BEAUTY

Pore it On


An arsenal of products for shrinking, cleaning out, and—when all else fails—hiding large pores. Click here to read the article.

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Glucosamine, enzymes, and amino acids encourage cell regeneration for smoother surfaces of pores.

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Out in May, this light moisturizer contains lentil-seed extract, which curbs oil and encourages collagen production.

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The nylon in this velvety primer fills in pores for an instant but temporary effect, and plant extract rose ejitsu works to shrink them long-term.

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This silky liquid with succinic acid tightens pores and also absorbs the oil that can magnify the tiny openings.

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StriVectin’s star ingredient, the niacin-based NIA-114, works to counter the irritation that retinol can cause.

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A lighter dose of retinol than prescription-strength Retin-A and a time-released formulation make this refining cream easier on sensitive skin.

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This hyaluronic acid–based moisturizer plumps pore walls and soothes skin with lavender and willow bark extracts.

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Cleaner pores are less visible pores. The bristles on this brush move in opposing directions to more effectively clean pores.

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These mildly scrubby pads do double duty, contracting pores with lactic acid and pineapple enzymes while whisking away the dead skin cells that can get lodged inside.

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Seaweed-based Alguronic acid and clay remove impurities to help prevent pores from getting clogged and stretched out.

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A pore filler and light foundation in one, it’s a great quick fix for makeup minimalists.