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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 2720 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2239)
  • Lightweight (1745)
  • Blends well (1735)
  • Smooth (1219)
  • Natural looking (986)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (128)
  • Doesn't stay on (114)
  • Doesn't work (94)
  • Poor coverage (68)
  • Causes breakouts (54)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1035)
  • All skin types (723)
  • Sensitive skin (530)
  • Going out (455)
  • Travel (315)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (704), Classic style (521), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Trendy style (162)

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5.0

Perfect

By MNBlonde

from Topeka,KS

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Travel

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I use it everyday to help minimize the size of my pores

     
    5.0

    Best primer I have found by far

    By Evie

    from Carbondale, IL

    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

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I finally ran out of a sample I got of this and after using various other primers on both mine and other friends' skin with different skin tones and types I found this has been the most effective and well rounded primer I have ever used. Fan for life!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Doesn't really work

      By Audy

      from Texas

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Clumpy
        • Difficult to Apply
        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          It feels really weird on my skin, and it's hard to blend in properly, and it has a really strong smell. Even after I applied a lot, tried blending it in different ways, with my fingers, with a sponge, it doesn't even cover my pores. And after just like an hour my skin looked oily. I wanted to use this primer under my liquid foundation, but my old powder base foundation covers pores by itself better than this product does, so I'll be sticking with that and maybe trying a different primer.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Not as great as they make it seem.

          By Kay

          from Texas

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Doesn't Stay On
          • Ineffective
          • Poor Coverage

          Best Uses

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            I was wanting to try this product for a while because of the hype, so I bought the mini size. Unfortunately I was not impressed at all. It didn't really cover up my pores, it didn't really make my makeup last longer, and my oil still peeked through within a few hours. I wanted so bad to like it, but I think a lot of people like it for the hype.

             
            5.0

            Skeptical but converted

            By Karen H

            from San Antonio TX

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            I received a sample of this product and liked it so much I've repurchased it several times. It's a little pricey but worth every penny. It gives me a nice soft surface to apply makeup, and keeps my makeup on my face. When I ran out, I noticed I was getting makeup on my cell phone again.

            I thought a primer was one of those unnecessary products or that it wouldn't make a difference. Wrong x 2.

             
            5.0

            Buh bye pores

            By Hrhgiordano

            from Missouri

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking
            • Noncomedogenic
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Travel

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              Great under foundation or just as a pore minimizer, completely blends with any skin tone

               
              5.0

              I love this primer. Definitely will buy again.

              By Jinxy72

              from Oregon

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Travel

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                I got a free sample in my Ipsy bag. Fell in love with it and had to buy a full size bottle.

                 
                5.0

                Buy again

                By Emma

                from Hayward, ca

                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
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  I use it under foundation or bb cream or on top of sun block

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it!!

                  By cgoodwi2

                  from Hayden, AL

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Everyday
                    • Going Out

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    Love this primer!! Love that it dries to a matte finish. Perfect for everyday use.

                     
                    5.0

                    Excelente!!!

                    By Adri

                    from Omaha

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday
                      • Sensitive Skin
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                      Excelente!!!

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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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