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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional Face Primer

Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional Face Primer

0.75 oz Item 2219868

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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

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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
 
4.4

(based on 3049 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2531)
  • Lightweight (2009)
  • Blends well (1950)
  • Smooth (1494)
  • Natural looking (1197)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (134)
  • Doesn't stay on (125)
  • Doesn't work (106)
  • Poor coverage (80)
  • Causes breakouts (67)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1254)
  • All skin types (895)
  • Sensitive skin (617)
  • Going out (574)
  • Travel (403)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (861), Classic style (622), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Trendy style (201)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

I love this primer!!

By Christy

from Murfreesboro, TN

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

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I love this primer!!! It mattifies and minimizes your pores. The color in the primer does not add color to your skin and if you want to add any through the day then you can and there is no spotting. It's amazing!!

     
    5.0

    Won't use anything else!

    By Trinidad

    from Denver co

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Travel

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      This is something you can put on without putting anything on it and it rocks

       
      5.0

      Best Primer for the Price

      By Sheri

      from Cincinnati-Dayton, OH

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        Best primer I've used in a long time. Sets up a soft, matte finish that looks super fresh and polished. Doesn't tighten your skin.... Highly recommend.

         
        4.0

        Buy again!

        By Jo

        from MS

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          Love this!

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Definitely works.

          By Crystal m

          from Texas

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          I have oily skin, when I use. I've used a few primers and oil will go through my foundation faster, and this one lasts way longer. I still get a bit oily but not as bad as I would without it. I spray my bare face with setting spray, put this primer on, spray some more setting spray then apply foundation, then powder. Works great for my oily skin. This is the only primer that has worked for me so far. Love it, so soft.

           
          4.0

          I would buy this product again.

          By None

          from McFarland, WI

          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:

            Does a good job on my nose pores so my foundation goes on smoother.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Yes

            By Dawn working mom

            from Cartersville, Ga

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              This product helps keep my skin from being oily and helps my foundation stay on

               
              5.0

              Minimizes pores

              By Rita

              from Paducah Ky

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                Makes your make-up go on smooth and minimizes pores

                 
                5.0

                Best primer

                By Jess

                from NC

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  Love this primer! I've never had luck with primers until this. It goes on super smooth, evens my skin tone, and minimizes my pores. I use it everyday under my foundation and it helps my foundation go on smooth and evenly.

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Doesn't really pore minimizing.

                  By Ct

                  from California

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  It's a decent primer but doesn't pore minimize for me.

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                  • Q:

                    I received a sample of this product and it has a tint to it but I have read that is is transparent.. does this product ever come tinted?
                    Asked on 1/26/2018 by Geninemarie from Long Island, NY

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      We apologize for our delayed response. Please contact gethelp@ulta.com for assistance. Thanks!

                      Answered on 2/21/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Does this product contain SPF? Hoping it doesn't, so I can use with my Makeup Forever foundation, and be photo ready.
                    Asked on 1/21/2018 by Sharon from Columbus, OH

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      We apologize for our delayed response. Please contact gethelp@ulta.com for assistance. Thanks!

                      Answered on 2/21/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Any time I go to use this primer after it sets it seems to make my face peel or flakey. Is this a user error or does this product not work for dry skin?
                    Asked on 1/6/2018 by bb from mn

                    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:

                    Does this product contain silicones?
                    Asked on 12/18/2017 by Renee from Ogden UT

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer does contain silicone. xoxo B

                      Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Is this product vegan and cruelty free?
                    Asked on 12/8/2017 by Xthewoman from San Jose US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer does not contain animal derived ingredients and can be considered vegan. xoxo B

                      Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    How much product is in the tube?
                    &
                    How much usage do you get out of this?
                    Asked on 12/7/2017 by Kendra from Sarasota, Fl

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer is 0.75 oz. and if used daily can last 4 to 5 months give or take! xoxo B

                      Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Is this product tinted or clear?
                    Asked on 6/25/2017 by macayla from Barbourville KY

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello gorgeous! Our POREfessional Face primer is translucent, not tinted. xoxo B

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

                    Will this work good for oily skin? Helping keep oil control?
                    Asked on 6/4/2017 by twinsmom from twinsmom

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer is a primer so it is considered as makeup. This pore-minimizing primer is best for hiding the appearance of pores and fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin. If you're looking to control all-over shine, we recommend the POREfessional: Agent Zero Shine (Item #: 2268638)! This shine-control powder instantly minimizes shine and helps smooth the look of pores. The invisible translucent shade is perfect for every skin tone - wear it over POREfessional for maximum POREfection! xoxo B

                      http://www.ulta.com/porefessional-agent-zero-shine?productId=xlsImpprod6330001&sku=2268638&_requestid=2129783

                      Answered on 6/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    I have yet to find a primer to help fill my deep acne scarring. Is this just for minimizing pores or could this help a bigger problem? If not, have a product recommendation from this line?
                    Asked on 5/25/2017 by Hmurry from New Orleans

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    hello the question I have about porefessional kit is that they contain any animal bi products
                    please reply
                    Asked on 4/19/2017 by sami from va

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our The Porefessional Face Primer does not contain animal derived ingredients. xoxo B

                      Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
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