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Pair this pore-zapping balm with Benefit’s eye brightening Ooh La Lift for an all-over radiant complexion.

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Of all the beauty minefields out there, visible pores are one of the trickiest to dodge. Foundation alone doesn'’t do the trick, which is why we turn to this translucent balm to shrink the appearance of our pores. The silky, oil-free formula diffuses pores and fine lines for an “airbrushed” finish, and it goes on sheer, leaving skin smoother and more even. We can use it as a primer in the mornings or as a touch-up treatment throughout the day. Perfect T-zone, here we come.

How to Use

As a primer, apply a fine layer on clean or moisturized skin, starting from the center of your face and working outwards. Pat to blend. Feel free to use for midday touch-ups too — just dab a pea-size amount over your makeup and blend.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Deserves to be tried

My sister recommended this product to me (I had been using Smashbox's Photo Finish primer for a few years). This product is AMAZING! By far the best from Benefit. It's incredibly smooth on the face and doesn't give you a greasy feeling. I usually wear under foundation but somedays I wear it alone - it's that good! Makes me feel delicate and clean.

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I love the POREfessional

This is basically a makeup primer that doubles up because it seriously reduces the visibility of pores. Ever since trying it, I don't go a day without putting this on under my makeup. You can also put it on during the day as needed too!

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good stuff, but nothing different
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I think that this was a good product -- it really did make my pores invisible and make my skin look very smooth. That being said, I think this is pretty much what each one of these products does. Makeup Forever's primer, as well as most other primers I've ever used, do the exact same thing.

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Amazing

This primer is amazing. It truly truly minimizes pores and it goes on so smooth. It's like magic in a bottle and if you deal with large pores, this is the product for you!

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Like spackling paste for your face... in a good way

I must say, I am impressed by how well this minimizes my pores. I have really large pores and this actually does work well. It's like a spackling paste for my crater-like pores. It works well to continue mattifying throughout the day too. It's a great base for my liquid foundation as well.

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I loved this.
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Worked really well. I loved this product. And I would definitely recommend. You will not be disappointed after using this product.

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Good stuff POREfessional

I think this is pretty much what each one of these products does. make my skin look very smooth and really did make my pores invisible

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Smooth Primer

This primer felt almost like a powder going onto my face. Loved that it wasn't greasy at all

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Good product!

I tried the Baby Skin of Maybelline before and I liked it, but the POREfressional makes my skin feel even smoother! A small size can actually last a long time. I haven't tried with liquid foundation yet, but it works perfectly with powder make up.

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It's not for me.

I have very oily skin and I feel like this primer just makes face more oily by the texture of it. I also feel like it just sits on my face and does nothing. I do love this brand though and the packaging but it's not for me.

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