When you get your face exposed to excessive sun rays, the UVA/UVB effects your skin cells around the pores as a result of which they stretch out. The type of condition is called large pores which develop on the facial skin. Although there are no health risks associated with this condition but their presence can affect your facial appearance by making your complexion look potted, rough and generally un-smooth. Their appearance is more like big catcher’s mitt which traps dirt, oil, chemicals, makeup and toxins. If they are not properly treated, they result in formation of bacteria that cause infection, inflammation, tenderness and discomfort.
It is very much understood that there can be many people world over who might be suffering from this condition of the skin. Below given are some useful ways that can be used to shrink large pores so they are less noticeable.
- Using a mild face wash or topical medication that contains either vitamin C or retinol can prove to be very much effective in the reduction of large pores. The presence of antioxidant in such facial products removes dirt and oil from the pores and makes the skin produce more elastin and collagen.
- One very useful way to get rid of large pores is exfoliation. This can be performed in one of three ways like at a dermatologist clinic, spa, or even at home. You can use a simple facial scrub to exfoliate from home and shrink large pores.
- If you consult your local dermatologist or spa, there is another very useful treatment known as microdermabrasion. It is one way that gently removes dead layers from the surface of your skin and get rid of large pores. Nevertheless, immense care is to be taken in this treatment as it can be harsh. This is because it chiefly involves sanding your skin with a rotating wire or steel brush.
- Another method which is considered to be the best is called facial chemical peel. People who wish to get rid of large pores can visit their dermatologist’s office for this treatment or it can also be done at home. The average chemical peel cost as set by most dermatologists is somewhere around $300 to $2000.
- Apart from this, you can find at home chemical peels of the same quality for as low as $80 and as much as $600 for more advanced kits. It is worth-mentioning here that, you end up saving $200 to $1,500 by performing this treatment at home.