Benefit The POREfessional

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 The POREfessional
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Leaves weird film

This cream has a very nice feel and finish on my skin, but a couple of hours after using it I looked in the mirror and saw a weird colored film on my face. When I rubbed at it, it sort of rolled/peeled off. It seems from other reviews that others liked it so perhaps I had a faulty sample, but this looked awful on my skin and did not blend in well. Would never purchase even if it minimized pores due to the other issues of how it acted on my skin.

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Cute design - product not for me

Everything that Benefit makes has such adorable packaging! I wish I liked this product, but this one, along with others I've sampled just does not go over well with me. It leaves my face feeling greasy .

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No Noticeable Difference

Smells fine, consistency was smooth and applied nicely. However, I didn't notice any real difference in my pores with use of this product.

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POREfessional

I was pretty disappointed to see this primer in my box. Why you may ask? Because I bought this product a couple months ago and returned it 2 weeks later. For the first few uses, this product was great! Minimized my pores and made my foundation glide on like silk. However, with continued use it got worse. This primer feels so heavy on my oily skin and slides right off my face. I don't think it lives up to all its hype.

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Clearly in the minority here...

Sooo...I seem to be the only one that doesn't LOVE this product. The first time I used it I saw zero difference in the size of my pores on my cheeks. So I thought maybe I need to use it a few times before it takes effect. I am sad to report after 5 uses, it still doesn't hide the size of my problem pores. So disappointing :(

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Have bought twice

The first time I bought this, it worked, then the second purchase, it was like it was a completely different product! DEFINITELY not for oily skin!

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I did not try this, as a 43 year old woman I have no pore issues
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I really wish my profile was considered more, I had to hand this off to my 20 something friends because it was irrelevant to me.

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Temporary Fix
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This was a very temporary product. At first it looked great, but after a few hours it was coming off on some spots. It also seemed like it clogged my pores worse than before I used the product.

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Not crazy about this product
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Perhaps I did not apply it correctly but I was just not happy with the results. I applied it to my clean face and it became lumpy - sort of like when you start peeling after a sunburn. It left my face feeling grainy and a bit dirty. Hopefully others had a better experience than I did.

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Effective?
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I am not really sure what it did. I applied it. I waited - I didn't see a difference. I tried it again the next day, still cannot tell the difference.

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