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Try It Kit: Primer Authority

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Try It Kit: Primer Authority

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Smashbox Try it Kit: Primer Authority is a set of irresistible travel size primers that includes eye shadow primer, undereye primer and face primers for smoothing skin, blurring pores, setting and refreshing.

Benefits:
  • Creates an all-over, perfected look and extends the wear of makeup
  • Photo Finish Foundation Primer instantly blurs fine lines and pores, leaving skin with a velvety-smooth, even finish
  • Photo Finish Primer Water hydrates, preps & refreshes skin in just one spritz
  • Photo Finish 24 Hour Shadow Primer locks on color with no fading, creasing or smudging
  • Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer prevents concealer from slipping off while treating the delicate skin under eyes
  • Cruelty-free

In a consumer study, after one use:

Photo Finish Foundation Primer:
  • 93% saw blurred imperfections
  • 93% saw smoother skin
  • 91% saw minimized pores & lines

Photo Finish Primer Water:
  • 93% said it leaves skin instantly hydrated
  • 90% said it absorbs quickly

Formulated without Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, and Phthalates.

A $53 value!

Includes:
  • Photo Finish Primer Water (1.0 oz)
  • Photo Finish 24 Hour Shadow Primer (0.14 oz)
  • Hydrating Under Eye Primer (0.25 oz)
  • Photo Finish Foundation Primer (0.5 oz)
Photo Finish Foundation Primer: Apply a pea-size amount to clean, moisturized skin. Follow with your favorite foundation. Tip: Use a small amount to tame flyaways or erase shadow fallout.

Photo Finish Primer Water: Hold bottle 8 to 10 inches away from face. Spritz to create the sheerest canvas for makeup application. Spritz to set your makeup and lock on your look. Tip: For an extra refreshing, ultra-cooling mist, store it in the fridge.

Photo Finish 24 Hour Shadow Primer: Apply a thin layer to bare lids. Wait 30 seconds, then apply shadow. Tip: Brush a small amount into your brows to keep your arch in place.

Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer: Wear alone to instantly brighten, or under concealer to keep it looking fresh, never cakey.
Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer: Water\Aqua\Eau, Butylene Glycol, Polyethylene, Polyperfluoromethylisopropyl Ether, Caprylic/Capric/Myristic/Stearic Triglyceride, Methyl Gluceth-20, Glycereth-26, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Cetyl Esters, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Dimethicone, Lecithin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hypnea Musciformis (Algae) Extract, Gellidiela Acerosa (Algae) Extract, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria), Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Caffeine, Polybutene, Glycerin, Sodium PCA, Phytosphingosine, Aminopropyl Ascorbyl Phosphate, Trehalose, Dipeptide-2, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Sucrose, Silica, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Urea, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Simethicone, PEG-8, Polyquaternium-51, Steareth-20, Carbomer, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Sucrose Stearate, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Maleate, Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer: Dimethicone, Isododecane, Talc, Dimethicone Silylate, Trihydroxystearin, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Kaolin, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyethylene, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Lecithin, Triethylhexanoin, Bisabolol, Silica, Alumina, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Propylene Carbonate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Caprylyl Glycol, Stearic Acid, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, PEG-40 Stearate, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163).

Photo Finish Foundation Primer - Oil-Free: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Trisiloxane, Silica, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Extract, Cola Acuminata (Kola) Seed Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Water\Aqua\Eau, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Propylene Glycol.

Photo Finish Primer Water: 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 read the ingredient list on the packaging of your product to be sure that the ingredients are appropriate for your personal use.

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SmashboxTry It Kit: Primer Authority
 
4.4

(based on 114 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (86)
  • Good value (67)
  • Long lasting (60)
  • Versatile (31)
  • Good pigmentation (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (59)
  • Normal skin (38)
  • Oily skin (31)
  • Sensitive skin (29)
  • Dry skin (28)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (45), Classic style (26), Trendy style (21)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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5.0

Best deal for the price

By Liz

from Sheboygan, Wi

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Value
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

    Great compliment to the smash box brand... unfortunately I've found that when you start to mix different brands with this primer it flakes or clumps the other makeup. Avoid moisturizer also when using the primer... same issue. But for the price you're better off getting a set than spending the same on just the primer.

    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    5.0

    Awesome!!

    By Momma C

    from Huntsville, AL

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Value
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

      Great way to try out these products!! Love, love, love them all.

      • Age:
      • 60+
       
      2.0

      RETURNING ASAP

      By A2011

      from Monroe mi

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Burns skin!

        Best Uses

          Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

          I wanted to try the Smashbox photo finish primer when I found his sample box instead. After trying everything individually, the only thing that didn't burn my dry skin was the photofinish. I plan to return this and just buy that instead.

          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          3.0

          But the individuals

          By Claire

          from Chicago

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Value
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • Difficult to apply

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

          For the price i am glad I was able to try the line -but the eyeshadow and under eye primers were terrible. They were clumpy and diffult work onto the skin. However the foundation primer and primer water were great.

          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          5.0

          I would buy this product again and again

          By Preachie

          from Eugene, Or

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

            Great "try it first" deal! I will be purchasing reg sizes of all products.

            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            MUST HAVE ESSENTIAL HOLY GRAIL ITEM

            By Maine Caulfield

            from Ohio

            Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

            The face primer and the shadow primer I this kit alone make it worth the price.
            Amazing quality.
            Great gift for anyone wanting to purchase something for a makeup novice, or expert.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Not sure

            By Jab

            from R.I.

            About Me Natural Style

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

            • Flakes

            Best Uses

            • Special Occasions

            Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

            Used my daughters & loved it, so I bought this trial box, used it about 3 times & every time I touch anywhere on my face . It starts flaking everywhere & I have to wipe it off...........ANY IDEAS WHY???????

            • Age:
            • 60+
             
            2.0

            Not worth the money

            By Big a

            from Fl

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

                The product is good, but not worth the money. There are same products out there that are better and cheaper. I returned this product. Would not buy again.

                 
                5.0

                I finally found the best primer!

                By Hailey

                from Oxford, MS

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                • Messy

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Dry Skin
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

                I use smashbox primer for my everyday makeup routine.

                • Age:
                • 18-29

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                awesome kit!

                By dhermsy

                from chicago

                Comments about Smashbox Try It Kit: Primer Authority:

                I use this kit over my normal skincare routine. All over, under eye, and finishing primer are all amazing! I haven't used it with a foundation, but my concelear has an all day flawless hold. Also, a little bit of product goes a long way! So this kit will last you awhile.

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                • Q:

                  After applying the primers, how long should you wait before applying foundation?
                  Asked on 4/22/2018 by Rhonda from Greeley Colorado

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! You may begin applying makeup immediately following application.

                    Answered on 4/23/2018 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Hello! I was wondering what size is the photo foundation primer in? I know it's all in the travel size but what the size of the photo foundation primer?
                  Asked on 8/2/2017 by Anja from Chicago

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This kit contains try-me sizes (.025 oz.) This is a great way to get to know the brand and our superstar products.

                    Answered on 8/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Do these primers play well with mineral foundation?
                  Asked on 2/11/2017 by Yvonne from Brownstown Michigan

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There Smashbox Primers are tested for all skin types and can be used under any foundation.

                    Answered on 2/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Is this a limited offer?
                  Asked on 11/6/2016 by LoveMakeup

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    HI There! Yes, this kit is limited edition.

                    Answered on 11/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Are each of the primers full size?
                  Asked on 4/17/2016 by Mel from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    See why Smashbox is the primer authority with this collection of our superstar primers in irresistible try-me sizes!

                    Answered on 4/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  The description doesn't mention the quantity of each of the products. Are they all full size?
                  Asked on 4/14/2016 by karinamcdonough from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This kit contains try-me sizes, they are not full-size products. This is a great way to get to know the brand and our superstar products.

                    Answered on 4/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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