The Best Pore Minimizer for Oily Skin

(Last Updated On: August 15, 2018)

What can you say about a pore minimizer? Just what the name means that it will minimize pores for oily skin types. It has to clean out the pores to prevent them from excreting excessive oil on skin that is already oily. The product has to reduce the size of the pores so that oil cannot accumulate in the pores and this will discourage acne-producing acne from making their home in the pores. This will allow the pores to breathe and less likely become clogged from oil, dirt, and other foreign substances.

The other benefit is that you will have smaller pores that other people will not be able to see on the face. It will make the skin look healthier as well. Plus it will greatly reduce acne breakouts leaving the skin shiny or matte looking (whatever finish you prefer) .the skin will be smooth, clear and healthy looking. You may even take a few years off your face while you are at it. The product must exfoliate as well to unclog the pores and then reduce the size of them. Smaller pores mean no blackheads, whiteheads or large-sized pimples. We have clear faces and our confidence levels will rise dramatically. You will also be more confident when you no your pores are minimized and your skin is crystal clear.

Activated Charcoal Mud Mask Pore Minimizer

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Benefits and Uses: The product will minimize oil and impurities and it will effectively remove blackheads. It is a prime pore minimizer and it will uncover new skin and leave nutrients behind to restore damaged skin. Now the company claims that charcoal is supposed to heal wounds faster and it will lighten and brighten the skin if you desire those characteristics. Its good at stopping the skin from itchy and it will remove body odors from the underarms and scalp. But applying charcoal to the scalp is very messy and may not be such a good idea. It will tighten pores and make the skin smooth. Charcoal is able to treat cellulite because it draws out toxins from the affected areas. Charcoal is mainly used to perform detoxification underneath the skin. It will perform these benefits on the skin for the customer at any age. It leaves a matte finish on the skin.

Feedback: The customer said she was resilient to the charcoal craze that is in vogue. She tried it and she says the charcoal mask applies smoothly and it makes the skin feel wonderful. She says it applies evenly and it is very messy to take off the face. She says you will get dirty and you will look like a chimney sweep when you clean the mask off. You should use a dark towel or a washcloth to remove the charcoal from the skin. The customer confirms what the company said the charcoal would do. It does pull out toxins and leaves the skin feeling fresh and clean. She says to be careful with it because it will leave a mess when you take it off. You need to be careful while you are wearing it as well. Other than these problems she says it is a great product. I wonder if the charcoal is really worth the hassle because of it being so messy. And is it really safe to apply charcoal on the skin? The above customer sid you will look strange with the charcoal on the face.

The customer says the product is great and it does not have a grainy feel on the skin and the odor is not too bad but there is an odor. It does not leave chunks of charcoal on the face either. It applies smoothly on the face and it leaves no chunky residue behind. She says it felt tingling and warm when she first applied the mask to the face but that went away after awhile. As soon as the mask dried the tingling subsided. The skin looked plumper and it glowed and after a couple of days, the client could see a big difference in her skin.

She thinks the product is amazing. The product will last a long time as a little goes a long way. The customer said her daughter was very happy when the charcoal mask arrived. The daughter and the mother liked the product and the mother said it really helped her skin it made it feel fresh. The mother noticed she is having fewer blemishes since using the charcoal. The customer says she likes the product and uses it as apart of her beauty routine. On a weekly basis, she applies it to the face and waits 15 minutes and takes it off. She says it made her skin feel fresh and she feels like she is at the spa after she takes it off. She has sensitive skin and the charcoal does not irritate the skin but it makes the skin feel nice and soft.

This customer says she bought it for her daughter who has normal skin and she applied it and it left her skin feeling soft and clean. The sink was a mess though after the daughter used the charcoal mask. The mother will use it a well because she has oily skin. The customer was not impressed with the product at all and they said it was quite messy. Despite these negative comments, the customer gave the product a 3-star rating. The client did not say if the product helped the skin at all or if it did not help the skin. It was a general review and it had no added value for a potential customer. The customer did not give details about the product being of good or bad quality and it offers no insight as to whether a potential customer should buy the product or not. The consumer said the product was black and messy which does not tell anyone much about the effectiveness of the product. It does not tell us if the customer thought the actual benefits of the product were lacking either.

Pore Reducer & Minimizer

Aliver Dead Sea Mud Mask – Best Pore Reducer & Minimizer

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Benefits and Uses: The product exfoliates dead skin and reduces the pores and kills acne. It also is supposed to stimulate circulation. The product will draw toxins and impurities from deep within the skin and will minimize pores as it was mentioned before and leave the skin feeling new, fresh, and smooth. It removed dead skin cells as well as was noted before. It improves the skin’s elasticity and it will diminish wrinkles and fine lines the company claims. The company also offers a 30-day money back guarantee just return the product within the 30 days and the company will give a full money refund.

Feedback: The product has never been reviewed so what customers think about the product has yet to be determined. The product description is pretty factual and the company does not make any sensationalistic claims about the benefits the product has to offer. The company in a very straightforward way tells what the product is capable of doing. Unfortunately, as was stated earlier the product has had no reviews written about it. The company seems to have decent customer service because they do offer a money back guarantee which reflects an attitude that they want their customer base to be satisfied. But the reality will be revealed when people start writing reviews about the product. The real test will be when a customer writes a critical review of the product and they say some very unflattering things about the product. If they want their money back we will see how the company will respond to returning the customer’s money as they have said. A company shows its true colors when a customer complains about their product and they want a refund.

French Green Mud Mask

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Benefits and Uses: The product is literally made of green clay and because of the absorbent power of micromolecules in the product. These molecules literally absorb oil, toxins, and other impurities out of the skin. Kind of how the charcoal is supposed to absorb impurities, toxins, and oils deep within the layers of the skin. It can be used on all skin types and it will freshen the skin and tighten the pores or minimize the pores. It is really good at clearing up the skin according to the company. It can be used at any age and it will unclog pores, reduce the size of pores, and defy aging. The skin will be less oily, less shiny and will have a matte finish. The clay is said to be from France but the product is made in the United States this is kinda of strange because the product says it is “French Green Mud”. If you are not satisfied with the clay the company will return your money.

Feedback: The customer said the teenage son has acne and tired of this green clay mask. Other products made his skin irritated and red. This clay mask reduced the number of pimpled he had and it left his skin clear and free of redness. The product is working very well for the son.

The customer has been using the mask product for two weeks and says their skin feels softer and smoother. Unlike other acne products, this product does not have a chemical smell. The customer has acne breakouts and sensitive skin but the client says this clay mask is very gentle on the skin and does not irritate the client’s skin. The customer is satisfied with the product. The customer says they knew before they tried the product, from reading other reviews, that the clay mask would be thin. The mask really cools the skin down when the client is wearing the mask and when the client removes the mask the skin feels smooth. The client has used it several times and has noticed old acne scars are starting to fade. The customer says it is a very nice product. The client gave the product a 5-star rating.

The product was recommended to this client. The client tried the product and really likes it. The skin is really moisturized by the clay mask. The consumer likes the product because it cleans the pores so well and the size of the jar is nice. It is easy to handle and the jar will last a long time. The customer is a seasoned user of mud masks. The customer has never been loyal to any one product but the customer really likes this product. It reduces the pores and really cleanses the skin. It removes the oil, reduces the shine, and minimizes the pores. The price is great and the product is effective. By the customer’s 5-star rating it sounds like the customer will buy the product again. Whether the customer remains loyal to the product or not remains to be seen.

This is kind of strange but this customer’s sister and the sister’s husband use face masks as a relaxing treatment. The customer let the sister and the husband use the face mask with her once. She gave the couple the product and she says the product is soothing and cools the skin down.

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This customer was not happy with this clay mask product at all. The customer complains the product contains too much green liquid in it. It runs right through the customer’s fingers. The customer writes the product has a strong cleanser smell and a slight green color. It is supposed to have a green color because it is green clay. This is not a valid criticism of the product. Clay should not be runny like liquid as this customer has suggested. This is the first review to say the clay was too liquidy. Another customer says the product sounds like it would work so well. But in reality, it is too liquidy and soupy. The customer says she can’t get it to set on her face so it does her no good. She is returning the product and is very disappointed in the product. I wonder if she is not applying enough product to her face because clay is a very thick substance.

Catherine Ann Pore Minimizer Hyaluronic Acid Face Serum

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Benefits and Uses: The company suggests that their product is 5 times more concentrated than other products. The product contains all natural and 72% of organic ingredients. This does not make a lot of sense as organic and natural mean the same thing. It is a proven facial moisturizer, reduces large pores and restores collagen to the skin. It will even the skin tone and it will soften the skin. It is gentle enough to use around the eyes. It safe for men and women to use and it can be applied to all skin types. It has an easy pump dispensing system which makes getting the product easy to apply to the skin. It has no animal products and it is free of harmful chemicals. The product is produced in the United States.

Feedback: This is a plural review and t sounds like a group of people had input on this review. The group says they were looking for a product that would minimize the pores. They tried this product and it did the trick it did minimize the pores of the people who tested the product in the group. It did not make a huge difference in pore reduction but the group was satisfied with the pore reduction they had. They also like the versatility of the product that it could be used on all skin types and that it had never been tested on animals.

YEOUTH Pore Minimizer Toner

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Benefits and Uses: The product is cruelty-free and has never been tested on animals. The company touts you will love the product or they will give you your money back. The product can be used on all skin types and men and women can safely use the product. The product is made in the USA in an FDA-approved facility. If that carries any weight with customers that it is made in an FDA approved facility. It probably means the manufacturing processed adhere to the highest quality standards.

Feedback: The customer says they love the company’s products and they use a combination of products. The directions say to use the products twice a day but the customer uses the products three times a day and they do not know what product is doing what to their skin. An unproductive review overall because it does not tell us if the product helped the consumer or not. The customer has large pores on their nose. They used the toner for a while and it did not reduce the pores at all. Other toners have worked for the customer but not this one.

Pore Minimizer for oily skin


I have reviewed a few of the better products that can reduce the size of the pores. In the review, a moisturizer, a toner, and face mask products were discussed. Unfortunately, one of the products had no customer reviews written about it. So there was no human feedback to know if the product is any good or not. Most of the products seem to be able to reduce pores quite well.


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Written by Irina Radosevic MD
Irina graduated from the University of Belgrade, School of Medicine as a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and spent over 3 years working in the Clinical Hospital Center Zvezdara, in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She also undertook a postgraduate in Cardiology from the same University and had previously worked for over a year as a Physician and Nutritionist Dietitian for the Fitness club Green Zone. She eventually left her chaotic but fulfilling job in the ER to pursue her passion of writing, travelling and mountain climbing which has included writing a first aid course for the alpine club of Belgrade. Irina currently works as a VA for PintMedia focusing on medical and travel writing. Feel free to connect with Irina on LinkedIn and FaceBook. Her CV can be seen here.