How to Photoshop Your Skin: 9 Blurring Products That Work

Why this stuff laughs at your makeup primer

Updated 07/30/19

The first blur creams to hit the U.S. gave amazing temporary results—we’re talking seriously jaw-dropping before-and-after photos. But they were just primers by a fancier name, adding an extra step to your beauty routine with little to no skincare benefit. These later-to-market blur creams have way more to offer—not just optical blurring particles to make skin look smooth, even and poreless, but also anti-aging ingredients, mattifying microsponges (to sop up excess oil), and sun protection.

Keep scrolling for blur creams to suit every skin type!

Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 PA+++ $65
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La Roche-Posay Effaclar BB Blur SPF 20 $30
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The Body Shop All-in-One Instablur $22 $17
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Maybelline Face Studio Master Prime Blur + Illuminate $4
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Kiehl’s Micro-Blur Instant Skin Perfector $35
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Indeed Laboratories Nanoblur $20
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