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Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

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Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

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Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The masque

Why it works: Antioxidant-rich raspberry, blueberry and blackberry juice work together with honey to tighten pores and remove fine lines (bonus!) in this organic gel masque. Éminence Raspberry Pore Refining Masque ($48), at eminenceorganics.com and thefacialroom.ca. GALLERY: 8 great eye masks to try

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Éminence Credits: ELLE Canada

Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The minimizer

Why it works: This luxe pore refiner contains vitamin C, licorice, brown microalgae and Persian silk tea extract to speed up cell metabolism—effectively shrinking pores and energizing skin. La Prairie Cellular Emulsion Matte Pore Minimizer ($260), at Holt Renfrew. GALLERY: The best cleansing waters

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of La Prairie Credits: ELLE Canada

Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The serum

Why it works: Banish stretched pores with a high dose of antioxidants—rosemary leaf, sea whip and St. Paul's Wort extracts (plus coconut and citric acid) should do the trick for flawless skin. Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Correcting Serum ($50), at Clinique counters, Sephora, select Shopper's Drug Mart and clinique.com. GALLERY: The best face serums

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Clinique Credits: ELLE Canada

Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The eraser

Why it works: Lentil seed and bamboo extracts remove dirt and oil to create less visible pores while salicylic acid eliminates dead skin cells for a brighter complexion. Philosophy Total Matteness Oil Free Mattifying Eraser ($40), at Sephora, sephora.ca. GALLERY: 10 best skin brighteners

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Philosophy Credits: ELLE Canada

Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The concentrate

Why it works: It's the java tea and lentil extracts that makes this product do wonders. These anti-inflammatories contract enlarged and clogged pores (with the promise of keeping them closed) while soothing irritated skin. Sisley Global Perfect Pore Minimizer ($220), at Holt Renfrew. GALLERY: 5 ways to perfect your pores

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Sisley Credits: ELLE Canada

Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The refiner

Why it works: Give your skin a matte finish while shrinking enlarged pores with Dr. Brandt's blend of microsphere particles, tea tree oil and flaxseed. Dr. Brandt Skincare Pores No More Pore Refiner ($55), at Sephora, sephora.ca. GALLERY: 8 concealers for problem skin

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Dr. Brandt Credits: ELLE Canada

Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The scrub

Why it works: You will owe your flawless skin to Neutrogena's exfoliating mix of micro-beads, alpha-hydroxys and benzoyl peroxide which remove dead skin and unclog pores for a smooth complexion. Neutrogena Pore Refining Daily Scrub ($9.99-11.99), at food, drug and mass-market retailers across Canada. GALLERY: The best cleansing milks

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Neutrogena Credits: ELLE Canada

Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The anti aging formula

Why it works: Lancômesteps outside the box for flawless skin, using a plant-based molecule (LR 2412 from jasmine flowers) to close pores, fill wrinkles and develop flawless skin without chemical buildup. Lancôme Vissionaire Advanced Skin Corrector ($102), at Lancôme retailers, Sephora, and sephora.ca. GALLERY: The best face oil

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Lancôme Credits: ELLE Canada

Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The corrector

Why it works: Alguronic acid—a newly discovered algae that promotes cell regeneration and elasticity—is the star of this oil-free pore refining formula. Algenist Multi-Perfecting Pore Corrector ($90), at Sephora, sephora.ca. GALLERY: 10 concealers for dark circles

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Algenist Credits: ELLE Canada

Skin care: 10 pore minimizing products

Pore minimizing products: The tonic

Why it works: Add this cleansing tonic with Amazonian white clay to your skin care regime to smooth and diminish the size of enlarged pores while removing dirt and oil. Kiehl's Rare Earth Pore Refining Tonic ($26.50), at Kiehl's retailers and kiehls.ca. GALLERY: 12 best toners for every skin type

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Kiehl's Credits: ELLE Canada
 
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