HOW TO
MINIMIZE PORES

Minimize the appearance of pores
with purifying ingredients like
Amazonian White Clay

Minimize the appearance of pores with purifying
ingredients

How to minimize pores

Enlarged pores and blackheads are mostly caused when the skin overproduces sebum/oil. The excess oil mixes with dead skin cells and other debris on the skin surface causing a clog in the pore opening. This clog makes it difficult for the oil to flow easily, which causes the pore to enlarge and sometimes get infected leading to a blemish. Because we have a higher concentration of sebaceous glands in the t-zone (across the forehead and down the nose and chin), we tend to notice enlarged pores typically in this area.

What causes enlarged pores?

Pores are small openings on the surface of the skin, allowing oil and sweat to surface. Contrary to what people think, pores are always open, but large or enlarged pores are more noticeable (especially on the nose area). If you have clogged pores, it may cause acne, whiteheads or blackheads. Pores get clogged when excess sebum, dead skin cells, dirt and cosmetic products become entrapped in the skin. Clogged pores will result in larger pores, because they stretch out to make space for all the trapped debris. People with oily skin usually have larger pores. Aging also contributes to large pores.

How to unclog my pores?

As a matter of fact, it is impossible to make your pores disappear. Pores can’t open or close, but they can appear larger or smaller. The best way to unclog your pores is to wash your face daily. Implement a routine to wash and exfoliate your face. Exfoliation will help clean your skin and remove dead skin cells. Also, steaming will help minimize your pores. Try either a face steamer or a bowl of very hot water. This will open up your pores so you can better apply a pore minimizer treatment, such as a mask. Don’t forget to also moisturize your skin.

What type of products should I use for enlarged pores?

Choose the right pore-minimizing products and be consistent to your skincare routine to make your pores appear smaller. Use a skincare line that will help you clean, tone and treat your skin while tightening your pores. Use a gentle facial pore cleanser daily, to clean and exfoliate your skin and to stop your pores from expanding. Make sure to also use a pore minimizer clay mask once or twice a week, to detoxify your skin. Clay is a well-known ingredient for its ability to extract dirt from deeply into the skin. Discover how to minimize your pores with our recommended Kiehl's products for enlarged pores.

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ARE RIGHT FOR ENLARGED PORES

SKINCARE ROUTINE FOR
ENLARGED PORES

ENLARGED PORES

 

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How to Clean your Pores

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OUR SOLUTION

Clean Your Face with a daily deep pore facial cleanser that gently detoxifies and exfoliates skin.

Formulated for normal to oily skin types to purify and thoroughly cleanse, our non-stripping, mildly foaming formula contains Amazonian White Clay and finely crushed Diatomaceous Earth particles to gently remove surface debris, toxins, and oils which can enlarge the appearance of pores.

HOW TO USE OUR FACE WASH FOR ENLARGED PORES:

Apply a generous amount to damp skin. With clean fingertips, gently massage the facial cleanser into face and/or neck in upward and outward circular motion. Remove thoroughly with lukewarm water. Use morning and night. Avoid immediate eye area.

How to Detoxify your skin & Pores

Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleanser Mask

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OUR SOLUTION

Detoxify your Skin & Pores with an efficacious Amazonian White Clay face mask that helps minimize pores and detoxify skin.

Our deep-pore cleansing masque with Amazonian White Clay may be used for normal to oily skin types to help eliminate debris and dead surface skin-cell accumulation that can clog poles and leave skin dull looking. With ingredients sourced from the Maraj6 Island at the mouth of the Amazon River, this unique formula rich In minerals leaves skin feeling soft, more refined and with visibly minimized pores.

HOW TO USE OUR FACE MASK FOR CLOGGED PORES:

After cleansing, apply a thin layer to damp skin, avoiding the immediate eye area. Allow to dry for approximately ten minutes. When dry, gently remove clay face mask using a warm, wet towel and pat dry.

SKINCARE ESSENTIALS
TO MINIMIZE PORES

OUR EXPERT RECOMMENDATIONS ON MINIMIZING PORES

  • Implement a daily skincare routine twice a day, including a cleanser, exfoliator to gently cleanse and lightweight moisturizer.
  • You may also consider using a deep cleansing mask or peel which will also help in unclogging pores.
  • Use gentle cleanser twice a day, especially at night to remove make-up and debris that has settled on the skin during the day
  • Regular exfoliation is recommended – physical scrub, microdermabrasion and/or gentle peel to remove surface dead skin cells
  • Deep cleansing face mask recommended 1-2 times a week
  • Daily use of a toner to assist in removing any residue missed by cleansing and to re-balance skin
  • Replenish hydrations with lightweight moisturizer and daily UV protection (when oily skin becomes dehydrated, it produces more oil)
  • Nightly repair serum recommended
 

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