14 Blurring Products That Give You Flawless Skin Without Makeup

Let’s be frank—anyone can look good behind a skin-perfecting Snapchat or Instagram filter, but nothing highlights imperfections and spotlights large pores quite like makeup-free, sun-filled summer days. But what if we told you there were products out there that could instantly camouflage any flaws and impart a blurred effect without using a drop of makeup? Look no further. Here, our top picks for a clean, flawless complexion that will make applying foundation an afterthought.

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Clinique Pep-Start HydroBlur Moisturizer ($30)

Available in July, this hydrator not only moisturizes skin with a blend of algae extract, vitamin E and caffeine, but also blurs imperfections, controls oil production and diminishes fine lines and wrinkles, leaving skin softer than ever. 


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Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 ($65)

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. Plus, it’s safe for all skin types, even sensitive.


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Lancôme Visionnaire [1 Minute Blur] Smoothing Skincare Instant Perfector ($57)

With a mixture of anti-aging ingredients and smoothing superheroes, this product not only instantly perfects the appearance of skin instantly, but also promises to improve skin’s texture and tone over time. 


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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. Plus, the light-diffusing formula makes skin camera-ready any time. 


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Dermalogica Hydrablur Primer ($46)

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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Maybelline New York Master Prime Weightless Blurring Primer ($10)

This never-oily formula glides onto skin without a heavy silicone feel to camouflage the appearance of lines and wrinkles while its three color-correcting hues (white, pink and green) are available for a little extra love for your specific skin concerns. 


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Philosophy Instant Miracle Worker Line-Erasing Blur Stick ($32)

This pocket-size skin perfector acts as a powder and blotting paper in one tube, picking up excess oil and blurring the look of lines, finally making flawless skin possible around the clock. 


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Peter Thomas Roth Pore Putty ($38)

Half perfecting filter, half treatment, this blur putty works to soften the look of enlarged pores and wrinkles while the formula actually treats these areas, promising smaller pores in about four weeks of use. 


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Garnier Skin Renew 5 Second Blur Instant Smoother ($17)

Pores are reduced, lines are minimized and blemishes are blurred with this quick-performing skin smoother than can be worn alone or under your favorite foundation for an even canvas.


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Lumene Bright Now Blur Line & Pore Minimizer ($20)

When worn alone, this lightly scented primer minimizes pore size and leaves skin feeling smooth without any greasiness. When paired with foundation, the formula enhances the look of makeup and makes application a breeze.  


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Guerlain Météorites Base Perfecting Pearls ($74)

This color-correcting primer reverses any hyperpigmentation in the skin and boosts radiance for a perfect soft-focus, no-makeup face while also neutralizing oil production throughout the day to keep you looking fresh. 


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The Body Shop All in One Instablur Makeup Primer ($22)

This multitasking primer works to hide blemishes, smooth the look of pores and keep makeup from slipping when used as a traditional primer. Even better, the formula boasts 12 hours of shine control with or without makeup, making it a go-to for a matte, bare face.


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L’Oréal Revitalift Miracle Blur ($25) 

One swipe of this instant blemish eraser is all it takes for prettier, younger-looking skin with a velvet soft finish that lasts until you wipe it off. Plus, the formula boasts an SPF of 30, keeping further aging at bay. 



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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 (when used with makeup, the formula keeps it from slipping) for a coveted where-did-your-wrinkles-go effect.


2 Comments
  • Jess
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    Good to know! I'm researching 🤗

  • Michele
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    That Loreal Miracle blur Is Seriously Awesome...jusayin'☝️😏

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