Minimize your pores in minutes with these star makeup artist tricks
Best kept secrets for camouflaging pores in minutes
It may be impossible to shrink those tiny openings on your skin, but you can make them look less obvious. Makeup artist Nick Barose, who has worked with Amy Adams, divulges his best-kept secrets for camouflaging pores in minutes.
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1. Prime your face. Smooth the surface of your skin with a silicone-based gel; this fills in the tiny holes at the opening of the pores. We like: Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-.Hour Perfecting Primer, $30; sephora.com.
2. Sponge on foundation. Go for a lightweight formula with exfoliating salicylic acid to unclog pores while hiding them. We like: Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Instant Perfecting Makeup, $27; clinique.com.
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3. Dust on powder. A matte powder with optical diffusers further blurs imperfections, making pores appear even less conspicuous. We like: Nars Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder, $34; narscosmetics.com.
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I found using a V-C serum before applying moisturizer, then using a primer, helps. (ELF)
In my lifetime I have used Chanel, etc and have found high end products are about as effective as products you may find in target or a drug store. For years I tried (almost) every moisturizer, then found the perfect moisturizer (for me).
Antioxidant Vitamin C Cream by Vitamin World. Wait......say what? (really, really)
Expensive doesn't always mean results.
tarte products- anyone have much experience with them? The ones I have used have been really good- TY
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