10 Pore Minimizers Perfect for Summer
By Liz Ritter, Executive Editor |
That age-old skin-care question, “Can you really shrink pores?” may not have the most promising answer—spoiler alert: you can’t—but there certainly are some solid products out there that can help improve their appearance.
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Hot temps, sensitive skin types and even the most melting-inclined makeup can benefit from the pore-reducing magic of this multitasking serum—which somehow has the ability to erase all imperfections and add just the perfect amount of stay-all-day hydration.
Once you get the shade right, the lightweight formula and sun-protecting, pore-perfecting power of this BB will have you skipping foundation all summer.
Natural astringents (good-bye, oily patches) and skin-balancing pre- and probiotics make this much-more-than-a-toner the ultimate day-or-night pore minimizer.
Yes, it's natural, but this resurfacing solution really does a number to exfoliate skin via lactic acid for an all-around smoother complexion in minutes—minus the redness.
Native Atlas founder, Alexia Wambua, recommends this luxe-feeling watermelon seed and hyaluronic acid–rich serum for all skin types "to help minimize pores, tighten the skin and offer up glow"—but stresses this summer skin-care tip for best results: "Anyone with pore-minimizing goals should use a serum addition to the moisturizer, NOT as a replacement."
Easy to mix in to any serum, moisturizer or worn alone, this supercharged booster was specifically formulated to address large pores, uneven skin tone and dullness and is especially good for "brightening" lackluster complexions post sun exposure.
A hybrid essence-toner, this amazingly scented, wild-crafted formula utilizes aloe vera, flower extracts, Dead Sea salt minerals and jasmine sambac to tone, tighten and hydrate.