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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 2108 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1699)
  • Blends well (1346)
  • Lightweight (1252)
  • Goes on smoothly (934)
  • Smooth (731)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (119)
  • Doesn't stay on (95)
  • Doesn't work (57)
  • Poor coverage (55)
  • Causes breakouts (43)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (636)
  • All skin types (431)
  • Sensitive skin (394)
  • Going out (303)
  • Light to medium coverage (246)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Natural style (419), Classic style (327), Trendy style (93)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (965), Fair (927), Deep (43)

Reviewed by 2108 customers

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5.0

I love, love, love this product!

By Jacqui

from Hudson, MA

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

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I really love this product! It goes on so smoothly, covers pores very well. The only thing I don't care for is the price. For me it's on the expensive side considering the size of the tube.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Definitely would repurchase

    By Jackieeee

    from Las Vegas,NV

    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

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      The primer smells good and feels very smooth on the skin.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      Holy Grail

      By Sunshine Mommy

      from Columbus, OH

      About Me Classic Style

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I love this!! It goes on matte and doesn't even look like you have anything on. It is smooth and helps prevent clumping or settling into my pores.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        It's magic!

        By Annevel

        from Upstate NY

        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

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          Couldn't believe my eyes.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Bye bye pores!

          By Belby

          from New York

          About Me Trendy Style

          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:

            I'd received a sample of this a little while ago and wasn't very impressed, but after seeing people use different teqniques and seeing it work wonders for them I decided to pick up the full size and give it another shot and I'm so glad I did! To fill in pores you need to let this warm between your fingers for a few seconds and then PAT or PRESS it into the skin, then for the rest of your face where you just need to prime you can blend it in as you would with any other primer. This stuff is amazing! I have combo/oily skin with dry areas, acne and enlarged pores and when I use this it looks like my pores are INVISIBLE and it makes my makeup go on super smooth and last all day, even in my oily t-zone. People complain about the price since you only get .75 oz of product, but I don't mind paying that much at all because you only need a TINY bit, no matter how large your pores appear to be. This will forever be a staple in my makeup collection.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            I've bought this product again and again!

            By Olivia

            from Idaho

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              I use Porefessional underneath a powder mineral foundation, and it helps my foundation to stay put all day!! It smooths over my skin and makes it look absolutely amazing!! It even helps to reduce oiliness in my skin, even though that's not even one of the features of this product. Bottom line: highly highly recommend.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Love this product but a little too expensive.

              By Peggy

              from Deerfield, FL

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                I use this under my tinted moisturizer. Feels so silky smooth.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Does what it says!

                By Litebrite543

                from Vicksburg MS

                About Me Classic Style

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Noncomedogenic

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  Received this in a sample and had to buy the regular size. Definitely does what it says, I have huge oily pours, my esthetician said that I was probably the most oily patient she's had, this product is awesome at helping me so I wanted to make sure to give a review to help others!!

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Recommended by my daughter - I'm glad she did!

                  By Tersie

                  from Columbus, OH

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    Applies smoothly and lightweight. It makes a noticeable difference in the foundation application.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy this product again

                    By Shelby

                    from Austin, TX

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Long Lasting
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types

                      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                      Works great! Have only used it once so far but was very impressed by how it minimized my pores and kept my make up looking better longer than any other primer I have tried so far!

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium

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                      • 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
                      • Q:

                        I don't have dry or oily skin, will this product make my skin look oily?
                        Asked on 7/27/2016 by Kathryn

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face primer is translucent and oil-free, which compliments all skin tones and helps makeup stay put!

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

                        How many ounces is this product?
                        Asked on 7/17/2016 by Bri from Texas

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Can I use this in addition to another primer? I am currently using Stila one step correct primer and was wondering if using them together would be okay or if this is meant to be used alone.
                        Asked on 7/3/2016 by Evelina from Los Angeles, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face Primer can be worn alone, under or over makeup!

                          Answered on 7/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        How does this product apply on darker skin tones. Being African-American I have dark skin and in the picture the product seemed very light. I am interested in the primer and I want something that minimizes my pores but I don't want it to make me look washed out, dry, or powdery.
                        Asked on 6/19/2016 by Primer Problem

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face Primer is a translucent formula that is silky and lightweight which can be worn alone, under or over makeup.

                          Answered on 6/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this product work well under mineral makeup or is it meant to be paired with a liquid/creme foundation?
                        Asked on 6/10/2016 by Meg

                        1 answer

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