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Benefit The POREfessional Mini Primer 7.5ml 7.5ml

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Need a POREfessional, and fast? Choose your size! A travel-sized mini so you can be primed and pore-fected anywhere, or a full size so you can be pore-free every day!

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4.4 of 256 reviews

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Most Helpful Positive

I love this product!!!

Emma Loves Makeup

So happy I discovered this product years ago! I have been using this primer for years now and I really do find a significant improvement in the texture and overall look of my skin. I have oily skin with lots of big pores and a few wrinkles now too that make me self-conscious. Finding this product has been a blessing! I apply this before my foundation and particularly focus on my T-Zone. The small size is fantastic for travelling and actually lasts so well! If you're unsure if this product will work for your I recommend giving the mini size a go first :)

For reference I'm 31 years old and I like my makeup to be full coverage.

Most Helpful Criticism

Whats the fuss

Brucey

I find this overpriced for the size... Also, because of its consistency I find it really hard to use a small amount because the product falls deep into my pores immediately and so I need a lot to spread all over my face. This product was used up so fast.
  1. Unbelievable so perfect

    Jen

    My pores literally disappear when I wear this primer. It is a lifesaver when my skin isn't at it's best!
  2. Use a teeny tiny bit

    rebecca

    this is pretty good, although I have loved other primers more. The best thing about this one is that it does blur your pores and if you use a very small amount it wont pill. If you find you have it balling up or moving you have used too much. To do my nose and forehead I used about a quarter of a pee amount. If you dont need to wear makeup but you want to give your skin a velvet finish with a blur...
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  3. Great primer!

    bonnie

    Did a reasonable job of smoothing out my pores around my nose and helped the foundation to sit a little smoother. Does increase longevity of makeup as well. However it is a little pricey for the quantity of product.
  4. I love this product!!!

    Emma Loves Makeup

    So happy I discovered this product years ago! I have been using this primer for years now and I really do find a significant improvement in the texture and overall look of my skin. I have oily skin with lots of big pores and a few wrinkles now too that make me self-conscious. Finding this product has been a blessing! I apply this before my foundation and particularly focus on my T-Zone. The small ...
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  5. Whats the fuss

    Brucey

    I find this overpriced for the size... Also, because of its consistency I find it really hard to use a small amount because the product falls deep into my pores immediately and so I need a lot to spread all over my face. This product was used up so fast.
  6. Amazing!

    Si

    Just amazing. Nice primer that fills in texture on my skin. Love it!!
  7. like it

    c

    Goes on really smooth and stays on all day. Really happy with this product.
  8. Makes my skin look amazing

    Samantha

    I find it works better when I apply it on top of my (sheer) foundation. Really fills in scarring and pores.
  9. The perfect size!

    Ren

    I had heard about this product for such a long time and have finally tried it. It is amazing! It feels silky, silky smooth when applying to your skin and make up glides over it effortlessly. I also love how mattifying it is! This little mini size is the perfect size for someone who only uses primer on special occasions like me.
  10. Just amazing!

    Nadia

    Never believed this would cover my big pores so I bought this and I am hooked. Covers my pores and it's so smooth on the skin. I have already ordered the larger tube of this. Love it!
  11. Porefessional

    Sha

    Nice siliconey primer that fills in texture on my skin. May pill with wrong foundation on top
  12. best primer

    Merve

    I brought these few months back and I love it. It blurs all my pores. My foundation looks so smooth and beautiful. It lasts all day.

  13. Love this stuff

    Doodoo

    My ride or die. I can't even explain how much I love this product. When I apply this My pores disappear. Like I this big pore on my forehead and when I apply foundation it stinks right in but with it's like it's not even there.
  14. None-existent pores!

    Cait

    My pores literally disappear when I wear this primer. It is a lifesaver when my skin isn't at it's best!
  15. Great pore eliminator

    Kate

    Good products to blur the pore before foundation. Also makes your skin silky smooth.
    Better than shiseido and shu eumura primer.
  16. okay

    Sam

    I dont really love this- it makes my foundation look cakey.
  17. Does the trick

    Steph

    I love this product, works well to fill in and smooth over pores however it does seem to bunch up and flake a little bit so when using try to pat into skin instead of rub
  18. blurs appearance of pores

    alice

    definitely reduces the appearance of pores and is so silky makes the skin feel so soft. Although it is small a little goes a long way so this product will last a while however it is quite pricey
  19. Amazing!!

    Kate

    I received a sample of this with my Adore order and I was amazed at the immediate results. I have large and noticeable pores both on my nose and chin and they were minimized instantly. A little really goes a long way. The mini size is perfect for travel.
  20. Best ever

    Talz

    After a friend recommended this I had to try. And I’ll forever be buying this from now on. I should of got the big bottle as I will go through the 7ml very quickly. It’s smooth as silk and makes my makeupa finish product look better, pores definitely less noticeable. Love it.
  21. Great mini primer

    Minka

    The primer works really well. It helps reduce the appearance of pores, helps your makeup apply more smoothly & stay on for much longer. I use it whenever I have a special event to attend. The small size is good if you just want to try it out, or if you're travelling.
  22. 50/50

    Sophie

    I have large open pores so this is exactly the product I need.... . It does apply nicely and feel soft on the skin, doesn't have any negative effects on application of other products however I find it just doesn't make that much of a difference for me. Not worth the cost in my opinion, would certainly use again and perhaps be persuaded into buying a gift set that included this, but wouldn't buy t...
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  23. So good!

    Tori

    The consistency of this primer is amazing, thick and mattifying. It made my makeup sit nicely on my nose which never happens and stayed on all day. If you're unsure, the mini primer is the perfect size to use as a tester and actually lasts a little while - a little bit goes a long way for this product.
  24. Best base for makeup!

    Laura

    This primer is so so so good! The size is perfect for travelling as it fits everywhere! The primer doesn’t leave a oily look behind and allows the makeup to blend out on top so easily and makes it looks so stunning! Definitely recommend
  25. Love it

    Alex

    This feels like a primer should. I feel that it smoothes out my pores and fine lines, and my skin isn't soaking up the foundation like it usually does. A protective barrier from excess oils and pollutants!
  26. a must have

    KATE

    A small amount of this glides easily onto the skin and makes it fell super smooth, my foundation sets nicely and lasts much longer.
  27. One of my favs

    Kaitlyn

    Smoothes my pores like nothing else and makes the makeup stay so we'll!
  28. It does smooth

    Emma

    Definitely blurs and softens pores, but I can’t get past the smell. It is over powering and lingers.
  29. Amazing

    Amelia

    Super impressed with this. I'm not usually a primer wearer but this is incredible. Does what it says it will; pores minimised, smooth as skin and still manages to look somewhat natural if going for the minimal makeup look.
  30. Not satisfied

    Sandra

    I saw that Sofia Richie uses this so I thought I would give it try! However, I have oily skin so not the best one for me. Felt like my make up stayed on better without this primer. I will need to try a matte one in the future!
  31. Actually primes

    Son23

    Creates a literal barrier between skin and makeup, and so silky smooth. Just make sure you warm the product between your fingers before application on face
  32. Good primer

    Kelli

    Purchased the mini size as I wanted to test before purchasing the larger size. Nice primer that works well for minimising my pores. Saw a few reviews about this not working under other products, however i have no issues with this. My only negative is the price, for such a small amount of product the price is a bit steep.
  33. Don't understand the hype

    H

    I don't really understand the hype to be honest. This primer feels quite greasy on my skin and didn't do anything amazing to make me think it's worth the price. It's not too bad but didn't give me the magical results that I was expecting based on other reviews. There are plenty of other primers that I prefer and probably wouldn't repurchase this
  34. Not impressed

    Kerry

    I bought this after seeing the rave reviews about this, I finally caved and bought myself one. I have enlarged pores and based on reviews and recommendations I thought this would help smooth out their appearance.
    Upon application it does seem to do this, however, once makeup is applied, this primer flakes off. It doesn't stay on the skin and therefore doesn't work for me! I really wanted th...
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  35. Unsure

    Lola

    This product is so soft and you can definitely see the blurring effects but it does not work well with many other products on top- I've found that with this underneath sometimes my makeup starts 'balling' off or clumping when trying to blend
  36. Love it

    Regina Fuentes

    Love this primer. Really protect foundation from going into my pores
  37. No brainer

    olivia

    If you have large pores then this is for you! Even if you just wanna smooth out uneven texture on your skin from old acne scarring then this is also for you! It’s a no brainer this primer is the bomb! Even better than the Napoleon perdis one that I used to use (which was great) you don’t even have to use it as a primer I’ve used it on makeup free days to smooth out my skin and remove shine.
  38. Not a fan

    Nikkaz

    Unfortunately I'm not a massive fan of this primer. I thought it would be better since reading so many good reviews.. maybe it's just not the best for my skin type. So glad I got the mini one! Won't be buying again
  39. Great primer

    Cindy

    Love this primer, blurs your pores and makes your skin look smooth!
  40. Really good

    Ariel

    This was really good, I didn't feel heavy or feel like it blocked my pores during the day. It did what it said and it was kind of like a filter on the face. I will be purchasing the bigger one :)
  41. Blurs my pores

    Brooke

    This primer is my holy grail. It fills up my pores so that it creates a smooth base for foundation. I love having a mini size for travel.
  42. Great primer!

    Carla

    Very light primer on my oily combination skin. I feel like it does what it is meant to and minimise pores. I would use this product again.
  43. Not my favourite pore minimising product

    Sinead

    I have very enlarged pores on my cheeks and have tried a lot of different pore minimising makeup. I like porefessional if I wear it alone but I find when I use it with foundation (either before or after) it doesn’t blend well. I think there are better (and less expensive) options out there so I wouldn’t purchase this product again
  44. Slightly fills in pores but not the best primer for oil control

    T

    I bought this because the sales rep suggested it would be beneficial for my combo skin. I get very oily on my t-zone and nose area and since using this, I cannot say that this issue has improved. it goes on very smooth and has a silicon texture which results in a smooth and good base for foundation. However, I find that it does not work well as a primer as I get oily within 30 mins of application ...
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  45. Good primer

    Ally

    This is good to use with other primers. I usually use a brightening primer then the POREfessional primer then my foundation to give me a good base so my makeup lasts all day.
  46. Smooths your skin

    Iq

    It vanishes my pores in a split second..worth buying..a bit pricey but does its job..hide all imprection of combination skin.
  47. The must have

    MB

    One of the only primers I consistently use. I can definitely notice my pores become less noticeable when I use this primer and it helps to keep my oily skin matte all day.
  48. A staple

    Eliza

    Although this primer isn’t perfect, it definitely does the job! It blurs my pores so beautifully but because it has a silicone base, you have to make sure to pair it with the right foundation for seamless results.
  49. A staple

    Brooke

    There's a reason everyone knows this primer. I will say, it isn't the greatest for a super liquidy foundation but it's really good under a thicker textured one.
  50. Awesome

    Lara

    forever my favorite fills in my pores well before applying foundation and that givves a beautiful finish, highly recommend
  51. My fav Primer

    Elise

    This is always in my makeup bag. Smooth to apply and sits in my skin well. I don't need foundation on if I wear this primer. Nice mattify look. Can go a bit oily by the end of the day if you touch your face.
  52. Smells lovely and minimises pores!

    Krystal

    This definitely minimises pores and creates a smooth canvas for your makeup. The smell is almost like green tea which is quite pleasant. I find it doesn't control oils so you will need something else for that - I'd suggest Benefit Matte Rescue and this lightly over the top. Make sure you don't use this on any dry patches as I find it really emphasises them!
  53. Holy grail

    Crystal

    Certainly a staple in my makeup bag and will continue to be! Love that it blurs out my pores and gives a smooth base for my foundation.
  54. so good!

    Bronte

    One of the only primers I consistently use. I can definitely notice my pores become less noticeable when I use this primer and it helps to keep my oily skin matte all day.
  55. Favourite primer!

    O

    I love this primer & have been using it for several years now.
    I am over 40 with pretty good skin that is combo.
    A little of the primer goes a long way!
    I press & dab a small amount into areas of roughness, enlarged pores & wrinkles & it is like a perfecting putty for the skin! Letting it set for at least 5 mins is key!
    It is mat in finish which I like & I have never had a...
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  56. Large pores who?

    Paris

    This primer literally fills in all of my pores and leaves my skin looking and feeling so smooth ready for makeup! This is a must have primer especially for those with oily skin.
  57. Great at hiding those pores especially on the cheeks

    Amy

    At first I was skeptical due to never paying that price for a primer but I was shocked when I tried this!
    This product fills in pores great and makeup glides over the top very easily! I have tried this primer under so many foundations and it works with them all. Also a small amount goes a very long way which means it lasts ages!
    The only reason I have given it 4 stars is that I find t...
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  58. Literally hides your pores

    Takiroa

    Favourite primer! It hides pores and leaves a velvet feeling over your face. Keeps make up looking great all day
  59. Great primer

    Chelsea

    I’ve tried many primers and I received this as a sample and fell in love! Make up glides on and makes skin look so smooth
  60. Make up glides on

    kelly

    Great primer!!! Not heavy at all, after applying my skin feels like velvet & so evenly textured, my make up glides on.
  61. Lovely texture and good value for money

    Sarah

    I really loved the feel of this primer when it was on and think make up applies really nicely over the top. The tube lasted me a long time as a little went a long way so I think its good value for money. I'm not sure it added any extra staying power to makeup but I often feel that way about most primers
  62. Fabulous primer

    Reanna

    Absolutely love this primer - not heavy on the skin and makes my make up go on really smoothly
  63. My favourite primer!

    Kasey

    This is my absolute favourite primer. I have tried a fair few over the years, but this has been my firm go-to for the last couple of years. It is expensive for the amount you get, but a little goes a long way.
  64. It's all in the name

    Jordie

    I love this primer! Not only does it glide on smoothly but it's doesn't go all clumpy and gross when I'm in a rush and have to put it over wet moisturizer. Foundation is a dream to brush on after using it. I also have large pores on my forehead and it fills them in without my face breaking out.
  65. Hides pores, stays matt - awesome

    Janine

    I’ve tried other primers, as this one is pricey, but haven’t found anything as effective, I have oily T zone and enlarged pores particularly on my nose. I only use the primer on these areas and it hides the pores beautifully and stays matt. Awesome product.
  66. I tried a sample and...

    Kristy

    I got this as a sample and have not used it before, thought I'd give it a try. I usually use Too Faced Hangover primer because I am sometimes prone to dry skin and it's very hydrating. One one hand, yes it definitely reduced my pores - big winner in that department However it was a little drying. Also, cost wise - The Hangover primer is actually cheaper for the amount of product you get. I do thin...
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  67. Great Product

    Ash

    This was on an acne safe list that my beautician gave me because it won't clog your pores and is safe to use if you are prone to breakouts. It's a GREAT product and I use it under my Youngblood mineral loose powder foundation and it makes it last alot longer during the day! I just wish the contents was bigger for what you pay for it :)
  68. Great Product

    Ash

    I purchased this product after it appeared on a list of acne safe products that my Beautician gave me. It's great because it is safe on skin that is prone to breakout and doesn't clog your pores.
    I use it under my mineral loose powder foundation and it lasts longer during the day.
    I just wish the bottle was a bit bigger for what you pay for it!
  69. Good Product

    Tiarna

    Love to use this just where my pores are enlarged (cheeks and nose) does a good job at smoothing it out.
    personally, prefer to use a thinner primer that is a bit more radiant for the rest of my face but this could be used for the full face.
  70. One of the best.

    Joel

    I used to use this everyday I wore makeup and wouldn’t turn to anything else! So incredible! Leaves your makeup looking so smooth and flawless, without clogging the pores AT ALL! Definitely recommend if you can get your hands on it!
  71. smooth canvas, can be troublesome with various products

    Chloe

    Fills pores effectively leaving a smooth canvas for makeup application. My only concern is that this product can cause balling when used with some foundations and has a scent which may cause irritation for sensitive skin...
  72. Smooths the skin

    Frances

    Great to smooth the skin, creates a flawless look.
  73. Didn’t work for me

    Jessica

    I have oily skin with large pores and was really excited to try this product. I waited for it to dry but it still balled up and made my makeup really patchy. Didn’t make s difference with my pores either.
  74. Great primer

    Sarah

    I’ve tried many primers but porefessional id have to say is the best. It makes your skin so smooth and you can see a difference once applied it definitely blurs the pores, I have normal to dry skin but it’s a god send. I use Estée Lauder double wear foundation which works amazing with the porefessional primer so easy to apply the foundation with the primer which is great as the foundation usually ...
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  75. Great for a smooth look

    parkersparkles

    I don't wear foundation very often, but this was the perfect primer when I did. I only needed a small amount so the little tube lasted me a little while. Made my skin look so smooth and covered my pores perfectly. I occasionally wore this on it's own and it looked great.
  76. Must-have for large pores

    Jennifer

    This was recommended to me by a client (I'm a professional makeup artist) who kindly let me use some on her skin. It made such a big difference that I've bought this and the mini pearl one for my kit straight away. This is a game changer for blocking makeup from settling into your pores! One star taken off for price.
  77. Oily

    Faguni

    I used to love using this under my makeup as a primer as it did cover my pores, but I felt that my face got too shiny and oily afterwards.
  78. AMAZING

    Tarran

    Absolutely love this primer. Hides pores and leaves my skin looking amazing and feels fantastic.
  79. Does what it says

    Marissa

    This primer does exactly as it claims to. It fills my pores in and gives me a nice canvas to work with when I'm putting on my foundation and doing the rest of my makeup. A bit pricey but personally it's worth it for me.
  80. Great on the T-zone

    Tiana

    I have very oily skin so this primer isn't really suited to my whole face, but I have enlarged pores on my nose and T-zone so I just really work that into those areas and it fills in my pores amazingly. I would encourage those whom use this product be careful not to use too much as it can roll up under your foundation and flake off.
  81. Best primer

    Pepe

    I have combination skin & very large pores. I’ve tried several primers because my foundation would Make my large pores more visible & I have acne craters too which show but this is the only primer I’ve found that works, it’s doesnt make the pores disappear but reduces them so it looks better & my make up now sits smoothly on top. It is quite expensive though.
  82. Love it!!

    Meagz2060

    This is the first product I've used that has actually worked on my very dry/sometimes also oily skin. Worked well with liquid or powder foundation.
    It feels amazing, I have already recommended it to my friends, will definitely buy again.
  83. Quick & easy light matte cover but...

    Katharine

    I’m careful to use it as little as possible- I think it blocks pores. I have sensitive uneven skin tone, and looks really good alone, especially across t-zone - no shine for hours.

    I would not say it hides pores - maybe if you layered it with tonnes of makeup it might - but it blurs them more than most products I’ve tried.

    It has typical soft silicate texture and feels go...
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  84. Best primer

    Gloria

    Love this used as a primer or even after makeup for a better result
  85. SOMETIMES its good

    Veronica

    This product works off and on for me, sometimes my pores looks great and sometimes it doesn't. Make sure that you pat it into your pores rather than smearing as smearing it makes the foundation not sit well and look separated/dry. I'm on my second bottle now. My first bottle was completed as I had oily skin but now that my skin is try im using it more sparingly as this product is also quite dry
  86. Baby soft skin

    maisie

    Anywhere on your skin you apply this product it is instantly smoothed and soft! Bye bye pores
  87. Silky and smooth

    Jordie

    I love this primer! It glides on so easily and you dont need alot to spread all over!
  88. Love

    Emily

    Beautiful texture and smell. Only a bit goes a long way. My makeup lasts a lot longer with this on and my skin is less shiny. I would definitely recommend. and buy again.
  89. Pore Blurring

    Tina

    I was quite surprised when seeing this in person for the first time since I had expected it to be a bit bigger. But after having used it I realised a little goes a long way with this product. The pore blurring effect of this product is also quite amazing and although my pores aren't drastically large, there is a noticeable difference when I use this.
  90. Works really good

    Tenisha

    Fills my pores and my foundation looks fantastic afterwards.
  91. It works! But my pores don't love me for it.

    Lily

    While i like this product, it does work and keeps my pores from showing it has it down sides. After use it does tend to clog my pores for the following few days therefore i just use of the really problem areas and only for special occasions.
  92. Great product!

    Kayoko

    I got it nearly one years ago and I just love this product.
    It’s best to use summer time for keeping dry on my oily skin.
    It just use a small amount so worth it for money.
  93. Go to pore filler!

    Madison

    A must have for my professional and personal kit - amazing to fill in pores leaving a flawless base to apply makeup. Literally FLAWLESS!
    Like a real life blur tool haha!
  94. Best primer

    Mirella

    I have combination skin and this product fit perfectly for my needs, doesn’t dry my area of dry skin and keep it moisturized and reduces the oil production on my T zone. My pores are not that noticeable and has an amazing touch and smell
  95. Good but overhyped and overpriced

    Katharine

    I have Sensitive skin - leaves fab texture and matte finish, improves pores a little.
    I think it’s the silicone. I know I have it on... all day, not in a good way. Possibly not non comogenic.
    Tried many silicate primers with same devine texture - there are plenty that are less expensive.
    Might be better for different skin types.
    Used selectively in t-zone it helps, but I’m ...
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  96. Amazing for oily skin

    Courtney

    Great primer it really does fill in the pores and my concealer goes on like a dream. I wish their was more product, either im using too much or I have a big face lol. Product is amazing recommend.
  97. Staple primer

    Kayla

    I always have this in my collection it works so well. It smooths and disguises larger pores and problem areas. My skin for reference is rather dry, it tends to get a little oiler around my nose. I've used this for years now and will continue to repurchase.
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