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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 275 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (214)
  • Lightweight (172)
  • Blends well (121)
  • Goes on smoothly (120)
  • Smooth (93)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (18)
  • Causes breakouts (17)
  • Doesn't stay on (16)
  • Heavy (16)
  • Too greasy (13)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (73)
  • Everyday (61)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (59)
  • All skin types (51)
  • Normal skin (40)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (68), Budget shopper (57), Natural style (42), Classic style (30), Trendy style (26)

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5.0

Love

By xostephanie

from Pennsylvania

Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

This is my go to whenever I know I'm going to have a long day. This fills in my pores and my makeup lasts very long. I recently had did the makeup on my cousins wedding party and this primer was my go to!

 
5.0

Good Stuff

By Sabsuperstar93

from Griffin Ga

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • All Skin Types

Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

The product I feel is slightly heavy, I would not recommend to people with oily skin. However, it is real smooth & my skin look flawless.

 
4.0

DECREASED OILINESS WHEN USED UNDER FOUNDATION

By Pug

from North Carolina

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Helped to decrease oily skin when humid

    Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

    Helped to decrease oiliness extremely humid outside

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By Tabby

    from Pennsylvania

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

      Looks good

       
      2.0

      Finish is blotchy and cakey.

      By Ashley Mac

      from Warren Ohio

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply

      Cons

      • Clumpy
      • Doesn't Stay On
      • Ineffective
      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

        Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

        I use it after serum and before foundation. If I don't apply it while it's still a little wet then it will cause the foundation to clump and spread unevenly.

         
        3.0

        Pretty rad

        By Sunshine

        from Wy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

            I love this primer. My only thing is i have kind of an oily face, and it gets shiny through out the day (it could be my foundation as well) but thats my only complaint. I have sensitive skin, and it doesn't seem to phase it or cause more break outs.

             
            2.0

            Not good for oily skin

            By Britnicole

            from North Dakota

            About Me Natural Style

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Causes Breakouts
            • Heavy
            • Ineffective
            • Poor Coverage

            Best Uses

              Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

              Not the best . Still searching for a good primer. I have oily sensitive skin. This feels heavy and it made my face feel dirty . I think it even created more blackheads. :(

               
              5.0

              Awesome product!

              By Casie

              from Miami, Fl

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                Super easy to apply, small amount goes a long way. Makes your skin look smooth and makes your makeup last all day

                 
                3.0

                Eh, it's ok

                By #AlwaysWearsEyeliner

                from Dallas, PA

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Poor Coverage

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                It's ok, blends well and non-greasy, but it doesn't cover pores much. Didn't make me break out, but not really worth the money.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                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.

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                  17 Questions | 17 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    I am 64 years old. My chin area has black heads and pores. I have been using Lorac POREfection foundation for a year now. Still notice pores/black heads through this foundation. Have tried many options to rid these pores but nothing helps. When I was in store in Texas, they said to use charcoal mask? bought but haven't tried yet. Any suggestions? Will this face primer help?
                    Asked on 6/16/2017 by Judy from Sedro Woolley, WA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, the POREfection Mattifying Face Primer is an excellent choice to help address your concerns-it contains salicylic acid which will help to prevent your pores from any further clogging.

                      Answered on 6/20/2017 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                  • 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
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