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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 2065 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1659)
  • Blends well (1317)
  • Lightweight (1219)
  • Goes on smoothly (934)
  • Smooth (698)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (119)
  • Doesn't stay on (94)
  • Doesn't work (55)
  • Poor coverage (54)
  • Causes breakouts (43)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (609)
  • All skin types (405)
  • Sensitive skin (386)
  • Going out (289)
  • Light to medium coverage (246)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Natural style (402), Classic style (317), Trendy style (83)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (942), Fair (913), Deep (41)

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5.0

Love

By Erica

from San Diego, CA

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    Love how smooth my skin feels and how pore less it looks

    • Skin Tone:
    • Deep
     
    4.0

    Love it

    By Sissy

    from Jonesboro,ar

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      Primer

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      I love this product. It feels like silk on my face

      By PJ

      from Pelahatchie MS

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          Feels like silk on my face and smioths the way for foundation and finish

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          3.0

          good but probably not worth the money

          By Katie

          from Richmond, VA

          About Me Natural Style

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • expensive

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          I like the primer a lot, no complaints there; it's lightweight, is smooth, and smells nice. Having said that, I definitely do not recommend this product at full price. If there was BOGO sale of any kind then Ii think that would be reasonable but to me it is not worth the entire sum I paid. Bottom line is that it's a great product but I just can't see myself buying it at full price.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          4.0

          On the fence between love and like

          By Brandy

          from East Coast

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Doesn't Stay On

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Oily

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          I like it, I've worn it for a few weeks now but am still on the "like it or love it" fence. This summer has been odd with the heat and humidity and its hard to tell how effective this is under normal conditions. It looks great in the morning but by mid day my face starts to slide right off..

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          4.0

          I love this product. I've bought it several times.

          By Daph

          from Ft.Oglethorpe, GA

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            This is the best I've tried for pore minimizing and primer. It goes on smooth. I would recommend it to my friends.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            1.0

            JUST AVERAGE

            By MsDebbie

            from LA

            About Me Trendy Style

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor Coverage

              Best Uses

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                YOUNGER SKIN may benefit from this primer, but to be honest it doesn't do a thing for mature skin. While it is tinted and slightly moisturizing, I wouldn't recommend it to blur or minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
                Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Primer beats this one in performance, staying power, and hydration. Additionally Ulta's Fabulous Face primer is also a better product than this. At a fraction of the cost.
                I really wanted to like this, but so be it.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                1.0

                white flakes

                By beth

                from nj

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                not for me. it pills.

                 
                5.0

                This is my go-to pore minimizer - A staple for me

                By Jtrovato0213

                from Houston

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  I love this pore minimizer. You do need to pat this product on in the areas you want to camouflage, applying after moisturizer, and before primer. I use this primarily to fill in forehead lines. It works wonders and I don't go without it.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  3.0

                  I probably would not buy this again

                  By AMM

                  from Rogersville, TN

                  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

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    The lady at Ulta highly recommended this product to me to use with the UD all nighter foundation. Stays on and looks just as good without the primer. Nothing special about this primer except for the price!!! Too expensive in my book! Drug store primer works just as good. Don't waste your money!

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium

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                    • 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

                    • Q:

                      how long should you have this primer after opening?does it expire?
                      Asked on 5/21/2016 by rose from california

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi gorgeous! It really depends on how often you use it and how much you use. I would say that if used daily, it can last 4 to 5 months give or take. Our unopened products typically have a shelf life of 36 months.

                        Answered on 5/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                    • Q:


                      How many ounces is this product??
                      Asked on 5/8/2016 by Ashley from Middletown,De

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi gorgeous! Our The POREfessional Face primer is 0.75 ounces.

                        Answered on 5/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Would you recommend this product to use for prom? I have oily skin and sometimes when I where makeup for awhile I can clearly see the pores on my cheeks, nose, and chin and I want a flawless face for prom.
                      Asked on 3/12/2016 by Concerned girl from KIngsport, TN

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hey gorgeous! The POREfessional can be applied both under and over makeup! Prime in the A.M by applying 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 3/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
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