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Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer

Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional Face Primer

0.75 oz Item 2219868

Color:Translucent

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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 2909 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2411)
  • Lightweight (1902)
  • Blends well (1859)
  • Smooth (1380)
  • Natural looking (1118)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (133)
  • Doesn't stay on (119)
  • Doesn't work (100)
  • Poor coverage (77)
  • Causes breakouts (63)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1165)
  • All skin types (816)
  • Sensitive skin (583)
  • Going out (523)
  • Travel (367)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (793), Classic style (580), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Trendy style (184)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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4.0

I will buy this again

By Mo

from Indiana

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Small tube doesn't go very far

Best Uses

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I use this daily at the moment. Only dislike is tube size doesn't get ya by for too long

     
    5.0

    There's literally no competition.

    By Dakota

    from Charlotte, North Carolina

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Reviewer

    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:

      I use this on top of various different moisturizers and it works well with all of them. Being a guy, I hate wearing foundation, powder or liquid, so this is my alternative to naturally cover up my pores. I use it around my eyes, too, because it lightens dark circles somewhat.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Nope

      By Jayluv

      from Greenwood

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Natural Looking

      Cons

      • Causes Breakouts
      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      .

       
      4.0

      Repurchasing

      By Cristin

      from Massachusetts

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Lightweight
      • Natural Looking
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I love this product. I wish we got a little more product for the price but I'll keep buying it when it's on sale. I haven't met a Benefit product I haven't loved yet!

         
        4.0

        It works good for me

        By Jewels

        from Glenshaw PA

        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

          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          Great smooth coverage, just wish it wasn't so expensive

           
          5.0

          Product works wonders and hide pores

          By Patti

          from Bel air Md

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            Everyday after moisturizing

            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            !!!!

            By bet

            from chicago

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              yall this primer really works!! I got this as a sample and it took me forever to try it, but I'm super glad I did. Really helps minimize my pores under my foundation. would highly recommend if you use drugstore foundation (like I do) and want to fix the overall clumpy sort of finish drugstore foundations have

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best primer I have found so far

              By Rose

              from Vancouver

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Long Lasting
              • Natural Looking
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                This is the best primer I have found so far to help with large pores.

                 
                5.0

                Love it

                By Soni

                from Houston

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  I had gotten the mini a while back just to try it out because i didn't want to waste money if it wasn't going to work but it's great so I had to buy the full-size.

                   
                  5.0

                  Best primer I've ever used

                  By Aggie

                  from Galliano, LA

                  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

                  • A little pricey

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  I use this daily before applying foundation. Foundation goes on really smoothly.

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                  • Q:

                    Is this product tinted or clear?
                    Asked on 6/25/2017 by macayla from Barbourville KY

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

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

                      Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Will this work good for oily skin? Helping keep oil control?
                    Asked on 6/4/2017 by twinsmom from twinsmom

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer is a primer so it is considered as makeup. This pore-minimizing primer is best for hiding the appearance of pores and fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin. If you're looking to control all-over shine, we recommend the POREfessional: Agent Zero Shine (Item #: 2268638)! This shine-control powder instantly minimizes shine and helps smooth the look of pores. The invisible translucent shade is perfect for every skin tone - wear it over POREfessional for maximum POREfection! xoxo B

                      http://www.ulta.com/porefessional-agent-zero-shine?productId=xlsImpprod6330001&sku=2268638&_requestid=2129783

                      Answered on 6/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    I have yet to find a primer to help fill my deep acne scarring. Is this just for minimizing pores or could this help a bigger problem? If not, have a product recommendation from this line?
                    Asked on 5/25/2017 by Hmurry from New Orleans

                    1 answer

                  • 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
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