5 Beauty Products That Work Wonders on Your Pores

Whenever I'm in a hotel, I can be counted on to spend a good amount of time in the bathroom. Why? So I can take advantage of the great mirrors and lighting to inspect, poke, and prod my pores like a crazy person, of course!

If you're like me and are constantly on the lookout for smaller pores and smoother skin, rejoice. I've got some products you'll love, from cleanser to primer. Happy inspecting!


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  • CLEANSER: Bioré Deep Daily Deep Pore Cleansing Cloths


    Surely you're familiar with those fab Bioré deep cleansing pore strips. Another great product from the brand is their Deep Daily Deep Pore Cleansing Cloths, which cleanse and exfoliate your skin. Fresh, clean pores are happy, better-looking pores! ($8.99 at drugstores like Target)

  • MOISTURIZER: Korres Pomegranate Balancing Cream-Gel Moisturiser


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    Korres Pomegranate Balancing Cream-Gel Moisturiser is made with a blend of pomegranate water and pomegranate extract, which contain tannins and polyphenol. Add hyaluronic and salicylic acids, and you've got a truly excellent product that reduces pore size and helps rejuvinate skin. ($32 at Korres.com)

  • PRIMER: L’Oréal Paris Youth Code Pore Vanisher


    L’Oréal Paris Youth Code Pore Vanisher is a double duty product. It works right away to minimize the LOOK of your pores -- think of it as a great primer. And, over time, the skincare ingredients in it actually reduce the size of your pores. Pretty awesome. ($24.99 at lorealparisusa.com and drugstores)

  • TONER: Kiehl's Rare Earth Pore Refining Tonic


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    A refreshing toner that specifically targets pores, Kiehl's Rare Earth Pore Refining Tonic is especailly great for oil control and mainitaing balanced-looking skin all day. ($21 at Kiehls.com)

  • TREATMENT: Dr. Hauschka Revitalizing Mask


    Formerly known as "Rejuvinating Mask", Dr. Hauschka Revitalizing Mask works on overall skin tone, but I've found it really does work magic on pores. Love this stuff! You can use at as a mask that you leave on for 20 minutes or so and wash off, but I also like to apply it under my moisturizer once a week or so and leave it on all day. It's a bit pricey, but worth it. ($52.95 at store.drhauschka.com(


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