It’s fairly safe to say that we’re keen to keep our complexions in the best possible shape we can and, for many of us, this means taking steps to even out skin tone and to reduce the appearance of oversized pores. A variety of factors contribute to this latter condition and chief amongst these are sun damage, excess sebum and straightforward genetics. Luckily, however, it is possible to smooth-out your complexion; aestheticians, dermatologists and skincare professionals recommend several effective measures you might take. To help you get on the right track to a more even skin, I’ve done some research and put together a list of 8 tips to minimise pore.
1. Cleanse …
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Pores will always appear larger when they are blocked. Sebum, dirt, sweat and make up build up throughout the day, and, invariably, this residue eventually clogs the skin. Ultimately, if left, the blocked pores may become inflamed or infected, and this will result in unsightly spots and lumps on the skin’s surface as well. Basically, to prevent this from happening and to keep your pores as small and neat as you can, you want to ensure that you wash your face twice daily with an effective product suited to your skin type.