1. Benefit Porefessional, £24.50
This cult classic is our weapon of choice against pores. Not only does it sit firmly in our make-up bags as a staple but the rest of you clearly love it too, with it holding the title of being the UK’s best-selling primer.
2. Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch, £26
This versatile little pot does more than just prep the skin for make-up. It glides over the surface helping conceal uneven skin texture and unwanted exposed pores. You can even mix it with your foundation to achieve a seamless complexion leaving your skin feeling fresh, rejuvenated and super-soft.
3. Dior Capture Totale Dreamskin, £79
The key is in the name, and you better believe it. If you want more than just an instant fix, Dior’s offering is packed with potent anti-ageing properties that will nourish your skin from within. Luxe skincare just got a serious upgrade.
4. Dior Hydralife Skin Perfect Pore Refining Perfecting Moisturizer, £48
Moisturiser’s are not always the first port of call when searching for perfect skin. But trust us, you need this option on speed dial. Enriched with natural skin-perfecting minerals alongside ingredients such as Mallow plant acid, this formula is destined to leave skin looking flawlessly smooth.
5. Estee Lauder Perfectionist Line Smoother Perfectionist, £40
We’re about to get scientific now, but stay with us. Using innovative Photonic Optics, Estee Lauder’s virtual ‘air-brush’ effect specifically targets the entire eye area aiding brighter and fresher looking eyes. Did we mention it’s super portable too? Pop into your desk draw and apply liberally come the 3pm slump. Hello bright eyes.
6. Indeed Labs Nanoblur, £19.99
Compact beauty products get a big thumbs up from us, particularly over the holiday season. This little tube may be tiny, but it’s pretty darn mighty. Your summer skin will thank you too, so ditch that heavy complexion-suffocating foundation and slip Nanoblur into your beauty stash.
7. Kiehls Micro Blur Skin Perfector, £23
Super model skin is now within reach thanks to this beautifully formulated lightweight cream from Kiehls. Banish all visual signs of pores whilst simultaneously refining the complexion. We advise heading to a store ASAP as this new launch will be flying off the shelves as we speak.
8. Lancome Visionnaire Blur, £40
Prepare yourself to witness nourished, evenly toned skin in under a minute. Applied after moisturising, this lightweight lotion delivers a, “I’ve totally just got back from a three week getaway to Cannes” like glow. No wonder we’re all hooked.
9. L’Oreal Paris Skin Perfection Magic Touch Instant Blur, £8.66
Some things in life you can hide well. But stressed, tired and neglected skin? Well, that can be tricky. L’Oreal’s answer to velvet-to-the-touch skin is awaiting you in this lightweight formula under £10. Bargain beauty, magic indeed.
The quest for perfect skin can feel somewhat like a never ending journey. One day you’re winning the skincare battle but the next, well, you’ve been well and truly defeated by a blemish. Hashtag girl problems. Whether it’s the weather, your diet or that really late night, your make up just isn’t sitting happily and there’s nothing more you would wish for than a real life airbrush button for your face. Step forward our edit of the best wonder creams for blurring out imperfections and giving your skin that instant visual pick-me-up you crave.
By Kate Rooney