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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 2221 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1799)
  • Blends well (1416)
  • Lightweight (1339)
  • Goes on smoothly (934)
  • Smooth (817)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (121)
  • Doesn't stay on (97)
  • Doesn't work (64)
  • Poor coverage (59)
  • Causes breakouts (47)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (709)
  • All skin types (476)
  • Sensitive skin (424)
  • Going out (326)
  • Light to medium coverage (246)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Natural style (469), Classic style (360), Trendy style (109)

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4.0

Worth the price if it lasts for a while

By jvdarcy

from Westford, MA

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Poor Coverage

Best Uses

  • Everyday
  • Going Out
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Travel

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

Since this is a pricier product with many competitors, it would really need to be worth the price for me to buy it twice. So far, I've used it 3-4 times with good results. The consistency is smooth, slightly waxy, but doesn't spread particularly well, causing me to use more of it than I would like. I am older, with some visible lines around my eyes and mouth, with dry skin and small pores. This product leaves a matte finish and foundation does not get to shiny over it. I will probably try a few more products for proper comparison, but so far, this one is high up on the list.

 
5.0

Excellent primer

By Stewart Girl

from Jackson, TN

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    Product is an excellent primer

     
    5.0

    best primer in the world

    By L

    from Omaha

    About Me Trendy 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

      • Everyday

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      Super easy to put on and you can't feel it at all- makes my pores virtually disappear and makes my foundation look very smooth afterwards! Definitely one of the best makeup buys i've ever done

       
      5.0

      It truly works

      By April

      from Mt. Juliet, TN

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I put it under my makeup to give a smoother appearance.

         
        5.0

        Love it makeup glides on and has staying power

        By Pamo

        from Roanoke

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          Like this better than smash box

           
          5.0

          Flawless

          By Jenn

          from Seal Beach

          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

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              I use this product under a pressed powder for a flawless look. It minimizes pores and fine lines without feeling heavy.

               
              5.0

              Amazing product, I'll recommend it

              By Edna

              from Katy, texas

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • 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:

                I love it

                 
                5.0

                Minimizes pores and amazing

                By Mag

                from Butte

                About Me Trendy 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
                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  See above pros

                   
                  2.0

                  Not great for combination skin

                  By Windy

                  from Wilmington, DE

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Ineffective
                  • Irritates Skin

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    This product worked in that my makeup stayed on throughout the day (blush/contour/highlight were still in place after work), but it made my skin incredibly itch, and more oily than if I went without a primer all together. Maybe this would work better for someone who has INCREDIBLY dry skin. I have combination skin (dry on nose/cheeks, oily on forehead) and it did not work for me.

                     
                    5.0

                    My skin looks much smoother.

                    By Mema

                    from Fenton, MI

                    About Me Classic Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Natural Looking
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday

                      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                      Love this!

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                      • 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

                      • Q:

                        Is this tinted?
                        Asked on 7/31/2016 by Molly from Wausau wi

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

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

                          Answered on 8/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        How many ml
                        Asked on 7/29/2016 by sally from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face primer is 22.0 mL / 0.75 US fl. oz.

                          Answered on 8/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
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