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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional Face Primer Mini

Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional Face Primer Mini

0.25 oz Item 2274978

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Color:Translucent

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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 2267 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1957)
  • Long lasting (1338)
  • Good pigmentation (830)
  • Good value (675)
  • Smooth (599)

Cons

  • Wears off easily (103)
  • Doesn't work (62)
  • Flakes (44)
  • Doesn't stay on (41)
  • Poor coverage (33)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (781)
  • Normal skin (666)
  • Oily skin (588)
  • Sensitive skin (582)
  • Everyday (474)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (1024), Classic style (711), Trendy style (349)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

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5.0

I would buy this product again

By Latpr9

from Maumee, Ohio

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

    I use this product under my powder

    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    4.0

    GREAT PRIMER

    By BLueeyes

    from Lafayette, La

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Value
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

      One of the best pore minimizing primers that does not have a greasy look

      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      Love it!!!!

      By enlmama

      from Woodbridge va

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Normal Skin

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

        I​ love it and use it daily!!

        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        2.0

        A big letdown

        By H

        from TN

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

        I was super stoked to try this after all the amazing reviews and was super disappointed. I bought this and the Smashbox at the same time to try both and the Smashbox was miles better than this. This made my face feel greasy and did nothing to help my pores. It had no affect on the longevity of my make-up and I actually had to smooth out some caking this caused along my t-zone which I never have to do with other primers.

         
        5.0

        Buying again

        By Sarah

        from FL

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

        Got this sample in a previous order and it masked my pores completely so I bought the mini. I'll need more soon already I love it so much!

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love this product

        By Debra

        from Huntington, WV

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

          This product works very well.

          • Age:
          • 45-59
           
          3.0

          It's okay.

          By Elsy

          from Bakersfield ca

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply

          Cons

          • Doesn't help oil

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

          I don't think it's as wonderful as it's hyped up to be. It's okay. And it's not the best for oily skin as it doesn't make you less oily.

          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Kara

          from SC

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

          • Wears Off Easily

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

          I have insanely clogged pores and this stuff helps in my morning routine

          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          1.0

          I will not be repurchasing

          By Wifeylifey

          from Alb nm

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Makes you breakout

            Best Uses

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

              I had high hopes for this but I have acne prone skin and it made me breakout instantly so I checked the ingredients and it has fragrance in it and that's not good for anyone's facial skin so I will not be repurchasing.

              • Age:
              • 18-29
               
              5.0

              I will buy this again

              By Celeste

              from Ohio

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer Mini:

              I've used it with and without make and it works great

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              27 Questions | 27 Answers
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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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