24 September 2017


I recently received a sample of the New Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer in a goodie 
bag at an event and I can't believe I nearly threw this small white sachet sample 
away along with the empty goodie bag.
After rescuing it from the depths of the bag it was put to the test a couple of days later.
Smashbox is a brand that I don't have too much experience with, other than their
Smashbox O Plump Intuitive Lip Plumper to read review 
which I love, but I do know they're the experts when it comes to make-up primers.

This is a primer + moisturizer in 1 - Primerizer claims to deliver 24-hour hydration,
plus powerful primer benefits, all in the lightest possible texture.

Primerizer instantly increases moisture and preps skin for makeup in one step.
The non-greasy, quick-dry formula sets in seconds, acting as a makeup magnet that
locks on foundation and makes it last.
 It plumps and moisturizes with niacinamide (which improves skin’s vitality and barrier repair) and hyaluronic acid (a molecule that holds water within the skin to prevent moisture loss). Primerizer also smooths skin, softens dry fine lines, and stops makeup from settling into pores.

Reading all of the credentials above Primerizer seems to be
all you will ever need
from a primer and then some...

I have to agree with everything Smashbox says, my skin felt comfortable whether
I used with a moisturiser or without and I did notice that the wear of my make-up was considerably extended, with no foundation settling into creases and lines.
The inclusion of Hyaluronic Acid is a great skin plumping friend of every skin type.
The creamy/gel is easy to apply and a little goes a long way plus it doesn't have that
usual silicone feel. 
So if you've been searching for a primer to help your foundation etc. last whilst still looking hydrated and fresh, then this could be the product that will end of your search.

Suitable for all skin types.
Parabens & Phthalates Free
This product is also cruelty-free and free of sodium lauryl sulfates, oil, 
fragrance, and talc.

Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer




Available from selected Woolworths and Smashbox outlets countrywide


  1. How do you feel this works if you have oily skin?

  2. Hi, I have a normal to dry skin, but this product has a light non greasy texture and is recommended for all skin types, so I think it would be ok.Best to pop by a Smashbox counter and try a little on the back of your hand, as its not a cheap product and you want to be sure.