Photo Finish Foundation Primer - Pore Minimizing

Smashbox

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3.4

69 reviews

58%
would repurchase
3.8/5
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Reviews

Reviews


3.0
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9 months ago

Pros: The amount you get for the price is great, it does last quite some time Distribution of product is smooth Cons: It doesn't cover up the pores quite as nicely as some other primers, I've...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Tan, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Medium

EyesBrown



5.0
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a year ago

I was surprised to see so many negative reviews of this product - I guess YMMV. In my experience, I use this product *by itself* as I don't wear foundation, but alone for me (or paired with powder)...

About reviewer (81 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesHazel


1.0
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a year ago

Never again! This primer causes my foundation to cake up in my pores, creating the dreaded "orange peel" appearance, which only enhances the appearance of my pores. Then I have to spend quite a bit...

About reviewer (50 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairSilver, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


2.0
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a year ago

I received a sample of all of Smashbox primers from Sephora. I was really excited to give this one a try. When I was in my 20s, the Smashbox Photo Finish Light was my holy grail primer. When I...

About reviewer (272 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


1.0
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a year ago

This primer made my longlasting makeup slide off my face unevenly within 1 hours and my skin looked so greasy as if i shmeared my self and my makeup in cooking oil . i cant believe i was out doing...

About reviewer (139 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen


2.0
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2 years ago

Heard great things about it and with my extremely oily skin I’m down to try anything so I had some expectations about it. Sadly it didn’t live up to them. Even with prepped skin it peels off my...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinVery Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Curly, Medium

EyesGreen


2.0
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2 years ago

One of several different brands' primer samples I received which gave me a chance to compare them all and see which worked best. I used this some years back, long before I had any idea about...

About reviewer (603 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Tan, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown


1.0
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2 years ago

Awful.I can't apply it in my face.There are small pieces in my face after I apply my make up.Now that is summer it doesn't stay more than 3 hours.At least I bought it 10 euros less.Don't...

About reviewer (33 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinVery Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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2 years ago

I've always used Clinique's Pore Refining Solutions Instant Perfector in Invisible Light and it's been my holy grail of pore miimizing primers. I'll wait until Clinique has a good GWP and buy a...

About reviewer (227 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesHazel


4.0
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3 years ago

It really helps the makeup cover the pores but it doesn't make them smaller. I think it lasts for hours and with my makeup(la roche posay for oil skin) my skin is smooth and looks nice and matte.

About reviewer (8 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOther, Other

HairOther

EyesOther



3.0
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9 months ago

Pros: The amount you get for the price is great, it does last quite some time Distribution of product is smooth Cons: It doesn't cover up the pores quite as nicely as some other primers, I've...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Tan, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Medium

EyesBrown



5.0
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a year ago

I was surprised to see so many negative reviews of this product - I guess YMMV. In my experience, I use this product *by itself* as I don't wear foundation, but alone for me (or paired with powder)...

About reviewer (81 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesHazel


1.0
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a year ago

Never again! This primer causes my foundation to cake up in my pores, creating the dreaded "orange peel" appearance, which only enhances the appearance of my pores. Then I have to spend quite a bit...

About reviewer (50 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairSilver, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


2.0
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a year ago

I received a sample of all of Smashbox primers from Sephora. I was really excited to give this one a try. When I was in my 20s, the Smashbox Photo Finish Light was my holy grail primer. When I...

About reviewer (272 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


1.0
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from

a year ago

This primer made my longlasting makeup slide off my face unevenly within 1 hours and my skin looked so greasy as if i shmeared my self and my makeup in cooking oil . i cant believe i was out doing...

About reviewer (139 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen





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