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Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional

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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional
 
4.3

(based on 1217 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1026)
  • Blends well (814)
  • Lightweight (632)
  • Smooth (571)
  • Natural looking (463)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (53)
  • Doesn't work (51)
  • Causes breakouts (30)
  • Poor coverage (29)
  • Doesn't cover well (25)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (502)
  • All skin types (321)
  • Going out (246)
  • Primer (236)
  • Sensitive skin (211)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (326), Classic style (269), Brand buyer (234), Budget shopper (206), Trendy style (68)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (574), Medium (564), Deep (23)

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3.0

Decent

By Chrissy

from Mobile, AL

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Doesn't Stay On
  • Pricey / Poor Value

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
  • Light To Medium Coverage

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

Decent product, doesn't help my makeup last all day but does fill in pores.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Fair
 
5.0

Porefection

By Aymoua

from Orange County

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Pricey / Poor Value

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
  • Sensitive Skin

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

Love it

  • Skin Tone:
  • Medium
 
4.0

Product does cover appearance of pores

By Heather

from Atlanta, GA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Pricey / Poor Value

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
  • Full Coverage
  • Mature Skin

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

This covers or fills in the pores on my nose and chin for a smooth makeup base. The natural color blends well with my skin tone. The product washes away easily, leaving no residue in my pores.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Medium

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

better than expected!

By Cat b

from PA

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

I was hesitant to buy this primer because I never really thought my pores were noticeable enough that I needed something like this but I decided to try it anyway. I'm so glad I did! It fills in my pores so nicely and makes applying my foundation even better and my face feels sooooo soft after! My makeup even lasts longer throughout the day!! Everyone needs to try this; you won't be disappointed!

 
5.0

Love the POREfessional!!

By April

from TN

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Normal Skin

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

    This is probably one of my favorite products for minimizing pores. It goes on smoothly and evenly. You really don't need a lot of this product so even with the smallest tube (the $10) it last for awhile. I use this product on my forehead, apples of my cheeks, nose and chin. This is one of my go to products.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Love this product! Buy it all the time

    By Marilee

    from Tracy CA

    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

      • Full Coverage

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

      bigger container

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      LOVE LOVE LOVE!!

      By JD

      from Fox Valley, Wisconsin

      About Me Budget 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
        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

        I tried this based on a relative's suggestion, and I am so glad I did! It is light-weight, easy to apply and gives my skin a perfect balance over my moisturizer and under my makeup. I have even worn this alone over my moisturizer with no makeup and it is enough for a light coverage. I won't be without this product from now on!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Buy over and over

        By Tray

        from Ft.Lauderdale,Fl

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Pricey

        Best Uses

        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Mature Skin
        • Normal Skin

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

        Pore cover is great.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        I love this product!

        By Greekgal

        from Arlington TX

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

          It covers large pores well.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Love this!

          By laura

          from Fort Wayne IN

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional:

              Deminished the appearance of my large pores instantly.

              • 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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