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"That Gal"

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Benefit Cosmetics""That Gal""
 
4.3

(based on 201 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (178)
  • Blends well (112)
  • Goes on smoothly (73)
  • Long lasting (70)
  • Lightweight (69)

Cons

  • Doesn't cover well (5)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Settles in creases (3)
  • Too greasy (3)
  • Unnatural color (3)

Best Uses

  • Primer (71)
  • Everyday (62)
  • All skin types (43)
  • Sensitive skin (36)
  • Going out (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (52), Classic style (45), Brand buyer (42), Budget shopper (40), Trendy style (11)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (104), Medium (87), Deep (5)

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4.0

That gal

By Chris

from Dallas Tx

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Greasy
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Greasy

Best Uses

  • Everyday

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

It left my face a little greasy if I applied a little too much but if you use very little it holds the makeup great!

  • Skin Tone:
  • Medium
 
5.0

Brightens

By Mom with great Living Proof hair!

from Bellows Falls Vermont

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Flawless
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Noncomedogenic
  • Smooth

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

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

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

Helps give my daughter glaeless looking skin. If your child is just starting out in makeup try this!

  • Skin Tone:
  • Fair
 
5.0

Must use every day

By JKL

from Tucson

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

    This provides a great base, evening out and brightening skin. I have very sensitive skin and am allergic to many products. Haven't found a BB or CC cream to which i don't somehow react but this is great. Smooth as silk and picks up my skin on even the worst days

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Fantastic

    By Brawny

    from Norman OK

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Travel

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

    Great product

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    My Fav face primer!

    By JenniJennJen

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

      I use once a day in the morning before I put on my make up. It instantly gives me a confidence boost! On the weekend, this is all I use. It gives me a very natural look and it does wonders for me.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      Unexpected awe

      By MeganLeann

      from Eureka, CA

      About Me Trendy Style

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Oil control
        • Primer

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

        A sales girl at Ulta recommended That Gal to me, but she told me to also buy the Porefessional along with it (which I had already tried as a sample a while back and didn't like) and then literally mix the two primers together on my hand before applying to my face. She said it was a trick some trainers at Ulta used....so I went ahead and bought both. Quite spendy if you ask me. After doing as instructed I realized how I didn't absolutely hate the way the primers felt on my face, a total shocker because the Porefessional drove me nuts the last time I tried it........I could definitely still feel that wet but smooth texture of the Porefessional on my face though. Yuck! Its like it just doesn't dry. My makeup wants to slide off because of it - rather than stay put -which is one of the reasons I use a primer in the first place. I decided to just try That Gal on its own and it has totally surprised me!! I am SO picky about my makeup, I spend hours and lots and lots of $ looking for what works. This works for me!! Yay! A rare few words I get to use!! The pink shimmery color is lovely and it brightens without looking oily which is amazing - I almost didn't buy it because I don't need any more shine to my already oily face. In fact this has helped some with oil control. I love how well it blends into my skin. It hides some of my pores, it doesn't leave behind any uncomfortable residue type of feeling, it just melts away while continuing to look fabulous. Easy to wash off, easy to apply. I have medium tan skin thats neutral in tone but I have a lot of red spots, large pores, some acne and acne scarring. This is a perfect base for my CC cream and then for my powder on top of that. I like light coverage that I can't feel but that actually covers and evens out my skin....I can't stand feeling my makeup! That Gal rules :)

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        Love this product

        By PZB

        from Clearwater, Florida

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

          I use this with a small foundation brush all over my face yo brighten it up and also under eyes. Mix it with tinted foundation for a great look

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Perfect under foundation or by itself!

          By Jules

          from Oak Park, IL

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Dispense
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Noncomedogenic
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

              When I'm in a rush and I have to pick and choose what to put on my face, I pick That Gal.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              1.0

              Not for me

              By Haley

              from San Antonio, TX

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Smooth

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

                I really wanted to love this product, but I just couldn't. It didn't seem to do anything to my face at all. It didn't brighten like it claimed to. It just felt like I was putting another moisturizer on top of my moisturizer. I kept trying it. I used it for a week before just giving up on it. Maybe its just my skin type( I have oily skin) that it didn't work with(though, on the bright side it did not make me more oily either). Overall, especially for the price, I am very unimpressed.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                4.0

                Easy to use on the go

                By nrod013

                from BAY Area, CA

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Doesn't blend well

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics ""That Gal"":

                I use this product almost every day. Either by itself with a little bronzer for a more natural summer on the go look. Or as a primer under my makeup. It's really easy to use hut I find that at times it doesn't blend very well and on my tan skin kind of gives a white streaky/washed look.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium

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                • Q:

                  Hello, I have freckled skin--which I like-- so I don't use fondation, but I LOVE using a matte bronzer and powder over top. I would like to try That Gal to prolong my bronzer. Can I wear this alone with only bronzer? Also I have normal but sometimes dry skin, is That Gal going to hydrate my skin? Thanks in advance!!!
                  Asked on 5/1/2014 by Woodland Rose from Utica, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    You can certainly wear this alone for a natural glow and to extend the wear of your bronzer! It will brighten and even your complexion without covering your freckles.

                    "That Gal" isn't super hydrating, so we'd recommend applying a moisturizer first, especially if your skin is on the drier side!

                    Answered on 5/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Will this product be okay with sensitive skin? I have eczema and usually tend to stick to fragrance free products. I have a heard a lot of good reviews on it however and wanted to give it a try but just need to make sure it is suitable for very sensitive/dry skin types.
                  Asked on 2/26/2014 by Lacey from St. Catharines

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    This product does contain fragrance, so for extremely sensitive skin, spot test a small amount of product on an inconspicuous area of your skin first to make sure you have no adverse reaction before using as directed. This product contains raspberry & chamomile extracts to soothe skin. For dry skin, gently exfoliate and moisturize skin before application of this product for best results.

                    Answered on 2/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Would you use this product and the Poreology product at the same time?
                  Asked on 2/7/2014 by Lou from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    This product and Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional (Item #: 2219868) can certainly be worn together for a flawless complexion. The order of application would be: "That Gal", blended all over the face, followed by The POREfessional, applied to problem areas, and lastly, your foundation.

                    Answered on 2/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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