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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional Face Primer

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The POREfessional Face Primer

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Item #: 2219868 Size: 0.75 oz

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Quickly minimize the appearance of pores & fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin! Apply this silky, lightweight balm alone, under or over makeup. Translucent, oil-free formula complements all skintones and helps makeup stay put. Contains a vitamin E derivative, known to protect skin from free radicals.

To use under makeup: Apply to clean, lightly moisturized skin. Pat on problem areas & blend with fingertips.

To use over makeup: Pat on lightly over makeup & blend.

Prime in the AM: Apply a thin layer of this PRO balm to clean, lightly moisturized skin. Pat lightly from the center of the face outward with fingertips. Wait seconds, then apply makeup as usual. Skin appears smooth & even. Isn't that what we're all looking for?

Apply whenever pores come out of hiding: If pores reappear, pat delicately on T-zone over makeup & blend. The lightweight, oil-free formula means a beautifully refined complexion. Remember, just a dab'll do ya!

Beauty tip: Apply a thin layer of the POREfessional PRO balm to clean, moisturized skin. Next, smooth on Stay Flawless starting at the outer areas of the nose, moving downward toward the jawline. Smooth and pat product into skin using fingertips. Finish with Hello Flawless Oxygen WOW Liquid Foundation for complexion perfection!

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Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, Silica, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isododecane, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Cyclohexasiloxane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Fragrance (Parfum), Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Limonene, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Triethoxycaprylylsilane, BHT.

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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional Face Primer
 
4.3

(based on 1623 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1319)
  • Blends well (1050)
  • Lightweight (900)
  • Goes on smoothly (723)
  • Smooth (574)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (84)
  • Doesn't stay on (76)
  • Doesn't work (51)
  • Poor coverage (43)
  • Causes breakouts (36)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (503)
  • All skin types (321)
  • Sensitive skin (288)
  • Going out (246)
  • Primer (237)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (408), Budget shopper (372), Natural style (326), Classic style (269), Trendy style (68)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (751), Fair (740), Deep (30)

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5.0

Great for problem areas

By Tiff Bee

from Fresno, CA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight
  • Matte Finish

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I initially received this product as a sample and loved it so much I had to purchase it. I only use it on certain areas of my face where I have problems with large pores. It fills in the pores and allows my makeup to be smoothly applied on top, making my pores lesd visible and my skin flawless. I love the thicker texture of it (compared to other primers I have used) and the translucent color tone is nice too!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      POREfessional

      By joja

      from sgv ca

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
        • Dry Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        Absolutely loved this primer! Went on smooth and sleek. Can use both as primer and finisher, leaves a smooth finish.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        Stopped working

        By Alyssa

        from Rhode Island

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I've tried primers running anywhere between $5-$60 and nothing has come close to this tube of magic. It WAS my holy grail primer for two months when it just stopped working. I didn't wear it everyday, apply too much, leave it open, have skin/weather changes, or change makeup products all of a sudden it just ball up while applying, I even bought the travel size to see if maybe it just went bad.

         
        3.0

        Okay

        By Lianni

        from Yorkville, IL

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Light Weight
        • Silky Finish
        • Smooth Pores

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On
        • Not Long Lasting
        • Pricey / Poor Value
        • Slight Expensive

        Best Uses

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          A little disappointed

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          4.0

          Worth It!

          By Mrs. Mims

          from Newark, DE

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Lightweight
          • Matte Finish

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              This product works wonders for me. My makeup always looks flawless and people always compliment how smooth my skin looks. It also helps with the lasting of my liquid foundation. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 is because it is a little costly for the normal size bottle but to solve that problem, when I am on a budget I purchase a small sample bottle at about $10 at Ulta. A little goes a long way so the sample size generally lasts about 1-2 months easy. It does have a fair color but if you use just a small amount (as recommended) it will blend right into your skin. In the end if you purchase the normal size it could last you almost 4-6 months easy, which makes the price of about $36 a good deal.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Deep
               
              5.0

              Really, a smoother complexion!

              By Fashion Expert at Chicos

              from Howell, Michigan

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Mature Skin

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                This really smoothes out my complexion and fills in some small lines also.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                2.0

                The POREfessional Face Primer by Benefit Cosmetics

                By ANGELKISSED

                from SCOTTSDALE

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    I did not find that this product worked as described. I have found better products that are less costly. I do not feel that this is worth the money.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    3.0

                    downsides

                    By Megs

                    from CA

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    Had to return it because it made me break out. Don't not use if you have oily skin! I thought I would try it because I've heard amazing reviews on it.. First primer I've ever tried in my life (I'm 21 years old) & I'm thinking my skin doesn't need primer. It was a good one the first day just over time I got oily around my nose and eyebrows.

                     
                    5.0

                    Pores be gone

                    By Meg the horse rider

                    from Loxahatchee FL

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Goes On Smoothly
                    • Good Pigmentation
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                        This product hid all of my pores and I only had to use a little bit!

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Fair
                         
                        5.0

                        Primer

                        By Bvan

                        from Riverbank

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Apply
                        • Goes On Smoothly
                        • Lightweight
                        • Long-Lasting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                            Weightless, goes on smooth, and smells great too

                            • Skin Tone:
                            • Fair

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                            36 Questions | 36 Answers
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                            • Q:

                              Does this primer (when used after moisturizer, but before applying makeup) have any effect on the FINAL makeup look (e.g., dewy vs matte)? If used alone over moisturizer, is it dewy or matte?
                              Asked on 2/2/2016 by Carin from Suburban Detroit, MI

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous! The POREfessional is translucent & oil-free, so it does not have an effect on your final makeup look. xoxo, B

                                Answered on 2/6/2016 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              Is this product hypoallergenic?
                              Asked on 2/1/2016 by Heather from US

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous!

                                Benefit does not test for or claim that our products are hypo-allergenic (least likely to cause an allergic reaction) or non-comedogenic (does not cause pimples & blackheads). If you have a specific allergy, please review the ingredients which are listed on the product page and contact your general practitioner to determine if a product is suitable for your skin.

                                xoxo, B

                                Answered on 2/3/2016 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              Would this work for acne scars to?
                              Asked on 1/28/2016 by Tiffani

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous!

                                The POREfessional minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines. Check out Boi-ing, our industrial-strength concealer - it camouflages dark circles, shadows & discoloration for a seamless, natural-looking finish without creasing or fading!

                                You can find Boi-ing here at ULTA: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod820380

                                xoxo, B

                                Answered on 2/6/2016 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              Is this product too rich for the under eye area? I don't want a break out or milia.
                              Asked on 1/8/2016 by Kksnana

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous!

                                Benefit does not test for or claim that our products are hypo-allergenic (least likely to cause an allergic reaction) or non-comedogenic (does not cause pimples & blackheads). If you have a specific allergy, please contact Customer Care to determine if a product is suitable for your skin.

                                xoxo, B

                                Answered on 1/13/2016 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              Will this product work well if I have dry to normal skin? Will it also work in a humid climate?
                              Asked on 12/30/2015 by D.Mom from Nashville, Tennessee

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous!

                                The POREfessional is formulated for all skin types. It works equally well in humid, moderate, or dry climates!

                                xoxo, B

                                Answered on 1/7/2016 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              does this contain silicone?
                              Asked on 12/20/2015 by Lyd from Granville, OH

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                All ingredients are listed below as well as in the product description for easy reference.

                                Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, Silica, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isododecane, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Cyclohexasiloxane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Fragrance (Parfum), Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Limonene, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Triethoxycaprylylsilane, BHT.

                                Answered on 12/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                            • Q:

                              What size is this?
                              Asked on 12/7/2015 by Erin from Birmingham, Al

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                It is 0.75 US fl. oz.

                                Answered on 12/7/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                            • Q:

                              Is this paraben free?
                              Asked on 11/16/2015 by Steph

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Yes, it is paraben-free.

                                Answered on 11/24/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                            • Q:

                              Does this product show up as clear or does it make you look pale/white, because im dark skin.
                              Asked on 11/14/2015 by Wendy from Sacramento

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi gorgeous!

                                The POREfessional Face Primer is translucent, so it complements all skin tones!

                                xoxo, B

                                Answered on 11/16/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                            • Q:

                              Where can I find the size of this product?
                              Asked on 10/18/2015 by cmr from US

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                The POREfessional face primer is 22.0 mL / 0.75 US fl. oz., gorgeous!

                                xoxo, B

                                Answered on 10/19/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
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