Best Facial Pore Minimizing Products

Best Facial Pore Minimizing Products

If enlarged pores are the only thing standing between you and flawless skin, you should definitely check out this post.  Here, I am compiling the best potions to shrink those craters on your face 😛 Enlarged pores often end up clogged resulting in breakouts, so these products are good for oily and acne-prone skin types too.  These pore minimizing products reduce the size of the pores so that they look smaller and you can have smooth and refined skin texture.  Here are some of the best I could gather, take a look :))

1.  L’Oreal Dermo-Expertise Skin Genesis Pore Minimizing Skin Re-Smoother:

Price:  Rs. 1200


A lightweight creamy formula, spreads and blends quickly, does not make skin greasy or oily.  On application, makes the skin soft and smooth instantly.  Reduces pore size slightly and temporarily.  Does not break out sensitive skin. Controls oil production, does not clog pores.

2.  Estee Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

Price:  Rs. 7204


Gel-like consistency, gets readily absorbed by skin.  Instantly gives a smooth and shine-free look.  After regular use, makes skin even toned, luminous.  Does not break out skin.  Reduces pigmentation and ruddiness of skin up to 70%.  Reduces pore size and shine.  Gives a smoother skin surface.

3.  Garnier Skin Naturals Pore Purifying Astringent:

Price:  Rs. 135


Combines purifying agents and zinc to tighten pores, evens out complexion.  Cleanses and tightens pores.  Removes dead skin cells. Tightens the pores on nose and cheek.  Does not break out sensitive skin.

4.  Kiehl’s Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque:

Price:  Rs. 1800


A cleansing masque that purifies skin and visibly minimizes pores.  Feels cool on the face, dries off very quickly. Draws out all dirt and grime from the face and makes skin squeaky clean.  Does not dry out skin.  Reduces acne breakouts, deep cleanses skin.  Reduces the size of pores with regular use.  Reduces blackheads and whiteheads. Imparts a beautiful glow to the skin.

5.  Elizabeth Arden Visible Whitening Pore Minimizing Toner:

Price:  Rs. 2910


Soothes, calms, clarifies, and reduces the appearance of facial pores.  Not suitable for oily skin as it greases up the skin a bit. Reduces the appearance of pores temporarily.  Clears out dry patches from the skin.  Does not sting, no alcohol.  Calms irritated skin.  Contains green tree and witch hazel extracts.

6.  The Body Shop Tea Tree Pore Minimiser:

Price:  #18


Minimizes the appearance of pores, mattifies for a shine-free finish.  Leaves the skin feeling fresh and pure. Hydrates the skin. Imparts glow to the skin.  Tightens and compresses pore size.  Controls breakouts and pimples. Treats redness, swelling, and uneven skin tone.  A multipurpose product which works as a toner, moisturizer, and primer.

7.  Neutrogena Pore Refining/Exfoliating Cleanser:

Price:  $8

Visibly reduces the appearance of pores by just washing the face, claims to reduce the pores up to half of their size in just one week. Soap free, non comedogenic.  Smooths out skin, clears dead skin, contains alpha and beta hydroxy formulas.

8.  NYX Pore Filler Primer:

Price:  $13.99


Reduces the appearance of pores promptly.  Talc free, oil free.  Lightweight cream-like texture, powdery finish. Fills up the pores, gives an air-brushed, poreless, velvety finish to the skin.  Foundation glides on top of this primer.  Does not break out acne-prone skin.  Holds makeup for 5 to 6 hours, temporary fills out enlarged pores.

9.  Olay Regenerist Detoxifying Pore Scrub:

Price:  $13


Tiny granulated sugar like granules, not abrasive, makes face instantly brighter.  Makes skin smooth to touch, clears dark spots. Makes pores less visible.  Does not irritate skin.  Clears and minimizes pores with regular use.

10.  VMV Hypoallergenics Fine Finish Pore Minimiser:

Price:  Rs. 1800 approximately.


Causes the cells around the pores to expand slightly, allowing each pore to be constricted inward to reduce visible pore size. Controls shine.  Tightens skin up with regular use, reduces the facial pores visibly.  Firms up skin, shrinks up pores.  Mattifies the skin.  Fragrance free, preservative free, and non comedogenic.

11.  Shiseido Pureness Pore Minimizing Cooling Essence:

Price:  Rs. 2000 approximately.

This is a cooling essence that helps reduce the appearance of pores and gives smoother skin texture.  Tightens pores with a cooling sensation.

12.  Givenchy Skin Targetters Skin Embellishing Serum Pore Minimizer:

Price:  Rs. 4000 approximately.

Milky serum targets enlarged pores, reduces pore size, minimizes oil secretions.  Leaves skin radiant, even toned and smooth.

13.  Clinique Pore Minimizer Instant Perfector:

Price:  Rs. 1500 approximately.


Instantly refines pores, gives matte finish.  Makes pores 50% smaller instantly.  Natural looking matte finish that lasts for up to 8 hours.  Resists sweat and humidity.

14.  Milk Powder and Apple Cider Vinegar Face Pack:

Here’s a pore tightening homemade face pack that you can make using milk powder, apple cider vinegar, and honey. Here’s how you can make it.

15 Best Compact Makeup Powders Available in India
Best Under Eye Creams To Reduce Dark Circles
10 Best Facial Kits Available in India
Best Shampoos For Coloured Hair Available in India
Best Long Lasting Lip Colors
Best Homemade Makeup Removers
Bite Beauty Best Bite Set
Pond’s Smooth Pores Pore Tightening Facial Foam
The Body Shop Seaweed Pore Cleansing Facial Exfoliator
Soap & Glory The Fab Pore Refining Facial Peel
Lakme Clean Up Clear Pores Face Scrub
Estee Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher
L’Oreal Dermo-Expertise Skin Genesis Pore Minimizing Skin Re-Smoother
Elizabeth Arden Visible Whitening Pore Minimizing Toner
Bridal Makeup Kit with Lakme Products
Bridal Makeup Kit with Lotus Herbals Products
Best Shahnaz Husain Products Available in India
How To Check pH Balance of Cosmetic Products


11 thoughts on “Best Facial Pore Minimizing Products

  1. Lovely review Jomol!!!! *clap* I would like to add one more to this. I have been using Vichy Normaderm night anti-imperfection+ rejuvenating care cream and it has reduced my pores to a very large extent!! 😀 now I feel my skin is even and clean 🙂

  2. Amazing list Jomol *clap* , I want to try the Nyx pore filler primer and the body shop one , but availability *scared* , currently am satisfied with the mask though 😀

  3. Fantastic options…
    I would love to have the Estee Lauder one… but the price is a sure stopper… *scared*
    EL skin care products are pretty good, IMO…
    TBS seaweed pore perfector is also good…
    *thankyou* *thankyou* *thankyou*

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *