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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 2756 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2271)
  • Lightweight (1779)
  • Blends well (1762)
  • Smooth (1248)
  • Natural looking (1011)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (129)
  • Doesn't stay on (114)
  • Doesn't work (96)
  • Poor coverage (69)
  • Causes breakouts (56)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1062)
  • All skin types (738)
  • Sensitive skin (538)
  • Going out (464)
  • Travel (325)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (721), Classic style (532), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Trendy style (166)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

Worth every penny!

By BeyondBeauty3

from St. Louis MO

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
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I have tried many primers and they have worked but this one by far has my makeup lasting ALL DAY and fills in pores! It is a bit pricey but I find it worth the price!

     
    4.0

    Better than any other I've tried!

    By lilmisvalentine

    from Tulsa, OK

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      Great product, does the job, just wished it lasted a bit longer and it could be a bit cheaper.

       
      5.0

      Love this product!

      By Glorraine

      from Pittsboro, NC

      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

        • Everyday

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I received a sample of this for my birthday and I absolutely love it. It is so lightweight and non greasy. My foundation glides on smoothly and effortlessly if I use as a primer. Definitely a staple in my makeup bag.

         
        5.0

        I love this product!

        By Lynn

        from Iowa

        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

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Travel

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          I use as a primer and alone if running errands

           
          4.0

          I guess?

          By Courtney

          from New Jersey

          About Me Natural Style

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Difficult to Apply

          Best Uses

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            It's fine. I never really understood primers but I guess it's good at doing what it's supposed to.

             
            5.0

            Can't live without

            By Jubabug

            from Canton MI

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                I use this for my pores obviously and I love it. It does work nicely

                 
                5.0

                Love this stuff

                By Air

                from Beaverton, OR

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                • Clumpy

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Travel

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                Feels great going on. It can get a little "clumpy" if it gets in my eyebrows. But it wipes off well. It fills in those fine lines and pores without being greesy. It's one of the better primers I've ever used.

                 
                5.0

                I have bought this several times

                By jacki

                from Nevada

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  I use this daily.

                   
                  3.0

                  I'm just the regular makeup girl

                  By Anna cash

                  from Birmingham al

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                  • Ineffective
                  • Poor Coverage

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    I'm just the girl who knows she needs a primer but still trying to find the best one this one was chalky so I'll stick to the mac primer I've been using

                     
                    5.0

                    Love This!

                    By Melissa

                    from Cincinnati, Ohio

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                        I use as a primer before cream foundation

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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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