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Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine

Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine

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Item #: 2268638 Size: 0.24 oz

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Operation shine control! The POREfessional: Agent Zero Shine instantly minimizes shine and helps smooth the look of pores. Benefit Cosmetics invisible shine-control powder joins you in your top secret mission for smoother-than-smooth skin. Pores and shine don't stand a chance! Just twist, tap & sweep to look fresh-faced, without a trace!
Twist off built-in brush from base. Tap powder into lid and dip brush. Sweep on moisturized skin or over makeup to instantly mattify your complexion. Touch up over makeup during the day or whenever shine dares to return.

Beauty tip: For maximum POREfection, wear over The POREfessional Primer.
Talc, Nylon-12, Water, Magnesium Myristate, Lauroyl Lysine, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Fruit Extract, Silica, Isoceteth-10, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aluminum Dimyristate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate. May Contain: CI 15850 (Red 6, Red 7, Red 7 Lake), CI 15985 (Yellow 6, Yellow 6 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5, Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 45410 (Red 27, Red 27 Lake, Red 28 Lake), CI 73360 (Red 30, Red 30 Lake), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77289 (Chromium Hydroxide Green), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional Agent Zero Shine
 
4.3

(based on 122 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (74)
  • Lightweight (73)
  • Blends well (58)
  • Natural looking (38)
  • Controls shine (34)

Cons

  • Messy (6)
  • Poor coverage (4)
  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (37)
  • All skin types (36)
  • Oily skin (26)
  • Travel (17)
  • Sensitive skin (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (25), Natural style (23), Classic style (19), Budget shopper (13), Trendy style (7)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (30), Fair (17), Deep (4)

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5.0

This product is a LIFESAVER!

By Jaysa

from Pensacola, FL

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gets rid of shininess

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

      All I do is take the cap off, take the brush out of the bottom, and twist the cap open. I pour the powder on the brush and dab it all over my face. It gets rid of 99.99% shininess on my face. What more could a girl love?!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      2.0

      Perfect powder

      By Tnaquin

      from Thibodaux, LA

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

      It doesn't get every where...

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Exactly what I wanted

      By twinkies_and_wine

      from Nevada

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Finishing powder

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

          I absolutely love this powder. It is lightweight and doesn't make me feel like my make-up is cakey. I found exactly what I walked into Ulta to purchase.

          That being said, I'm not impressed with how long it lasts. I have to reapply it more than twice a day to maintain the matte effect. I do take into account this is an issue I've dealt with for years no matter the brand and for all the money I've wasted on subpar make-up I *LOVE* this as a finishing powder.

          I will continue to use this until I find something more suited to my skin.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Didnt work and turned my face orange

          By mag

          from Monroe, Georgia

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

          This was just terrible. It didn't work for me at all. It turned orange and caked up really bad. I have oily skin and my face was shiny two minutes after applying. I returned this product.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Surprisingly Impresed

          By heywsuphello

          from Anaheim, CA

          Verified Reviewer

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

          I didn't think I would love this product as much as I do. This powder is amazing!! I have really oily skin and this powder works the best out of any other one i've tried, drugstore and high-end, to keep me matte and keep my foundation lasting longer w/o creasing or looking cakey. The only thing I don't love is the packaging because it's not the quickest/most convenient way to use a loose powder and I'm always scared to waste product when I shake it out since you can't necessarily put it back. But the product itself is so great!

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          • No
           
          5.0

          BEST Finishing Powder!

          By Renee P

          from Albany, OR

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Locks in foundation
          • Long lasting
          • Take shine away

          Cons

          • Wish there was a pressed compact version

          Best Uses

          • Setting and touch up

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

          This is my forever powder. Hopefully they never stop making it. It sets and I forget. Because it makes my skin flawless for hours. I have temperamental skin at almost 50. Oily, dry, wrinkles. It locks my make-up in all day. I would love for it to be in a compact with a mirror with a brush like HOOLA powder bronzer (but plastic).

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          3.0

          Eh

          By Mara

          from Clearwater, Fl

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Translucent

          Cons

          • Doesn't last
          • Not great for oily/combo skin

          Best Uses

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

            I have combo skin, and while I like this powder, I don't love it. Doesn't erase shine well, have to use a decent amount of product to really mattify skin. The packaging is cute and seems useful, but ends up being a hassle to constantly unscrew and etc. but that's just my preference. For the money, I would not buy again nor recommend. Have used five dollar powders that work much better for oily skin.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            2.0

            it's ok...

            By musiclover08

            from Maryland

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

            The powder days it's translucent but it is a pink-like powder that when applied to my very yellow undertone complexion, it makes me look orange. Although it does stay on pretty well throughout the day, I did find myself get oily in the t-zone after a while. Perhaps not the best product for someone who has combination skin but more towards the oily side.

             
            4.0

            Good stuff

            By Dany

            from Washington DC

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

            I use this every day over my foundation to set it; it's really lightweight, and the packaging is super convenient... Especially compared to most powders, which tend to be really messy. But I love how this is self - contained because you can just grab it and go. I like it much better than the heavier looking powders I've used in the past

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Works great all day!

            By Sara

            from Fort Collins, Colorado

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine:

            It worked wonderfully all day!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            • Q:

              what is the size of this product?
              Asked on 1/14/2016 by page from colorado

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                0.24 oz

                Answered on 1/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              Would you recommend this for someone with combination, leaning more towards dry skin?
              Asked on 10/17/2015 by Lizzy

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Absolutely, gorgeous! The POREfessional: agent zero shine is best for anyone needing to fight shine and smooth pores.

                xoxo, B

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

              Since there is no indicator of when this product is running low, can you tell me approximately how many uses I can expect?
              Asked on 8/18/2015 by MissMel

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi gorgeous!

                It really depends on how often you use it and how much you use! If used daily, it can last 4 to 5 months.

                xoxo, B

                Answered on 8/18/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              I am allergic to animal hair. Are the bristles in the built-in brush synthetic or natural/animal hair?
              Asked on 8/18/2015 by MissMel

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi gorgeous!

                The brush for The POREfessional: agent zero shine is natural. It is made of goat hair.

                xoxo, B

                Answered on 8/18/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              What is the difference between the Porefessional Agent Zero Shine and the regular Porefessional?
              Asked on 3/7/2015 by Hayley from United States

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine's primary purpose is a mattifying and pore minimizing sheer powder for all over application, while The POREfessional (Item #: 2219868) serves primarily as a pore minimizing treatment balm to apply and blend wherever enlarged pores are apparent. They work great together for a flawless, poreless effect. We recommend testing both products at your nearest ULTA store:
                http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                Answered on 3/10/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Does this product clog your pores
              Asked on 10/26/2014 by Michaela from Houston, Texas

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                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 contact your physician to determine if a product is suitable for your skin.

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

              Is this product testing on animals?
              Asked on 8/3/2014 by Jayde5

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                From Benefit Cosmetics:

                "We do not test our products on animals nor do we permit others to do so except where it is required by law.

                "We are deeply committed to the elimination of animal testing and we are playing a leading role in developing alternative methods through our support of the “Fund for Alternatives to Animal Testing” in the United States and the Opal Program in France. Additionally, we are one of only a few companies to have invested in creating our own internal department to test raw materials and ingredients to further ensure the quality of our products and the satisfaction of our customers, which is our foremost priority.

                "We are hopeful that alternative testing methods will be adopted worldwide and we will see an end to animal testing."

                Answered on 8/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Is this intended to be used under or over foundation?
              Asked on 5/17/2014 by megster from California

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                We recommend applying Agent Zero Shine over your makeup for best results. You can also retouch your makeup throughout the day with it to keep skin shine-free!

                Answered on 5/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              My face is super oily and after about less than 2 hours my face is so shiny! I use nyx shine free and maybelliene baby skin to control shine that doesn't even work very well. Right now I use the maybelliene fit me concealor all over, would this product control shine all day or what is one that would?
              Asked on 3/10/2014 by Ellie from MinisotA

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This product instantly minimizes shine and helps smooth the look of pores. For best results, first apply Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Pro Balm primer (Item #: 2219868) to the T-zone, then sweep on Agent Zero Shine for a flawless, mattified complexion. This product's built-in brush dispenser makes touch-ups a breeze if shine returns.

                Answered on 3/11/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              What are the ingredients? I am allergic to talc & cornstarch.
              Asked on 3/5/2014 by Carol

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This product contains Talc and Cornstarch. This product contains: Talc, Nylon-12, Aqua (Water), Magnesium Myristate, Lauroyl Lysine, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Fruit Extract, Silica, Isoceteth-10, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aluminum Dimyristate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate. [+/-: CI 15850 (Red 6, Red 7, Red 7 Lake), CI 15985 (Yellow 6, Yellow 6 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5, Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 45410 (Red 27, Red 27 Lake, Red 28 Lake), CI 73360 (Red 30, Red 30 Lake), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77289 (Chromium Hydroxide Green), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)].

                Answered on 3/5/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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