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Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel

Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel

Item #: 2296628 Size: 1.6 oz

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Secret weapon to defeat pores & shine.

Matte Rescue's lightweight, water-based gel overpowers shine and absorbs excess surface oil, leaving a natural-looking matte finish. It instantly minimizes pores with diamond powder, known for its soft-focus pore-blurring effect. Skin feels clean, smooth and instantly refreshed. When shine attacks, this mattifying gel comes to the rescue!

Results:

  • 92% said it mattifies shine instantly*
  • 92% said skin feels clean, refreshed*
  • 89% said it absorbs excess surface oil instantly*


*Consumer panel survey of 66 women over 1 week

Tip 1: Defeat Pores & Shine!

Apply a thin layer of Matte Rescue all over freshly cleansed face. This lightweight, water-based gel overpowers shine and absorbs excess surface oil, leaving a natural-looking matte finish.

Tip 2: Snap a Super Selfie

Got a selfie "situation"? Call Matte Rescue! Blended with diamond powder known for its soft-focus blurring effects, it instantly minimizes the look of pores.

Trick: Apply Matte Rescue, then pat the POREfessional Primer on top. Pores, shine and fine lines are less visible, and makeup glides on so smoothly!
Aqua, Glycerin, Propanediol, Silica, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Fomesofficinalis (Mushroom) Extract, Alcohol, Methyl Trimethicone, Pentyleneglycol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Parfum, Sodium Hydroxide,Tetrasodium EDTA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Limonene, PEG-40 Hydrogenatedcastor Oil, Diamond Powder, CI 42090 (Blue 1), CI 19140 (Yellow 5), BHT, Tocopherol.

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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel
 
3.7

(based on 311 reviews)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (212)
  • Lightweight (184)
  • Smooth (150)
  • Long lasting (117)
  • Blends well (102)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (66)
  • Doesn't stay on (28)
  • Causes breakouts (18)
  • Poor coverage (12)
  • Irritates skin (10)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (125)
  • All skin types (75)
  • Going out (58)
  • Sensitive skin (46)
  • Travel (26)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (92), Classic style (81), Trendy style (56)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (136), Fair (92), Deep (19)

Reviewed by 311 customers

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1.0

Didn't work!

By Binger

from AK

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Causes Breakouts
  • Ineffective

Best Uses

  • Everyday

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

Bought this to eliminate shine on the T zone in the middle of the day. Too bad, It didn't work for me.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Medium
 
4.0

Is the best

By M

from Idaho

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Oily skin

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

    Helps me matify my skin

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    keeps the oil away!

    By Gabby

    from Lafayette, LA

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

    I have a pretty oily t-zone that is noticeable after a couple of hours of wearing any type of foundation, whether it's drug store brand or high end. After using this product, I was immediately impressed by how flawlessly my foundation applied. After a full 12 hours of wearing my makeup, my oily skin was not noticeable at all!

     
    1.0

    Didn't work at all

    By Em

    from Gainesville, FL

    About Me Trendy Style

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Doesn't Stay On
    • Ineffective
    • Poor Coverage

    Best Uses

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

      The whole point of this primer is to help oily skin be matte and it actually makes me skin shinier. Does absolutely nothing for my pores. Returning immediately.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      I am buying this product again! :)

      By Kat

      from Evans, Colorado

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

        I like the way it feels.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        2.0

        I gave it a try.. not impressed

        By ablondechaos

        from Augusta,GA

        About Me Trendy Style

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Smooth

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On
        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

          Didn't help like a primer should. I expected ato see less of my pores and less makeup loss. I've tried many foundations, this just isn't great.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          1.0

          Horrible for oily skin

          By Mimi

          from California

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

          I bought this because YouTube influence me to get it since j have oily skin & I wish I didn't. I would give it 0 stars if I could made my skin look like an oil slick after a few hours. Do not buy this, I eventually returned this after a few uses

           
          1.0

          Will not buy this product again

          By Wendy

          from Knoxville, TN

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

          Had some shine on my nose

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          what does this do?

          By cna0214

          from 21801

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

          I'm not really sure what this is suppose to do? I purchased this product in store after one of the employees used it, a liquid foundation and a powder on me. She said it would make my skin less oily, my skin is very oily! After about an hour the oil returns, every time I apply makeup and use this product my skin becomes as oily, shinny and my pores are still very much visible. It feels nice going on, and has a nice smell.

           
          2.0

          Didn't Matte For My Oily Skin

          By Kenny

          from Arlington Texas

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply

          Cons

          • Causes Breakouts
          • Irritates Skin

          Best Uses

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

            I liked this product but I realized after about 30 days that it was causing me to breakout and it also didn't stop my skin from being oily under my makeup.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Deep

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            18 Questions | 18 Answers
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            • Q:

              What is the size of this product (how much in a tube?)
              Asked on 5/7/2016 by Bitty Cole from California

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi gorgeous! Our The POREfessional: Matte Rescue is 1.6 ounces.

                Answered on 5/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              The rep at the store told me to use this as my primer. Was she wrong?
              Asked on 2/29/2016 by Fair skinned beauty from Akron Ohio

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                HI Gorgeous! Our POREfessional Matte Rescue instantly minimizes your pore appearance. it is known for it's soft focus pore-blurring effect. I recommend adding POREfessional Face Primer to your regimen after applying our Matte Rescue, shine and fine lines are less visible, and makeup glides on so smoothly!

                http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod2290003

                Answered on 3/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              I use the porefessional pore minimizer. Can I use these two products together?
              Asked on 2/23/2016 by wondering from Muskego, WI

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Of course! Apply Matte Rescue first over your freshly cleansed face and then pat the POREfessional primer for a smooth-than-smooth finish!

                Answered on 2/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              Do I add this into my primer and foundation, or do I put it on before them?
              Asked on 2/19/2016 by Imaris from United States

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hey Gorgeous! You can apply Matte Rescue over your freshly cleansed face first then add your primer and foundation.

                Answered on 2/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              Can this product still be used with a non-mattifying foundation and still get the same results?
              Asked on 2/18/2016 by Chelsea from New Orleans, LA

              1 answer

            • Q:

              Hi.
              Could l use this just before foundation without adding a primer over the top as l do not get on with primers at all, or will it not make your foundation blend well? X
              Asked on 2/10/2016 by Karen from United Kingdom

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hello Gorgeous! For best POREfection apply POREfessional Matte Rescue all over your face and then pat on POREfessional primer for smoother-than-smooth skin!

                Answered on 2/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              You say before make up or after... why would you apply after apply makeup? Still learning here.
              Asked on 2/10/2016 by Happywife

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Gorgeous! POREfessional Matte Rescue goes on after you have cleansed your face! Your skin will feel clean, smooth and instantly refreshed!

                Answered on 2/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              I wanted to know if I apply moisturizer before or after applying this product? Or do I illuminate that step while using this product?
              Asked on 1/29/2016 by Jax from Dinuba, CA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                The POREfessional: Matte Rescue should be applied after moisturizer, gorgeous! xoxo, B

                Answered on 2/3/2016 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              Is the POREfessional: Matte Rescue Gel a moisturizer?
              I read about this in my ULTA magazine that you can also use it as a moisturizer.
              I really want to try this product because I always love a matte face! I never like dewy finish.
              Asked on 1/28/2016 by RagePuppy from Providence, RI

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi gorgeous!

                The POREfessional: Matte Rescue is not a moisturizer. It's a lightweight, water-based gel that overpowers shine and absorbs excess surface oil. We recommend applying Matte Rescue after your morning skincare routine (which should include moisturizer!).

                xoxo, B

                Answered on 2/3/2016 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              Would you recommend it for dry skin and / or combination skin?
              Asked on 1/22/2016 by Ari from Chicago, IL

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Matte Rescue is recommended for all skin types, gorgeous! xoxo, B

                Answered on 1/27/2016 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
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