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Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer


Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer

What it is: A cream-gel formula that instantly absorbs oil and minimizes the appearance of pores. What it does: This anti-shine formula leaves skin with a flawless finish for up to eight hours by absorbing oil and minimizing the appearance of pores. It can be worn alone, over or under makeup, or dabbed on for touch-ups.
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11 Answers
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Questions & Answers for Smashbox Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer

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for combination skin too?
I have a very oily t-zone, but the rest of my face is normal/ dry. Would this product work fine with my skin?
asked 9 months ago
jackelynes
(Los Angeles, CA)
on Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer
3 answers
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answer 1
I would not add this product to the dry portion of your skin because it has a powder effect.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Pulchritud
(Washington, DC)
answer 2
Yes!! I have very dry skin with an oily T-zone and I absolutely LOVE this product. Leaves an air-brushed, matte finish without drying skin.
answered 8 months ago
elsie
(Minneapolis, MN)
answer 3
apply it on your oily areas only and it works well. i wouldn't apply it on dry areas. i don't usually apply this over my entire face, just the oily areas. if you want an all over primer this might not be the best choice because there's not a lot of product specifically because you're supposed to use a little. the packaging for the tip is very small too. a little goes a long way. hope this helps!
answered 9 months ago
hershayla
Question
How does this compare to the old one
My skin is super oily and the old one was so good but I can't find it anymore :( if anyone tried both and has a verdict that would be great
asked 10 months ago
christey123
(Ontario)
on Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes! I will say that it does not dry out my skin QUITE as much as the old one, but it does the trick. I'd say it lasts 6-8 hours before you need to repowder. The best way to know is to try it out and compare :) I did find it to be just as good. The cream itself is not as wet, but it dries out just as much!

Hope this helps!

CarolAnneBeauty
answered 9 months ago
CarolAnneBeauty
answer 2
They are very comparable :).
answered 10 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Is this primer better than using the smash box photo finish primer?
I want to know if this primer truly minimizes the appearance of pores and oil compared to the photo finish primer.
asked 9 months ago
Anonymous
on Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
I used the green primer for blemish and oil control and it didn't work for me. This is really good but I would only use it in targeted areas after applying foundation, not as a primer.
answered 6 months ago
nancygiaee
(Owings Mills, MD)
answer 2
Yes, this is completely different than the photo-finish primer. This one has a nude colored, velvety-powdery consistency that leaves a perfectly matte, airbrushed-like quality to your skin. I notice significantly less oil throughout the day, and this is the first primer I've ever used that actually seems to minimize pore size. Give it a whirl....I don't think you'll be disappointed!
answered 8 months ago
elsie
(Minneapolis, MN)
Question
is this product oil free?
asked 6 months ago
carmenlana
(dayton, ohio)
on Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer
1 answer
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answer 1
This product is completely oil-free.
answered 6 months ago
RandeeBT
Question
What is the complete list of ingredients?
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
Anonymous
(Los Angeles, CA)
on Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer
1 answer
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answer 1
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, Isononyl Isononanoate, Isododecane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Lauroyl Lysine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Methicone, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, Water/Aqua/Eau, Coconut Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499) <ILN39510>
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
annafalla
(Virginia)
Question
vegan?
Is this vegan?
asked 10 months ago
kate123
on Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer
1 answer
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answer 1
We'd recommend contacting smashbox to inquire about this product being vegan.
answered 10 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
is this fragrance free?
There isn't any ingredient list. More info please.
asked 6 months ago
tlinmn
(Minnesota)
on Photo Matte Anti-Shine Primer
1 answer
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answer 1
I just looked at my box and sniffed mine and couldn't find any fragrance listed or any discernible smell.
answered 6 months ago
nancygiaee
(Owings Mills, MD)
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