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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 3006 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (2496)
  • Lightweight (1980)
  • Blends well (1921)
  • Smooth (1463)
  • Natural looking (1171)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (134)
  • Doesn't stay on (124)
  • Doesn't work (106)
  • Poor coverage (79)
  • Causes breakouts (67)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (1222)
  • All skin types (871)
  • Sensitive skin (607)
  • Going out (558)
  • Travel (389)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (840), Classic style (610), Brand buyer (514), Budget shopper (474), Trendy style (198)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

Love, Love, Love!!!

By Liz

from West Melbourne

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

    I am so happy that I was introduced to this product!

     
    5.0

    I would buy this again

    By Chloecat

    from Philadelphia

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I like that I can use it alone or with foundation

       
      5.0

      I love how this product blurs my pores!!

      By Leighton

      from Melbourne fl

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

      I use this product as a primer under a full coverage look or just under concealer. This product is best for people with big pores and oily to combination skin.

       
      5.0

      I adore this product

      By Sara

      from Nc

      About Me Trendy 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
        • Big pores
        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Travel

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I am mixed Asian in nationality and unfortunately I inherited my strawberry nose from the Asian side. I have huge pores on my nose. This product made them disappear! My makeup looks smoother and applies easier.

         
        4.0

        This product covers pores in a matter of seconds

        By CW

        from Cincinnati, OH

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Feels Greasy

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

        I put the smallest amount of the POREfessional on my fingertips and put it in the areas that my pores are most noticeable. Immediately I notice that my pores are smaller and less noticeable, making it easier to put foundation overtop of the primer. Keep in mind that you don't need much for this product to be effective and it can feel a little bit greasy, since it is very creamy.

         
        5.0

        The best one!!

        By Kokis

        from Buford, GA

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

          No comment

           
          5.0

          I would buy this product again

          By Sherri

          from Tecumseh, Ok

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

            Applied over larger pores and they vanish. It feels really silky.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Makeup must have

            By LRey

            from Phoenix Az

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Easy To Take-off
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight
            • Natural Looking
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

              This is my makeup must have! I have oily skin and large pours. This fills in the pours and keeps my skin matte. I use it every day under my foundation and can not be without it!

               
              3.0

              Love itttttttt

              By Grace Bean

              from St. Cloud, MN

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                Filled in pores so well

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Best Primer Ever!

                By MakeUpFlo

                from Arkansas

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer:

                  Absolutely love this product! It goes on so smooth and makes my skin feel amazing! I was skeptical that it could be as good as all the reviews I heard but I was so wrong! This has quickly become my daily primer! It makes my pores DISAPPEAR! It's like magic!

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                  • 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
                  • Q:

                    Does this product work well for dry skin?
                    Asked on 4/1/2017 by justine from San Diego, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! POREfessional is an oil-free lightweight balm. It contains a Vitamin E derivative, known to protect skin from free radicals. I cannot say how you will react to this product, so the best thing would be for you to go in-store and test it. xoxo B

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

                    is this product non-comedogenic? is it safe to use every day?
                    Asked on 3/26/2017 by Paulie from Torrance, CA

                    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 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 3/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                  • Q:

                    Will this make my face look poreless? I have tried Too Faced Primed & Poreless, Becca Ever Matte, Tarte Clean Slate... nothing seems to help.
                    Asked on 3/14/2017 by HRussell1993 from Prattville, AL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional face primer will minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines! xoxo B

                      Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
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