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A clean pore is a happy pore. Before using this pore refiner, prep skin with pores no more® cleanser.

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Birchbox Breakdown

When our pores start to conjure images of the moon landing, we know it’s time to take action. Fortunately, this pore refiner from Dr. Brandt can be applied on an as-needed basis. A favorite of photo-ready celebs, the sheer formula instantly absorbs oil while minimizing the appearance of enlarged pores. The result is a smooth, shine-free finish—whether you’ve applied it once, or a hundred times.

How it Works

This paraben-free lotion uses tea tree and flaxseed extract to minimize the appearance of pores while microspheres absorb excess oil.

How to Use

Work a thin layer into your face after completing your morning regimen. Pay special attention to cheeks and the tip of your nose.

CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, MAGNESIUM SILICATE, METHYL METACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PEG/PPG-18/18 DIMETHICONE, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, PHENOXYETHANOL, LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED EXTRACT, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, METHYLPARABEN, LAURYL METHICONE COPOLYOL, SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL, SILICA, DIMETHYL OXOBENZO DIOXASILANE, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, ETHYLPARABEN, BUTYLPARABEN, PROPYLPARABEN, ISOBUTYLPARABEN, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

It Works Perfectly!!!

This product is wonderful! It delivers on it's promise. There is no build-up and the color blends with whatever skin tone you have. I received it as a sample, and I love it for when I need to use it. It works whether you use liquid make-up, or a powder, and even if you do not use makeup. This product is fantastic, and you do not need to use alot, so it will last a long time.

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Smells kind of odd

I got this in my birchbox and it provides nice light weight coverage. However, the product smells kind of strange and the smell is really strong.

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Good Stuff!

My pores almost disappeared! My skin feels smooth and refined. My makeup went on cleanly, smoothly, and without any streaks or cakey spots.

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I LOVE this product

It's fantastic and worked the very first time I used it. For a gal who works out a lot and doesn't have A/C in her apartment, this is a must have for summer. So glad I got to try it. I put it under my makeup b/c I'm afraid it'll mess up the finish of my base, but it kept the oil from creeping up throughout the day AND my pores were noticeably smaller. Great work, dr. brandt!

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New favorite product?

Instantly loved how soft and creamy this product was. It's very good at providing coverage, but not being too heavy. Works great alone as a tinted moisturizer.

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Great pore refiner, no breakouts

Works quite well. My skin felt very smooth, and my pores appeared smaller. The best part is I experienced no break outs after using this product several times (unfortunately I cannot say the same thing about other pore refiners I have used).

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In Love

I have yet to find a pore minimizer and primer that I have absolutely fell in love with....until now. Dr. Brandt does not create anything I do not like. I love that it has tea tree and flaxseed, and applies so sheer and soft. I recommend this product to everyone!

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dr brandt is great

lately ive been getting into primers more and this definitely one of my new favs. i have dark skin, but it doesn't really seem to matter, because of the clear, glossy formula. if this wasn't $45, i would snatch up a full size stat.

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My new favorite mattifier

This primer works so well that I don't even have to wear foundation most days. It smooths out uneven skin tone, cuts out the shiny forehead, and makes pores disappear. This is by far the best sample that I have received from Birchbox. Truly a miracle!

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Love it!

I have pores the size of Cheerios and had been debating about trying this. Love it! It filled them in and smoothed them out with a slight tint that evened out my tone a bit. Didn't feel heavy or greasy either.

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