Photo Finish Primer

Smashbox

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3.2

1830 reviews

47%
would repurchase
3.6/5
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5.0
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2 years ago

My favorite primer so far, after going through quite a few of the top ones (Lancôme La base. Benefit etc). It's the perfect base for foundation, fills in pores, fine lines, helps with the longevity...

About reviewer (601 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Tan, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown



1.0
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2 years ago

I recently purchased a gift set with a bunch of Smashbox bestsellers in it, including the famed Photo Finish Foundation Primer. Turned out to be a huge no for me. My foundation slid right off my...

About reviewer (148 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


1.0
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2 years ago

I wore this primer to an even on Saturday, it was all day 12 hours so I needed something to hold my makeup in place. This however didn't do anything apart from break me out in pimples on my cheeks...

About reviewer (30 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


1.0
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2 years ago

The worst primer ever!! Total greaseball two hours after applying. Too much silicone!

About reviewer (173 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Other, Fine

EyesBrown


2.0
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2 years ago

Didn't do anything for my skin. It did last quite a while, maybe because I wasn't using enough. I didn't know how much to apply because it wasn't doing anything maybe except making my skin feeling...

About reviewer (88 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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2 years ago

For the life of me, I can't understand how this has below 50% repurchase rate!! It's my HG, I never found a better primer and I tried quite a few. It absolutely smoothes skin surface and gives an...

About reviewer (59 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Tan, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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2 years ago

This is exactly like NYX primer for oily skin. At first, being an oily skinned gal, I felt that this might be too oily, but it did dry to a velvety soft finish once applied. My favorite primer is...

About reviewer (18 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOily, Fair

HairBrown

EyesHazel


4.0
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2 years ago

I have no idea why the ratings and reviews for this product are quite bad. I am an obsessive makeup collector and own way too many primers, but Smashbox Photo Finish primer is the best one I own....

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Dark, Not Sure

HairBlack, Relaxed, Coarse

EyesBrown


1.0
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2 years ago

I was really disappointed with the performance of this product. I have used smashbox primers in the past and loved them but this is heavy feeling and it does nothing for my pores. Many primers are...

About reviewer (86 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesGreen


2.0
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2 years ago

This primer feels very heavy on my skin. I actually feel like it makes me sweat more? Idk...I'm not happy with it. I get oilier a lot quicker than usual and wherever I have applied this primer my...

About reviewer (38 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown



5.0
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2 years ago

My favorite primer so far, after going through quite a few of the top ones (Lancôme La base. Benefit etc). It's the perfect base for foundation, fills in pores, fine lines, helps with the longevity...

About reviewer (601 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Tan, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown



1.0
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2 years ago

I recently purchased a gift set with a bunch of Smashbox bestsellers in it, including the famed Photo Finish Foundation Primer. Turned out to be a huge no for me. My foundation slid right off my...

About reviewer (148 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


1.0
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2 years ago

I wore this primer to an even on Saturday, it was all day 12 hours so I needed something to hold my makeup in place. This however didn't do anything apart from break me out in pimples on my cheeks...

About reviewer (30 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


1.0
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2 years ago

The worst primer ever!! Total greaseball two hours after applying. Too much silicone!

About reviewer (173 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Other, Fine

EyesBrown


2.0
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2 years ago

Didn't do anything for my skin. It did last quite a while, maybe because I wasn't using enough. I didn't know how much to apply because it wasn't doing anything maybe except making my skin feeling...

About reviewer (88 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown





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