Benefit 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 The POREfessional Face Primer
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This stuff is awesome. I have combination skin, so its hard to find a product that works all over, and leaves my skin feeling primed perfectly for makeup - or just by itself. The first time I used it, i got many compliments on how soft and matte my skin looked. I definitely plan to purchase this product in the future.

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Face spackle? No thanks.

This superfine, silky grit goes on basically like translucent spackle. Perhaps it helps smooth things out for others under the rest of their beauty routine, but it just made a mushy mess on my face, interfering with the texture of my other makeup. I do not at all see how this product would be useful to wear on its own. It is one of the few Birchbox products I've ditched before using it up.

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Not for me
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I tried this product first under my beauty balm and it did smooth my skin but not to a point where it would be needed with a beauty balm. I was excited to try it with my regular foundation but the color of the product somehow interacted with the color of my foundation and made my skin look more orange than it should have. I definitely will not purchase.

I personally don't have issues with pores so this may not be a product for me at all.

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Not for my dry skin
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It may work well for someone with large pores and moist skin. Unfortunately, I have neither. When I put my "dewey" makeup on top of it, it flaked and got wierd. I think the packaging was a bit excessive as well. Just not for me.

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PoreFessional-Disappointing!
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I was very disappointed with this product. I had very high hopes for it, but it made my very oily/acne prone skin feel clogged. It also made my makeup become pilled and very visable. Def not a good product for my skin type!!

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bad scent
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This is great for mattifying and minimizing pore appearance but it smells like cheap perfume. I prefer my makeup to be unscented.

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I liked the result this gave, but it caused...
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I liked the result this gave, but it caused me to breakout both times I used it. Wah! For those without acne prone skin, this may produce great results.

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I always wanted to try this and was psyched...
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I always wanted to try this and was psyched it was in my birchbox, but I just cant believe how it clumped on my face. Definately not buying this ever.

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This product makes my face feel oily and I...
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This product makes my face feel oily and I did not like that, cause it makes me feel dirty. This is one of those hit or miss products. Totally a miss for me.

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didnt care for the texture of this primer, left...
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didnt care for the texture of this primer, left me with major oilies

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