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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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Enjoy spa-quality facial treatments at home with the stylish, compact nano steamer.
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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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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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Multi-benefit serum combats skin eruptions, unclogs and refines pores.
$75.00
1 oz | KU006
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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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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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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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