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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 2476 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2020)
  • Blends well (1571)
  • Lightweight (1544)
  • Smooth (1020)
  • Goes on smoothly (934)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (122)
  • Doesn't stay on (105)
  • Doesn't work (81)
  • Poor coverage (65)
  • Causes breakouts (51)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (876)
  • All skin types (600)
  • Sensitive skin (476)
  • Going out (388)
  • Travel (266)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (577), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Classic style (441), Trendy style (146)

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4.0

Very good product

By beachmama

from Philly burbs

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I use this product everyday after applying moisturizer.

     
    5.0

    Love this product, really hides pores well.

    By Scuba Carin

    from Boardman Ohio

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I just this product under my make up

     
    5.0

    Finally something that will really work.

    By Miss Priss

    from Modesto, Ca.

    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

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Travel

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I have looked for years and have spent a small fortune in tryng to find a product that will cover my pores. This is the ONLY product I have ever found that really works.

       
      5.0

      Amazing

      By Rae

      from New mexico

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I have large pores and oily skin so I have a hard time finding a primer that works for me and last all day long. This stuff has been amazing. It minimizes my pores and doesn't cause me to have breakouts. It also doesn't make my face look really oily and it's easy to take off. I would highly recommend this product to anyone who has skin like me.

         
        5.0

        Love this--I bought a full size!

        By MJ

        from Midland,MI

        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

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          This goes on so smooth! I can't see it once it's on, and I can barely see my pores.

           
          5.0

          This product has changed my makeup

          By Danielle the goddess

          from Sandusky, Ohio

          About Me Natural Style

          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
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            This primer has made me feel like a goddess!!! It's so wonderful that some days I don't even need to apply my foundation! Absolutely love this ❤️

             
            5.0

            I only use this

            By Sue

            from Washington, NC

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              The only makeup product used for years. I apply to nose and chin and add nothing else to my face.

               
              5.0

              Must have!!

              By A girl helping ya out

              from San Angelo TX

              About Me Natural Style

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                This primer is amazing!! It fills the pores so when you apply the foundation it looks super smooth. I have also tried Smashbox Photo Finish Primer and this is definitely sooo much better! I would highly recommend this is you're undecided. A little goes a long way!

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again

                By madi

                from Harrisburg, PA

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  I apply this product after my moisturizer and it makes my face feel so smooth. It truly does minimize my pores and makes my foundation last longer and look smoother. The texture is similar to the Mally Primer.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love this product

                  By Erica

                  from Madison, WI

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    I use this product every morning and absolutely love it! It's so light and helps my make up look nice all day long.

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                    • Q:

                      Is this product can work for acne prone skin?
                      Asked on 1/17/2017 by Marielle from California,US

                      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 to in-store and test it. xoxo B

                        Answered on 1/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                    • 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
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