Benefit POREfessional Agent Zero Sunshine

IMG_3688If you have oily skin then you know that blotting is a must have, not buts about it. You can’t avoid it, it’s just as much part of me as brows are at this point. We peek at ourselves in any mirror to make sure we aren’t a greasy mess.  I used to carry blotting papers, in till my dear friend Christina (Check her out) who works for beauty blender gifted me a blotterazzi

You always want to freshen up and this is where the POREfessional comes in.  So let’s get to it!

Described as: Operation shine control! The POREfessional: Agent Zero Shine instantly minimizes shine and helps smooth the look of pores. Benefit Cosmetics invisible shine-control powder joins you in your top secret mission for smoother-than-smooth skin. Pores and shine don’t stand a chance! Just twist, tap & sweep to look fresh-faced, without a trace!

Available: Sephora, Ulta, Amazon, Benefit.com

Price: $30  0.24ozIMG_3691

Application: Twist off built-in brush from base. Tap powder into lid and dip brush. Sweep on moisturized skin or over makeup to instantly mattify your complexion. Touch up over makeup during the day or whenever shine dares to return.

Ingredients:Talc, Nylon-12, Water, Magnesium Myristate, Lauroyl Lysine, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Fruit Extract, Silica, Isoceteth-10, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aluminum Dimyristate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate. [+/-: CI 15850 (Red 6, Red 7, Red 7 Lake), CI 15985 (Yellow 6, Yellow 6 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5, Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 45410 (Red 27, Red 27 Lake, Red 28 Lake), CI 73360 (Red 30, Red 30 Lake), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77289 (Chromium Hydroxide Green), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)].N 08064/A 

My thoughts: I have 1 complaint for this product, well actually 2.

  1. No mirror, if I am out this means I would need to carry another item to have a mirror. Yes, probably can get away without a mirror. But what about the fall out? If I would need to count on someone telling or again to see myself in a mirror. ( I need a mirror).
  2. The packaging is bulky! The powder is good doesn’t leave you super cakey or anything. But if I have a clutch, I can’t carry this with me. It’s too chubby to fit in there. I love the idea of it, but I much rather have a compact. Yes, standard compact.

img_3690.jpgOverall I liked the product. Hell! I have 2 of them but it’s not as convenient if you’re going out at night and want to look cute with a small clutch. If they made this also in a compact, I would definitely consider purchasing.

Try it! Tell me what you think, I’d love to hear from you.

Xo

Dania

 

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