Large Pores? These 6 Products Can Help Minimize Their Appearance
We know first-hand that pores can make it seem impossible to achieve an airbrushed finish with makeup or a smooth bare face. While you can’t change the size of your pores, which depends on factors like genetics, skin type, exposure to the sun and aging, there are products out there that can minimize their appearance. From toners to moisturizers and more, read on for our favorite pore-minimizing products that’ll help make your flawless-faced dreams a reality.
This three-in-one formula (it’s a serum, moisturizer and broad-spectrum sunscreen) contains cannabis sativa seed oil and niacinamide to help balance the skin and target enlarged pores. It’s fast-absorbing and non-comedogenic.
When pores are clogged, they can appear enlarged. Keep them clear with a salicylic acid toner like this one. It also contains tea tree oil, witch hazel and aloe vera to further target breakouts and excess oil.
This dual-layer essence exfoliates and nourishes the skin with ingredients like salicylic and glycolic acids and grapeseed and sunflower seed oils. The results are smaller-looking pores and a soft, hydrated and radiant complexion.
The IT Cosmetics Leave-On Solution Toner is a daily pore-refining toner formulated with kaolin clay, silk and coconut water. The skin-mattifying complex helps absorb excess oil on the skin’s surface to help keep pores unclogged.
Keep your skin moisturized with this daily cream that’s lightweight and helps minimize the appearance of pores. It also protects your skin from environmental damage and leaves skin feeling smooth, not greasy.
This serum from La Roche-Posay gently exfoliates skin with glycolic and lipo-hydroxy-acids. It also contains hyaluronic acid to help smooth skin and target fine lines.
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