June 3, 2010

New in Beauty: Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional

Considering Benefit Cosmetics is lacking in the primer department (aside from That Gal) it was only a matter of time before they hit the scene with a primer.

To my knowledge (and to my brain which is overflowing with way too many makeup facts and details) I can’t recall Benefit ever having a primer that targeted pores, can you?

Jump ahead for a little peep at the new Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional, corny name a gratuitous extra along with the jump!

What Benefits says about it:

Pores: Now you see ’em, now you don’t. This silky lightweight formula glides on seamlessly to instantly minimize the appearance of pores anytime, anywhere. Apply in the morning and touch up during the day for a smooth, refined, practically poreless complexion. PRESTO! No Pores!

The details read that it’s a balm which intrigues me because maybe I can actually get on board with it as I hate the feel of a silicone primer so maybe the keyword balm is all about the texture being smooth?

One can hope….

But sounds like it’s pretty much targeted at pores, which in my case aren’t visible, so perhaps this one isn’t for me sadly.

It’s available now from Ulta for $28.

Whatcha think?

Speaking of new beauty have you seen the Maybelline Salsa Sun Collection yet?

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • Jackie

    Hey Muse! How’s the world treating you today?
    I’m very intrigued by this primer as I am all about pores!

    Can’t wait to get my greedy hands on it!

    • the Muse

      hey jackie what’s news my friend? I’m fab! Equally fab since it’s almost the weekend and you!? 😀

      I know! ha as I typed this up, you popped into my head!

  • Rachel

    Hi there 🙂 I’ve been reading your (frickin awsome!) blog for months now, but have never commented- I love your reviews & just think you are the cutest thing- very sweet and honest, keep up the good work! As for Porefessional- my pores seem like they get bigger every year (I’m 28), so I’m def excited to see what this product can do!

    • the Muse

      omg rachel you rock my socks *hugs* thank YOU! It’s so nice to hear such incredibly great feedback *hugs* I’ll let you know the good word if I get it :-D!!!!!!!!!! don’t be a stranger come on out and talk to everyone here 😀

  • Bora

    Does Dr. Feelgood count? I bought it due to the cute tin and the sales girls told me to use it as a pore minimising base to foundation. Sadly it pilled and ended up in hiding in a drawer.

    • the Muse

      acne in a cute tin jar Bora? yes LOL ;-D mine is in the makeup graveyard too!

  • Claudia

    well, they technically did have the that gal primer out for a long time…which is an alright product. I’ve had it for over a year now and it’s ok