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Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer

Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional Face Primer

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Item #: 2219868 Size: 0.75 oz

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Quickly minimize the appearance of pores & fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin! Apply this silky, lightweight balm alone, under or over makeup. Translucent, oil-free formula complements all skintones and helps makeup stay put. Contains a vitamin E derivative, known to protect skin from free radicals.

The POREfessional is the #1 best-selling Prestige Face Primer in the US*

*Source: The NPD Group, Inc. / BeautyTrends, US Prestige Makeup Item Dollar Sales, January 2015 - December 2015

To use under makeup: Apply to clean, lightly moisturized skin. Pat on problem areas & blend with fingertips.

To use over makeup: Pat on lightly over makeup & blend.

Prime in the AM: Apply a thin layer of this PRO balm to clean, lightly moisturized skin. Pat lightly from the center of the face outward with fingertips. Wait seconds, then apply makeup as usual. Skin appears smooth & even. Isn't that what we're all looking for?

Apply whenever pores come out of hiding: If pores reappear, pat delicately on T-zone over makeup & blend. The lightweight, oil-free formula means a beautifully refined complexion. Remember, just a dab'll do ya!

Beauty tip: Apply a thin layer of the POREfessional PRO balm to clean, moisturized skin. Next, smooth on Stay Flawless starting at the outer areas of the nose, moving downward toward the jawline. Smooth and pat product into skin using fingertips. Finish with Hello Flawless Oxygen WOW Liquid Foundation for complexion perfection!

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Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, Silica, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isododecane, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Cyclohexasiloxane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Fragrance (Parfum), Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Limonene, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Triethoxycaprylylsilane, BHT.

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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional Face Primer
 
4.4

(based on 2295 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1858)
  • Blends well (1459)
  • Lightweight (1399)
  • Goes on smoothly (934)
  • Smooth (869)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (122)
  • Doesn't stay on (98)
  • Doesn't work (67)
  • Poor coverage (59)
  • Causes breakouts (48)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (751)
  • All skin types (511)
  • Sensitive skin (441)
  • Going out (342)
  • Light to medium coverage (246)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (514), Natural style (497), Budget shopper (474), Classic style (379), Trendy style (122)

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5.0

Pricey but works great

By Leah

from Charleston, South Carolina

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • All Skin Types

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

Very easy to apply, but expensive for the size of the tube

 
5.0

Love it!

By PA

from Colorado

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    Great product.

     
    3.0

    Its okay

    By Gibs

    from FL

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Natural Looking

    Cons

    • Clumpy

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    It seems like whenever I use this product with foundations or other primers it tends to clump everywhere and come right off. I am not sure if it does this with all primers and foundations, but with mine unfortunately it does. However, when I use this product alone it covers my pores very well, but my acne scars not as good.

    Very light weight and good color.

     
    5.0

    Feels great

    By Jimmie

    from Birmingham AL

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I have been using this for a week. It feels really nice going onto my skin. It provides great coverage/blending to help cover large pores which is why I got this. So far love it!

       
      5.0

      AMAZING

      By Happy Customer

      from Yakima WA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        This product is amazing. Definiteely would recommend trying, and will be continuing to purchase. I have tried Estee Lauder primer, Bare Minerals, and Mally, and would choose this product over the others any day!

         
        5.0

        Goes on very silky!

        By Lefty

        from Pontotoc Mississippi

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • None of the above

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        This keeps my face from being oily. Also makes foundation look better.

         
        5.0

        i 100% recommend this product

        By LJ

        from bloomington,MN

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          i apply all over my face as a primer and
          i absolutely love it, it literally erases my pores & it's a bit pricey but super worth it!

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Lauryn

          from St. Louis, MO

          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

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            This product is amazing, I love the way it applies and it makes my makeup last all day

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Dmtirne

            from Elizabethton TN

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                Love

                 
                3.0

                Not good for dry skin

                By Emily

                from New Hampshire

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  I used to love this product so I decided to go back to it. I guess my skin has changed because I was not a fan this time around. I wouldn't suggest if you're like me and have dryer skin in the winter. It made dry skin more apparent and felt dry and powder like on my face. Definitely staying away from non hydrating primers from now on. Anything aimed at hiding pores has seemed very drying to me.

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                  58 Questions | 58 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Hi! What is the benefit of using this over Big Easy Multi Balancing Complexion Perfector vs. under? Thanks
                    Asked on 1/1/2017 by Ariels

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our Big Easy is a multi-balancing complexion perfector that gives light-to-medium natural coverage to even out skintone and conceal imperfections. POREfessional is a primer so you should use it right after moisturizing, before you apply your Big Easy! xoxo B

                      Answered on 1/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Is this a cruelty free product?
                    Asked on 12/13/2016 by Chic

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! At Benefit Cosmetics, we do not make the claim that we are cruelty free. However, we would like to stress that we do not test our products on animals and are deeply committed to the elimination of animal testing. We are actively working to promote the development, validation, and recognition of non-animal methods. For instance, we are playing a leading role in the development of alternative methods through our support of the "Fund for Alternatives to Animal Testing" in the United States and our active participation in the validation studies of new alternative tests in the framework of the European cosmetics association (Cosmetics Europe). Additionally, we are one of the few companies to have invested in creating our own internal department to test raw materials and ingredients to further ensure the quality of our products and the safety of our customers, which is our foremost priority. We are hopeful that alternative testing methods will be adopted worldwide. xoxo B

                      Answered on 12/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Does this product clog pores, would it be ok to use on acne prone skin?
                    Asked on 11/14/2016 by Leah from Columbus, GA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer is silicone-base which should not clog your pores and will come off easily when you wash your face. It's designed to help not harm pores! xoxo B

                      Answered on 11/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Is this products texture more of a lotion or a silicone based balm similar to the NYX pore primer?
                    Asked on 10/3/2016 by Kylie from San Diego, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face primer is silicone based. xoxo B

                      Answered on 11/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Would you apply this all over your face or just to specific areas where your pores stand out?
                    Asked on 10/2/2016 by Fallon

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! You can use POREfessional all over your face. xoxo B

                      Answered on 11/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Does this work well for people with deep or pitted scars?
                    Asked on 9/29/2016 by Dee

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    I have dry skin, will this work for me?
                    Asked on 9/25/2016 by Alicia from Georgia, US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Yes, our POREfessional Face primer is for all skin types! xoxo B

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

                    can the primer be washed off with just water ? is it waterproof ? do i have to use makeup remover to remove it ?
                    Asked on 9/13/2016 by mayqinaff

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face primer is not waterproof and comes off very easy! xoxo B

                      Answered on 9/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Does this provide any benefits for the skin? Does it clog the pores and potentially make your face break out?
                    Asked on 8/30/2016 by ash from Long Island, NY

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face primer quickly minimize the appearance of pores & fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin! It can be applied both under and over makeup! Apply a thin layer to clean, lightly moisturized skin. If your pores reappear during the day, pat the POREfessional delicately on the T-zone over your makeup and blend. Just a dab'll do ya!

                      Answered on 9/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Can this be used under eye prior to your under eye concealer to help prevent the concealer from settling into fine lines?
                    Asked on 8/26/2016 by CHSKate

                    1 answer

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