5 Best Pore Minimizers to Shrink the Appearance of Pores
The quest to minimize — or rather completely banish — visible pores is all too common in the world of skin-care. But despite what you may have heard, getting rid of your pores is impossible — and quite frankly, you shouldn’t want to as pores allow you to sweat and help regulate your skin barrier. While you may not be able to get rid of pores completely, we understand the desire to make them less noticeable in an effort to achieve a flawless-looking complexion. That’s where pore-minimizing skin-care products come in. Ahead, find five of our favorite products to minimize the look of pores.
This creamy cleanser boasts a soft, smooth lather that’s made for daily use. It visibly minimizes the look of pores while unclogging them and removing excess oil from the skin’s surface. It’s formulated for oily skin types with salicylic acid to lift away sebum.
Visibly tighten pores for a smoother-looking complexion with this pore-minimizing serum from Kiehl’s. Micro-filtered yeast extract in the formula works lift and tighten the skin while geranium essential oil firms the skin and provides antioxidant protection. Apply it after cleansing your skin as part of your morning and evening skin-care routine.
This two-in-one product is designed to meet all of your pore-purifying needs. The creamy clay-based multi-tasker can be used as a cleanser when massaged onto wet skin or as a mask when you allow it to dry onto skin for five minutes. The charcoal-infused formula draws out impurities for a deep clean.
For a luxe pore-appearance-minimizing product option, reach for Lancôme’s Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector. The fast-absorbing serum smooths the skin's surface while visibly reducing the appearance of pores and fine lines.
Detox congested pores and remove excess oil with this purifying treatment mask from SkinCeuticals. The non-drying formula is made with kaolin and bentonite clay, plus a blend of botanicals and hydroxy acid to exfoliate dead skin cells and lift away impurities.