In a perfect world, pores don’t exist and Instagram filters work IRL. Is that too much to ask? Maybe. But until the real world can catch up to our imaginary expectations, we’ll have to settle for pore-blurring primers. Start with the 5 pore-fecting picks below! With these invisible veils, you can have double tap-worthy skin sans PhotoShop.

1. Lioele Secret Pore Rich Balm (20ml), P700 According to one happy customer, this handy primer is “more essential than your boyfriend”—and we can’t say we disagree. Its rich balm consistency spackles over every nook and cranny, transforming your skin into a silken canvas. If you struggle with deeper pores on your nose, this travel-sized product is nothing short of heaven-sent.

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2. Banila Co. Prime Primer Blur, P1,090 Large pores usually come hand in hand with excess shine and streaky makeup. So why not grab a primer that remedies all three? This award-winning formula transforms the skin as soon as you spread it out. With superior mattifying properties, it boosts the longevity of your makeup and blurs everything from pores to fine lines.

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3. Maybelline Baby Skin Pore Eraser, P299 This drugstore gem creates the kind of picture-perfect skin you could only once achieve with luxury primers. With a silicone-based formula, it smoothens out creases and crevices without clogging your pores. The result: a soft-focus finish and skin that’s always selfie-ready. #NoFilter

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4. NYX Pore Filler, P840 When temperatures skyrocket, a lightweight primer can spell the difference between frazzled and fresh. Exhibit A: this featherlight veil by NYX. A talc-free blend, it paves away texture and allows makeup to adhere like a second skin.

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5. Sooper Beaute Express Beauty Blur Cream, P180 Fake a no-makeup face with this bite-sized multitasker. Besides disguising unsightly pores and imperfections, its tinted formula corrects uneven skin tone. For just under 200 bucks, we couldn’t ask for more!

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