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Photo Finish Primer Oil

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        smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil
         
        4.8

        (based on 90 reviews)

        Ratings Distribution

        • 5 Stars

           

          (76)

        • 4 Stars

           

          (10)

        • 3 Stars

           

          (2)

        • 2 Stars

           

          (0)

        • 1 Stars

           

          (2)

        98%

        of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Primer Oil

        WOW! The primer oil is AMAZING!! I have dry skin that is acne prone, and I have a terrible habit of going to bed with my makeup still on...and most primers...Read complete review

        WOW! The primer oil is AMAZING!! I have dry skin that is acne prone, and I have a terrible habit of going to bed with my makeup still on...and most primers I have used usually cause a break out if I don't wash my make up off before bed...this primer did not cause any breakout what so ever! It looks and feels amazing!

        I tried the oil with my Smashbox 15 hour wear foundation and it went on seamlessly! It glided on my face like silk and blended in like nothing... My skin had a natural glow and the coverage was beautiful! I looked like I had just walked out of a professional studio....

        This is by far the best primer I have ever tried...I'm VERY happy with this primer oil!!!

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        A Big NOPE For Me

        I read the reviews on this product and they were all, well, glowing. Haven't yet found my HG foundation primer so I eagerly added this to my order. I was extremely disappointed that...Read complete review

        I read the reviews on this product and they were all, well, glowing. Haven't yet found my HG foundation primer so I eagerly added this to my order. I was extremely disappointed that my results seemed the EXACT OPPOSITE of the other reviewers'! This went on shiny and stayed like an oil slick on water for me. Imagine then trying to apply product over said oil slick; same results. I got very poor, spotty coverage with disco shine showing through all over. My face was looking like worse than no makeup applied at all within 2 hours. I adjusted my amount of use, time to absorb, method and areas of placement, all to no good end. This did not absorb ever for my dry-combo skin, did not allow for even coverage of foundation and other makeup over it, was very poor at creating an even surface for cosmetic application, and did zilch for keeping cosmetics applied over it. The eyedropper container was a bit cumbersome to use, but that wasn't the nail in the coffin. It was pricey, very bad at doing its job, and frustrating to unsuccessfully work with. I made the return of it.

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        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        The only thing that works for me love

        By 

        from Midwest Indiana

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        When I first got it I had terrible cystic acne and I stopped using it because I thought it made it worse. But I was actually completely wrong I cleared up my skin with the right skincare routine and now I use this primer and it just agrees with my skin so much. Itis so perfect for dry skin. I cannot use any type of primer that is thick or creamy in texture cause it will either be to dry and my foundation will flake or it will cause a breakout if I wear it too long. This primer is light and breathable. Just put a couple drops in the palms of your hands and pat onto your face. It gives you a nice glow without over using the product. Mine has seriously lasted me almost a year.

        • Age range:
        • 18 to 24
        • Eye Color:
        • Green
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • No
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • Over 3 Years

        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Will repurchase over and over

        By 

        from San Diego, CA, USA

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        This has been what my year-round dry skin has been waiting for!! My face is usually flaky and moisturizer was just not cutting it! I now apply the primer oil, let it set then apply a small amount of silicone based primer and my foundation application is flawless. That's pretty impressive considering this San Diego summer heat! I highly recommend!!

        • Age range:
        • 35 to 44
        • Eye Color:
        • Brown
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • No
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • Over 3 Years

        (1 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Really want to love it, but...

        By 

        from St Paul, MN, USA

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        I have dry skin and I bought this primer with a hope that it would moisture my skin, but it made my face more dry instead especially on my forehead. I put it away (winter), but I plan to try it again in the summer to see if it can control my oil on my T-zone because I tend to have an oily T-zone in the summer. Everyone are different because we have different skin chemicals. I have dry skin and this primer doesn't work for me, but it may work for other people who have dry skin. You don't know until you try it out so please give it a try. If you don't like it, you can return it.

        • Age range:
        • 18 to 24
        • Eye Color:
        • Brown
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • No
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • Less Than 1 Year

        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazing!

        By 

        from Ohio, USA

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        This primer makes my foundation absolutely flawless! I would highly recommend purchasing this prime.

        • Age range:
        • 35 to 44
        • Eye Color:
        • Hazel
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • No
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • Over 3 Years

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        my new favorite

        By 

        from Cleveland, OH, USA

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        I received a sample of this product in my Ipsy bag and was leary about trying it, thinking it would make me face extremely greasy, just the opposite. Been using for about two weeks now and my face has never looked better. It gives my face a dewey look adds some shnie but overall my face just looks amazing!!!! Love this product

        • Age range:
        • 35 to 44
        • Eye Color:
        • Hazel
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • No
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • 1-3 Years

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love the primer oil

        By 

        from Dallas, TX

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        I've been using high-quality skincare for 35 years. For years I've used Elizabeth Arden's oil capsules. My foundation and powder is smashbox because it's the best I've found lately.

        I am thrilled to see that smashbox now has an oil primer. I bought it without hesitation and I already love it. It absorbs leaving my skin moisturized, but not greasy.

        • Age range:
        • 55 to 64
        • Eye Color:
        • Hazel
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • No
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • Over 3 Years

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        This primer is amazing!

        By 

        from Los Anglese

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        I never really use primers before but ever since I got a sample and tried it on, It was amazing and I can totally see the difference! I would definitely recommend this to a friend. Although, it can be pricey but its very worth the buy!

        • Age range:
        • 18 to 24
        • Eye Color:
        • Brown
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • Yes
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • Less Than 1 Year

        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent!

        By 

        from Fort Lauderdale, FL

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        I have been using the Primer Oil for about 2 weeks and absolutely love it. I have Rosacea, Adult Acne and very sensitive skin that I have battled my whole life and could never use products with oil or oil based. Although I always had oily skin, I developed extremely combination dry skin as well as I hit my early 50s. Its always been a lose-lose situation no matter what I used because I couldn't use oil products or products for dry skin. Until now! For the first time in about 10 year, my skin is feeling good again. Its not helping the damage at this point, but its making a dramatic change that is making me happy. I had recently read how oils are good for your skin even if you have oily skin. So it was a coincidence while shopping in Ulta one day that I was given a sample of this Primer to try. After two weeks, I am seeing amazing results and it is blowing my mind how I do not break out at all from this oil!! Where have you been for ten years!!?? I can't wait to see how much more my skin improves. Thank you Smashbox!

        • Age range:
        • 45 to 54
        • Eye Color:
        • Blue
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • No
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • Less Than 1 Year

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        awesome

        By 

        from Presque Isle, ME

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        this is such a good primer, i use it everyday and it helps my founation stay on and give me a clean surface to work on. i recomend this product to everyone it works and is flawless

        • Age range:
        • 17 or under
        • Eye Color:
        • Grey
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • No
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • Less Than 1 Year

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Would recommend-not so much for oily skin.

        By 

        from Southport, England

        Comments about smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil:

        This is an excellent primer and it's very easy and efficient to apply. It allows your makeup to last all day as well as allowing your skin to breathe (however that also depends on the other products that you use). Would recommend however considering it's an oil, not so much if your skin gets considerably oily.

        • Age range:
        • 17 or under
        • Eye Color:
        • Blue
        • Reviewed as part of a sweepstakes/contest:
        • No
        • Using Smashbox for:
        • 1-3 Years

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