Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Review - Before & After
By Ree

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Review

16 Jan 2017 (Updated: 20 Jan 2019)

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I’m not very good at using primer but when it has ‘radiance’ in the name, I suddenly become very interested! Here’s a look at the brand new Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance that offers added skincare benefits as well as makeup prep. BUY IT HERE

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Review
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Review

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Features

  • Smashbox’s first step into makeup with added skincare benefits
  • Super hydrating face base with hyaluronic acid for long lasting hydration
  • Unique 4K ceramic microspheres for an instantly sun-kissed, natural looking glow
  • Uses ultra-fine amber and bronze pearls to add radiance and warmth
  • Smooth, high definition finish on the skin
  • Blurs pores, lines and imperfections
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Review
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Review

I find the look of the product instantly appealing. I love a bit of extra glow and hydration in January to counteract the dryness and dullness.

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Review
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Review
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Swatch
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Swatch

You can use this after skincare as a primer to add subtle glow or on no-makeup days when your complexion just needs a bit of a lift. You can also use it after makeup on the high points of the face for a more targeted highlight.

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance Before & After

Before:

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance
Before

After:

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance
After

It goes on to the skin really smoothly and has a natural looking yet noticeable effect. Makeup goes on nicely on top and I am also looking forward to layering this up for more of a highlighted makeup look. It looks lovely and fresh on lids too.

It doesn’t have a huge effect on pores alone, but once foundation is applied, it gives skin more of a softly perfected look.

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Radiance is online here

Ree

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