16 Blurring Products For Flawless Skin Without Makeup

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Any complexion can shine behind a skin-perfecting Instagram filter, but nothing highlights large pores and skin imperfections quite like makeup-free summer days—until now. With these pore-diffusing, tone-evening products in tow, applying foundation is officially an afterthought.

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Peace Out Instant Pore Perfector ($28)

Free of pore-clogging silicones and greasy hydrators, this lightweight formula—use it on its own or as a makeup primer—leaves behind a blurred, refined appearance wherever you apply it. Plus, it’s packed with hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, mushroom extract and malic acid to treat skin while you wear it.

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MILK MAKEUP Pore Eclipse Mattifying + Blurring Makeup Primer ($36)

Reduce shine, minimize the look of pores and prep skin for makeup with this multi-tasking, makeup-anchoring formula. Bonus: It trades in a sticky, tacky feel for a light water-cream finish that sits well under makeup.

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Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Primer ($56)

Blurring yet hydrating, this celebrity makeup artist–favored formula is a great all-over option for those with combination skin.

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Tom Ford Traceless Soft Matte Primer ($89)

Formulated with blemish-busting salicylic acid, this silky, smoothing primer does more than just airbrush the skin—it actually treats it, too.

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Sisley Paris Global Perfect Pore Minimizer ($242)

A small, pea-sized amount of this refining gold goes a long way when it comes to blurring the look of pores along the cheeks, chin and T zone.

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Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 ($68)

This non-comedogenic formula (meaning it won’t clog pores) instantly glides over skin to blur fine lines and wrinkles and improve texture while providing broad-spectrum protection against harmful UV rays. Use it alone for a fresh face or under makeup for a perfect canvas.

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Benefit The POREfessional Pore Minimizing Primer ($32)

This makeup-gripping formula doesn’t only keep your favorite looks in place all day. A tiny amount instantly blurs and mattifies an oily T-zone and enlarged pores, too.

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Tatcha The Silk Canvas Protective Primer ($52)

This velvety, non-comedogenic primer is made of pressed silk and works to keep pores clean and protected throughout the day, with or without makeup.

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Acne Fighting Putty Primer ($12)

The only thing better than the brand’s original pore-erasing primer? Their latest iteration, which calls on salicylic acid and kaolin clay to keep pores clear, not clogged.

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NYX Professional Makeup Pore Filler Instant Blur Stick ($10)

Ideal for targeting specific areas, this vitamin E–enriched stick helps to blur the look of pores and deliver an airbrushed finish that lasts all day.

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Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil and Shine Control ($30)

The ultimate prep step that can also be worn alone, this two-in-one primer de-slicks oily skin while blurring the look of enlarged pores with help from salicylic acid and witch hazel.

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TULA Filter Primer ($36)

For smooth-looking skin with a hint of radiance, this all-in-one product—it’s available in five shades and chock full of skin-care actives—delivers.

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Guerlain Météorites Base Perfecting Pearls ($75)

This color-correcting primer helps to reverse the look of uneven tone and boosts radiance for a perfect soft-focus, no-makeup face.

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Dermalogica Hydrablur Primer ($49)

Essentially Photoshop for your skin, this cult-favorite primer (you can also use it alone, as most do) uses a blend of mushroom extract, Abyssinian seed oil and mattifiers to instantly blur skin and leave it with a silky-smooth finish. 

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Indeed Labs Nanoblur ($20)

Paraben-free, fragrance-free and color-free, this skin finisher immediately filters skin—the brand claims the deed is done in 40 seconds—ridding the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, crow’s-feet and enlarged pores in a flash.

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Dr. Brandt Pores No More Pore Refiner Primer ($45)

Quickly de-grease oily skin and minimize large pores with this cult-favorite primer that can be worn alone or under makeup for a coveted where-did-your-wrinkles-go effect.

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