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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 243 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (155)
  • Lightweight (137)
  • Smooth (114)
  • Long lasting (89)
  • Blends well (80)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (47)
  • Doesn't stay on (18)
  • Causes breakouts (12)
  • Poor coverage (9)
  • Irritates skin (6)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (90)
  • All skin types (61)
  • Going out (43)
  • Sensitive skin (37)
  • Travel (20)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (68), Classic style (66), Trendy style (38)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (98), Fair (75), Deep (14)

Reviewed by 243 customers

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4.0

Love This Product

By Kandi

from Columbia, SC

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

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

    I absolutely love this product! I have tried various different primers over the past several years to combat my oily t-zone. This product helps to keep my foundation in place and keeps oil at bay. I love the price point and I love the ease of application.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Deep
     
    4.0

    Love this

    By Kathy

    from Birmingham, al

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

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

      Great product

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again.

      By Chilly

      from Charlotte, NC

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Going Out
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Travel

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

        I use this product to matte my face from oil. It works like magic. I can tell a big different with this product. I enjoy it very much and couldn't imagine what I would do without it. :)

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        My face was so shiny and oily until I tried this !!

        By Lisa

        from Hacienda Heights

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

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

          Love this product :)

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          3.0

          It's okay for oily skin.

          By Gracey

          from DMV

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Doesn't Stay On

          Best Uses

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

            I'm guessing that because this is a gel based product, the effectiveness wasn't like other matte primers I've been using. I have oily skin, and I find that this may be more useful during the spring or fall seasons, unfortunately I wanted something more potent to combat the heat, humidity, and sweat the summer brings. I actually went in for the hourglass primer, but Ulta didn't have it so I got this instead. Not exactly what I wanted, but I needed something and it worked for the time being.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Deep
             
            5.0

            Enjoying the product!

            By Meg

            from Grand Rapids MI

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

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

              Matte Finish!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              4.0

              I will purchase this item again

              By Suz

              from Tucson, Arizona

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Doesn't Stay On

              Best Uses

              • Sensitive Skin

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

              Excellent scent and easy to apply

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              Def a new regular in my make up bag

              By Yari

              from Yakima, WA

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

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

                I use this as a primer for my make up and it's super lightweight.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                1.0

                Not for me

                By Ashley

                from Boston, MA

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                • Doesn't Stay On
                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

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

                I tried this primer after my face started getting oiler in the summer. It was terrible! Less than 30 minutes after I tried my skin got even oiler then it normally would. I spent the day blotting my face all day long.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                4.0

                I would buy this again

                By Cherrybug

                from Houston, TX

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                    Love this product

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium

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                    Get answers from in-house experts.

                    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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