7 Products to Make Your Pores Look Smaller
We know having textured skin is normal, but we also understand why you might want to minimize the look of large pores for a smoother canvas under your makeup. 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 shrink their appearance. From toners to moisturizers and more, read on for our favorite pore-minimizing products.
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 larger. 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.
This pore-refining toner is formulated with detoxifying kaolin clay, silk and coconut water. It works to absorb excess oil and keep pores from becoming clogged.
Keep your skin moisturized with this lightweight daily cream that’s ideal for normal to oily skin. It protects your skin from environmental damage and leaves skin feeling smooth, not greasy.
This serum gently exfoliates skin with glycolic and lipo-hydroxy-acids to unclog pores. It also contains hyaluronic acid to help smooth skin and target fine lines.
Swipe this primer on before makeup to instantly mattify and blur pores and fine lines. The targeted shape allows you to zero in on areas where your pores appear particularly large, such as the T-zone and underneath the eye area.
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