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Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer

Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional Face Primer

0.75 oz Item 2219868

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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

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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 2886 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2392)
  • Lightweight (1886)
  • Blends well (1845)
  • Smooth (1362)
  • Natural looking (1100)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (133)
  • Doesn't stay on (118)
  • Doesn't work (100)
  • Poor coverage (76)
  • Causes breakouts (62)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1150)
  • All skin types (804)
  • Sensitive skin (578)
  • Going out (514)
  • Travel (364)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (782), Classic style (574), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Trendy style (181)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

Immediate Results!

By Deanie

from Springfield IL

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    Covers pores and fine lines

     
    1.0

    Made me break out :(

    By Tiffany Willoughby

    from Greenville, South Carolina

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Natural Looking

    Cons

    • Causes Breakouts
    • Heavy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I had high hopes for this one because of so many positive reviews, but it caused break outs on my combination (MOSTLY dry) skin. Wouldn't recommend if you have even remotely oily areas.

       
      5.0

      Awesome primer

      By DSMART

      from Lyndhurst NJ

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Going Out

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I only use this on a special occasion and it makes my skin feel and look flawless.

         
        1.0

        Not worth price

        By Sky

        from Lacrosse

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Almost Sandy texture
          • Does not fill in pores
          • No soft complexion
          • Poor Coverage

          Best Uses

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            Did not fill in my pores or a smooth out creases and it's expensive.

             
            5.0

            Great for Areas with Large pores

            By LisaP68

            from Ohio

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              I have very oily skin and large pores on my nose and on sides of nose. Not really anywhere else. I tried using this all over my face and found I really only need it in a few areas. I have a spot with 3 very large pores I've been trying to get rid of with skin care products. So I just used enough to cover this area and then I put my regular primer and foundation over it. My pores are hidden and a few were pretty deep. I had a sample size and will definitely be going to the store this weekend to purchase a full size bottle.

               
              5.0

              I love this product!

              By Nature girl

              from DC

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Travel

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                So smooth and easy to use. Results are great!

                 
                5.0

                Love this primer!

                By Karebear

                from Florida

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  Love this face primer. It will help your pores disappear.

                   
                  1.0

                  Caused allergic reaction (RED all over)

                  By Mary

                  from Michigan

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply

                  Cons

                  • Allergic Reaction
                  • Causes Breakouts
                  • Irritates Skin

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    I have combination skin, and never break out due to products. HOWEVER, this primer made my face feel extremely warm and once I took my makeup off I was very red in the places I used it. Very uncomfortable.

                     
                    5.0

                    I love this product

                    By Deb Matlie

                    from Roseville CA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                        The POREfessional face primer covers large pores so well, that I use it to fill in small wrinkles around the eyes, forehead, and lips. It glides on easily and shows immediate results. A must-have!

                         
                        5.0

                        I would buy this product over and over for eternity

                        By Jasmine McArdle

                        from Ireland

                        About Me Natural Style

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • All Skin Types
                          • Everyday
                          • Going Out
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                          When I used this product, I fell in love with it. It was so smooth and silky. It has a great smell, not that that really matters, but it is very pleasant to smell. It is definitely worth the money for such a great product.

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                          71 Questions | 71 Answers
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                          • Q:

                            Is this product tinted or clear?
                            Asked on 6/25/2017 by macayla from Barbourville KY

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face primer is translucent, not tinted. xoxo B

                              Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                          • Q:

                            Will this work good for oily skin? Helping keep oil control?
                            Asked on 6/4/2017 by twinsmom from twinsmom

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer is a primer so it is considered as makeup. This pore-minimizing primer is best for hiding the appearance of pores and fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin. If you're looking to control all-over shine, we recommend the POREfessional: Agent Zero Shine (Item #: 2268638)! This shine-control powder instantly minimizes shine and helps smooth the look of pores. The invisible translucent shade is perfect for every skin tone - wear it over POREfessional for maximum POREfection! xoxo B

                              http://www.ulta.com/porefessional-agent-zero-shine?productId=xlsImpprod6330001&sku=2268638&_requestid=2129783

                              Answered on 6/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                          • Q:

                            I have yet to find a primer to help fill my deep acne scarring. Is this just for minimizing pores or could this help a bigger problem? If not, have a product recommendation from this line?
                            Asked on 5/25/2017 by Hmurry from New Orleans

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            hello the question I have about porefessional kit is that they contain any animal bi products
                            please reply
                            Asked on 4/19/2017 by sami from va

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi gorgeous! Our The Porefessional Face Primer does not contain animal derived ingredients. xoxo B

                              Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                          • Q:

                            Does this product work well for dry skin?
                            Asked on 4/1/2017 by justine from San Diego, CA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi gorgeous! POREfessional is an oil-free lightweight balm. It contains a Vitamin E derivative, known to protect skin from free radicals. I cannot say how you will react to this product, so the best thing would be for you to go in-store and test it. xoxo B

                              Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                          • Q:

                            is this product non-comedogenic? is it safe to use every day?
                            Asked on 3/26/2017 by Paulie from Torrance, CA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi gorgeous! Benefit does not test for or claim that our products are hypo-allergenic (least likely to cause an allergic reaction) or non-comedogenic (does not cause pimples & blackheads). If you have a specific allergy, please bring the ingredient listing (can be found on the product page) to your doctor to determine if a product is suitable for your skin. xoxo B

                              Answered on 3/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                          • Q:

                            Will this make my face look poreless? I have tried Too Faced Primed & Poreless, Becca Ever Matte, Tarte Clean Slate... nothing seems to help.
                            Asked on 3/14/2017 by HRussell1993 from Prattville, AL

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer will minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines! xoxo B

                              Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                          • Q:

                            Hi! I tried out this product for the first time and I really wanted to love it!! Everyone Raved about how good It was so I decided to try it out! It made me breakout a ton!!.....Is there a specific ingredient that maybe could've caused it?... Thanks!
                            Asked on 3/13/2017 by Mia from GL

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi gorgeous! Benefit does not test for or claim that our products are hypo-allergenic (least likely to cause an allergic reaction) or non-comedogenic (does not cause pimples & blackheads). If you have a specific allergy, please take the ingredient list (which can be found on the product detail page) to your dermatologist to determine if a product is suitable for your skin.

                              http://www.ulta.com/porefessional-face-primer?productId=xlsImpprod2290003&sku=2219868

                              Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                          • Q:

                            have a very oily t-zone, ive struggled finding a good primer, would this help prevent shininess throughout the day as well as minimizing pores?
                            Asked on 3/2/2017 by makeup finatic from long island, new york

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            Is this product non comedogenic?
                            Asked on 3/2/2017 by Questioner from Taylor Mi

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi gorgeous! This is to confirm that POREfessional Face Primer is non-comedogenic. xoxo B

                              Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
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