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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

Try Me Size The POREfessional Face Primer available - Click here!

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 2850 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2358)
  • Lightweight (1856)
  • Blends well (1819)
  • Smooth (1330)
  • Natural looking (1074)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (131)
  • Doesn't stay on (117)
  • Doesn't work (99)
  • Poor coverage (73)
  • Causes breakouts (58)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1124)
  • All skin types (786)
  • Sensitive skin (566)
  • Going out (498)
  • Travel (350)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (761), Classic style (563), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Trendy style (180)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

I love it

By Yesi

from Escondido ca

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I did my friend make up for her wedding

     
    5.0

    I will never stop buying!

    By Sophie

    from LA, Cal.

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • 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:

      It's great. No clumpiness and has great coverage.

       
      3.0

      SO/SO

      By TC

      from NC

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      Everyone I have talked to talks about how much they love this product. My skin type is more oily and though it does not claim to be for oily skin, everyone raved about its oil control. I just was not impressed overall. I had high expectations with the price point and over all rave, but was disappointed. Not horrible, but not worth the money.

       
      5.0

      Makes makeup flawless

      By JessicaW

      from Illinois

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Causes Breakouts
      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I've bought this a few times now and I really Love this product, the only down sides I found (for my skin at least) is it causes dry spots and breakouts occasionally. It honestly does an amazing job though making my skin appear flawless, and my boyfriend always says how soft my skin is when I wear it without makeup. Overall great product, though wouldn't recommend daily use if you have sensitive skin.

       
      5.0

      This porepressional primer is amazing!

      By Southern gal

      from Savannah

      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
      • Wear it with or without makeup.

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        Tried the tester size first and it lasted because you don't need to use much, so now I bought the full size and know it will last me. The price is quite good as well.

         
        5.0

        Very impressed!

        By Elise

        from Goshen, Indiana

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          I have issues with make up settling into my pores. I'd been using Smashbox primer and still love the feel of it, but still my make up was always in my pores! Since I've started using POREfessional, I no longer have issues with settling make up at all. I am SO happy I asked for a recommendation. I could not be happier with the results.

           
          5.0

          Enjoying this product

          By mheppler

          from Phoenix, AZ

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Going Out

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            Smooths skin for foundation. Blurs imperfections.

             
            5.0

            LOVE for oily skin & huge pores!

            By G

            from New Jersey

            About Me Natural Style

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Easy To Take-off
            • Good Pigmentation
            • 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 huge pores and oily skin and can NEVER get my makeup to stay looking good past lunch, but this solved my problems! Professional definitely minimized the look of my pores and because it's not clear or white, helped cover up some of the discoloration on my skin, giving my overall routine some better coverage without adding any effort. If you're looking to get your make up to look a bit better and last a bit longer - try this! I tried the mini travel size to see how I liked it and just bought the value size two weeks later. Definite game changer!

               
              5.0

              My favorite

              By Pam

              from Calhoun, GA

              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

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                Use this everyday. Works very well for me.

                 
                4.0

                Would buy again

                By JennyD

                from Indianapolis

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    As nice as any I have tried for my oily skin. Makes foundation application smooth and helps with oil control.

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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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