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The POREfessional: Pearl Primer

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The POREfessional: Pearl Primer

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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
 
3.8

(based on 24 reviews)

50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (12)
  • Lightweight (9)
  • Blends well (8)
  • Smooth (8)
  • Easy to take-off (5)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (7)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (4)
  • Everyday (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (6), Trendy style (4), Classic style (3)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Product

By G.Ca

from FL

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer:

      LOVE it! Gave my skin a beautiful fresh looking finish while significantly minimizing my pores.

       
      3.0

      Not terrible but not good...

      By Brielle Maryland

      from Maryland

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer:

        I was pretty excited about this primer but it didn't work for me. It didn't make a difference if I wore this primer or if i wore no primer at all.

         
        5.0

        Absolutely Love!!!!

        By Cosas

        from San Antonio, TX

        About Me Classic Style

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Noncomedogenic
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer:

          I didn't like the original because I didn't feel like it helped my oily skin at all. I decided to give this one a try because I am getting older and thought it could help brighten up my skin. WOW, not only does it give good oil control, it brightens up and smoothes out my larger pores all while not making me look oily or shiny!!! I am in LOVE!!!!!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          FOREVER BUYING

          By Lex

          from Ky

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer:

          So much better than the original. Will forever buy this it works great on my combo/ dry skin. Gives radiance to the skin and takes away pores. So silky smooth. Love it!!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Not for me

          By Marguerite

          from Texas

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer:

          This works as advertised - it was the only primer ever that actually hid my crater-pores, and I really wanted to love it, but my face began to itch where I applied it. I had to wash it off. This primer would be fantastic for someone who wouldn't have a weird reaction to it, though.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Not for dry skin!!

          By Laura W

          from 518

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer:

          I consider my skin to be very dry especially during the winter time and I was extremely excited to use this primer after using the original one. I was not happy with this product at all, I noticed no positive changes and all it did was bring out the dryer spots on my face and make my foundation flake over the skin. If you have dry skin, I would not recommend this product!

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Not a fan

          By Amanda

          from US

          About Me Natural Style

          Pros

            Cons

            • Clumpy
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer:

              I was recommended this in store since I have combo/oily skin. I don't know if I got a defective product, but I did not care for it. It seemed to go on well, but when I applied my tinted moisturizer over it, it all balled up and got patchy. I returned it.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              No different than the original POREfessional

              By Ginger Spice

              from Seymour, IN

              About Me Trendy Style

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer:

                Noticed no lumination at all. Not any different than the original POREfessional in my opinion. Will not be purchasing again.

                 
                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:

                  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.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I will keep buying!

                  By Michelle

                  from Villa Park, Il

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional: Pearl Primer:

                    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.

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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

                      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:

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

                      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 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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