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Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer

Lorac

POREfection Mattifying Face Primer

Item #: 2253466 Size: 1.7 oz

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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.

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LoracPOREfection Mattifying Face Primer
 
4.1

(based on 258 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (200)
  • Lightweight (164)
  • Goes on smoothly (120)
  • Blends well (116)
  • Matte finish (79)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (70)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (59)
  • Everyday (55)
  • All skin types (43)
  • Normal skin (40)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (68), Budget shopper (57), Natural style (39), Classic style (25), Trendy style (21)

Reviewed by 258 customers

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4.0

Love

By Ercdnn

from FL USA

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.

       
      5.0

      Perfect Primer

      By Montana horse girl

      from Dillon, MT

      About Me Natural 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:

        Love this primer. It really is perfect. Makes my face feel great. Use it under makeup during the week and alone during the weekends.

         
        5.0

        Only primer that has worked for me!!!

        By Swtpea

        from Miami, FL

        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:

          This is honestly the only primer that holds my makeup in place without causing any separation throughout the day. It's minimizes my pores and gives me a flawless look. I LOVE IT!!!!!

           
          5.0

          This is a must have!!!!

          By Steph the make up goddess

          from Lancaster Texas

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

            Before this I had to reapply my make atleast once a day and with this I only apply it once and I'm set for the day!!!!

             
            5.0

            One of my favorite primers

            By old faithful

            from Downey, CA

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking
            • Noncomedogenic
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

              This is my go-to primer, you get a lot of product for a decent price. I've tried others and always end up coming back to this one. It has a very smooth silky texture, and lasts pretty much all day for me. I have very sensitive acne prone skin and this doesn't seem to irritate it at all. I have very uneven combination skin and this helps my makeup go on much smoother than a lot of other primers I've tried.

               
              2.0

              Disappointing.

              By ALV

              from Kenosha, WI

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Smooth

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

                Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                I was super excited to try this primer. I usually use just the ELF pore filling primer which has the same consistency. Surprisingly, I did not feel that this blurred my pores any better than the $3 ELF one! I really wish this product had worked for me because it was a great deal for the product and also you get so much product. Unfortunately, it didn't work for me and I ended up returning it. :(

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great for oily skin!

                By product junkie

                from Murfreesboro, TN

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Noncomedogenic
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday
                  • imperfections

                  Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                  I have very oily skin. I am 48, so I have some lines/wrinkles as well as some acne scarring. This is the BEST primer if you have these issues! I have tried a LOT of primers! I kept going back to MAC and the 'other place' that gives samples. (Ulta should seriously get on board with samples!) I like thin foundations (like NARS all-day luminous), and they can sometimes sink into pores, scars & wrinkles (at least by the end of the day). So I need something that will mattify and keep the oil at bay while having enough substance to smooth and not allow foundations to accentuate my problems/imperfections. This is the one! I go back to it over and over. I have repurchased it 3 times. Makeup glides over it like no other primer! It also keeps those thin, drier foundations from clinging to dry patches as much too.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love, Love, Love

                  By Jo

                  from Okc, Ok

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                    I've needed a good primer for a while. My makeup comes off on my chin very easily due to me leaning on my hand and I'm pretty oily right there. This has made my makeup right there last through the day!

                     
                    1.0

                    Won't be buying again

                    By Pearls

                    from Reno , Nv

                    About Me Trendy Style

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                        Had high hopes for this but didn't do the job for me . I have large pores & an oily T zone . My pores were still visible & large & still got oily throughout the day .

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                        • 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
                        • Q:

                          Is this product good for dry skin types?
                          Asked on 1/7/2016 by Kaylei from NC, US

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, POREfection® Mattifying Face Primer is suitable for all skin types.

                            Answered on 1/18/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
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