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The POREfessional Face Primer Mini

Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional Face Primer Mini

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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

Find your perfect Benefit The POREfessional Face Primer.

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 Mini
 
4.4

(based on 2410 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2074)
  • Long lasting (1416)
  • Good pigmentation (873)
  • Good value (732)
  • Smooth (599)

Cons

  • Wears off easily (111)
  • Doesn't work (62)
  • Flakes (49)
  • Doesn't stay on (41)
  • Poor coverage (33)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (845)
  • Normal skin (731)
  • Oily skin (638)
  • Sensitive skin (616)
  • Everyday (475)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (1096), Classic style (744), Trendy style (367)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

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4.0

Good but not fragrance-free

By limedragon

from NE

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Normal Skin

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

    I've used this on and off over the years -- it's a good option for an everyday silicone-feeling primer. It's tinted but isn't noticeable. Works well on its own or under makeup. One thing that I have never liked about this is that it contains fragrance/perfume. The smell is always noticeable when applying but does go away. I have sensitive skin and cannot use this daily because of the fragrance.

    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    Works well

    By Cindy

    from Charlotte

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

        Apply lightly a little goes a long way

        • Age:
        • 45-59
         
        5.0

        Primer

        By Drea

        from San Antonio

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Value
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin
          • Normal Skin
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

          I love it!!

          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          5.0

          Love this product!

          By DaniK

          from Nacogdoches, TX

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Normal Skin
            • Special Occasions

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

            I like to use this product as a face primer. It isn't greasy like many other primers are and it really helps my foundation stay in place! Its also great for a light coverage on days I don't feel like getting all dolled up! It is for sure a go-to product for me!

            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            I would buy this product regularly

            By Cema

            from TX

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Normal Skin
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Special Occasions

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

              Love the product. Makes skin so smooth

              • Age:
              • 30-44
               
              5.0

              Amazing

              By Emily

              from Chicago

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

                Easy to apply covers blemishes well too

                • Age:
                • 18-29
                 
                5.0

                Wish I Would Have Tried Sooner!

                By Samantha

                from Linn, WV

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

                I received a sample of this in my previous order. I have always wanted to try it, but I never wanted to spend the money. I'm not a huge believer in primers, and just usually use a moisturizer before applying my foundation. However, I decided to give it a try on my T-zone area, and it is so amazing! My boyfriend even commented on how smooth my skin looked, and I never mentioned using this product. So for me, it's a definite win!

                 
                5.0

                Definitely will b getting more!!

                By Marie

                from Bristol, Tn

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Good Value
                • Long Lasting
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

                  I absolutely love this product! I will definitely be buying more. I have deep pores & I this is the only product that you can not see them & it's a great primer as well & stays on all day through any weather.

                  • Age:
                  • 30-44
                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect

                  By GG

                  from Boston

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

                  Covers my pours amazingly!!
                  All I can say is that you HAVE to buy this product.

                   
                  2.0

                  Not my favorite product

                  By Hayley

                  from Michigan

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

                      After using this product, my skin was irritated all day and became dry and flakey. At the end of the day I did not see that my makeup stayed on better. Many people reccomend this and love it, but I did not enjoy it for me.

                      • Age:
                      • 18-29

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                      • Q:

                        My makeup now tends to separate, how would this primer help prevent my makeup from separating as well as my skin from looking oily.
                        Asked on 1/10/2018 by Miss from Fresno, Ca

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Sorry for the delay answering your question. Please reach out to gethelp@ulta.com for assistance. Thanks!

                          Answered on 2/13/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Can you use this product without makeup?
                        Asked on 6/30/2017 by Sunny16 from Mpls, mn

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! You can apply our POREfessional face primer under or over makeup. The translucent formula contains a vitamin E derivative known to protect skin from free radicals. xoxo B

                          Answered on 7/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this good for oily skin
                        Asked on 6/26/2017 by ammoia from Long Island

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face Primer mini control oil & shine all day! xoxo B

                          Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this product have any kind of oil in it?
                        Asked on 6/13/2017 by Fabulous Lasagna from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! This is to confirm that Porefessional Face Primer does not contain oil as an ingredient. xoxo B

                          Answered on 6/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this primer cruelty free?
                        Asked on 3/19/2017 by Sara from Philadelphia

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Benefit does not make cruelty free claims, however we can confirm that POREfessional face primer does not contain animal derived ingredients. xoxo B

                          Answered on 4/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        i have really dry skin and tend to peel a LOT, is this item good for my skin?
                        Asked on 3/18/2017 by THE BOSS from Atlanta, Georgia

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer is a translucent formula that contains a vitamin E derivative known to protect skin from free radicals. 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 bring the ingredient listing (can be found on the product page) to your doctor to determine if a product is suitable for your skin. xoxo B

                          Answered on 4/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What is the fragrance that smells so good in this product? Do they make a Parfume ?
                        Asked on 2/17/2017 by Jane from Wisconsin

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer has a slightly floral scent. It is a very light scent. We do not have a perfume! xoxo B

                          Answered on 4/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this product clog your pores?
                        Asked on 1/24/2017 by Makeup from Barstow ca

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Benefit Cosmetics does not test for or claim that any of their products are noncomedogenic (non-pore clogging) or nonacnegenic (non-blemish causing); this product is formulated for all skin types. xoxo B

                          Answered on 1/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        How many uses can you get out of the mini?
                        Asked on 1/9/2017 by Cari from Seattle,US

                        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 1 to 2 months give or take. xoxo B

                          Answered on 1/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this product smooth/ even out skin tone?
                        Asked on 12/25/2016 by Bella from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer is best for hiding the appearance of pores and fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin. 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! xoxo B

                          Answered on 12/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
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