That's where blurring beauty products come in. Along with optical blurring particles that make skin look poreless and smooth, these products are also packed with hydrating, anti-aging, and mattifying ingredients. Basically, these skincare, makeup, and beauty tools will make stubborn enlarged pores, fine lines, and shine less visible to your eyes.
Here, we've rounded up our favorite blurring products and tools to use for a complexion that looks like you used Facetune, without actually using Facetune.
1. NUDESTIX BLUR PENCIL
$35 | Sephora
This multi-performance pencil works in a few different ways. Glide it over areas where your pores are larger than Regina George's, and use it on your lips and under eyes to minimize fine lines, wrinkles, and dryness. Its packed with skin-plumping hyaluronic acid spheres along with vitamins C and E.
2. URBAN DECAY OPTICAL BLURRING BRUSH
$52 | MECCA
Nope, it's not an optical illusion: Urban Decay's brush is perfect for applying foundation because of its bristles' dense shape. This tool evenly distributes product to create a natural, blurred, soft-focus finish.
3. YVES SAINT LAURENT TOUCHE ÉCLAT BLUR PERFECTOR
$72 | MECCA
Sometimes, reaching for the best packaging isn't bad thing. YSL's millennial pink mattifying balm and matching compact goes on smooth and evens out texture to make stubborn enlarged pores and shiny T-zones a non-problem.
4. IT COSMETICS BYE BYE PORES PRIMER
$55 | Sephora
Think of this primer as a universal face filter—no app download required. Developed with plastic surgeons (a phrase we love to hear) this primer blurs the look of pores, fine lines, winkles and uneven texture while also hydrating your skin. The velvety product glides onto skin and creates a smooth barrier for perfect makeup application.
5. BENEFIT COSMETICS THE POREFESSIONAL: AGENT ZERO SHINE
$52 | Sephora
This iconic powder comes with a built-in brush and adorable packaging - not to mention it minimises shine and smoothes the appearance of your pores. It's perfect to set your makeup for a big day or major event, as it provides maximum coverage.
6. ESTÉE LAUDER THE SMOOTHER UNIVERSAL PERFECTING PRIMER
$50 | Estée Lauder
This lightweight formula works to smooth skin, minimize the appearance of pores and other imperfections, while also ensuring the skin’s moisture balance is maintained. It can be worn alone or underneath foundation.
7. REVLON YOUTH FX FILL + BLUR CONCEALER
$29.95 | David Jones
This concealer promises to fill in and blur the appearance of fine lines, as well as cover under-eye circles.
8. BECCA EVER MATTE SHINE PROOF FOUNDATION
$70 | Sephora
This long-lasting medium coverage foundation has a microfine powder that absorbs oil so your complexion remains fresh and shine free throughout the day. It minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines, and blurs your skin for a stunning soft-focus effect.
This article previously appeared on InStyle.