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Interactive video lesson plan for: How to Minimize Pores

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You can’t change the size of your pores, but you can make them look a lot smaller.

Step 1: Wash your face twice daily
Wash your face twice a day with a cleanser that contains salicylic acid, which can minimize the appearance of large pores by unclogging them.

Tip
Spread a few squeezes of redness-reducing eye drops onto clean skin. They’ll constrict your pores temporarily, making them look smaller.

Step 2: Use an oil-free moisturizer
Make sure your daily moisturizer is oil-free—especially if you have greasy skin—because facial oil can make pores look larger. Use one that contains retinol. It boosts collagen, making pores look smaller.

Tip
If you have sensitive skin, alternate using a moisturizer with retinol and one without.

Step 3: Use sunscreen daily
Slather on the sunscreen. Sun damage can make pores look larger—permanently. Use a sunscreen that provides both UVA and UVB protection and has a minimum SPF of 30.

Tip
Using a moisturizer or foundation that contains sunscreen is an easy way to add UV protection to your daily routine.

Step 4: Prime your skin
Before applying makeup, prep your face with foundation primer containing silicone, which fills in the pores, creating a smooth surface for your foundation.

Step 5: Use matte makeup
Use matte foundation. It makes pores look smaller than cream- or oil-based ones, whose shine only highlights pores.

Step 6: Exfoliate weekly
Exfoliate your face weekly with a facial scrub or loofah. Exfoliating helps keep pores free of the dirt and oil that cause them to look larger.

Tip
Look for the word 'gentle' when buying an exfoliant. If you over-exfoliate, your skin will dry out, responding by producing even more oil, and leading to larger-looking pores.

Step 7: Consider dermatological treatments
Ask a dermatologist if you’re a good candidate for a topical retinoid cream, or for treatments like a chemical peel, laser-skin resurfacing, intense-pulsed-light treatment, or dermabrasion.

Tip
Drugstores carry at-home chemical peels and microdermabrasion kits.

Step 8: Consider the upside
Consider the upside: Prominent pores often result from oily skin, which looks less wrinkled than dry skin as you age.

Did You Know?
One dermatologist calls women who obsess over their pores 'porexics.'

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