Yes Of course!
Pores...now you see ‘em, now you don’t!
Quickly minimize the appearance of pores & fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin! Apply this silky, lightweight balm alone, under or over makeup. The translucent formula contains a vitamin E derivative known to protect skin from free radicals.
- Complements all skintones
- Helps makeup stay put
- #1 best-selling Prestige Face Primer in the US*
- #1 best-selling Prestige Face Primer in the US for 3 years**
*Source: The NPD Group, Inc. / U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Department Specialty, Makeup Dollar Sales, July 2015 - June 2016
**Source: The NPD Group, Inc. / U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Department Specialty, Makeup Dollar Sales, July 2013 - June 2016
22.0 mL / 0.75 US fl. oz.
HOW TO APPLY
Prime time, anytime.
Start the day POREfect & primed for anything! Apply a thin layer of this PRO balm to clean, lightly moisturized skin. Pat lightly from the center of the face outward with fingertips. Wink at your beautiful self in the mirror, then apply makeup as usual.
Reapply whenever pores come out of hiding. Pat delicately on the T-zone and blend over makeup. Just a dab’ll do ya!
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Is this considered skincare or makeup? Can it control oil on the face?
Yes, it is
Yes that's what it's for
Hello! I use this product to control oil production on my nose! I would say it counts as skincare and make up because it leaves the skin shine free but it also preps your skin for foundation! It's a very nice product!
Hi gorgeous! The POREfessional 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! 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 the POREfessional for maximum POREfection! You can find the POREfessional: agent zero shine here at BenefitCosmetics.com: https://www.benefitcosmetics.com/product/view/the-porefessional-agent-zero-shine xoxo, B
Is this item gluten free? I have celiac disease and need to use gluten free products if at all possible. Love this product, just want to make sure I'm safe. Thank you so much!!
Hi gorgeous! POREfessional does not contain soy or gluten ingredients. However, please note that in spite of all the care we take over the traceability of our raw materials, we cannot guarantee that the raw material may have accidentally come into contact with them during the manufacturing process at our suppliers. B xo
When should I apply my BBcream? I've got POREfessional but since I use BBcream and I want to start using SPF I want to know how should I use them. Which one goes first, second and third?
Hi beautiful, POREfessional is a primer so you should use it right after moisturizing, before you apply your BB cream. B xo
Is this product vegan? Is this product vegan? In other words, is this product free of animal or animal-derived ingredients?
Hi gorgeous! The POREfessional does not contain animal derived ingredients and can be considered vegan. xoxo, B
IS POREfessional waterprroof?
Hi gorgeous! The POREfessional is not waterproof. xoxo, B
the POREfessional face primer vs stay flawless? I'm 17 years old and I don't actually have any pores or acnes, . What would be the best primer for me to use under hello flawless oxygen wow and high beam that I already use?
Hi gorgeous! Stay flawless is the primer for you. Our instant PRO-long primer acts like a magnet to lock on your foundation for 15 fresh & flawless hours. It's the perfect base for your hello flawless oxygen wow and high beam! xoxo, B
Is this product non-comedegenic?
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. B xo
can (should) i use this with big easy? if so, which one first? i have fairly oily skin.
well i use the porefessional underneath the big easy, so i dont see why not :)
Of course you can! You can use it before or you can mix both products together and then apply.
Will this work around eyes I wanted to know if this would be good to use around the eye area to keep my concealer from getting in my fine lines and wrinkles?
Yes! I use it on my eyelids and it prevents my makeup from creasing and smudging. It works just as well on my eyelids as it does on the rest of my face.
I use the POREfessional all over my face, including fine lines around my eye area and it works a treat. Try it!
How do I know if the Porefessional is still good to use after its expiration? Because when applied, it kinda breaks down already
In general, our unopened products have a shelf life of 36 months.
My large pore area is on either side of my nose, below my eyes. Will this work for that area?
Yes it worked for me :)
It worked for me. I got to try it in a sample tube; ask if they could give you one.. It's an amazing product. I had given up on pore minimizers. Good luck.
Absolutely! That is where my worst pores and acne scars are, I'd be lost without this.
Yes work for that area.
Yes, Gorgeous! You can use POREfessional all over your face.
Usage of the product Can the POREfessional be used all over the face as a primer? Can it be used on a daily basis. I have a few pores on my cheeks. My aim is to hide the pores as well as serve as a primer to lock my foundation & powder. Or should I opt of the 15 hr Flawless Primer? Thanks.
After being surprising pleased with the results of this product, I read the insert. You can use it as a primer before foundation and as a touch-up after applying foundation. Give it a try. Ask if you can get a small sample tube.
This product does well as a primer, in fact, I add this to my priming routine and I find it stays on long and strong! I use this product every day, it is the very first thing I put on my face even before my primer. it does hide your pores and does well as a primer. Good Luck -Serenity
POREfessional is meant to be used as a primer, all over your face. If your primer concern is to hide your pores, I'd definitely recommend POREfessional. If your main concern is to lock on your makeup, I'd recommend Stay Flawless.
Can POREfessional be used as an eye primer/base
No, because every products are made for different use. This is for pores... you need a add product in your eyes, especific made for that area, its super sensitive
If you're looking for an eye primer or base, I'd recommend giving Stay Don't Stray a try. POREfessional isn't meant to be used on your eyes.
Silicone or water based? Just wondering because I heard silicone isn't great for the skin.
POREfessional is silicone based.
Cheeks? I have huge pores on my cheeks and want to make them less noticeable. Can I use this product on that area?
I use this product primarily on my cheeks, chin and nose. It does a great job on my cheeks. Just make sure your face is very clean and that you let it dry all the way before applying any foundation. No primer will make your pore go away completely, but this does a great job smoothing you out. (Sometimes I wear it all over my face, but most days I just moisturize all over and then put this on my problem areas.) ** I have fairly bad acne and HUGE pores.
Sure, you can either use it alone or with other make-up base. I usually don't like to make up a lot so I just put on the sunscreen and then apply this one to my face on top. It looks gorgeous covering all the pores on the cheeks and nose. Hope this helps :)
Definitely! You can use POREfessional all over your face to help minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines.
Is this good at oil-controlling for T-zone?
you can use this for an oil control but i recommend the 15 hour stick primer its more matte and because your oily there your makeup most likely slips so the 15 hour hold is great. and obviously you should use powder!
To keep your T-Zone under control, apply the POREfessional from the center of the face outward by patting lightly with fingertips.
If POREfessional helps with pores, how is it on fine lines and wrinkles??
It sort of helps "blur" the look of fine lines, the same way it helps blur the look of pores. It's not going to make you look 20 years younger but it really does sort of "soft-focus" the look of your face and it does help foundation apply more smoothly, in my experience, and that further helps with the "blurring" effect.
Porefessional will help to minimize the appearance of fine lines, and give your skin a smoother than smooth finish.
Could I use both porefessional and the 15hour primeror would that be redundant? I just both a sample of porefessional, and the full size hello flawless 15 hour primer. Do they do different things, or would it be redundant if I used them both at once?
I use the POREfessional where my pores are the largest, not all over my face, and then use the Hello Flawless 15 hour primer everywhere else and I love them together!
Yes, you can use the POREfessional and Stay Flawless together. You can quickly minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines with The POREfessional and maintain foundation longevity and long wear by using Stay Flawless afterward.