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The POREfessional

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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional
 
4.3

(based on 1173 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (990)
  • Blends well (786)
  • Lightweight (599)
  • Smooth (571)
  • Natural looking (463)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (51)
  • Doesn't work (51)
  • Poor coverage (29)
  • Causes breakouts (28)
  • Doesn't cover well (25)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (502)
  • All skin types (321)
  • Going out (246)
  • Primer (236)
  • Sensitive skin (203)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (326), Classic style (269), Brand buyer (214), Budget shopper (190), Trendy style (68)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (556), Medium (542), Deep (23)

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5.0

i would definitely buy again

By monie

from west covina ca

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Full Coverage

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

    Great primer before foundation, use on forehead and nose and around cheeks bones

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Wow!!!

    By Haley Preforms

    from Miami, FL

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

      This is what I expected it to be! :)

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      Love!!

      By Diana

      from Miami, Florida

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Lightweight
      • Makes Skin Look Pore Less
      • Make Up Goes On Smooth
      • Matte Finish

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

          I wear this over my moisturizer and then I apply concealer and powder foundation. My make up goes on smoothly over it and my pores are not visible. I have not used this with liquid foundation so I do not know if the results are the same.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Oily skin gone!

          By Agnela

          from Minneapolis, MN

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
            • Normal Skin

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

            I put this product on as soon as I get out of the shower to give it some time to soak in before I put on my BB foundation. And then apply it on again after I put on my BB cream. My oily skin is not a problem - ALL DAY LONG!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            I love it

            By zebra_c@kes

            from Richmond, VA

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

              I feels so silky it makes my skin feel great as soon as I apply it on. I use it to for my pores and as a primer.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              My secret weapon

              By Melymel

              from Santa Cruz,ca

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Noncomodegenic

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Dry Skin
                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Normal Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

                To get the best out of this beauty do NOT put on thick it's not needed and it can make your face muddy so pat on eye area or other areas that you need to disappear that are dark to lighter dark I spray a setter then let it dry then makeup base or as I do add "that gal" BENEFIT and together it's amazing then apply makeup base wears all day

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                great products

                By leenie

                from huntsville, tx

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Full Coverage
                  • Mature Skin
                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

                  pleasantly suprised

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  4.0

                  POREfessional by Benefit

                  By KathyK

                  from Memphis, TN

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Dry Skin
                    • Light To Medium Coverage
                    • Mature Skin
                    • Normal Skin

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

                    I have been needing to try a pore minimize , and I broke down and decided to try the POREfessional by Benefit. It is pricey. I found that it is really creamy and easy to apply. I would say that it covered well around nose and mouth and cheek area. A little goes a long way!

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    4.0

                    Love Love Love this product

                    By Denise

                    from Mansfield, OH

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

                        Never tired anything similar to this. I love it for hiding those larger pores on my cheeks.

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Medium
                         
                        5.0

                        Would buy this product again

                        By Tamra

                        from Charleston, wv

                        About Me Brand Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Apply
                        • Goes On Smoothly

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Dry Skin

                          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

                          I love how this product feels on yor skin.

                          • Skin Tone:
                          • Medium

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                          • Q:

                            What are the ingredients for this product?
                            Asked on 11/24/2014 by Erika from California,US

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This product contains:

                              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 11/25/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Is this product noncomedogenic?
                            Asked on 10/28/2014 by Emily from Sicklerville NJ

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Benefit does not test for or claim that their 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 consult your physician to determine if a product is suitable for your skin.

                              Answered on 10/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            If used alone, is the product mattifying?
                            Asked on 8/26/2014 by Logan

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              To help reduce oil, we recommend using this product in conjunction with The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:
                              http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6330001

                              Using these two products together helps to keep skin mattified and flawless and makeup in place all day! Apply The POREfessional primer to bare or moisturized skin from the center of the face (T-zone) outward by patting lightly with fingertips, then follow with foundation, and finish with a light dusting of The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine all over the complexion.

                              Answered on 8/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            With daily use, about how long would this product last?
                            Asked on 7/23/2014 by Libby from Columbus, OH

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              It depends on individual usage, but you only need to use a pea-sized amount each time. If pores reappear, pat delicately on T-zone over makeup & blend.

                              Answered on 7/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            I got a sample @ Ulta and I love it, I just have one quick question, does this primer have green tea?
                            Asked on 6/23/2014 by Angie from El Paso

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This product does not contain green tea extract. It does contain antioxidant vitamin E.

                              Answered on 6/25/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            How much is in this tube
                            Asked on 6/18/2014 by blanche from michigan

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This product's size is 0.75 oz.

                              Answered on 6/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Does it make you brake out?
                            Asked on 6/13/2014 by Ulissa

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This product is oil-free and should not cause breakouts.

                              Answered on 6/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Will thi
                            s product reduce the oil on my skin
                            Asked on 6/9/2014 by Snooky

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              To help reduce oil, we recommend using this product in conjunction with The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:
                              http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6330001

                              Using these two products together helps to keep skin mattified and flawless and makeup in place all day! Apply The POREfessional primer to bare or moisturized skin from the center of the face (T-zone) outward by patting lightly with fingertips, then follow with foundation, and finish with a light dusting of The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine all over the complexion.

                              Answered on 6/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Is this oil free?
                            Asked on 6/3/2014 by Momof2too from MO

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Yes, this product is oil-free.

                              Answered on 6/3/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Do you put this on after your moisturizer and before your make up?
                            Asked on 4/16/2014 by jules from michigan

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Yes, exactly! It helps to both seal in your moisturizer and smooth skin for even makeup application.

                              Answered on 4/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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