Smashbox Shadow Primer Reviews in 2021

#3 Smashbox Smashbox 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer

Overall Rating: 4.5

Capterra Rating: #4.5 .. out of 5 with 9 ratings
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Smashbox 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer Reviews

Smashbox 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer Review

Another classic with 24-hour staying power, Smashbox hits it out of the park with this primer. The brand is known for having every type of primer you could think of, and this one truly gets the job done. Those with oily lids know what a challenge it can be to get their eye makeup to stick around, but this one is made to stand up to sweat and humidity. To prove its staying power, Smashbox tested this eyeshadow primer during all-day shoots at their L.A. photo studio, showing that it really does do the job for a full 24 hours.

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Smashbox 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer Reviews

In 1990, acclaimed photographer Davis Factor and his brother Dean, founded Smashbox Studios to give beauty and creativity a home in L.A. “I wanted to create a culture. Not just a studio. ... The new studio quickly became a hub for world-class photographers, actors, models and musicians.

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Customer Reviews

  • karleejmp

I’m half Japanese with creased eyelids, and this product has been essential in my everyday make up routine to hold eyeshadow and eyeliner. I’ve tried multiple different eyeshadows primers, but this one far surpasses and earns 5 stars.

  • mochajava666

Works really well with eyeshadow. Super silky texture. The product is not tinted in any way.

  • cmckin90

This is a most I can’t do my makeup without it. Without it my shadows come off and look horrible. This is important for my makeup routine.

  • sammie0608

I have super oily eyelids - oil often runs into my eyes by the end of the day. I tried this after other eye primers left my eye make up with creases and smudges. This is the only primer I've found that keeps my makeup in place all day. Love, love, love it!

  • KathyAms

Awesome primer! Smashbox rocks all primer- products! would totally recommend!

  • bethanyjl

I've cycled through so many different shadow primers, but this one is by far the best I've used, and I haven't bothered with any others since I tried it for the first time. The eyeshadow goes on so pigmented and stays put all day, but is still easy to blend. Just remember that a little bit goes a long way, and you only need a small dot to cover both lids.

  • Ishiacol

Love this stuff, it helps my shadow and liner stay put, plus makes the colors pop. Only need a few dabs for each application so it lasts forever

  • 64plus5

I do love this product (it's lightweight, good on oily hooded lids, doesn't crease alot and really longwearing used with setting spray). However I've had an issue with the packaging the last 2 times I've purchased, with full and mini size. The tube splits apart and I've had to transport the product to another container. It stays at home in a box so it's not at the bottom of my bag, and it still split apart with gentle use.


  • CatWoods2015

This is the best primer I've found so far for my very oily eyelids. I can get almost 10 hours of wear out of a look without any creasing and just a little fading. Most other primers I can only get 4-6 hours. I took one star off because it does not last 24 hours.