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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 298 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (202)
  • Lightweight (178)
  • Smooth (143)
  • Long lasting (115)
  • Blends well (99)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (62)
  • Doesn't stay on (26)
  • Causes breakouts (16)
  • Poor coverage (11)
  • Irritates skin (9)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (120)
  • All skin types (74)
  • Going out (57)
  • Sensitive skin (45)
  • Travel (26)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (89), Classic style (80), Trendy style (51)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (129), Fair (90), Deep (18)

Reviewed by 298 customers

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1.0

ACENE BREAKOUT ALERT

By Taytay444

from Charleston, SC

About Me Trendy Style

Pros

    Cons

    • Causes Breakouts
    • Ineffective
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

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

      I have dry skin in the winter, and oily in the summer. Occasionally I breakout. But THIS. This stuff made me look like I had ant bites all over my face. I could not stop crying over how bad my face was and why it was acting out. I have never gone out of my way to write a review, but I couldn't hold my tongue on this one. It took me awhile to figure out why I was breaking out, and it clicked when I read reviews online. After just ONE day of not using the product, my face made a dramatic turn. I haven't used it for two days and my face is almost clear of the damage.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Not planning to purchase again

      By Tara

      from Atlanta

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

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

        I have extraordinarly oily skin. I'm always in search of anything matte for this reason. I decided to try this POREperfection Matte because the store was out of what I normally use (Laura Geller Spackle Mattifying). I've use other Benefit products and been very happy with them, so I thought I'd give this a shot.
        I'm giving the product three stars because it does have some really great qualities about it. It's very easy to apply, it goes on smooth, has a pleasant smel, and does not feel oily going on; however, for my skin in particular, I was getting shiney within about two to three hours and it just got worse as the day went on. To be fair, I tried the product for about two weeks, but unfortunately, I got the same results. Everyone's skin is different and just because it didn't work for my oily skin doesn't mean it won't work for someone else's oily skin. That's the beauty of reviews.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Works amazing!!!

        By PF

        from Keller, TX

        About Me Trendy Style

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

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

          I bought the 3 piece kit with this, the porefessional, and under eye cream. I applied the matte gel first, then porefessional, and then my normal foundation routine. I have oily skin and do several blots and light powder touch ups daily, however, I did ZERO touch ups after using this product!!! My makeup overall just looked better and I didn't get oily....I can't wait to use this again!!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          2.0

          Too much hype!

          By Farz

          from Chicago

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Causes Breakouts
          • Irritates Skin

          Best Uses

          • Going Out

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

          Do not buy!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          I love this product.

          By Shajay

          from Memphis tn

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

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

            Helps with oily T zones.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By Maria

            from Phoenix az

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Going Out

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

              When I go out

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              3.0

              It's ok

              By Brandy

              from Benton, AR

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Smooth

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out

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

              It's an ok product. It's better than not having anything. It's supposed to stop breakthrough oil. It doesn't last that long.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              2.0

              Not as effective as I had hoped

              By Cassie M

              from Upstate NY

              About Me Natural Style

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Smells nice

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

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

                I have always been a big fan of Benefit products but this one was a letdown. It was only effective for me if I didn't put anything else on (sunscreen, makeup) so it was useless to me. It smells very nice and is lightweight. I would try the Porefessional primer first if you are looking for something to diminish pores and offer some mattifying effect.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                4.0

                I will buy again

                By Dangerkitty

                from Morgantown.wv

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Easy To Take-off
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Matte finish
                • Natural Looking
                • Noncomedogenic
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Travel

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

                  I love it

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  I love this stuff

                  By Britt

                  from Summerville South Carolina

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Sensitive Skin

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

                    I've always needed something like this and I'm glad I've finally found it. And with me having sensitive skin its just perfect. I recommend this product to everyone (:

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair

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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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