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Benefit Cosmetics has sold over 4 million of The POREfessional since it launched in 2010*, proving that gals around the world are obsessed with smoother-than-smooth skin. But once upon a time, even the Benefit team didn’t know if this primer would live up to its POREtential!

Price: R395
Available: Edgars Stores from end July 2015

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Marlize Engelbrecht

Makes my skin so soft and feeling velvety! My foundation stays on for a long time without having to touch it up. If you have large noticeable pores,then i’d definitely recommend this primer.


Dharmisha Makan

I absolutely love this product. I have noticeable pores on my nose and this totally covers them up! Definitely worth the spend. It lasts up to 12 hours and also helps keep make-up in place!

Definite blurring effect


It definitely blurs your pores but I feel the formula needs to upgrading with regard to it rubbing off when applying foundation over.

The Best Face Primer

Rachael Darne

After watching many YouTube Beauty Guru’s recommend this product, I decided to give it a try. I first purchased The Porefessional Mini Primer (R165.00) before buying the full sized tube (R445.00) for 22ml. The texture of this primer is velvety smooth, and it has a slight fragrance that I didn’t find to be too strong. This primer effortlessly disguises pores and smooths out fine lines around the eyes. It gives the face an airbrushed appearance and dries down to a semi-matte finish. This primer is translucent so everyone can use it, and it does a great job at keeping my oil at bay. A little does go a long way so one tube should last you a long time – in conclusion, the best face primer I’ve ever used and a staple in my makeup routine.


Tamsyn Meade

It’s on the pricier side, but it’s definitely one of the best primers I’ve used, I will definitely re-purchase and recommend it to a friend.


Talia Harinand

Does exactly what it claims to do – reduces pores, keeps skin matte and feels silky on the skin.

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