I have very large pores on my face. When I use a facial mask, I want to make sure it will help clear and shrink the pores on my face and tighten my skin without drying it out. The St. Ives Hydroxy Masque is perfect for my skin. This facial mask dries almost instantly when you apply it to your skin. This is a very good thing because you are able to tell where you have applied the product on your face and the locations where you still need to apply the product. I followed the directions on the back of the bottle and left this mask on for the recommended period of time. When I removed the mask from my face, I immediately noticed that my pores were clear, smaller, and less noticeable. My face felt cool and refreshed. Effectiveness This facial mask is very effective. It gives great results and is a good product to use if you have combination skin. Ease of Application This product went on smoothly and was very easy to apply. Scent It has a pleasant scent.