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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 2382 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1935)
  • Blends well (1512)
  • Lightweight (1463)
  • Smooth (939)
  • Goes on smoothly (934)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (122)
  • Doesn't stay on (103)
  • Doesn't work (75)
  • Poor coverage (63)
  • Causes breakouts (49)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (811)
  • All skin types (553)
  • Sensitive skin (460)
  • Going out (366)
  • Travel (252)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (530), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Classic style (412), Trendy style (133)

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5.0

Definitely a winner

By Queenie

from South Bend IN

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
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Travel

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    So silky smooth and looks great under foundation!!

     
    5.0

    Best Primer!

    By Nancy

    from St. Louis

    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
      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Sensitive Skin
      • Travel

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I won't put on foundation without it!

       
      5.0

      love it

      By melihu

      from San antonio, tx

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Travel

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          love this product especially when I am contouring. my face looks less greasy throughout the day.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Do not use with KVD foundation

          By Molly

          from Virginia

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Clumpy
          • Doesn't Stay On
          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            I wanted to love this because I have oily skin and larger pores in the middle of my face. It applies beautifully and smoothes my pores immediately. I found my Kat Von D Lock It foundation breaking up on my face about an hour after application over this product. I switched back to my regular primer, and my foundation wears beautifully again. I'll keep this for no makeup days, but it does nothing good for the wear of my foundation.

             
            5.0

            i love it!

            By girly

            from houston, tx

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Travel

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              best high end face primer.

               
              5.0

              A MUST HAVE!!

              By Steph

              from Stockton Ca

              About Me Classic 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:

                Absolutely would recommend to anyone and everyone! I love this product so much I bought myself and my mom one, and she can not stop talking about how amazing this product is for vanishing large pores! By far the best pore minimizer I have ever tried

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amazing

                By artgeek

                from 12590

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  Great product covers up the pores --- great base after moisture.

                   
                  5.0

                  The Pore Story

                  By oj

                  from sherwood Ark

                  About Me Classic 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
                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    great stuff

                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy this product again

                    By Lyn

                    from Frisco, TX

                    About Me Classic Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types

                      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                      Use every day

                       
                      5.0

                      ❤️❤️❤️

                      By Mamexi

                      from Visalia

                      About Me Classic Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday

                        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                        ❤️❤️❤️

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                        59 Questions | 59 Answers
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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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