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Clogged Pores

What are Clogged Pores?

Clogged pores, also known as comedones, can be a precursor to bigger skin problems, most notably acne. Comedones are hair follicle pores that are obstructed by dead skin cells and an oily substance called sebum.

Treatments

Thankfully, there are ways to treat clogged pores. The key is a cleansing regimen with ingredients that focus on unclogging the pore like salicylic acid, retinoids, and AHAs. Always check with your dermatologist.

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All about Clogged Pores

Clogged pores, also known as comedones, can be a precursor to bigger skin problems, most notably acne. Comedones are simply hair follicle pores that are obstructed by dead skin cells and an oily substance called sebum. Sebum is a sticky, oily substance produced by sebaceous glands that line the hair follicle. It normally keeps skin moist and supple, but too much sebum can cause problems too.

When the sebaceous glands produce too much sebum, it blocks off the pore opening and dead skin cells and other debris accumulate causing a blockage. If the clogged pore becomes infected or inflamed, it can lead to the familiar papules and pustules we know of as acne. At other times, pores can be obstructed without becoming inflamed. In this case, they appear as blackheads or whiteheads on the surface of the skin. All occurrences are considered unsightly and unpleasant, which is why there’s so much focus on treating them.

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Removes pore-clogging impurities and helps calm and reduce inflammation and redness.
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3.53 oz | KV010
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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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A purifying, antibacterial facial cleansing gel for skin that is prone to oiliness and breakouts.
$28.00
5 oz | PQ013
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Refresh and soothe chronically stressed skin.
$30.00
5oz | SI001
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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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A lightweight hydrating lotion for chronically stressed skin.
$45.00
1.76 oz | SI002
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An exfoliating cream to remove impurities, dead cells and blackheads.
$48.00
1.7 oz | PE034
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A deep-cleaning, foaming scrub for all skin types.
$28.00
3 oz | OL023
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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 deep cleaning clay mask suitable for normal to oily skin.
$22.00
3.25 oz | FH021
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A pore tightening mask for all skin types.
$27.00
1.7 oz | OL026
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