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The POREfessional: Pearl Primer

0.75 oz Item 2521326

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Target pores and defeat dullness! It's the power of the POREfessional...plus brightening! Benefit's The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'' is a soft, brightening face primer that instantly minimizes the look of pores, locks on makeup and helps skin look bright, boosted & awake!

It's the same oil-free, lightweight & silky-smooth texture as the original The POREfessional Face Primer, plus a hint of soft pearly pink. Pores and dullness don't stand a chance! Soft matte finish.

Results:
  • 90% said complexion looked brighter*
  • 91% said it minimized the look of pores*
  • 96% said it created soft-matte radiance*

*Self-evaluation by 100 women after 1 week.

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Find your perfect Benefit The POREfessional Face Primer.
POREfect radiance! Smooth this soft, brightening primer all over your face using your fingertips. Blend evenly & layer for added brightening. Use alone, or under makeup as a primer. Need a midday touch-up? Gently pat this primer over makeup whenever pores & dullness come out of hiding!

Beauty Tip: Got pore problems? Wear this primer underneath Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow SPF 25 Liquid Foundation for a POREfect complexion!
Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isododecane, Silica, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Mica, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Parfum (Fragrance), Tin Oxide, Limonene, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, BHT, Tocopherol. May Contain: CI 19140 (Yellow 5, Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Please read the ingredient list on the packaging of your product to be sure that the ingredients are appropriate for your personal use.

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Benefit CosmeticsThe POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores''
 
4.0

(based on 16 reviews)

50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (8)
  • Blends well (7)
  • Smooth (6)
  • Easy to take-off (5)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (3)
  • Everyday (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (4), Trendy style (3)

Reviewed by 16 customers

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5.0

Big Fan

By Jill

from Newport, RI

About Me Natural Style

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

    I really like this primer for my T-zone. It is really light weight and helps minimize the look of my pores. I also like that it doesn't make my foundation look cakey.

     
    5.0

    I will keep buying!

    By Michelle

    from Villa Park, Il

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

      I love this so much! My face is brighter after using it and I prefer this over the original poreless primer. I am going to try the tarte primer because I've heard great things about that too, but this primer is my #1 so far.

       
      2.0

      Same as the original

      By AlexC

      from Annapolis, MD

      About Me Trendy Style

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off

      Cons

      • Heavy
      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

        This product seemed to be the exact same as the original porefessional to me. I didn't notice any luminization or help for dullness. If anything, I felt it made my skin look like it had a white cast. I wouldn't recommend. Just get the original.

         
        3.0

        I really wanted to love this product, but...

        By Ali

        from Berlin, CT

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

        • Dry skin

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

        I really wanted to love this product, as I really love the original pore-fessional, but I have pretty bad results when applying foundation on top of this primer. The foundation creases and slides around when I use this particular primer. Maybe I'm using it incorrectly somehow, but I do not get the same effect when I use another primer with the same foundation.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Stick with the original Porefessional

        By NNTShep

        from Utah

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Doesn't soak in
          • Heavy
          • Ineffective
          • Thick

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

          I was super excited to try this cause I love the original porefessional. I loved the look of this cause it's supposed to brighten. It doesn't brighten at all! It leaves an incredibly weird pinky-grey cast on my face which made me look sick. And I feel like it's a lot thicker than the original too! Wanted to like it but sadly didn't!

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love this

          By Red

          from Texas

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

          I am a fair skinned redhead age 48. I don't have large pores. I don't wear foundation. I received a sample in my birchbox and I love this. I use it just to even out my skin tone. It does and makes my skin look smooth. Perfect. I wear just it. Helps cover a few fine lines as well. I will be ordering full size.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Gave me an allergic reaction!

          By Maya

          from Milwaukee

          About Me Natural Style

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Causes Breakouts
          • Irritates Skin

          Best Uses

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

            I love Benefit products! At first I loved this primer, but after one use I began to break out in hives. I really hope this doesn't happen to anyone else, but I have somewhat sensitive skin... much more sensitive than I thought.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            New favorite primer!

            By Hannah

            from Chattanooga, TN

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

              I am a make up artist so i have tried out so many primers and so far this one is my new favorite! Its creamier than the original porefessional so my skill does not feel as dull and tight after i apply it. no matter what foundation I use this primer has kept my skin looking hydrated and feeling amazing. I would recommend to anyone!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome primer!

              By Josselyn

              from Maine, USA

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

              I got this primer as a sample and I'll definitely invest in the full size. It magically illuminates the skin but it actually does blur pores so your face looks essentially flawless, and it really does a great job priming for foundation.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Very happy & surprised

              By bamabillsfan

              from Beaverton, OR

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer ''Soft-Radiance Face Primer To Minimize The Look Of Pores'':

              I thought I was just being upsold when the Benefit rep told me I needed this to amp up my foundation. I use the Hello Flawless liquid foundation I mentioned I like it but didn't love it. So, the rep told me to try this. I love it! I love the way it feels on my skin, how silky it makes my skin feel and how my foundation glides on after I apply the primer. Lately I've been using the primer with just a little powder if I'm in a hurry and I feel like that works just as well. I bought a trial size because I wasn't sure if I'd like it but I'll definitely purchase again. This is the newest piece of my daily routine. FYI, my skin is probably considered "normal/combination" and I use this after my moisturizer.

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              • Q:

                Can this hydrate my skin? I think this would be a good primer for me but I was just wondering, I have mild dry skin with acne
                Asked on 1/19/2018 by Sophie from Glendora, CA

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                  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:

                Is it good for oily/combination skin
                Asked on 1/17/2018 by Chatterjac from undisclosed

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                • 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 Benefit test on animals?
                Asked on 12/19/2017 by Reyna from Illinois

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Benefit does not test our products on animals. Since 1989, the Perfumes & Cosmetics companies of LVMH group (including Benefit Cosmetics) have not performed any tests on animals for our products - this was implemented long before the 2013 official ban set by the European Union. We are deeply committed to the elimination of animal testing. We're playing a leading role in developing alternative methods through our support of the "Fund for Alternatives to Animal Testing" in the United States. We also actively participate in validation studies of new alternative tests in the framework of the European cosmetics association, Cosmetics Europe. We are one of only a few companies to have invested in creating our own internal department to test raw materials and ingredients to further ensure the quality of our products and the satisfaction of our customers, which is our top priority. As a result, all Benefit products undergo very strict tolerance tests using non-animal methods during the development of each product to ensure quality and safety prior to market. Some customers expressed concern regarding the situation in China. Our products are made in Europe and for imported cosmetics, the Chinese health authorities order some test on animals: they require companies to make their products available to be tested in state-certified laboratories for registration purposes only, as it is currently their only recognized method to demonstrate product safety. We are hopeful that alternative testing methods will be adopted worldwide and we will see an end to animal testing.

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

                Is this noncomedogenic?
                Asked on 12/1/2017 by Amazing from Bloomington, MN

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi gorgeous! Our Porefessional: Pearl Primer is non-comedogenic. xoxo B

                  Answered on 12/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
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