It acts as a pore cleanser and minimizer, yet it leaves skin feeling soft and calm rather than inflamed, according to reviews.

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Pore strips, egg masks, and electric pore vacuums can all help with clogged pores. But don't underestimate the power of the cleanser. Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Cleansing Foam (Buy It, $6, might just be the best deep-cleaning pore minimizer, based on its popularity on Amazon. (Related: Everything You Need to Know About Getting Rid of Blackheads)

The facial pore cleanser contains jeju scoria, a mineral-rich volcanic stone that's been linked to cleansing and pore-tightening benefits. It also has lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid with natural antimicrobial properties, and green tea, which moisturizes and fights inflammation. (BTW, Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay contains bentonite, which also comes from volcanic ash.)

The pore cleanser is currently an Amazon "mover and shaker," meaning it's had a sharp rise in sales—and customers have been fangirling over it in their reviews.

"Wow! I can't even begin," reads one review of the facial pore cleanser. "I have combination acne prone skin and sweet lord baby buddha this face wash just lit a fire into my life! My skin is smoother softer and clearer. I'm now going on a binge to find more awesome products by Innisfree!" (Related: This Korean Skin-Care Brand Relaunched with an Ingredient That Took a While Decade to Source)

"Amazing. Never used a face wash like this one, including many Japanese and Korean brands I've tried," wrote another reviewer. "It cleans really well but leaves skin feeling very smooth and calm. And it goes without saying, it smells divine. I'm not quite sure, but I think Innisfree may actually be infusing magic into their products."

If you want to put it to the test on your own pore gunk, you can grab a tube for $6 on Amazon.


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