Skin care

Nothing throws off a look quite like giant, clogged pores. You could try to cover them with makeup, which will end up just clogging them more. The way to tackle pores is to zap them directly. Luckily, there are tons of products on the shelves that will help you do just that. Below are the top pore minimizers on the market.

Here are our favorite pore minimizers.

Kiehl’s Rare Earth Pore Minimizing Lotion: This lightweight lotion is oil-free and gives a matte finish.

Philosophy Help Me Cream: This anti-aging formula uses retinol to fight wrinkles, fine lines and uneven skin, while getting rid of large pores.

Clinique’s Pore Refining Solutions Instant Perfector: This product fights against sweat and humidity, purifies skin and shrinks pores.

La Mer’s The Radiant Infusion: This product is loaded with electrolytes and antioxidants to improve skin while it minimizes pores.

Vitae Natural Blackhead Remover: Here’s a product that will zap blackheads using bentonite to purge pores. It also helps get rid of whiteheads. The vitamins in this product also help keep skin healthy once it has been purified.

Perricone MD’s Intensive Pore Minimizer: This product focuses on shrinking pores by purifying them of oil and dirt. It’s free a parabens and sulfates.

Dr. Brandt’s Pores No More Pore Refiner: This formula gets rid of large pores while leaving a smoother, matte finish.

Estée Lauder’s Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refiner: For those who want to have a silky feeling in their skin, this pore minimizer is where it’s at.

GlamGlow SuperMud Clearing Treatment: If you want to go the face mask route, this will pull impurities right out of those pores for a smoother look.

Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask To Clear Pores: There’s nothing better than active charcoal to pull impurities out of those pores. It also has white China clay to clear pores.

Lancome Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector: If you need to get rid of acne, scars and large pores, this is your product.

Algenist Multi-Perfecting Pore Corrector Concentrate: This product uses alguronic acid and salicylic acid to refine the skin and clear out pores. It’s also oil-free.

Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control: This serum is anti-aging and minimizes pores.

Murad® Blackhead and Pore Clearing Duo: If your large pores come with shots of blackheads, this two-step system was made to get rid of that problem.

Benefit Cosmetics’ The POREfessional: This oil-free product with vitamin E nourishes and protects the skin.

Michelle Lovrine Honeyager is a freelance writer living in Southeastern Wisconsin. You can find out more about her at https://www.clippings.me/michellelovrine.