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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 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 349 reviews)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (241)
  • Lightweight (212)
  • Smooth (173)
  • Long lasting (138)
  • Blends well (120)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (75)
  • Doesn't stay on (30)
  • Causes breakouts (18)
  • Poor coverage (15)
  • Irritates skin (11)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (140)
  • All skin types (90)
  • Going out (69)
  • Sensitive skin (57)
  • Travel (31)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (103), Classic style (93), Trendy style (63)

Reviewed by 349 customers

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5.0

HOLY GRAIL

By Britt

from MD

About Me Classic Style

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Sensitive Skin

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

    I must say most people believe this to be a primer. It is not, it is a pre primer. I used it for months as a primer hating it because it didn't Mattify my skin and didn't last all day. Then after reading many beauty blogger reviews I came to realize it is a pre primer. Applying a thin layer before my regular primer keeps my makeup flawless all day and I normally have the most oily skin after a few hours after applying my makeup. This product has changed my life after learning how it should be used

     
    2.0

    Somehow made it worse

    By Jessica

    from Kansas City

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

    I bought this after an ultra employee recommended it for my oily t-zone. I primarily tried it on my nose, and through the day it seemed to make my foundation patchy and it seemed even more oily than usual! I also suffered a breakout on my nose after using this. I got a sample size of the original porefessional with this, and found that it did a much better job of mattifying.

     
    3.0

    It was alright

    By JaclynHill

    from Texas

    About Me Trendy Style

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

    • Sensitive Skin

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

    I purchased this because I have very oily skin and wanted something that would keep my makeup on all day but also keep me matte. Unfortunately, it did nothing for me. It did feel very nice on the skin but it didn't keep me matte and did not keep my makeup on whatsoever.

     
    5.0

    Super "primer"!

    By Mia B.

    from Orange County, CA

    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

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

      I have 'aging' skin; when I use this, my texture is even & I get many compliments on my "make-up"... it really helps smooth things out!

       
      5.0

      Holy grail!

      By Ericka m.

      from Philadelphia, pa

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out

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

        I use it under my porefessional primer and it keeps me matte all day at work

         
        5.0

        Love this app product!

        By Kelsey

        from Abilene, Tx

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Not Greasy
        • 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 have really oily skin so it was hard to find a primer that didn't make it worse. He Matte-rescue was recommended to me by a lady in the store, and it has been GREAT!

           
          5.0

          This product works well on longer lasting oil control

          By Beth B

          from Milan,TN

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              My complexion looks smoother

               
              5.0

              Stays matte all day

              By Stevie

              from South Dakota

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

              I have combination skin with large pores so the pore-fessional has been my go to for a while now. But on the recommendation of an Ulta Beauty Advisor I decided to give this a try. It's not actually a primer but I have been using it as one and it works really well. It keeps my oily skin under control and keeps my makeup looking matte and flawless all day long. I was a little worried the gel would be sticky but instead it's very refreshing. Love the way this feels on my skin

               
              4.0

              Great base

              By Rhiannon

              from Keizer

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Natural Looking

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday

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

                I use daily over moisturizer and under foundation. Smells great and helps set make up and reduce shine!

                 
                5.0

                Amazing! Does what it says it will do, minimizes pores!

                By PharmGirl

                from Jefferson City, MO

                About Me Natural 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

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

                  Does what it says, minimizes pores!

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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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