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Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer

Benefit Cosmetics

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.

The POREfessional is the #1 best-selling Prestige Face Primer in the US*

*Source: The NPD Group, Inc. / BeautyTrends, US Prestige Makeup Item Dollar Sales, January 2015 - December 2015

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
 
4.4

(based on 1942 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1554)
  • Blends well (1244)
  • Lightweight (1126)
  • Goes on smoothly (934)
  • Smooth (606)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (118)
  • Doesn't stay on (86)
  • Poor coverage (52)
  • Doesn't work (51)
  • Causes breakouts (40)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (529)
  • Sensitive skin (365)
  • All skin types (344)
  • Going out (259)
  • Light to medium coverage (246)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Natural style (347), Classic style (278), Trendy style (72)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (886), Fair (863), Deep (37)

Reviewed by 1942 customers

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5.0

i love it!

By LB

from Beaumont, Texas

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    i only wear powder and blush.. no foundation. My face always seemed to get shiny, almost greasy looking by mid day, so i went to ulta looking for maybe a new powder, and they showed me this primer. I absolutely love it. it does just want i want it to do. basically keeps my face looking smooth and matte finished ALL day. very happy with this buy!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Definitely

    By Carmelita

    from Tracy, CA

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Travel

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      Loveeee this smoothes out skin like a dream!!!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      Love this product

      By Janice

      from Harahan,la

      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

        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        Daily before going ou

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        The Best Find

        By Gram

        from Houston, tx

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          This is great for early morning workouts! No need to apply anything else. Evens out the tone on your entire face!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          3.0

          It was nice but not for me

          By nikki

          from Niagara Falls New York

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            I have semi dry skin if I liked the way this product felt on my hand so I bought it it's really smooth on your hand but since I have dry skin it showed every flake I had. it did cover my pores but it just made my skin look dry. Also I think using this everyday would cause breakouts since its filling your pore with the product.i wouldn't use this if you have dry skin or don't wash your face a lot

             
            5.0

            I have already repurchased!

            By Zane S.

            from Los Angeles, CA

            About Me Natural Style

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              I started using this after watching my favorite you tubers mention this product endlessly. I have already repurchased it after using it once. It makes my skin feel so soft and smooth, but it also keeps ur makeup in place! I really recommend for any skin types! 10/10 :)

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Love it, this is the 3rd or 4th time I've bought it.

              By Tricia

              from Athens, GA

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                Helps hide wrinkles

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                I would buy this again

                By Momo

                from Texas

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  Wear this under my foundation and it stays put!!!

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  buying this product again!

                  By Bere

                  from Odessa TX

                  About Me Trendy Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    really covers all pores.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent

                    By MLS

                    from Sacramento

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types

                      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                      Reduces look of pores

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Fair

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                      • Q:

                        how long should you have this primer after opening?does it expire?
                        Asked on 5/21/2016 by rose from california

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! It really depends on how often you use it and how much you use. I would say that if used daily, it can last 4 to 5 months give or take. Our unopened products typically have a shelf life of 36 months.

                          Answered on 5/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:


                        How many ounces is this product??
                        Asked on 5/8/2016 by Ashley from Middletown,De

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Our The POREfessional Face primer is 0.75 ounces.

                          Answered on 5/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Would you recommend this product to use for prom? I have oily skin and sometimes when I where makeup for awhile I can clearly see the pores on my cheeks, nose, and chin and I want a flawless face for prom.
                        Asked on 3/12/2016 by Concerned girl from KIngsport, TN

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hey gorgeous! The POREfessional can be applied both under and over makeup! Prime in the A.M by applying a thin layer to clean, lightly moisturized skin. If your pores reappear during the day, pat the POREfessional delicately on the T-zone over your makeup and blend. Just a dab'll do ya!

                          Answered on 3/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does continuous usage of this product over time reduce the pores as such ?? If not is there a product you recommend for actual pore reduction on skin ?
                        Asked on 2/14/2016 by priya from Philadelphia, PA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Gorgeous! Porefessional will help to minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines, and give your skin a smoother than smooth finish.Contains a vitamin E derivative, known to protect skin from free radicals.

                          Answered on 2/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        I have oily skin.
                        Should i use this product??
                        Asked on 2/12/2016 by Po from Myanmar

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hey Gorgeous! POREfessional is oil-free and contains a vitamin E derivative to protect your skin from free radicals!

                          Answered on 2/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • 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
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