeup. If you are for a looking for a 2-in-1 moisturizer/primer try our Primerizer.

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

                        Is this good for someone with dry skin ?
                        Asked on 11/1/2017 by BeachBarbie8 from Maryland

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! Photo Finish Primer Water is good for all skin types; especially dry skin. Pair it with our Primerizer for extra hydration. You'll love the way your skin looks.

                          Answered on 11/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Can this be used with a cc cream/primer (green)? If so, would this go on before or after? thanks!
                        Asked on 7/16/2017 by Ang from OR

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! You can use the Photo Finish Primer Water to prep, prime refresh and set, so it can go on before or after your cc cream/primer.

                          Answered on 7/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this with the photo finish foundation primer? If so do I apply that first, allow it to dry/ set, then spray this? Thanks!
                        Asked on 5/10/2017 by Sara from San Francisco, Ca

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! You absolutely can use the Primer Water with the Photo Finish Foundation Primer. Start of by using the Photo Finish Primer under your makeup. Then use the Primer Water to set your makeup. You can also use it to refresh your look throughout the day.

                          Answered on 5/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Can you use it as a setting spray?
                        Asked on 4/17/2017 by Lea from Cleveland OH

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Absolutely! The Photo Finish Primer Water can be used to Prep, Prime, Refresh and Set your makeup.

                          Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        I have noticed that no one has mentioned if this product will minimize enlarged pores!!! Last thru the Texas heat/humidity?
                        Does it? Or do you have a better recommendation?
                        Asked on 3/22/2017 by Kimmy from TX

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! We suggest the Pore Minimizing Primer to minimize the appearance of large pores. It will also last through the Texas heat/humidity :)

                          Answered on 3/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What kind of finish does this have?
                        Asked on 3/17/2017 by Olivia from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! The Photo Finish Primer Water is a hydrating spray. It will leave your skin with a natural demi-matte finish.

                          Answered on 3/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Will it set makeup for oily skin?and will it stay even if I'm sweating?
                        Asked on 9/10/2016 by Meg Fern from San Diego, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! The Photo Finish Primer Water is good for all skin types and can be used to prime, refresh and set your makeup. If you sweat use the Primer Water to refresh and reset.

                          Answered on 9/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Can I take this on the plan with me or will the bottle bust during the flight?
                        Asked on 6/29/2016 by Annaballe from Erie,PA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! I travel with a Photo Finish Primer Water weekly and I have never had a bottle burst. You should be good to go!

                          Answered on 7/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Are you supposed to put on your foundation while the primer is fresh and wet, or let it dry on your face first?
                        Asked on 6/18/2016 by heatherm74 from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi There! For a makeup application that will last all day apply your foundation when the primer is 'fresh and wet.' You'll love the finish!

                          Answered on 6/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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