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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 230 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (174)
  • Lightweight (145)
  • Goes on smoothly (120)
  • Blends well (101)
  • Matte finish (79)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (62)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (59)
  • Normal skin (40)
  • Everyday (38)
  • All skin types (32)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (68), Budget shopper (57), Classic style (24), Natural style (24), Trendy style (15)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Extremely Large Pores - I was skeptical, but it works!

By Oily Skin Victim

from Washington DC

About Me Natural Style

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

    I didn't think this product was actually doing anything before I took with and without pictures. My gigantic pores, though still not invisible :(, are much less obvious with this product. Both photos are take just after fresh makeup in the morning - after toner, moisturizer, (primer), foundation and setting powder.

     
    4.0

    Love

    By Anon

    from California

    About Me Classic Style

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

      My esthetician recommended this to me because i have really oily and sensitive skin and i love it!! My makeup stays on all day and it does not make me break out unlike other primers!!

       
      1.0

      Made me break out like crazy

      By ML

      from Los Angeles, CA

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Causes Breakouts
        • Heavy
        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

          Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

          I know everyone's skin is different, but this primer made me break out worse than anything I've ever tried. It gave me really bad cystic acne after using it for two weeks. it's been almost a month since I stopped using it and I'm still trying to recover.

           
          1.0

          Neeeeeevvvvver again :(

          By sad and sassy

          from Dallas Texas

          About Me Trendy Style

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Causes Breakouts
          • Ineffective
          • Irritates Skin

          Best Uses

            Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

            I have oily and acne prone skin, so I try to be super careful as to what I put on my skin. I was only using a travel/sample size of this stuff and it made me break out SO bad. It left my face inflamed and gross. :(

             
            3.0

            I'd love more and I try to find it....

            By DBO 100

            from Warner Robins, GA

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

            Worked well...

             
            5.0

            I really like this product...Use it every day..

            By DBO 100

            from Warner Robins, GA

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

              Love it...

               
              2.0

              Not impressed.

              By camfuw

              from Lewisville

              Verified Reviewer

              Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

              Not impressed with this. I much prefer Makeup Forevers primers. It does not go on smoothly without some work. I have tried drugstore primers that are better and this was not cheap. I have used about half the bottle and won't be finishing it. Would not recommend. The one plus is that it does not cause breakouts.

               
              5.0

              By far my favorite primer

              By Paige

              from Lake Charles la

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                This primer glides on and works wonders with my foundation.

                 
                5.0

                better than I thought

                By Viv

                from Santa Clarita

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                  it made my make up last longer. it was matte. if you've tried smashbox primer it's the same consistency. overall I liked it

                   
                  3.0

                  Good but smells bad

                  By Kelley S

                  from Chicago, IL

                  About Me Trendy Style

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                  • Heavy
                  • Smells Bad

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer:

                  Works pretty well, but I can't get over the smell. I'll use the rest of it but won't purchase again because it smells terrible.

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                  14 Questions | 14 Answers
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                  • 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
                  • 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
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