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April 4, 2016

Smashbox 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer review

Happy Monday everyone,
Today I'm going to share with you my thoughts on this Smashbox '24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow primer:
 I got this '24 Hour Photo Finish' Shadow primer in a Smashbox Travel Kit few months ago but since I was busy, getting ready for traveling, I didn't get a chance to do a quick review until now.
So what is this primer?
Smashbox '24 Hour Photo Finish' ShadowPrimer

 According to the label, Smashbox 24 Hour Photo Finish shadow primer "makes shadows last and has the added benefit of making color appear more vibrant. Sweat- and humidity-resistant, this formula doesn't fade, crease, or smudge for 24 hours" Sounds exciting, doesn't it?
 And here is what I think: This is a decent shadow primer, I don't know about 24 hours, but it keeps the shadow for at least 12 hours. This Smashbox  '24 Hour Photo Finish' shadow primer is a bit on the thincker side__ when I first applied it I thought it would never blend, but it's actually very easy to spread on the lids.
 I apply  a thin layer to my bare lids, it doesn't crease and doesn't irritate my eyes. I like the fact that this primer is in a tube, it's more hygienic than primers in jars (like this Estee Lauder 'Double Wear' Stay-in-Place' primer).
 The only problem I have is that it's difficult to blend shadows with this primer. As I already mentioned, this Smashbox shadow primer is on the thicker side, so shadows really stick to it, so you have to be careful not to put too much shadow in one spot, otherwise it will be difficlut to fix it. So, I personally try to wear neutral eyeshadows with this primer so even if I put too much shadows by mistake, it will not be very noticeable.
Smashbox '24 Hour Photo Finish' Shadow Primer
Would I reccomend this primer? __ I would say, if you love exploring new products like me, you should give this primer a try__ the best thing about it is that you can get it in travel-size so you will not need to pay  a full price.
Have you used this Smashbox 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow primer yet? Let me know in the comments below and have a lovely day.

                           Smashbox '24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer __ Here

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  1. I have always wanted to try eyeshadow primer

  2. I have not tried this before but I usually go with creamier and lighter primers because I always put too much eyeshadow in one place and have to blend it out :p
    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

  3. It's great that the product comes in travel size for ease of carry and also for testing!


  4. I can understand what you mean about it being difficult to blend on top of it, I'd imagined that when first hearing about the product! Though, for neutral shades it sounds as though it works a treat :)

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice

  5. I'm interested in this product as I never tried it before. Great review. Gemma x

  6. Amazing products! thanks for sharing doll. Have a wonderful day!
    much love, Len

  7. Thanks for the honesty. I think there's no need to keep the eyeshadow on for longer than 12h, so it sounds like a good deal. I'll give it a try :)
    Ivona from

  8. I have used the classic photo finish primer and I find it flawless! Have you tried applying the tiniest amount of product and let it dry with your eyes closed! Baci, Valeria - Coco et La vie en rose FASHION LINK UP

  9. Sounds like an amazing product! Thanks for sharing!

  10. Love your honest review, Nina! Love that it comes in travel size!!

    Xox Dana Ivy //

  11. I never tried out an eyeshadow primer!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  12. I always forget to use primer!! But I've had the best results when I do use it!

  13. I wish that primer was here in Spain.
    I love te brand of Smashbox, so I love the post.

  14. I like that it's a travel size, it seems pretty handy! Great post x

    Lina /

  15. I have never really used a primer. Thanks for the review!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  16. I would like to try this product, interesting travel size!!!
    Kisses, Paola.


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  17. Looks like a great product!

    XO, Jessi

  18. I use this too! Such a great product.

    Dakota D.

  19. This primer looks amazing!

  20. I've only tried smashbox's full face primer (which I LOVE) but I can see what you mean about the eyeshadow primer looking super thick and therefore hard to blend...great idea to try it in the travel size first!

  21. I've never tried shadow primer before! Might be fun to grab the travel size of this one!

  22. I love getting travel sizes in products to see if I really live them! Thanks for the review! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  23. Thanks for the honest review! I still use urban decay eye-shadow primer.

  24. I was looking for a great primer so I might just try out this one. Thanks for the tip

  25. Sounds lika a grat product! Thanks for sharing. Xo

  26. never tried it but a good primer is invaluable!

  27. It's such a shame that it makes colours more difficult to blend otherwise it sounds perfect!

    Abigail Alice x | Check out my Carli Bybel Giveaway!

  28. Oooh I may have to put aside my UD Primer Potion and try this out :-D
    Green Fashionista

  29. Hello! No, this one, "shadow", I haven't use yet, but two other variations and like you said, I found one in particular decent. And I would recommend just the way you did - if a person likes novelties :) It was lovely to read the review, you really helped with it! I now want to buy it :)

  30. The only thing I lie primer for is the lips, I wodder if this would work? Great review!
    xx, Elle

  31. Thanks for the this review!! Love it :)

  32. I've never used an eyeshadow primer before though this sounds interesting. Great review!

  33. I recently got a sample of this primer and am glad to have some idea how it will work before using it. From your review it doesn't sound like it will be replacing my beloved Urban Decay primer :)


  34. I use the Urban Decay eyeshadow primer and I absolutely love it! I've been using it for years and I can't imagine ever wanting to change!

  35. Amazing post love! I just posted my TRAVEL UPDATE: SINGAPORE on my blog! You should check it out! xx


  36. Great review! I'm interested in this product but I've never tried it before.

  37. I'm going to try this out! Love a good eye shadow primer:)

    Emily xo

  38. I wear eyeshadow all the time but have never actually used an eyeshadow primer, either I have really good eyeshadow or...well I don't know but I keep wanting to give a primer a go but couldn't make a decision at which one to buy!

    Cultivation of Jasmin


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