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Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator

Clinique

Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator

Item #: 2246325 Size: 1.7 oz

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After mattifying instantly, this oil-free formula supplies needed hydration while curbing excess oil and shine for 8 hours. Even T-Zones feel fresh, stay comfortably matte. Instantly refines the look of pores with unique light-scattering optics. Over time, pores seem smaller. Non-acnegenic.
Use twice a day, morning and night. Apply after your 3-Step Skin care routine any additional treatment products.
Water / Aqua / Eau, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Polymethyl Methacrylate, Silica, Talc, Butylene Glycol, Trisiloxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Sigesbeckia Orientalis (St. Paul'S Wort) Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract / Extrait D'Orge, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Cholesterol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Protein, Sucrose, Linoleic Acid, Squalane, Diethylhexyl Succinate, Polyethylene, Acetyl Glucosamine, Polydodecanamideaminium Triazadiphenylethenesulfonate, Ethylene / Methacrylate Copolymer, Phospholipids, Hexylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Polyvinylalcohol Crosspolymer, Sodium Carbomer, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate / VP Copolymer, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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CliniquePore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator
 
4.5

(based on 47 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Not greasy (13)
  • Absorbs quickly (12)
  • Goes on smoothly (11)
  • Long lasting (7)
  • Moisturizes well (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (9)
  • After shower/bath (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (8), Survivalist / minimalist (4)

Reviewed by 47 customers

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4.0

Perfect for summer oily skin!

By AnonyMiss11

from North Carolina

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Not Greasy

Cons

  • Not Long-Lasting

Best Uses

  • After Shower/Bath
  • Daily Use

Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

This is the perfect moisturizer if you have oily skin and need just a little something. I have oily/combo skin which is more oily in the summer and dry/oily in the late fall and winter. This doesn't cut if for the colder, dryer months, but it's wonderful for when the weather is hot and humid. It absorbs very quickly, isn't greasy, and the finish is very smooth; that's not an easy thing for me to find.

 
5.0

It REALLY Works!

By Amber M.

from Virginia

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

    I have extremely oily skin and was looking for the perfect moisturizer - well stop the presses because this stuff actually works! This is my absolute favorite moisturizer I've ever used. Hands down. After you put it on, you can really see a difference in pore size after a couple hours. It has definitely helped with my oilyness too.

     
    3.0

    Not necessarily cost effective

    By S

    from Rochester, NY

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Moisturizes Well

    Cons

    • Bad Smell
    • Not Long-Lasting

    Best Uses

      Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

      This was rec'd to me as a bang for your buck, 2-in-1 for summer. Unfortunately for my finicky combo skin and humid climate, it didn't work out. It was super moisturizing (w/ a very thin consistency) upon initial application, and didn't break me out, but did nothing as a primer or oil control base. My make-up pretty much melted off after two hours and left me a greasy mess. It also seemed I needed to use a good couple pumps to cover my face - which just made me feel I would go through it too quickly to make the cost of the product + a separate primer worth the money. That said, if severe make-up meltdown isn't a struggle for you, I do really think this would be a great low maintenance moisturizer.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      LOVEEEEE IT

      By Liz

      from Clarksville, TN

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Deep Moisturization
        • Dryness

        Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

        I have somewhat dry skin, but am really pore-y. I put this one after I am done cleansing and toning, and it really helps! I put it before applying makeup, and it makes such a big difference! My skin looks even more smooth and radiant! Really great quality & although on the higher priced side, totally worth it! I am excited to try more of their products!

         
        4.0

        Really nice

        By Sarah

        from Orlando, FL

        About Me Beauty Expert

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Not Greasy
        • Stops Shine

        Cons

        • Slighty Drying

        Best Uses

        • Primer

        Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

        Don't use this as a moisturizer! It works great as a primer. It stops shine and sits well under makeup. Even on days when I go out "natural" I like to wear it on top of my regular moisturizer to look less shiny.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Helps pretty good

        By Voya S.

        from Fort Worth, TX

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

          I have been searching far and wide for my whole adult life for something to help reduce my oily-ness. My whole face is like an oil refinery and its been that way my whole life. I've tried a few other products but have had allergic reactions. My worst spots are my t-zone, forehead, nose creases, and chin. So, pretty much my whole face. This product has helped reduce the amount of oil and I've only been using it for about 4 days. Im eager to see how it will hold up after a few weeks. It actually does help reduce pore size even as a stand alone product. It goes on pretty well but be sure to not rub it in completely or it will come off. My routine is: clean your face with whatever cleanser you use (I wash my face during my morning shower with just my bathing towel most days and ivory bar soap because i have sensitve skin ((i use an exfoliation glove once a week)), then i pat dry my face, i apply my moisturizing serum that i get from work and let it soak into my skin for about 5 minutes until it's gone, finally i apply the matte hydrator focusing a little more product on my more shiny areas. I usually use 2 pumps just so i know i have adequate coverage. I haven't tried applying twice a day like the instructions suggest because i do this before i leave for work and i don't have time to do it at work. I don't stay matte the whole i hours but the shine is definitely reduced significantly. Overall, i am very pleased with it after only being on it for a few days. But take in account for muggy/moist environments and hot flashes because oily skin tends to over react.

           
          5.0

          Nice light moisturizer

          By Volleyer

          from Mokena, IL

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

            Use every morning to help my face from drying out from other products. Works!

             
            5.0

            I love this product

            By Gloria

            from New Jersey

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Long Lasting
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

              It really helps

               
              5.0

              Worth its weight in gold!

              By Xan

              from Norfolk, VA

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • After Shower/Bath
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

                It is costly. But, it works so well for my sensitive skin.

                 
                5.0

                Great for oil control!

                By Polarbear

                from Undisclosed

                Comments about Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator:

                This is making such a big difference for oil control for me without drying up my skin! Love it!

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                7 Questions | 7 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Will this dry out my already dry skin even more
                  Asked on 6/15/2017 by candisl from riverside ca

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! If you have dry skin and experience tightness and an uncomfortable feeling on a daily basis, this is not the best moisturizer for you. If you are trying to combat dry skin, you will probably enjoy something like Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion Plus or Clinique's Moisture Surge Intense Moisturizer. Thank you for your interest in Clinique and have a great week!

                    Answered on 6/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I don't know if I should of bought this product. I was looking for liquid make up, and we, the counter helper tried this on my nose and it seemed to just brighten me up! Could that be? This and blush seemed perfect. Guess I really don't know if I am asking a question or making a comment. How long should this last me?
                  Asked on 3/30/2017 by goodlook from Los Fresnos, Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Thank you for your question. The primary purpose of this product is to control oil on the surface that can make pores look larger. If you were looking for a foundation, this is more of a treatment product and won't offer any concealing. If you purchased this product at Ulta and would prefer a foundation, we are happy to exchange this item for you. If you are happy with the product, and it is meeting your needs, the use up rate will depend upon how often you are using it, and where you are applying it to your skin. We are happy to help in any way! Have a great week!

                    Answered on 4/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  I'm not quite sure how to use this product. I know I first have to clean my face then when I finish I then put on my moisturizer, this product and last my primer? Idk. Can someone tell me the order in which to put it on so it's effective. So confused.
                  Asked on 2/26/2017 by Beauty girl123

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Yes, you are correct! Cleanse, exfoliate, moisturize, use your Stay Matte Hydrator and apply your primer right before your foundation. Thank you for your question and have a wonderful week!

                    Answered on 3/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  can you use a primer on top?
                  Asked on 12/17/2016 by Z from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! Yes, you can partner this with a primer.

                    Answered on 12/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  What are the ingredients?
                  Asked on 10/17/2016 by Southern style from Fuquay nc

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thank you for your interest!
                    Ingredients: water\aqua\eau \ dimethicone \ glycerin \ alcohol denat. \ polymethyl methacrylate \ silica \ talc \ butylene glycol \ trisiloxane \ hydrogenated polyisobutene \ hydrogenated lecithin \ sigesbeckia orientalis (st. paul's wort) extract \ triticum vulgare (wheat) germ extract \ hordeum vulgare (barley) extract\extrait d'orge \ laminaria saccharina extract \ cholesterol \ glycine soja (soybean) protein \ sucrose \ linoleic acid \ squalane \ diethylhexyl succinate \ polyethylene \ acetyl glucosamine \ polydodecanamideaminium triazadiphenylethenesulfonate \ ethylene/methacrylate copolymer \ phospholipids \ hexylene glycol \ tocopheryl acetate \ isopropyl titanium triisostearate \ caprylyl glycol \ polyvinylalcohol crosspolymer \ sodium carbomer \ ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/vp copolymer \ chlorphenesin \ phenoxyethanol \ mica \ titanium dioxide (ci 77891) < iln37804>

                    Answered on 10/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Would you still have to put an spf on top
                  Asked on 5/8/2016 by Juarez from Memphis, Tn

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Wearing an spf daily is very important. You may like the lightweight feel of Clinique's City Block SPF line.

                    Answered on 5/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                • Q:

                  Is this product a primer how was it to be used
                  Asked on 3/18/2016 by beautyluv88 from boise Idaho

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator is a lightweight lotion that controls oil and minimizes the look of pores. It is not a makeup primer, but it will improve skin texture, causing your foundation to look smoother on the skin.

                    Answered on 3/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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