Enlarged or clogged pores can leave you with an 'orange peel' aesthetic that isn't for all of us. Luckily, there are serums on the market that have been specially curated to diminish pores, while keeping the overall condition of your skin in tip-top shape. Here are some of our top picks to help you shrink those suckers into oblivion.

1. CAUDALIE Vinopure Skin Perfecting Serum 30ml

Best for oily skin

Price from RM175.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM175.00

“Magic potions don't exist”, they say. But we say that you haven’t met this product yet.

The Caudalie Vinopure Skin Perfecting Serum does amazing things in terms of reducing blackheads, pores and blemishes, while also regulating the overall oil levels of the skin. Don't be fooled by how lightweight it feels on the skin; this product uses incredible ingredients such as rosewater, antioxidants and essential oils to nourish and moisturize the skin ever-so-gently.  

2. Skin1004 Madagascar Centella Asiatica 100 Ampoule (100ML)

Best Korean serum for redness

Price from RM100.00

shopping_cart Althea Malaysia RM100.00

Take control of your flushed cheeks with Skin1004’s Madagascar Centella-Asiatica 100 Ampoule. Its gentle formula sits lightly on the skin, but contains potent ingredients that can transform your complexion. Asiactic and madecassic acid replenishes damaged skin and protects it against aging, acne scars and redness. At the same time, asiaticoside is also helpful to keep the moisture and oil levels of the skin in check.

3. KATE SOMERVILLE +Retinol Vita C Power Serum

Best retinol serum - for wrinkles

Price from RM410.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM410.00

With retinol AND vitamin C as its star players, you know this serum will do you good. Here's why! Retinol reduces wrinkles and keeps the skin tight while vitamin C brightens up the skin's complexion for a glowing, youthful look. Together, they help to fight signs of premature aging which includes dullness, large pores and saggy skin.

4. DRUNK ELEPHANT T.L.C. Framboos™ Glycolic Night Serum

Best for clogged, congested pores

Price from RM392.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM392.00

This product has a lot going on, in the best way possible. This gel uses a special AHA/BHA combination with nourishing raspberry extract to carry out gentle chemical exfoliation on the skin, while also appeasing irritated and damaged skin through the use of horse chestnut, bearberry and white tea. At the same time, it promises to visibly reduce the appearance of pores, excessive oils, wrinkles and pigmentation for a better complexion.

5. SUNDAY RILEY C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum 30ml

Best vitamin C serum - for acne scars and large pores

Price from RM352.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM352.00

Vitamin C is your go-to ingredient when it comes to brightening your complexion and reducing the appearance of acne scars. Sunday Riley's C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum contains 15% advanced vitamin C, which works deep into the skin’s layers. With the help of glycolic acid and phytosterols complex, you can look forward to smoother, more radiant skin and reduced redness and skin sensitivity.

6. ESTÉE LAUDER Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II 

Best hyaluronic acid night serum

Price from RM205.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM205.00

Treat your skin to an overnight revival. This famous night serum uses a special ChronoluxCB Technology which contains the potent hydrating hyaluronic acid to lock-in moisture so that your skin stays hydrated while you are asleep. This optimizes the skin's self-repairing abilities during the night so that you wake up to a visibly improved complexion.

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7. FRESH Umbrian Clay Mattifying Serum

Best for shrinking large pores

Price from RM175.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM175.00

Specifically designed to deal with pores and acne-prone normal/oily skin, the Umbrian Clay Mattifying Serum consists of powerful ingredients that takes care of excess oil while retaining a suitable amount of moisture within the skin. Its unique ginger root complex refines and reduces the appearance of pores while Umbrian Clay neutralizes the skin's pH for a clearer complexion.

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8. CLEMATIS Pore Tightening Serum

Best drugstore serum

Price from RM119.00

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM119.00

Excessive sebum and oil can contribute to the 'saggy' appearance of pores. Thankfully, the Pore Tightening Serum from Clematis knows what's up. It non-sticky formula spreads easily over the skin, and forms a film over it that retains moisture, all while tightening the pores and exfoliating dead cells to avoid them from getting bigger. The result: elastic skin that is bouncy to the touch!

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