REVIEW: Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Primer


When your skin is on the drier side it can be difficult to find makeup products that don’t cling onto your dry patches. After a bit of trial and error we came across this little gem and NEVER looked back.

What Is It? 

This primer creates the perfect canvas for foundation application. It’s a oil-free formula leaves your skin feeling refreshed. It contains Hydraplex12 extract derived from desert plants which allows the primer to immediately quench thirsty skin. It seals in moisture for hours with a protective barrier that fills in fine lines and pores. It’s also paraben free, which makes it even more enticing to try if you prefer avoiding paraben products.

How Does It Feel?

It’s so lovely and feels super lightweight on your skin and doesn’t leave any sticky or tacky residue. It smooths over perfectly and it doesn’t cling to any dry patches you may have. Your foundation simply just sets on it like magic and looks gorgeously dewy. 

Final Thoughts?

This primer is excellent and keeps your makeup in place all day long. When your skin is properly hydrated you just look healthier and your makeup sits nicely. So if you do suffer from dry, flaky skin then this primer is DEFINITELY worth a try. Plus as you only need to use a small pea-sized amount it lasts for ages so it’s great value for money too.


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