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The Primers And Concealers That Do More

This story first appeared in Female’s April 2019 issue. 

YSL Beaute Top Secrets Instant Matte Pore Refiner
Like blotting paper in a tube, this has been formulated to absorb excess sebum and smooth imperfections for a lasting matte finish. It also has a blend of salicylic acid and walnut leaf extract that’s said to stimulate skin’s natural renewal process. Clarins Instant Poreless
In a universal pink tint, this helps to mattify with strawberry tree fruit extract, while evening out skin tone and blurring the appearance of enlarged pores. YSL Beaute Touche Eclat High Coverage Concealer
An upgrade of the brand’s popular Touche Eclat Radiance Perfecting Pen, this works like its inspiration but with more intense coverage. MAC Lightful C Spot Concealer SPF30/PA++
Besides concealing imperfections, this protects from further UV damage while lightening spots and pigmentation over time.