You’ve mastered the art of covering those zits, panda eyes and patchy skin. But somehow open pores are still the bane of your existence. While you don’t have much of a choice besides masking those nasty burrows lurking under your skin, you can use makeup to make them less visible. We’ve picked out fiive of the best pore-minimizing foundations that promise to play down all your pore-blems.
If you’re looking to conceal those pores, here’s a buildable foundation stick for medium to high coverage. Not only does it effectively camouflage those skin concerns, it also doubles (and triples) up as a corrector for the under-eye area and as a contouring stick to highlight those cheekbones. Infused with Vitamin E, it’s hydrating, nourishing and melts into your skin giving you a natural matte finish that looks flawless.
Lakmé brings to you the ideal matte foundation to conceal those open pores. Not only does it minimize your pores, but it also works as a primer to even out your skin making it appear absolutely perfect. This lightweight formula gives long-lasting coverage that blends superbly into your skin for a natural, non-cakey finish. Carry it around in your purse for a quick and easy touch-up any time, anywhere.
The #FauxFilter Foundation range from Huda Beauty has to be unlike any other foundation you’ve tried before. The velvety-smooth texture packed with ultra-refined pigments gives medium to full coverage giving your skin this radiant, air-brushed finish that makes every selfie Insta-worthy. All you need is one pump and you can bid those open pores, blemishes, hyperpigmentation and imperfections goodbye.
With the word ‘poreless’ in its name, this foundation from Maybelline is our go-to for particularly bad pore days. Featuring micro-powders that control oil and blur out pores, this formulation leaves you with a natural, seamless, oil-free complexion. What’s more – it’s hypoallergenic, budget-friendly and comes in 14 different shades that are just right for our Indian skin tones.
Not only does this foundation from L’Oreal Paris work effortlessly to conceal all large open pores, but the formula also manages to match your undertone creating a true-to-skin, even-toned, luminous finish. While it’s super blendable with high coverage, it’s also free of fragrances and oils that would otherwise clog your pores. Ladies, sit back and enjoy that flawless, crater-free, radiant look.