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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

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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 2632 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2163)
  • Blends well (1678)
  • Lightweight (1670)
  • Smooth (1152)
  • Goes on smoothly (934)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (126)
  • Doesn't stay on (110)
  • Doesn't work (87)
  • Poor coverage (66)
  • Causes breakouts (53)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (979)
  • All skin types (682)
  • Sensitive skin (509)
  • Going out (426)
  • Travel (293)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (656), Brand buyer (514), Classic style (493), Budget shopper (474), Trendy style (157)

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4.0

I would buy this product again.

By Grandma Quilter

from Davison, MI

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

  • I haven't noticed any "cons."

Best Uses

  • Everyday
  • Going Out

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

I use this daily. My skin feels smoother after the application.

 
3.0

I like this product.

By Bookmama

from West Chester, PA

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Doesn't Stay On
  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Going Out

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

I use the product often but it doesn't last all day.

 
5.0

Best primer ever !

By Itzel

from San Ysidro

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

if you haven't tried it, you totally should. No regrets at all!

 
5.0

05/22/2017

By Thaly

from San Ysidro

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

best primer ever!!

 
5.0

No more pores!

By Sexy60

from Arizona

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
    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Travel

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I use this product under my foundation. Gives a polished look to my makeup.

     
    4.0

    Smooth

    By A

    from PA

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      Small bottle

       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Deana

      from North Carolina

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Good Pigmentation
      • I love the silk-like feeling of this on my face!
      • 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 have already bought more at Ultra! The feeling of it is amazing as it glides over your face! and aids in blending of my makeup perfectly!

         
        5.0

        Best primer we've ever used. Recommend to anyone!

        By Jchemi

        from San Leandro CA

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • 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:

          Tried a few other primers and always come back to this one. Best primer we've ever used

           
          5.0

          I would buy it again!

          By Tiny

          from Texas

          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
            • Going Out

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            Awesome job in covering my enlarged pores

             
            5.0

            amazing!

            By genV

            from la habra CA

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              using both the porefessional stay matte and this one together is great. Then applying foundation makes your face feel so smooth and it stays on long and great all day.

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              68 Questions | 68 Answers
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              • Q:

                hello the question I have about porefessional kit is that they contain any animal bi products
                please reply
                Asked on 4/19/2017 by sami from va

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Our The Porefessional Face Primer does not contain animal derived ingredients. xoxo B

                  Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Does this product work well for dry skin?
                Asked on 4/1/2017 by justine from San Diego, CA

                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 in-store and test it. xoxo B

                  Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                is this product non-comedogenic? is it safe to use every day?
                Asked on 3/26/2017 by Paulie from Torrance, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Benefit does not test for or claim that our products are hypo-allergenic (least likely to cause an allergic reaction) or non-comedogenic (does not cause pimples & blackheads). If you have a specific allergy, please bring the ingredient listing (can be found on the product page) to your doctor to determine if a product is suitable for your skin. xoxo B

                  Answered on 3/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Will this make my face look poreless? I have tried Too Faced Primed & Poreless, Becca Ever Matte, Tarte Clean Slate... nothing seems to help.
                Asked on 3/14/2017 by HRussell1993 from Prattville, AL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer will minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines! xoxo B

                  Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Hi! I tried out this product for the first time and I really wanted to love it!! Everyone Raved about how good It was so I decided to try it out! It made me breakout a ton!!.....Is there a specific ingredient that maybe could've caused it?... Thanks!
                Asked on 3/13/2017 by Mia from GL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Benefit does not test for or claim that our products are hypo-allergenic (least likely to cause an allergic reaction) or non-comedogenic (does not cause pimples & blackheads). If you have a specific allergy, please take the ingredient list (which can be found on the product detail page) to your dermatologist to determine if a product is suitable for your skin.

                  http://www.ulta.com/porefessional-face-primer?productId=xlsImpprod2290003&sku=2219868

                  Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                have a very oily t-zone, ive struggled finding a good primer, would this help prevent shininess throughout the day as well as minimizing pores?
                Asked on 3/2/2017 by makeup finatic from long island, new york

                1 answer

              • Q:

                Is this product non comedogenic?
                Asked on 3/2/2017 by Questioner from Taylor Mi

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! This is to confirm that POREfessional Face Primer is non-comedogenic. xoxo B

                  Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Can I wear this without makeup? I have large pores and i don't want to wear foundation all the time
                Asked on 3/2/2017 by Sami from Springfield, US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! You can wear our POREfessional face primer alone, under or over makeup! xoxo B

                  Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Does this primer produce flashback in flash photography? I use the Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation.
                Asked on 2/20/2017 by Islander from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Apply our POREfessional face primer before and after makeup application for soft-focus selfies!! xoxo B

                  Answered on 4/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • 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
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