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Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer

This silky makeup primer diffuses the look of pores and fine lines for an air-brushed finish. Those with an oily T-zone will appreciate that it controls excess shine, too.

Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer
4.4 out of 5 stars, based on 15,498 Reviews 15,498 Reviews
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Causes breakouts
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I wanted to love this primer but I seem to break out with many benefit products. My oily skin couldn't handle this primer.

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Clogs pores
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It blocks pores, so your natural oil production on your face is stymied, and this shows up as visible bulging at pores, like when you first start to workout and you get a dewy look on your nose. Not attractive and not good for your skin. Let your own oils do their work. Clogging pores will cause LARGER PORES!

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Not for me
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I prefer Phillips Milk of Magnesia ! The best primer you will ever use and helps with pores... plus it's cheap!

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Not great
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This isn't anything special. I don't actually see it reduce the appearance of my pores and I don't like the way it feels on my skin, either.

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Not for Oily Skin
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I know this is very popular primer but I just can't get on board. I have very oily skin with large pores. While the primer does do a nice job of filling in pores and making my skin smooth, I find that it makes my skin much oilier and my makes lasts even fewer hours. The high percentage of dimethicone doesn't interact well with my oily skin. Pass for me.

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Breakouts
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This product really breaks me out. No matter how thoroughly I wash my face after having used it I will still get some nasty breakouts after using it

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Don't be fooled
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Pores don't shrink. If you are worried abt your potes, don't. There is no need to slap on dangerous chemicals. Use a primer if you must. This product is needless.

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Stop please
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I don't even know how many times BB has sent me this sample. I hate this primer... i almost always have one on hand that i am actively trying to get rid of.

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Not for sensitive skin

This made my skin break-out after only one use. I would not recommend for anyone who has sensitive or break-out prone skin.

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Doesn't work for me

I don't get why this seems to be everyone else's holy grail and for some reason doesn't work for me at all. I have fairly large pores and VERY oily skin, and I wanted to try this after I heard so many people raving about it. I've tried it about 5 times now with different products over it and it makes my makeup look extremely cakey and separated, and I find that I get oily even earlier than usual with this.

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