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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel

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The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel

1.6 oz Item 2296628

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Secret weapon to defeat poreshine.

Matte Rescue's lightweight, water-based gel overpowers shine and absorbs excess surface oil, leaving a natural-looking matte finish. It instantly minimizes pores with diamond powder, known for its soft - focus pore - blurring effect. Skin feels clean, smooth, and instantly refreshed. When shine attacks, this mattifying gel comes to the rescue!

Results:

  • 92% said it mattifies shine instantly*
  • 92% said skin feels clean, refreshed*
  • 89% said it absorbs excess surface oil instantly*

*Consumer panel survey of 66 women over 1 week

Try Me Size The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel available - Click here!

Tip 1: Defeat Pores & Shine!

Apply a thin layer of Matte Rescue all over freshly cleansed face. This lightweight, water-based gel overpowers shine and absorbs excess surface oil, leaving a natural-looking matte finish.

Tip 2: Snap a Super Selfie

Got a selfie "situation"? Call Matte Rescue! Blended with diamond powder known for its soft-focus blurring effects, it instantly minimizes the look of pores.

Trick: Apply Matte Rescue, then pat the POREfessional Primer on top. Pores, shine and fine lines are less visible, and makeup glides on so smoothly!
Aqua, Glycerin, Propanediol, Silica, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Fomesofficinalis (Mushroom) Extract, Alcohol, Methyl Trimethicone, Pentyleneglycol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Parfum, Sodium Hydroxide,Tetrasodium EDTA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Limonene, PEG-40 Hydrogenatedcastor Oil, Diamond Powder, CI 42090 (Blue 1), CI 19140 (Yellow 5), BHT, Tocopherol.

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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel
 
3.8

(based on 561 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (414)
  • Lightweight (364)
  • Smooth (310)
  • Long lasting (256)
  • Blends well (218)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (102)
  • Doesn't stay on (46)
  • Causes breakouts (26)
  • Poor coverage (25)
  • Irritates skin (19)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (249)
  • All skin types (179)
  • Going out (124)
  • Sensitive skin (94)
  • Travel (57)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (199), Classic style (153), Trendy style (94)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Reviewed by 561 customers

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5.0

Favorite primer

By Gg

from Naples Florida

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
    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Travel

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

    I love this product I'm very picky on what I used on my face because I have sentive skin so having something I don't have reactions to makes me love it even more

     
    4.0

    work's butt...

    By product junkie....

    from Bakersfield

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

    work's very well at giving me a poreless effect but my oil starts to peak after 3 hours..

     
    4.0

    It's okay

    By Cristal

    from New York City

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

    My skin is a grease ball. It makes my pores disappear and my skin look matte for a couple hours but then it gets oily again. If you use this and then put powder and then on top of that foundation it helps control oil better!!

     
    4.0

    Good for oily skin

    By Ktam

    from Boston

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

        I have very oily skin and this product seems to help create a more matte look.

         
        1.0

        Breakouts

        By Lexi

        from Auburn

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

        I had really clear skin and then I used this primer and broke out so bad definitely returning

         
        3.0

        Hmmm

        By Amanda

        from Columbia SC

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Leaves a white cast

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Going Out

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

        I bought this product over two months ago. I didn't try the sample when I first purchased this product so I didn't use it until I was able to go into ULTA again. This week I stumbled across an amazing Ulta and decided to give the sample a try. When I first applied it on my hand I LOVE IT. It covered ALL fine lines and pores. So after getting home I decided to my bottle and try it on my face. It had the same effects as in my hand. However, it created a white cast effect. Once I applied my NARS foundation on top it wasn't visible. The cast didn't hinder my finished look but it scared me for a minute.

         
        5.0

        Literally my holy grail

        By Renaeee1121

        from Brownfield, TX

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

          I loooovoe this product! I have very oily skin and this is a very light weight primer that controls my oils for 8+hours! I bought the travel size first and then finally bought the original size and will continue to buy it!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Loved it!

          By karen

          from Los Angeles

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

            This is one of the only primers that makes me less oily throughout the day. I have very oily skin so no product works 100% on me but this did such a good job! I have to apply translucent powder less during the day because this primer keeps the oil controlled. I love it.

             
            1.0

            Not good for really oil skin

            By Taylor

            from Maine

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

            I have extremely oily skin (after about 2-3 hours my face is already extremely shiny) when I tried this product I bought the large bottle because I thought it would work wonders but unfortunately did nothing more than putting no primer on my face at all. I would not recommend this product if you have really oily skin but if you have less oily skin it might work for you.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            SO MATTE

            By Ali

            from Novi, Michigan

            About Me Classic Style

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Going Out
              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Matte Rescue Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel:

              This is the first mattifying primer I've used that has kept my face fairly matte after wearing foundation all day. Although my really oily areas (forehead, chin) got shiny after around 2 hours, the rest of my face oily started to look oily after 6 hours with no touch ups. Absolutely recommend if you have super oily skin!

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              • Q:

                Is this oil free?
                Asked on 12/24/2017 by Sarah from Gladwin, mi

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional Matte Rescue does contain oil ingredients. xoxo B

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

                Would it be appropriate to use this in combination with the The POREfessional Face Primer? If so, how should I be applying it in regards to order? I also use a liquid foundation and setting powder.
                Asked on 11/10/2017 by EmmaLee from St. Louis, MO

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! You should first apply our POREfessional Matte Rescue and then POREfessional face primer! xoxo B

                  Answered on 11/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Hello, in what order should I put on the facial products in relation to using the mattifying gel, if I am using the Benefit sunscreen, a gel moisturizer, and a primer with the mattifying gel?

                Thank you so much!
                Asked on 10/27/2017 by TJ from undisclosed

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! You should first apply moisturizer to a clean face, followed by sunscreen, gel and then primer! xoxo B

                  Answered on 11/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                Can I use this as a primer, I would use the POREfessional primer, but I just want to control shine and excess oils all day. which product would be better ?
                Asked on 6/21/2017 by Allison from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Yes you can, POREfessional Matte Rescue instantly minimizes pore appearance. The lightweight, water-based gel overpowers shine and absorbs excess surface oil, leaving a natural-looking matte finish! xoxo B

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

                Does this go on before or after moisturizer?
                Asked on 5/23/2017 by korrgan from Los Angeles, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! POREfessional Matte Rescue should go on before your moisturizer as you want to apply to a freshly cleansed face! xoxo B

                  Answered on 5/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
              • Q:

                My skin has a lot of texture will this primer help to smooth it all out?
                Asked on 5/18/2017 by IsabelaJewMex from undisclosed

                1 answer

              • Q:

                Hi! Can this be used with Agent Zero? Thanks
                Asked on 3/19/2017 by UltaDiva from Detroit, MI

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Our POREfessional Matte Rescue is a gel whereas Agent Zero is a powder, they both work for shine control. xoxo B

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

                Is this non-comedogenic?
                Asked on 3/17/2017 by brianna from Pennsylvania

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! This is to confirm that The Porefessional Matte Rescue is non-comedogenic.

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

                Can I use this product, apply foundation, then set my face with the Smashbox photo ready water primer or no?
                Asked on 3/9/2017 by Drea from Fremont ca

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hey Gorgeous! You can apply Matte Rescue over your freshly cleansed face first then add your primer and foundation. xoxo B

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

                What is the size of this product (how much in a tube?)
                Asked on 5/7/2016 by Bitty Cole from California

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Our The POREfessional: Matte Rescue is 1.6 ounces.

                  Answered on 5/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
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