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The POREfessional: License to Blot

Benefit Cosmetics

The POREfessional: License to Blot

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BLOT on the spot! This instant blotting stick with tiny invisible blotting spheres targets oily spots and mattifies shine for up to 6 hours after application. Wear alone or touch up over makeup. The specially designed triangular tip targets shiny zones...the sides of your nose, forehead and chin. Oil has finally met its matte!

Results:

  • 100% saw continuous mattifying action*
  • 97% said it helps minimize the look of pores*
  • 100% said it absorbs excess surface oil*


*Consumer panel survey on 30 women over 7 days

Lightly apply on face using short, swift strokes. Touch up over makeup during the day, whenever you want to blot on the spot!

Beauty tip: It's triple the POREfect!
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Nylon-12, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Paraffin, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Methyl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Polyisobutene, Cera Microcristallina (Microcrystalline Wax), Hydrogenated Microcrystalline Wax, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Isoceteth-10, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylene/Propylene Copolymer, Polyethylene, Citric Acid.

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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional: License to Blot
 
3.1

(based on 54 reviews)

58%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (29)
  • Lightweight (29)
  • Smooth (26)
  • Natural looking (19)
  • Blends well (17)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (13)
  • Doesn't stay on (5)
  • Difficult to apply (4)
  • Heavy (4)
  • Poor coverage (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (21)
  • All skin types (17)
  • Going out (10)
  • Travel (10)
  • Sensitive skin (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (19), Classic style (15), Trendy style (9)

Reviewed by 54 customers

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4.0

Buy

By Doc W

from Tx

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Doesn't Stay On

Best Uses

  • All Skin Types

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

Good buy

 
3.0

I really wanted to love this product!

By JBean

from Tampa, FL

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Easy To Take-off
  • Lightweight
  • Natural Looking
  • Noncomedogenic
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Difficult to Apply
  • Doesn't Stay On
  • Ineffective

Best Uses

  • Everyday

Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

I really wanted to love this product! My skin gets oily during the day at work, and I really wanted something kind of compact that I could just blot on at lunch or something. This is more of a stick than a blot, so the title of the product is super misleading. The product works okay but it wears off pretty fast. From lunch time to 4 o'clock and my face is oily again. I'd suggest just sticking with blotting papers if you're looking for something to control oil during the day.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

This is magic

By JRay

from NC

About Me Classic Style

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Oily skin

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

    This is seriously magic. I have sensitive oily skin, so I'm pretty careful about what I use because it usually either just doesn't work or it breaks me out. This immediately mattifies my skin. It's kind of amazing. I will be keeping this in my purse now.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Not worth it

    By baileybrand

    from WI

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Natural Looking
    • Smooth

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

    Definitely not impressed-- feels nice and lightweight on the skin, but I still got oily after a couple hours. I would not recommend putting it on over makeup, I could visibly see wear the product took off my foundation. Not worth it.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would highly recommend this product.

    By Cat

    from New Jersey

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • It really hides fine lines around my mouth.
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

      I use it around my mouth area for wrinkles and fine lines, I have tried a lot of different products.
      I really love this one, by the way it is also great for pores. Nice matte finish. I am an makeup artist and
      esthetician. At my age of 63, I am very happy with this product. Try it for yourself..

      (2 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      LOVE

      By Gray

      from Houston

      About Me Trendy Style

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Natural Looking
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

        Okay I don't actually have this product but i put it on my hand and my pores IMMEDIATELY disappeared!!!!!!! Definetly something ill be going back to buy!

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        LOVE this product!

        By FB

        from Bossier City, LA

        About Me Natural Style

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

          I am the most Oily person on the planet & I swear by this stuff. It is amazing!

          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Overall did the job.

          By CrissyG

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Have to keep touching-up

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

          I use it before applying my foundation and it keeps my t zone from getting as oily, but I still have to dab over my makeup throughout the day to keep the shine away.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          happy lady

          By love this

          from Alabama

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

          I have several large acne scars/hole and this product completely covers them! I am so happy and no worry that they are so noticeable!

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great product!

          By Yang

          from Hattiesburg, MS

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Long Lasting
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: License to Blot:

            Perfect for midday use. Keeps my face from looking greasy or shiny.

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            • Q:

              Can I use this as a primer in my problem areas?
              Asked on 12/26/2017 by McKenna from US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional License to Blot is an instant oil-blotting stick that mattifies shine for up to 6 hours after application. I recommend blending the POREfessional primer (Item 2219868) all over the face to minimize the appearance of pores and then targeting oily spots with license to blot! xoxo B

                http://www.ulta.com/porefessional-face-primer?productId=xlsImpprod2290003

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

              Does this product contain oil?
              Asked on 10/4/2016 by Crystal Clear from LA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi gorgeous! This is to confirm that POREfessional: License to Blot does not contain oil ingredients. xoxo B

                Answered on 11/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              My eye lids are oily and makes my eye shadow crease after an hour. Which is really frustrating. Would this help with the oil control on my lids?
              Asked on 3/9/2016 by Ash from US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi gorgeous! The POREfessional: license to blot is an instant oil-blotting stick that mattifies shine for up to 6 hours after application. We recommend blending the POREfessional primer all over the face to minimize the appearance of pores and then targeting oily spots with license to blot! I also recommend our Stay Don't Stray, it is an eyelid primer that make concealers AND eye-shadows STAY PUT.

                Answered on 3/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
            • Q:

              Does it feel thick or balm-ish like lip balm or wax?
              Asked on 10/20/2015 by Sarah from Texas

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                The POREfessional: License to Blot leaves a soft, natural finish, gorgeous!

                xoxo, B

                Answered on 10/26/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
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