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Blocked Pores

What are Blocked Pores?

Oil excreted by the sebaceous glands, called sebum, acts like a glue to cling to dead skin cells. The skin cells are then excreted from the body through the pores to help you maintain healthy skin. Sometimes, as the glands expel these dead skin cells, build-up can occur and your pores will clog.

Treatments

Treatments for blocked pores start with an effective skin care regimen which targets deep cleansing. Ingredients like salicylic acid and antioxidants are beneficial. Look for products containing key words like "purifying", "non-comedogenic", "exfoliating" and "deep cleansing formulations". Always check with your dermatologist.

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All about Blocked Pores

The tiny openings in your skin, commonly called your pores, play a vital role in the health of your complexion and the skin on the rest of your body. The pores allow sebum, the natural lubricant for your skin tissue, to reach the outer layers of your skin, which is the driest portion of your complexion and most in need of regular moisture. The pores also help release sweat, a bodily function that exists in order to maintain healthy internal temperatures.

Causes

Since the pores are tiny, open tubules, it is as easy for items to enter them as it is for sebum and sweat to exit through them. Unfortunately, dirt, makeup residue and dead skin cells all have the ability to invade the pores, causing blockages that appear as tiny, black dots on your face. These blockages sometimes harden, forming comedones or blackheads that are difficult to remove. Blocked pores can also harbor bacteria, which cause infections and lead to the appearance of whiteheads or acne blemishes.

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Rid your skin of impurities in one clean step with detoxifying mud infused right into a sheet mask.
$30.00
4 ct | IG008
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An attachment for use with the MiniMD device to remove stubborn clogged pores, blackheads, oil and sebum.
$15.00
1 ct | UF006
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Enjoy spa-quality facial treatments at home with the stylish, compact nano steamer.
$180.00
1 ct | NH001
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Deep pore cleansing treatment that dissolves sebum and facilitates the removal of blackheads.
$37.80
1.69 oz | SY183
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Helps improve problem skin and provides a brighter complexion for a revitalized appearance.
$38.00
8.5 oz | PT268
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This treatment makes your complexion appear even, fresh and full of life.
$70.00
1.69 oz | TH188
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This powerful and highly effective exfoliating treatment addresses a dull, aging, and congested complexion
$58.00
5 oz | PT272
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The Deep Pore Detox Trio will help you see a 25% reduction in pore appearance after just one use.
$27.00 $36.00 value
CS206
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Draws out dirt, oil and impurities as it infuses skin with moisture and vitamins.
$58.00
5 oz | PT261
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Includes the Refreshing Gel Cleanser and two Sensitive Brush Heads.
$69.00 $79.00 value
CSPK71
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Multi-benefit serum combats skin eruptions, unclogs and refines pores.
$75.00
1 oz | KU006
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Helps remove impurities, unclog and refine pores while it combats skin flare ups.
$42.00
6.7 oz | KU004
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Gel-cream mask helps unclog pores and reduce acne blemishes without over drying.
$54.00
2 oz | KS082
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A multi-sensory cleansing experience, to achieve super amplified, deep cleansing, yet gentle results.
$69.00
1.7oz | GG005
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Removes pore-clogging impurities and helps calm and reduce inflammation and redness.
$75.00
3.53 oz | KV010
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A two-minute T-zone detox scrub specially formulated to target oily or problem areas.
$12.00
5 oz | GK041
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An alcohol-free clarifying toner that unclogs pores and sloughs off dead skin leaving the complexion clear, smooth and even toned.
$28.00
5 oz | PQ016
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A light gel moisturizer that leaves skin matte, balanced and hydrated.
$52.00
1.69 oz | PQ014
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Helps relieve skin congestion and imperfections without stripping natural moisture.
$30.00
3.5 oz | MR211
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Gently but effectively remove all unwanted dirt, debris, makeup and impurities from pores.
$42.00
6.7oz | KU002
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A 3-in-1, no-rinse treatment that deeply cleanses as it gently exfoliates and conditions.
$45.00
4 oz | NV235
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A purifying, antibacterial facial cleansing gel for skin that is prone to oiliness and breakouts.
$28.00
5 oz | PQ013
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Oil-free, fragrance-free deep pore clearing gel.
$54.00
3.4 oz | PT251
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This non-foaming Glycolic Facial Cleanser from Anthony skincare contains just the right amount of Glycolic Acid.
$70.00 $100.00 value
32 oz | AN143
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Includes the Refreshing Gel Cleanser and two Normal Brush Heads.
$69.00 $79.00 value
CSPK72
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Moisture replenisher with vitamin-E and marine extracts.
$62.00
2 oz | SK015
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A foaming, clay-based, gel cleanser that creates flawless and miniscule pores.
$45.00
4.2 oz | RQ001
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Gently removes impurities, excess oils, and makeup.
$34.00
8oz | SK021
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An invigorating gel cleanser that contains a powerful blend of pore refining ingredients.
$27.00
6 oz | CS108
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Weekly hydroxy acid deep pore cleansing masque.
$51.00
2 oz | SK012
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Designed for congested and/or rough skin, this scrub provides intense and even exfoliation.
$30.00
5 oz | SK071
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Foaming gel cleanser for oily and congested skin.
$25.00
6 oz | CS008
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$65.00 $79.00 value
1 ct | CS107
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Kills bacteria while it soothes and hydrates skin.
$32.00
6 oz | NS043
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Remove oil and build up with this gentle cleanser.
$35.00
6 oz | CL015
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Eliminates impurities, tightens pores and controls shine.
$26.00
60 ct | AN093
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Reduces the severity of acne blemishes and allows the skin to heal.
$45.00
4 oz | DD058
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Anti-acne technology for face and body.
$38.00
8.5 oz | PT137
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A refreshing, soap free, foaming, cleansing gel.
$61.00 $64.00 value
14.4 oz | EXPK01
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Removes makeup and impurities while softening and smoothing.
$69.00
4 oz | ZB012
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A refreshing, soap free, foaming, cleansing gel.
$32.00
7.2 oz | EX038
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A deep-cleaning, foaming scrub for all skin types.
$28.00
3 oz | OL023
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Improves your complexion with professional ingredients that will smooth, soften and renew your skin.
$28.00
8 oz | MS002
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A lightweight hydrating lotion for chronically stressed skin.
$45.00
1.76 oz | SI002
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This rich scrub eliminates impurities, dead skin cells and excess oil
$35.00
2 oz | CP017
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A dual-action device that uses sonic waves to purify pores and massage products into skin.
$185.00
1 ct | BS185
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A natural, nutrient-rich blend of Illite and Bentonite clays, fresh enzyme-full organic pumpkin puree, and active yogurt cultures
$22.00
3.25 oz | FH020
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An exfoliating cream to remove impurities, dead cells and blackheads.
$48.00
1.7 oz | PE034
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