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Estée LauderIdealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher

Estée Lauder

Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher

Item 2309677

Size:1.0 oz

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Feel it. See it. Have it: your ideal skin. This fast-acting serum delivers Estée Lauder's most dramatic skin resurfacing benefits.

Virtually poreless: Pores appear 1/3 smaller instantly. You'll see a 69% reduction in the look of pores in just 4 weeks.

Unbelievably soft and smooth: Idealist repairs the look of uneven skin texture, flakiness and roughness. Smooth it on and instantly enjoy that soft, seamless, silky feeling you love.

Incredibly clear and even-toned: See more clarity and luminosity as Idealist gives skin an overall more even tone.

Ideal For:
  • All skin types
  • Reducing the look of pores
  • Uneven skin texture
  • Flakiness, roughness
  • Dullness, loss of radiance
  • Soft, silky feeling

Formula Facts:
  • Dermatologist-tested
  • Ophthalmologist-tested
  • Non-acnegenic; won't clog pores

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Apply on clean skin before your moisturizer.
Water\Aqua\Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Polysilicone-11, Acetyl Glucosamine, Sodium Lactobionate, Morus Nigra (Mulberry) Root Extract, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Serenoa Serrulata (Saw Palmetto) Fruit Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Extract, Castanea Sativa (Chestnut) Seed Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract\Extrait D'orge, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender), Amorphophallus Konjac Root Powder, Caffeine, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Coriandrum Sativum (Coriander), Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit California), Cholesterol, Glycerin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Squalane, Polyethylene, Isopentyldiol, Phenyl Trimethicone, Isohexadecane, Polysorbate 20, Pantethine, Methyldihydrojasmonate, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Polysorbate 80, PEG-8, Ethyl 2,2-Dimethylhydrocinnamal, Phospholipids, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Butylene Glycol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Sodium Glycyrrhetinate, Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol, Limonene, Linalool, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package you receive for the most up to date list of ingredients.

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Estée LauderIdealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher
 
4.8

(based on 223 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (13)
  • Non-greasy (12)
  • Softens skin (10)
  • Smells great (7)
  • Soothes skin (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (13)
  • Enlarged pores (10)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (4)
  • Sensitive skin (4)
  • Uneven skin tone (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (7), Oily (4)

Reviewed by 223 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love it!!!!

By Marie

from Houston, TX

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Smells Great
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Enlarged Pores
    • Improves texture of skin

    Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

    I can't say enough good things about this product. I used it twice a day to start, if you have dry skin, it may dry it out. I would recommend use it once a day in morning and that did the trick, the dryness went away. My skin texture improved so much that when I asked my husband what looked different on me. I specifically didn't say anything about me face. And, he's not the most observant about things like that. I was incredibly suprised when he said your skin looks really good. I then asked what about my skin looks different, he said the texture, super smooth and pores are not as noticable. I was in shock in a good way. I noticed that it makes your foundation appear incredibly smooth on your face, so much so that my 19 year old daughter started to use it to help with her pores. I love this product but, have noticed if you stop using the product the texture of your skin will eventually return to pre idealist skin. To me its worth buying and I will definitely buy it again.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    Love this product

    By elmatt

    from Lewistown PA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

      I love this product. Use before your moisturizer and it makes your skin so silky soft giving it a more radiant look

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
      • Age:
      • 45-59

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I love it...

      By Beauty love

      from Orlando

      About Me Skin Care Professional

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

        Everyday

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 18-29

        (0 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Not sure

        By Carlee

        from Winston Salem

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

          Haven't used long enough to really tell if it's working!

          • Skin Type:
          • Dry
          • Age:
          • 60+
           
          5.0

          I will and have bought this again and again!

          By Kim the makeup junkie

          from Richmond, Va.

          About Me Beauty Expert

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Enlarged Pores
            • Redness/ Blotchiness
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

            Been using this for years now, when I can afford it. Well worth the money!! It makes my skin feel smooth and soft, like No other and make up goes on smooth and easy!

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 45-59

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Excellent!!!

            By kat

            from Carrollton

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

                Makes skin feel so smooth and silky!!!

                • Age:
                • 45-59

                (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Not worth the money you pay for it

                By Kayla the RN

                from Easley SC

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                • Not Effective

                Best Uses

                • Enlarged Pores

                Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

                I clean and moisturizer my face daily and take good care of my skin but still battle having (what I consider) large pores. I have been searching for a product that will visibly reduce the size of my pores and unfortunately this product did not even come close. I am disappointed. I have spent over $200 on other products promising to visibly reduce the size of my pores and I have yet to find that. "PORE fessional" by Benefit works the best to cover up my pores but still searching for a topical to actually reduce the size... until then I will not be buying this product again.

                • Skin Type:
                • Normal
                • Age:
                • 18-29

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                LOVE IT

                By LAURA

                from SAINT LOUIS, MO

                About Me Beauty Expert

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Enlarged Pores
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                  Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

                  LOVE IT!! NOTICED A DIFFERENCE AFTER THE FIRST USE!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 30-44

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Can't see a difference

                  By HFinOKC

                  from Oklahoma City

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                  • Not Effective

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

                    I don't use this consistently and maybe that's the problem, but they advertise seeing immediate results and I never have, either alone or under makeup. I should have returned it.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination
                    • Age:
                    • 30-44

                    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Phenomenal

                    By Lu An

                    from Odessa, TX

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Moisturizes
                    • Non-Greasy
                    • Smells Great
                    • Softens Skin
                    • Soothes Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Enlarged Pores
                      • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                      • Uneven Skin Tone

                      Comments about Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher:

                      Hands down, the best Skin care product I've found on the market today. I've recommended to several people who have fallen in love with it as well. Also I've given it as birthday gifts and have created more fans of this product.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Combination
                      • Age:
                      • 45-59

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                      • Q:

                        I see from the reviews that the product can work immediately. How does this work? Does it actually improve the skin to shrink pores, or does it fill up pores with some material so that the pores "look" smaller but do not change size in reality? Also since it contains Titanium Dioxide, do you need to use a make remover to remove it?
                        Asked on 2/3/2018 by Shue2 from San Diego

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Shue2 - Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher contains Glucosamine. This enables fresh, new skin cells to reach the surface faster than the original. It also shrinks pores, making them almost invisible, and reduces oxidation of oil and debris within the pores. With regard to cleansing, you don't need to use a makeup remover before using your cleanser.

                          Answered on 2/4/2018 by Brand Expert from Estee Lauder
                      • Q:

                        Does this product contain fragrance (parfum) as part of the ingredients?
                        Asked on 12/23/2017 by anonymousep from US

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                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi anonymousep - Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher does not contain fragrance/parfum. For your convenience, below are the ingredients.

                          Water\Aqua\Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Polysilicone-11, Acetyl Glucosamine, Sodium Lactobionate, Morus Nigra (Mulberry) Root Extract, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Serenoa Serrulata (Saw Palmetto) Fruit Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Extract, Castanea Sativa (Chestnut) Seed Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract\Extrait D'orge, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender), Amorphophallus Konjac Root Powder, Caffeine, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Coriandrum Sativum (Coriander), Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit California), Cholesterol, Glycerin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Squalane, Polyethylene, Isopentyldiol, Phenyl Trimethicone, Isohexadecane, Polysorbate 20, Pantethine, Methyldihydrojasmonate, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Polysorbate 80, PEG-8, Ethyl 2,2-Dimethylhydrocinnamal, Phospholipids, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Butylene Glycol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Sodium Glycyrrhetinate, Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol, Limonene, Linalool, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)

                          Answered on 12/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Estee Lauder
                      • Q:

                        After reading, many reviews, some say, over time, you'll notice a reduction in pore size. Question:: does this product work emmediatly, or over time. Thank you.
                        Asked on 11/21/2017 by Sable60 from Ohio

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Sable60 - Great question! Estée Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher works both immediately and over time. Right away, pores appear 1/3 smaller. In about a month, you'll see a 69% reduction in the look of pores. Try it and let us know what you think.

                          Answered on 11/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Estee Lauder
                      • Q:

                        Hi!!
                        I would like to know if this product will work for acne prone skin. I have a combination skin and I am worried this can cause more breakouts. I am 27 years old
                        Asked on 10/31/2017 by Nina from DC

                        1 answer

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