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Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional%3A Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel

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The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel

Item #: 2296628 Size: 1.6 oz

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Secret weapon to defeat poreshine.

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

Try Me Size The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel available - Click here!

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
 
3.8

(based on 509 reviews)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (373)
  • Lightweight (330)
  • Smooth (273)
  • Long lasting (229)
  • Blends well (193)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (96)
  • Doesn't stay on (43)
  • Causes breakouts (25)
  • Poor coverage (22)
  • Irritates skin (19)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (219)
  • All skin types (159)
  • Going out (107)
  • Sensitive skin (82)
  • Travel (53)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (182), Classic style (134), Trendy style (86)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Reviewed by 509 customers

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5.0

My new go-to summer primer!

By Icing&Cake

from Washington, DC

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Travel

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

    Leaves a smooth base for all my foundations, powder, liquid or cream. The finish is a moisturizing soft focus, not hardcore matte, so it's perfect for prolonging my makeup in summertime heat.

     
    5.0

    I Bought It Again

    By EMH

    from San Antonio, TX

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

        I bought the travel size at first to try it out and went back for the big bottle once I finished it.. I love it! I recommend it for oily skin!

         
        5.0

        Love and it works!

        By Ginger

        from Rochelle, il

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Take-off
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

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

          A product that does what it says

           
          5.0

          Use this product religiously!!!!

          By Annette S.

          from Rocky Face, GA

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily or Combo skin

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

            Are use this underneath my primer and it works great at keeping my T zone from getting too oily.

             
            3.0

            Didn't deliver on it's promises...

            By mardisn

            from California

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

            I purchased this on the recommendation of a consultant as I was very interested in a product that could hold back (wasn't expecting miracles) the appearance of shine a bit longer. I wanted to see if it really kept me matte longer, so I washed my face, applied my usual moisturizer, and then applied this product to only half of my face. After about two hours (my usual first touch-up time) I came back to check up on my experiment and was disappointed to find my Pore Rescue side as equally greasy as my regularly moisturized side. Since I didn't find any guidance as to where in my routine to apply this, I washed my face again and applied Pore Rescue directly onto clean skin, again, only over half my face. Again, after two hours both halves of my face were equally greasy. I will be promptly returning this product and would not recommend it to anyone with oily skin...it just didn't work

             
            4.0

            Matte matte

            By C.D.

            from Cedar Park, TX

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

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

              I use this I'm my t zone it tends to get oily in the Texas heat. It works great all day long.

               
              1.0

              Did not like this

              By LauraG

              from St. Louis

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Causes Breakouts
                • Doesn't Stay On
                • Ineffective
                • Irritates Skin

                Best Uses

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

                  I wanted to like this, it sounded so promising. I used it a few times and it caused my skin to break out. My skin was very shiny when I used it. Don't waste your money.

                   
                  5.0

                  I would and have bought this product many times

                  By Jordan

                  from Buffalo, NY

                  About Me Trendy Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Everyday

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

                    This product works so well- my skin feels hydrated and makeup adheres to it very well. The only con is that it does not blur the pores as much as the siliconey primer- which I stray from because it dries out my skin.

                     
                    1.0

                    Use the POREfessional Face Primer Instead!

                    By Lisa

                    from NY

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Clumpy
                      • Heavy
                      • Poor Coverage

                      Best Uses

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

                        This product did not leave my skin with a matte finish! I have oily skin to begin with and it only intensifies the shine on my face. The POREfessional Face Primer is a much better product and actually gives you a matte look. The gel is much heavier and doesn't absorb. If you have oily skin, this product is not for you!

                         
                        5.0

                        Good for oily skin

                        By Working mama of 4

                        from Cincinnati , Oh

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

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

                            Keeps me matte even on hot days and feels light and cool when applying. It doesn't work well to minimize pores but I just apply The Porefessional over this to problem areas.

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                            24 Questions | 24 Answers
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                            • Q:

                              Can I use this as a primer, I would use the POREfessional primer, but I just want to control shine and excess oils all day. which product would be better ?
                              Asked on 6/21/2017 by Allison from US

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous! Yes you can, POREfessional Matte Rescue instantly minimizes pore appearance. The lightweight, water-based gel overpowers shine and absorbs excess surface oil, leaving a natural-looking matte finish! xoxo B

                                Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              Does this go on before or after moisturizer?
                              Asked on 5/23/2017 by korrgan from Los Angeles, CA

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous! POREfessional Matte Rescue should go on before your moisturizer as you want to apply to a freshly cleansed face! xoxo B

                                Answered on 5/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              My skin has a lot of texture will this primer help to smooth it all out?
                              Asked on 5/18/2017 by IsabelaJewMex from undisclosed

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              Hi! Can this be used with Agent Zero? Thanks
                              Asked on 3/19/2017 by UltaDiva from Detroit, MI

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional Matte Rescue is a gel whereas Agent Zero is a powder, they both work for shine control. xoxo B

                                Answered on 4/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              Is this non-comedogenic?
                              Asked on 3/17/2017 by brianna from Pennsylvania

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous! This is to confirm that The Porefessional Matte Rescue is non-comedogenic.

                                Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              Can I use this product, apply foundation, then set my face with the Smashbox photo ready water primer or no?
                              Asked on 3/9/2017 by Drea from Fremont ca

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

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

                                Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • 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
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