7 Best Primers for Perfect Pore Control Over Large Pores
Aug. 26, 2020
Look photo-fabulous all day long with a primer that gives you back your confidence with virtually invisible pores!
One day, it just happens. You apply your foundation and concealer but your pores glare back at you. It leaves you feeling self-conscious that perhaps everyone can see them too. Slowly, it eats away at your confidence and you miss the days of baby-smooth, youthful skin.
Thankfully, a pore-control primer can help with that. Primers are the essential makeup must-have for every woman. When you look for one that targets large pores, you can gain back that confidence with a refined complexion that looks picture-perfect every day.
These 7 best primers for perfect pore control are ideal when you have large pores that you want to blur away.
1. Touch In Sol No Poreblem Priming Water
touch in SOLNo Poreblem Priming Water
Made with Bulgarian damask rose oil and rose water, Touch In Sol No Poreblem Priming Water is ideal for protecting your skin barrier from all those things that get lodged in your pores. It delivers big on shine-free protection all day with a naturally uplifting rose aroma. Vegan and cruelty-free, this skin-loving concoction minimizes pores and feels weightlessly refreshing on the skin.
2. Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer
Smashbox does a fab job of blurring away pores, blemishes, and other imperfections with the Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer. It’s oil-free and mattifying to keep shine under control all day. The waterproof formula won’t let you down on hot days either. With a perfect canvas, your makeup glides right on for pores that look invisible all day.
3. ORIGINS Original Skin Pore-Perfecting Cooling Primer
Made with willowherb, ORIGINS targets skin health while giving you the pore control you need. It also has a unique foam texture that comes out cool and crisp to tighten up pores fast. Apply it after moisturizing to help keep your foundation in place, smooth those pores, and have a refreshed and vibrant glow.
4. L’Oréal Pore Minimizer Paris Studio Secrets
When pores and fine lines keep popping up to ruin your look, use L’Oréal Pore Minimizer Paris Studio Secrets to keep your secret. Skin looks smoother and more harmonious with this scent-free formula that leaves a powdery feel, creating the perfect smoothed texture for you to add your makeup.
5. YENSA Tone Up Primer Essential Glow
Let superfoods help you improve your skin in time and in an instant with YENSA’s Tone Up Primer Essential Glow. With deeply nourishing ingredients that include chia seed, shiitake mushroom, and black tea, it corrects pores, texture, and fine lines. The feel is subtle while unveiling a healthy and vivacious glow.
6. Elizabeth Arden Flawless Skin Primer
Elizabeth ArdenFlawless Start Instant Perfecting Primer
This magical primer formula by Elizabeth Arden is great for large pore problems. It softens skin with an incredible touch while making large pores blend away. And as an extra bonus, it tames dark spots so your skin looks flawless even sans makeup. With regular use, it continues to improve your skin’s condition while daily, it employs light-diffusing technology to blur imperfections away. Along with silica beads to sop up excess oil, skin looks nothing short of flawless.
7. BECCA Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector
Not only does Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector by BECCA take action on soaking up excess oil but this water-based formulation also uses pore perfectors to target large pores. Skin looks completely smoothed and absolutely ravishing with this comfortable-wear primer for large pores that feels lightweight and utterly perfect.
Don’t let large pores stand in the way of your best looks! Take control of your skin with these best primers for large pores and reveal your confidence once again!
At Home Exfoliating Facial ✨✨
So I recently received the Mimi Co Exfoliating Wand via IG PR. I couldn’t wait to do a full facial and I decided to do it tonight. Order: I purchased a steamer from Amazon for $23 and I’m obsessed with it (DM me for product info). I started with UpCircle - Cleansing Face Balm With Apricot Powder As my oil cleanse to get my sunscreen from today off and any other oils and dirts. INDIE LEE - Purifying Face Wash This cleanser is perfect for getting dirts and oils from skin as well. It’s not drying and it’s totally worth it! I paired it with a face cleansing scrub brush, I also purchased from Amazon. I love it and I paid around $20 for it as well! It doubles the vibration frequency put out by Foreo. CLARISMA - Namaste Glow Energizing Face Mask This was the mask I chose for the enzyme properties. This breaks down dirts and oils in pores and dead skin cells. I also steamed my face during this time. Follain - Toning Mist: Balance + Prime This was what I sprayed over my face for the prep for my exfoliating wand. I didn’t have a true medium and I am out of Aloe Vera plants so😭 I then exfoliated with my wand starting at my cheeks and working upward and then to my forehead. I went down and to the sides of my nose. Glow slow! innisfree - Jeju Lava Seawater Lotion I used the toner to cleanse my skin and get any dirts left over from me exfoliating. SUMMER FRIDAYS - Jet Lag Mask I use this as my hydrating mask. I took the back of my Mimi Co Wand on switched to the Moisturizing Setting. I gently slid upwards my entire face for the last 2 mins only and then wiped the mask off with a damp cloth. earthtoskin - Tea Time Anti Aging Eye Cream This is the most hydrating eye cream I own. I used this with the back of my cleansing brush on the heat setting! Yes it made my eye feel so hydrated and relaxed. fresh - Lotus Anti-Aging Night Moisturizer This was the final step as a good moisturizer seals in everything! To prevent acne I use the SUNDAY RILEY - U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil as my last step. I didn’t use an astringent type toner, so I wanted to still treat my skin💚
A Journey of Self 🌹
I figured Black History Month was as good as any opportunity to talk about my self finding. Growing up in a small yet old family, I always had questions about my roots and family history. I also struggled with self conscious doubts about my appearance. Why is my nose this big? Why is my hair this curly? Why am I taller than average? These weighed heavy on my mind growing up because honestly, sticking out sucked. So, I finally dove deep into my family’s origin and decided to do an Ancestry DNA analysis. I immersed myself with every corner of the site. I only got the chance to finish my maternal grandmas side of the family tree, but even that has plenty of gaps. Yet, when I received my DNA results I was stoked. Then I realized, I don’t know much about any of these places. So I dug even deeper. I have a little journal of things I’ve learned and want to know, but this was quite the experience. It was heartbreaking and satisfying at the same time. I highly recommend for every race and background to do this DNA Test. The best part of this was scrolling through photos of the people of the respected countries I was DNA matched to. I swear I saw a girl who looked like me, but everyone else thinks I’m tripping lol. In the end, I’m satisfied with my results and findings. Relatively speaking, this way of self discovery has been the most effective.
Stay Young Forever? ✨
That’d be great right? Well in taking those steps, I definitely recommend these amazing serums. I was gifted the: Intoxicated Cosmetics: Snake Serum Bee Serum Snail Serum I started using the Snail Serum last night first and wow did I notice a difference. The Snail Serum mainly targets dryness. I used this in place of my usual night time serum and boy did I notice a difference. I N G R E D I E N T S : All Serums contain: ✨Niacinamide Bee Serum: Bee Venom Plant Based Stem Cells Royal Epigen Snake Serum Snake Venom Green & White Tea Extract Peptides Snail Serum Snail Peptide Hyadisine Echinacea Moronga Oil Extract I definitely will try the other serums in my routine as I get used to the Snail Serum but so far my skin is definitely happy. What serum would you like to try?
Clear Hydrated Skin The Clean Way✨
Staying in the trend of clean beauty, I have found an amazing product to add to my everyday routine. Odacité SKINCARE - Blue Aura Cleansing Water This is a cleansing water that is marketed to use in place of your cleanser for a “quick” clean. When looking for a good cleansing water, you want one that is hydrating and gets your face clean. Keep in mind not all cleansing waters are designed to clean makeup (I highly recommend a cleansing balm and cleanser). About This Brand: ✨Vegan ✨Cruelty Free ✨Certified Organic ✨ NO: Fillers | Parabens | Nanoparticles | Petrochemicals | PEG | Synthetic perfumes | Dyes | Phenoxyethanol. This cleansing water is so hydrating and satisfying to use. It smells very fresh and a little goes a long way. What is very important to me is my dry spot aren’t tight or irritated. I have been using this day and night and have seen amazing results acne and skin barrier wise. I included this in my routine after a regular cleanser and before my serums. So essentially, I use this as a “toner”. I do this to clean up anything my cleanse left behind, or the cleanser itself. INGREDIENTS: ✨Tumeric: Amazing for hyperpigmentation and overall skin brightness ✨Holy Basil: I drink the tea and can vouch this is an amazing adaptogen that can overall benefit every aspect of your life. It combats aging and free radical damage. ✨Neem: great anti aging ingredient that helps protects your skin barrier. ✨Aloe Vera Juice: this is great for your skin barrier overall. It hydrated, protects and brightens. I highly recommend this cleansing water and it is on sale for $9 at Boxycharm Pop Up 🥰🥰
Clear skin the gentle way?
Thank you @cheriefor this amazing gift 🤩 “buh-koo-chee-all” HERBIVORE - Bakuchiol Anti-Aging Serum I’ve already become a diehard Herbivore lover. So to receive this beauty was super exciting. When I started my acne journey on Cherie I was (and still am) a Differin Acne Gel stan. This was my choice of retinol and I wanted it strong to treat acne and boost my cellular turnover. Now that my acne is currently under control and it’s getting hot again, I definitely want something smooth and gentle. Bakuchiol is a gentler alternative to the very popular ingredient retinol. So essentially you’ll get overall youthful results for your skin. I haven’t tested this on my acne theory yet, but overall my face has been smooth and irritation free. This serum does not have a smell which I love for products of this caliber. I also love that it’s light and not drying at all. I use this at night and since i have a tolerance to retinol I use it every night. I haven’t been using it long enough to see results (about 12 weeks) but I definitely can’t wait to finish this. Have you tried Bakuchiol?
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