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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 1952 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1564)
  • Blends well (1252)
  • Lightweight (1135)
  • Goes on smoothly (934)
  • Smooth (616)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (118)
  • Doesn't stay on (86)
  • Poor coverage (52)
  • Doesn't work (51)
  • Causes breakouts (41)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (538)
  • Sensitive skin (368)
  • All skin types (347)
  • Going out (262)
  • Light to medium coverage (246)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Natural style (350), Classic style (285), Trendy style (72)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (889), Fair (870), Deep (37)

Reviewed by 1952 customers

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5.0

I would buy this product again

By HD

from Texas

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    love this product!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By jog

    from PDX

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I am using this daily under foundation in the morning. Lasts all day.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      Love this Product

      By Sherri R

      from Jackson, MI

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        This smooths your skin makes it feel like silk.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Loved this product

        By Jacksmomma

        from Indiana

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Noncomedogenic
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          Hoes on smooth and gives good coverage

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Absolutely LOVE this stuff! Can't live without it!

          By Cringy Tate

          from Rocklin, Ca

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            My pores are really covered up with this product. Worth the money!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            I always buy this product!

            By Patty J

            from Marietta GA

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              Make a larger size. Great product keeps your make up on all day!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Best Face Primer Ever!

              By Ulta Shopper

              from South Charleston WV

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                I love this face primer nothing out there like this one

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                3.0

                Yes! And then maybe

                By Doggie lover

                from Charlotte NC

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Causes Breakouts

                Best Uses

                • Going Out

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                Bought this product after trying the sample size I received in bundle bag. Loved the sample so much I had to get the larger size. I have sensitive skin and after a few uses of this product on a daily bases I started breaking out. I still love the results of the product and will probably only use once in a while for special occasions.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Amazing product! Definitely will buy again!

                By Katy Mom

                from Katy, TX

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  I use this product daily.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Excellent results

                  By Tribe8Fan

                  from Allen, Texas

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                    I got a sample and really liked this primer. I use Bare Minerals and it makes the application go better and gives the slightest color improvement for any redness

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair

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                    Get answers from in-house experts.

                    43 Questions | 43 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      How does this product apply on darker skin tones. Being African-American I have dark skin and in the picture the product seemed very light. I am interested in the primer and I want something that minimizes my pores but I don't want it to make me look washed out, dry, or powdery.
                      Asked on 6/19/2016 by Primer Problem

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face Primer is a translucent formula that is silky and lightweight which can be worn alone, under or over makeup.

                        Answered on 6/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Does this product work well under mineral makeup or is it meant to be paired with a liquid/creme foundation?
                      Asked on 6/10/2016 by Meg

                      1 answer

                    • 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
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