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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

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!

Click here to Get The Look with Benefit's The POREfessional Face Primer!

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 2816 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2325)
  • Lightweight (1826)
  • Blends well (1794)
  • Smooth (1299)
  • Natural looking (1048)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (131)
  • Doesn't stay on (116)
  • Doesn't work (97)
  • Poor coverage (72)
  • Causes breakouts (57)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1101)
  • All skin types (766)
  • Sensitive skin (556)
  • Going out (485)
  • Travel (339)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (745), Classic style (554), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Trendy style (174)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

This is a great primer.

By LS

from Pittsburgh PA

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Noncomedogenic
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Expensive.

Best Uses

  • Everyday

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

I use this everyday.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

One of my must haves

By PR

from New Hampshire

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I use this every day under my makeup to smooth out my skin before applying foundation. It feels like silk and goes on easy. Even though the product has a slight tint, it doesn't add color to your face. It can also be used later in the day when you want to freshen up your look.

     
    4.0

    This is my third one and I love this primer so so much!!

    By Sierra

    from Elko, nevada

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • 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:

      This primer smells so amazing and it smooths my pores unlike any other I've tried! Love it!! Benefit brought their A game with this product. ❤️

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      It's Magic Make-up

      By Stardust

      from Clarksburg, WV

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I've always been insecure about my massive pores, this product reduce the pores appearance and almost seemed to blur them away. It says you can wear it under or over makeup I tried both but found it did best under makeup.

         
        5.0

        Great pore filler!!

        By Donnette

        from Cullman, AL

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Natural Looking
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          Great pore filler

           
          5.0

          I'll buy this forever! It's so soft & smooth on my face!

          By Lori

          from Riverside, NJ

          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
            • Going Out
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Travel

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            I use this every morning. I'm 54 years old and I'm complimented all the time about how youthful my skin looks!

             
            5.0

            Perfect primer for under foundation!

            By Anne

            from Liverpool,NY

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              I have very oily skin and this product is perfect for under my foundation!

               
              5.0

              love this product

              By Ro

              from La , Ca

              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

              • none

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday
              • Going Out

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              I used almost every day and live my skin very smooth and soft

               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again

              By Kiki

              from Kansas City, mo

              About Me Classic 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
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Travel

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                Love it!

                 
                5.0

                Absolutely love

                By Jess

                from Nc

                About Me Classic 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

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  Absolutely love

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                  71 Questions | 71 Answers
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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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