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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 270 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (178)
  • Lightweight (158)
  • Smooth (129)
  • Long lasting (104)
  • Blends well (93)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (53)
  • Doesn't stay on (21)
  • Causes breakouts (13)
  • Poor coverage (10)
  • Irritates skin (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (106)
  • All skin types (69)
  • Going out (50)
  • Sensitive skin (40)
  • Travel (23)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (79), Classic style (73), Trendy style (45)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (114), Fair (83), Deep (16)

Reviewed by 270 customers

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1.0

Didn't Work for my Very Oily Skin

By Libby

from Chicago, IL

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Translucent

Cons

  • Doesn't mattify
  • Doesn't Stay On
  • Ineffective

Best Uses

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

    I wanted to like this product, however it didn't mattify for me at all. Also, oil seeped through immediately after I put it on. For someone who has drier to normal skin, this is great! But for very oily skin, this product might not work.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    3.0

    Great for people with non sensitive skin

    By JP

    from Bakersfield, Ca

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Smooth

    Cons

    • Causes Breakouts
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

    • Going Out

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

    only reason why I am giving this 3 stars is because it irritated my face and cause breaks outs. other than that it really does do what it says its going to do. Give it a try!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    LOVE THIS!

    By Happy Shopper

    from Washington, MO

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Normal to Oily

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

      I got a free trail size in a giveaway box. I chose this product bc the sales lady told me it was great for hot summer days. She was right!! I love this product. My mineral makeup lasts all day with no shine and no need for reapplication!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      2.0

      Does not help with oil control

      By Courtney

      from Ohio

      About Me Natural Style

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

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

        I have super oily skin, and this doesn't help at all. I actually feel like when I wear this primer it makes my skin more oily.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        1.0

        I hated this!

        By Rach

        from Mcdonough, GA

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

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

            I hated this product!it didn't contol my oils and it didnt erase my pores like the claims said it would. Don't waste your money on it.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Will buy again does its job

            By Kimmy

            from Thorndike Massachusetts

            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
              • Everyday
              • Going Out

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

              My face always looks like a grease slick this product has worked wonders.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Love this product! Will definitely buy this again!

              By nenapa0

              from Canoga park ca

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Sensitive Skin

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

                It blends easy and love how it makes my pores disappear and my oiliness

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                3.0

                Not sure

                By Doglover

                from Tomball, tx

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Travel

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

                Doesn't do much for, I bought it for nothing

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Best thing for oily skin

                By LanDmbFan

                from Boca Raton, FL

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

                I put it over moisturizer and under foundation. It really keeps the shine down on my oily skin.

                 
                1.0

                Donets keeps matte

                By Lizz

                from Bakersfield

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Stay On

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

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

                  I've oily skin and this doesn't helps with my makeup staying matte

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium

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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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