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Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer

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.

Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer
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It's ok but doesn't live up to the hype around it.
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It really isn't anything to write home about. I mean, it isn't bad by any means but I already had a primer by innisfree (the "no-sebum blur primer") that is exactly the same and that is less than ten bucks. For less than ten bucks it would be worth it for as much as I use it (not that often really but when I want it, I want it) but for the high end price it is just not worth it.

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Gets the job done!
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I wouldn't say my makeup lasts all day in this. It gets the job done if you're looking for a couple hours but my face still gets quite oily. I have oily/combo skin. I have pretty large pores around my nose and this doesn't fill them in which is something I want from a primer.

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Burns a little!
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Eeep, I just put my sample on my face today and it stings a little! I'm not sure it shrank my pores. It worked decently as a primer, but I'm not buying it after that skin reaction.

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Not for me
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I do not use primers because I do not wear face makeup. I did use this on the back of my hands underneath sunscreen, it worked rather well to blur my age spots. For me, using a primer is not low effort.

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Not for me
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This is ok, did not see much coverage. I do not have big pores so maybe just not needed.

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Too expensive
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I have gotten this product in my birchbox before and while I think it work okay, it is just not worth it for me. $30 for something that doesn't have the best consistency....I also don't think it really does anything to my face.

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I've gotten it twice I don't like the way it feels
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I hate the way primer feels and this feels like primer I hate t

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ok
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I really like this brand but always have white residue after I apply so kinda annoying

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Works well, but not the bests
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I used to swear by this product but I found something better that lasts much longer on my oily skin. The only improvement I would make is to create a version that would last longer in oily skin.

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Eh, not for me.
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I've received this sample several times. I love the brand but prefer veil from hourglass. That's the best primer ever for keeping oil at bay and blurring my pores. This doesn't help me with my combo skin.

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