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Algenist Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer

What it is:An antiaging primer that creates a satin-soft finish for smooth, long-lasting makeup application. What it is formulated to do:This antiaging primer is formulated with Alguronic Acid and seven powerful ingredients to visibly refine pores, blur fine lines and imperfections, and improve skin texture and tone over time. It evenly distributes onto the skin, smoothing the skin while prepping it for long-lasting makeup wear. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - Phthalates Research results:After immediate use: - 93% of subjects had softer and smoother skin - 90% of subjects had improved makeup application and wear Within 10 days of use: - 93% of subjects saw an improvement in the appearance of fine lines and imperfections - 90% of subjects saw an improvement in the appearance of pores Results obtained using product once daily before applying makeup following self-assessments of 100 women. Average result measured following an in vitro test with Alguronic Acid.
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Questions & Answers for Algenist Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer

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Can I use it before sleep?
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
leahquackquack
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
4 answers
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answer 1
This product is mostly intended for before makeup, so I would recommend a different sort of pore treatment for before bed. Check into some of the Dr. Brandt pore products!
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
loveautumnxo
(Charlotte, NC)
answer 2
It is all preference, you can. But I see it as a base primer to use under my foundation to make it stay longer and look better.
answered 3 months ago
c199112
(CA)
answer 3
I'm sure you could use it that way but that is not how i use it. I put it on before i put my makeup on to reduce the size of my pores.
answered 7 months ago
Eandros
(Miami, FL)
answer 4
There is no reason you can't but they do make a pore correcting serum better suited to treatment, also a cream if I remember correctly.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
kareninca
(Los Angeles, CA)
Question
How well does this work with a tinted moisturizer?
As I age my pores just seem larger. I like wearing tinted moisturizer as my foundation. Does this formula work well with tinted moisturizer?
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
ddooley
(Burbank, CA)
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
3 answers
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answer 1
i use this under a tinted sunscreen/tinted serum mixture and it makes my skin look nicer than foundation ever has and nicer than when i use just the sunscreen serum mixture
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
natalie1990
(Fort Worth, TX)
answer 2
I use after cleansing and before a tinted moisterizer. It helps keep the moisterizer in place AND it closes up my pores.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
kiaraink
(Albany, NY)
answer 3
Yes! This product works great with Tinted Moisturizers as well as BB and CC creams!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
kevinbt
Question
Is it oil free?
Is this primer oil free? All my foundations are oil free, so to use a primer that's not... wouldn't be a good idea.
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
lyravega
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
aet1214
(Ny, ny)
answer 2
This product is not oil free.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Dry skin
Is this primer good for dry skin ?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
Anonymous
(Ontario)
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, I have dry/ normal skin, more dry especially in winter and this is awesome. ESPECIALLY if you have big honking pores you would love to cover up. This is one word: magical.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
ashleyxxxooo
(Bloomington, IN)
answer 2
This is an AMAZING primer for dry skin. Its the Alpha Lauric Acid that makes your moisturizers actually work... and the product is soft and more natural
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
CanadaKatie
(Oakville, Ontario)
Question
What Foundations Do You Wear?
Can you mention the foundations that did and did not work well with this primer as well as your skin type. Just to gauge The Pros & Cons. Thank You.
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
Anonymous
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
Tarte
answered 11 months ago
1cmg
(Chicago, IL)
answer 2
The liquid foundations that I have tried with the Algenist primer and have had an absolute flawless finish for me are.
1. Lancome Teint Idole
2. YSL Fusion Ink
3. NARS Sheer Glow
4. MakeUp Forever Mat Velvet +
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
CChatham
(CA)
Question
Does it have spf?
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
peacockfeather
(Portland, OR)
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
No SPF but I think that's why it makes this primer photograph so good.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
cassie940
(Toronto, ON)
answer 2
Hi Peacockfeather,

It does not contain an SPF!
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Before or After SPF?
Should I use this product before or after SPF? My brain says after SPF, but I'm afraid it might change the efficacy of my SPF if I use it in that order.
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
lestylojess
(Augusta, GA)
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
use it before a mineral sunscreen. you should contact a sephora representative directly through their "contact us" form for advice on using it with a chemical sunscreen
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
natalie1990
(Fort Worth, TX)
answer 2
We recommend applying your primer after your skincare, including SPF. This will not alter the SPF at all!
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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how does this compare to smashbox pore primer?
asked 1 year ago
Kerri123
(florida)
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
I've tried the smash box pore primer and in my opinion. The smash box made my face just oily and did not hold my makeup at all. With this primer I feel that it mattifes your face and absorbs the oils while filling in your pores.
answered 3 months ago
c199112
(CA)
answer 2
Much better! I've used smashbox, Algenist is defintely a step up!
answered 11 months ago
1cmg
(Chicago, IL)
Question
Mattifying?
I've been using Dr. Brandt Pores no More pore refiner primer but am considering switching to this product for the anti-aging properties. Does this also reduce the appearance of shine/oil, as I like that aspect of the Dr. Brandt product?

Thank you!
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
Stephanie0107
(Virginia)
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
I love both. This one is a little better at the instant smoothing look (along with great long term benefits). Dr. Brandt (may he rest in peace) is better if oily skin is your bigger problem.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
kareninca
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 2
It is so mattifying but not over drying
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
cassie940
(Toronto, ON)
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Is this tinted or clear?
asked 2 months ago
ladybuglove29
on Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
1 answer
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answer 1
Hi there, this product isn't tinted, so it is suitable for all skin tones.
answered 2 months ago
StephanieBT
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