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Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender

Mally Beauty

Poreless Face Defender

Item #: 2262840 Size: 0.46 oz

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Mally's Evercolor Poreless Face Defender is the perfect finishing touch for your makeup. This remarkable technology yields an utterly sheer, featherweight product that diffuses the look of pores, minimizes fine lines, and helps protect your makeup so it lasts from morning to night. Face Defender gives you that flawless matte finish without the dry, ashy look of powder. The result is silky smooth skin and longer-lasting makeup. It comes with a unique buffed-edge Japanese sponge.

Not tested on animals.

 

Swirl the sponge in the Face Defender and softly pat this innovative, sheer formula all over your face. Never swipe or rub as this can move your makeup. Use the rounded corners of the sponge to get into all those hard to reach places, such as side of nose and inner corners of your eyes.
Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, PCA Dimethicone, Silica.

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Mally BeautyPoreless Face Defender
 
4.2

(based on 299 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (213)
  • Smooth (198)
  • Natural looking (196)
  • Lightweight (189)
  • Long lasting (186)

Cons

  • Difficult to apply (31)
  • Doesn't work (24)
  • Poor coverage (12)
  • Causes breakouts (11)
  • Doesn't stay on (11)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (174)
  • All skin types (133)
  • Going out (93)
  • Sensitive skin (59)
  • Travel (58)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (118), Classic style (113), Trendy style (30)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (130), Fair (126), Deep (14)

Reviewed by 299 customers

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4.0

What is this magic!?!?

By KtGistaken

from Las Vegas

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Difficult to Apply

Best Uses

  • All Skin Types
  • Everyday
  • Going Out

Comments about Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

I don't understand how this works but I really love it if the sponge was smaller or fit in the compact it would be much better... It makes my skin feel soft and pore less. Definitely does not add to my oiliness. I wish it wasn't such a hassle to dab it on the skin but I only use it in the t-zone. Just DO NOT drag the product over your makeup or else you'll have to start over. At the end of the day the results are worth the little bit of fuss.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Medium
 
1.0

not sure

By mduss

from New York

Comments about Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

I went to ulta ready to buy one product but a worker convinced me that this product would reduce oil and help overall. I've been trying it for over a week now and it has not helped me in any way. If anything it's made my face more oily. Very disappointed will not buy this product again.

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

dont waste your money

By suzanne

from sc

Comments about Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

worthless product. does absolutely nothing.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Purchased this twice. Highly recommend!!!

By qishopgal

from Minneapolis

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Finishes face
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Travel

    Comments about Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

    This product finishes your look, softens lines and wrinkles, helps pores look smaller. This is the second time I have bought this. My teenage daughter liked it as well. The only con is that you need to reapply this throughout the day. Isn't long lasting. Gives a finished look.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would buy again

    By Convention

    from Virginia

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • None right now

    Best Uses

    • Going Out

    Comments about Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

    Use as a primer

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    4.0

    Worthy purchase

    By G

    from Alameda, CA

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Natural Looking
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

      Recommended

      • Skin Tone:
      • Deep

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      I would not buy this ever

      By Denisse

      from Koreatown

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Natural Looking

      Cons

      • Difficult to Apply
      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

      The product did not work out for me I was sad about that

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love this!

      By K

      from Carmel, IN

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Long Lasting
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

        This is a great product! I decided to give it a try when it was on sale, and I'm so glad I did. It does everything they claim it does. My only issue is the size of the sponge. While I appreciate them being generous with such a hearty sponge, it's just not needed for this product, and makes travel/storage difficult.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Miraculously Matte

        By Mo

        from Fayetteville, NC

        About Me Trendy 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 Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

          This stuff is amazing. I wasn't a believer at first but I caught it on sale and was like why not. It is amazing!!! I live in a very hot and humid area and I applied over top of my foundation after being outside and I was instantly matte again. It feels amazing on the skin, makes it feel very soft but matte. The only con it that you need to make sure you blot and not rub because then you will wipe off some of your make up, but it tells you that on the box.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Deep

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I never run out!

          By Janicea

          from Texas

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday

            Comments about Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender:

            Pat the sponge on the product and tap it on your face as a final touch and your makeup looks flawless. I never run out of this product, I use it every single day! Keeps your makeup on and pores minimized.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium

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            41 Questions | 41 Answers
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            • Q:

              What size/oz is this?
              Asked on 5/15/2016 by Kristine from Dallas

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                0.46 oz

                Answered on 5/17/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              Can the sponge be washed like a beauty blender?
              Asked on 4/27/2016 by Doll Face from Saint Paul, MN

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                We recommend cleaning the sponge weekly using brush shampoo or mild soap and water. Gently squeeze out excess water and allow to fully dry before next use.

                Answered on 4/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              I read in the description that it leaves a matte finish. Can I use this over shimmery blushes/highlighters? Will it dampen the shimmer defeating the point of using shimmery makeup?
              Asked on 4/24/2016 by DrLexyCat from San Diego, CA

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                The Face Defender can be used over shimmery blushes and highlighters. Make sure to use the Face Defender sparingly over such products so that you are not saturating the areas where the shimmery blushes and highlighters have been applied. We hope this helps!

                Answered on 4/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              Does the Face Defender have a shelf-life? Will the product dry up if used infrequently? Will it melt if it is left in a cosmetic bag in the car on hot days?
              Asked on 3/16/2016 by Southern Belle from Atlanta, GA

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                The shelf life of Face Defender is 24 months. After opening, the product should be used within this time to avoid it drying up. There is a risk of altering the performance of a product if left in the car on a hot, sunny day. The best way to avoid damaging the product's lifespan and performance is to make sure it is stored in a cool, dark place.

                Answered on 4/21/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              Is this a good product for people with oily, acne-prone skin? Will it cause breakouts? How long does the matte finish last if your skin is very oily throughout the day?
              Asked on 3/14/2016 by peony

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Face Defender is formulated for all skin types. Mally Beauty does not claim that their products are noncomedogenic; however, all are sensitivity-tested and none should cause breakouts. It can be reapplied throughout the day as needed for touch-ups!

                Answered on 3/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              I use a liquid foundation. Before applying powder blush with a brush, I have to powder my cheeks to keep the color from "grabbing" onto the moist surface and blotching. Where does this Mally product fit into my routine? I don't have trouble with blush wearing off. Does this leave a surface appropriate for smoothly applying powder blush? Thanks!
              Asked on 3/9/2016 by Boxofcrayons from Bossier City, Louisiana

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This product serves as a finishing product and the last step of your makeup routine, applied after all other products. Yes, it helps to extend the wear of your color complexion products, too, not just your foundation!

                Swirl the sponge in the Face Defender and softly pat this innovative, sheer formula all over your face. Never swipe or rub, as this can move your makeup. Use the rounded corners of the sponge to get into all those hard to reach places, such as side of nose and inner corners of your eyes. We recommend viewing Mally's application technique in the video within the product description. You will be able to feel and see your skin's silky, poreless texture once the product has been applied.

                Answered on 3/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              I use Temptu Airbrush foundation, will this product work with my foundation? I am afraid it will rub off the foundation, even with a setting powder.
              Asked on 2/21/2016 by Chrissie from New York

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                It should work for you. Softly pat it on - never swipe or rub, as this can move your makeup.

                Answered on 2/21/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              If using the product along does it provide any spf in it to protect from the sun. If not will it be okay to put a face cream on that has spf and then this product. Or will I take away the benefit of the product.
              Asked on 10/7/2015 by shayla

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Evercolor Poreless Face Defender does not provide sun protection. We absolutely recommend wearing sunscreen under it! :-)

                Answered on 10/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
            • Q:

              Is it possible to use this product as a primer before make-up to prevent/decrease oil build up throughout the day?
              Asked on 9/14/2015 by Amy

              1 answer

            • Q:

              How well does this product work when you use it alone?
              Asked on 9/13/2015 by Elaine

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Face Defender is colorless and when worn alone on bare skin, it helps to mattify the skin for long lasting shine control.

                Answered on 9/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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