skip to main content
ULTA
  • Home
  • / Makeup
  • / Face
  • / Face Primer
  • / POREfection Mattifying Face Primer
Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer

Lorac

POREfection Mattifying Face Primer

Item #: 2253466 Size: 1.7 oz

Ask a Question
Prime, prep and perfect with POREfection Mattifying Face Primer. This oil, fragrance and paraben-free primer is infused with salicylic acid and antioxidants of vitamins A, C and E to help skin appear healthy, youthful and radiant. The skin-perfecting formula helps to minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines for a silky-smooth, poreless-looking, matte finish. Get long-lasting makeup wear and achieve complexion POREfection with LORAC! Suitable for all skin types.

Try the 4-step system to create Complexion POREfection:
  • Step 1: POREfection Mattifying Face Primer.
  • Step 2: POREfection Foundation.
  • Step 3: POREfection Baked Perfecting Powder.
  • Step 4: POREfection Concealer

Click here to find your perfect POREfection Foundation and POREfection Baked Perfecting Powder

Apply to clean or moisturized skin prior to makeup use.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Silica, Phenyl Methicone, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, C30-45 Olefin, Salicylic Acid.

Details+

How to Use+

Ingredients+

Shipping & Coupon Restrictions+

Reviews

Product Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
LoracPOREfection Mattifying Face Primer
 
4.1

(based on 266 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (206)
  • Lightweight (170)
  • Goes on smoothly (120)
  • Blends well (119)
  • Smooth (86)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (18)
  • Causes breakouts (16)
  • Doesn't stay on (15)
  • Heavy (14)
  • Too greasy (13)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (71)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (59)
  • Everyday (58)
  • All skin types (47)
  • Normal skin (40)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (68), Budget shopper (57), Natural style (41), Classic style (27), Trendy style (24)

Reviewed by 266 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
3.0

Doesn't work like it says

By Liz

from Florida

About Me Natural Style

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Doesn't control oils
  • Doesn't Stay On
  • Heavy
  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

    I had high hopes for this product cause of the price but I was let down.The only plus side was that it filled in my pores and was a soft silicone base but I am a REALLY oily girl and this did nothing to stop my oils to coming to the surface, I actually felt like it made me more shiny.

     
    5.0

    Matte Coverage

    By Jamie

    from Columbus, Ohio

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

      I use this under my foundation. It keeps a matte look and does not add to any pigmentation since it is clear.

       
      5.0

      So impressed !

      By Amanda

      from Ontario, CA

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Going Out

        Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

        This primer is amazing ! I decided to try something new because nothing has been working and by the end of the day my makeup is sliding everywhere and it begins to separate on my nose. I use a dime sized amount and I feel like it's sinks into my skin and doesn't few greasy and my makeup goes on smooth and lasts all day. I tried this primer with two different foundations and it still pulled through! Worth the money.

         
        5.0

        A must have!

        By Bubbles

        from Lubbock Texas

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Noncomedogenic
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

          I love this product because it doesn't have harmful chemicals in it and it makes the foundation go on so smooth!

           
          5.0

          Love ❤️ it

          By Cruz

          from Panorama city

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Long Lasting
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

            Love ❤️ it

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Buh bye pores!

            By MakeupatTiffanys

            from Detroit, MI

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Easy To Take-off
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday

              Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

              My go-to primer for years! Doesn't matter how many different samples I've tried, nothing beats Lorac.

               
              4.0

              Good primer!

              By Drea

              from Oregon

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                Use it under foundation everyday.. my skin is textured and sensitive but makeup looks pretty good with this primer.

                 
                5.0

                Love it

                By Col

                from TN

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                  Love this! Not greasy and long lasting! I won't use any other primer after this!

                   
                  4.0

                  Love

                  By Eric

                  from Florida

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Going Out
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                    Porefection mattifying primer does exactly what it says! Love

                     
                    5.0

                    Love it!

                    By Marta

                    from NYC

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Natural Looking

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday
                      • Sensitive Skin
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                      I use this product under my foundation. Makes my face smoother.

                      Displaying reviews 1-10

                      Back to top

                      Previous | Next »

                      Q&A

                      Product Q&A

                      Do you have questions about this product?

                      Get answers from in-house experts.

                      16 Questions | 16 Answers
                      Displaying questions 1-10Previous | Next »
                      • Q:

                        I'm 50 years old with an oily the zone. Would this primer work for me?
                        Asked on 6/5/2017 by April from North bergen, nj

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, absolutely. This primer is mattifying, oil-free and is infused with Vitamin A, C & E as well as Salicylic Acid which makes it perfect for oily skin types of all ages.

                          Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this have to be used before or after applying moisturizer?
                        Asked on 1/19/2017 by Mrs. Breeza from Virginia

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Apply the LORAC POREfection Mattifying Face Primer after you have finished your skin care routine.

                          Answered on 1/23/2017 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        does this product work well under a powder foundation, e.g. bare minerals?
                        Asked on 12/2/2016 by msp from Michigan

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The primer can be used under any foundation type or alone. We would advise you to please let the primer set onto your skin and dry a little before applying your powder foundation. We hope this helps!

                          Answered on 12/16/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What is the texture of this primer? Is it more like a tacky lotion, or more of a slick, silicone feel?
                        Asked on 11/27/2016 by Loverlylexi from San Marcos, TX

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The LORAC POREfection Mattifying Face Primer has a silky smooth texture and finish.

                          Answered on 11/29/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        what is the percentage of salicylic acid in this primer?
                        Asked on 9/23/2016 by Jessi from AZ

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          It is less than 1%

                          Answered on 9/26/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        can lorac porefection mattifying face primer be used on the eyes
                        Asked on 7/22/2016 by jg from fogelsville, pa

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This formula has not been tested for use on the eyes. However, you may want to try our Behind The Scenes Eye Primer for your eye area. The eye primer can be purchased separately or a mini size primer comes with all full size LORAC PRO and Unzipped Palettes.

                          Answered on 7/27/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        How much of this should I use per application (i.e. pea-sized amount, dime-sized amount, etc.)?
                        Asked on 7/13/2016 by BP

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          A little goes a long way! Aim to use a little less than a dime sized amount.

                          Answered on 7/27/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        is this product cruelty free?
                        Asked on 2/26/2016 by Synnnvegan from florida

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          LORAC does not test our final products on animals and we are not aware of any animal testing performed by any manufacturer with whom LORAC does business. LORAC does not condone the testing of any cosmetic products on animals and asks all suppliers to support this point of view and all suppliers state that they do so. LORAC cannot warrant or certify that all suppliers who say they do not test on animals in fact do not test on animals. Additionally, notwithstanding the statements of suppliers to LORAC, LORAC has no way of knowing what the "suppliers of the suppliers" are doing. Also, LORAC is only distributed in the United States and does not sell in China or any countries that require animal testing. LORAC does not use a third party to test on animals.

                          Answered on 2/26/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this product prevent breakouts?
                        Asked on 2/15/2016 by Alysson

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          POREfection® Mattifying Face Primer is intended help achieve a poreless-looking, smooth, matte finish and long-lasting makeup wear. It is suitable for all skin types and should not cause breakouts; however, if you are looking to prevent breakouts, we do suggest using an alternative method in addition to the use of POREfection® Mattifying Face Primer.

                          Answered on 3/14/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        With very oily skin, will this product hold a matte finish throughout the day?
                        Asked on 1/24/2016 by Autumn from Phoenix, az

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          POREfection® Mattifying Face Primer will help prolong a poreless-looking, matte finish. For extra oily skin, we recommend using POREfection® Baked Perfecting Powder for touch-ups throughout the day.

                          Answered on 1/27/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      Displaying questions 1-10Previous | Next »

                      Do you have a question about this product?