Enlarged pores

Enlarged pores

What are enlarged pores?

Enlarged pores refer to visible openings on the skin’s surface that appear larger or more prominent than usual. Pores are tiny openings in the skin through which oil, sweat, and hair follicles reach the surface. They serve the purpose of releasing sebum (skin oil) and maintaining the skin’s natural moisture balance.

What you need to know

  • Factors include but are not limited to the following:

    1. Genetics: Pore size can be influenced by genetics, meaning some individuals may naturally have larger pores than others.

    2. Excess sebum production: Increased oil production can cause the pores to become clogged, leading to their enlargement. This is commonly seen in people with oily skin.

    3. Age: As we age, the skin loses elasticity, including the tissues around the pores. This can make the pores appear larger.

    4. Sun damage: Prolonged sun exposure can damage the collagen and elastin fibers in the skin, leading to the loss of skin elasticity and the appearance of enlarged pores.

    5. Skin congestion: The accumulation of dirt, dead skin cells, and debris on the skin's surface can contribute to pore blockage, making them appear larger.

    6. Acne and blackheads: Conditions like acne and blackheads can cause the pores to become clogged and stretched, resulting in their enlargement.

  1. Keep the skin clean: Regularly cleanse your face to remove excess oil, dirt, and debris that can clog the pores.
  2. Exfoliate: Gently exfoliate the skin to remove dead skin cells and prevent pore congestion.
  3. Use non-comedogenic products: Opt for skincare and cosmetic products labeled as non-comedogenic, which are less likely to clog the pores.
  4. Sun protection: Apply sunscreen daily to protect the skin from sun damage, which can worsen the appearance of pores.
  5. Retinoids: Topical retinoid creams or serums may help improve the appearance of pores by increasing collagen production and promoting cell turnover.
  6. Professional treatments: Certain medical aesthetic procedures, such as chemical peels, microdermabrasion, laser resurfacing, or microneedling, can be performed to reduce pore size. However, it's important to consult a medical doctor for personalized advice and treatment options.

Remember, while you can take steps to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores, it's essential to embrace and care for your skin as it is, as pore size is largely influenced by genetics and individual skin characteristics.

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What we offer?

Chemical Peels

Removing the top layers of dead skin cells and stimulate the growth of new cells. Reduce pores and improves appearance of the skin.

Laser Treatment

Encourages new cell formation and collagen stimulation. Results in shrinking pores and reduction in the appearance of fine lines.

Agnes Needle

Nonsurgical method that uses micro-insulated needles to precisely penetrate the skin at specific points. Reduce unwanted fat and improve skin laxity.

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