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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 213 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (161)
  • Lightweight (134)
  • Goes on smoothly (120)
  • Blends well (94)
  • Matte finish (79)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (18)
  • Doesn't stay on (14)
  • Too greasy (13)
  • Causes breakouts (12)
  • Heavy (11)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (60)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (59)
  • Normal skin (40)
  • Everyday (31)
  • All skin types (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (68), Budget shopper (57), Classic style (22), Natural style (19), Trendy style (9)

Reviewed by 213 customers

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5.0

Love it!

By Lynn

from Sacramento CA

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

    I have extremely oily skin and this keeps me oil free

     
    5.0

    Amazing prodxut

    By Skeptic

    from Naperville,IL

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

      I've tried several really expensive primers. I really couldn't tell a difference until I began using the Lorac product. It's seriously so soft and smooth my foundation looks 1000% better. Make up wears better Thur out the long work day too.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Smashbox Dupe

      By amhaze

      from CT

      Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

      An amazing primer. It's a strong dupe for the smash box primer and comes in a much larger tube.

      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      A lot of product but doesn't live up to its name

      By Drea

      from Santa Clara, CA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

        I have extremely oily skin and large pores. I bought this on a whim to see if it actually works. I've used the MUF smoothing primer and Benefit Porefessional. Although the MUF wasn't meant to keep me Matte it still did a better job than this product. I was an oil slick in an hour of wearing this. I returned and bought the Benefit gift set that comes with Matte Rescue and Porefessional. With those two I stay Matte for at least 5 hours and it also hides my pores much better. If you don't have extremely oily skin like myself this product may work for you but it didn't do anything for me.

         
        5.0

        Best primer ever!

        By Steph

        from Chicago, Illinois

        About Me Classic Style

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Oily
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

          I love this primer I went into Ulta looking for my good old Smashbox primer everyone in the YouTube beauty guru community uses but I saw this on a display with other primers and for some reason it called my name. Guess it was the fact that it claimed to be mattifying. THIS KEEP ME MATTE LIKE NO OTHER PRIMER. Not even my Smashbox or professional kept me matte all day like this and smoothed out my skin ! My hunt is over. Not once did I blot through out the day. I'm very oily in my t-zone.

           
          4.0

          Saved me from looking like an oily mess!

          By Dani

          from Vancouver Wa

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

            I'm 32 and recently I'm the last year have really oily skin in my t-zone. No breakouts just oil. I cleanse my skin and tone and set it with an oil free spray and still end up blotting with wipes to remove excesss oil. This primer helps so much! My makeup stays in place and lasts through the day. It also helps fight the oil which is amazing!!

             
            4.0

            This is a great primer.

            By Belle

            from Columbus, OH

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

              Great primer to blend skin texture imperfections before applying foundation.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Love Love Love

              By Bjz_eyez

              from Selma, AL

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday

                Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                Please buy this!!! It is worth the money!!! Makes your foundation last longer, blend better and less amount of foundation.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                4.0

                Best risk I've taken!

                By Kate

                from Pittsfield MA

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                  Needed a primer and wanted something that will minimize pores, I usually research products before I purchase but went out on a limb and purchased this! I'm a fan of Lorac and was excited to try.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Goes on smooth- flakes off quickly after

                  By Angela

                  from Saint Louis MO

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                  • Clumpy
                  • Doesn't Stay On

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                  Goes on smoothly, but when I apply my powder foundation the primer balls up, almost pills like a sweater and falls off my face.

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                  • 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
                  • Q:

                    Does this product contain gluten?
                    Asked on 9/28/2015 by Jess from Kennewick, WA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      POREfection® Mattifying Face Primer does not contain gluten.

                      Answered on 9/28/2015 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Is this product clear? or does it provide some tinted coverage?
                    Asked on 9/10/2015 by Alexa

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      POREfection® Mattifying Face Primer provides a clear, mattified finish.

                      Answered on 9/11/2015 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
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