Smashbox - Photo Finish 24 Hour Shadow Primer

Smashbox Photo Finish 24 Hour Shadow Primer

WORKS FOR
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • bisabolol
  • dimethicone
  • glycyrrhetinic acid
  • isododecane
  • kaolin
  • silica
  • titanium dioxide
  • triethylhexanoin
  • trihydroxystearin
  • +6 more
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FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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WIMJ summary

This product contains glycyrrhetinic acid. This ingredient help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they might be able to prevent early signs of aging (like fine lines and wrinkles), at least to some extent. These ingredients will not be able to "reverse" signs of aging.

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WIMJ summary

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: glycyrrhetinic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: dimethicone, isododecane.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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This product contains antioxidants (glycyrrhetinic acid) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
23% - 34%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and can decrease moisture loss. Helps create a nice product texture
6.7% - 10%
Absorbs oil and moisture helping to create a dryer product finish
5% - 7.5%
3.8% - 5.7%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and improve the product texture
2.9% - 4.4%
A type of clay that is used to thicken the product consistency
2.3% - 3.4%
A type of clay that consists mainly of aluminum silicate. Helps absorb oil and creates a thicker product consistency. Can be used to add a white color
1.9% - 2.9%
Used to improve the product consistency and soften the upper layer of the skin
1.7% - 2.5%
Used to thicken the product's texture
1.6% - 2.4%
Used to improve the product adherence to the skin, for example, to pro-long the protective effect of sunscreens. Can be irritating to very sensitive skin
1.1% - 1.7%
0.95% - 1.45%
A more stable but less bio-available form of vitamin E compared to Tocopherol. Might help moisturize and protect the skin from free radicals, but mostly used in low concentrations to stabilize other ingredients.
0.8% - 1.2%
Used mostly for creating emulsions - helping oil and water mix together. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.85% - 1.25%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.5% - 1.15%
An active component of chamomile plant that historically has been used to calm down irritated skin. A recent study shows that bisabolol indeed can have some anti-inflammatory effect on skin, even though conclusive data is lacking. Bisabolol has a sweet floral scent and can be added to products for its aromatic properties
0.45% - 1%
Used to absorb oil and can temporarily mattify skin
0.55% - 1.3%
The same compound that is used safely in dental implants and bone cements. In cosmetics, it is used to improve the consistency of products
0.55% - 1.3%
0.45% - 1.1%
Is used to dissolve other ingredients and create nice product texture
0.4% - 0.9%
Used to help oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
0.35% - 0.8%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.35% - 0.85%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as an emollient
0.4% - 0.9%
Active compound of licorice root. Works to calm down inflammation, as an anti-oxidant, and might be helpful in lightening the skin and reducing hyperpigmentation
0.2% - 0.7%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.15% - 0.7%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.2% - 0.8%
Used to increase stability of product formulations
0.15% - 0.6%
Creates an illusion of smoother and more radiant skin tone. Adds shimmer to the skin by reflecting light
0.15% - 0.6%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.15% - 0.55%
An umbrella term for the following three colorants: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499
0.1% - 0.4%
Colorant
0.1% - 0.35%

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