How to Deep Clean Your Pores

Dr. Atul Kesarwani is the medical director of the Cosmedical Rejuvenation Clinic. As a board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kesarwani has 30+ years of experience in the field. Read more about Dr. Kesarwani >

 

How to Deep Clean Your Pores

We all know that clean pores lead to a healthy and radiant appearance, but many of us aren’t sure of the best way to achieve this. Here are 5 ways to deep clean your pores.

  1. Use a Chemical Peel or Other Exfoliant
    Chemical peels work to restore and revitalize the skin by removing the kind of dirt and debris that clogs pores. The components that make up a chemical peel’s formulation are effective in helping to rid the skin of dead cells that block pores and build up over time. Although there are at-home exfoliants and chemical peels available, medical solutions are often much more effective and can be administered by a trained expert.
  2. Keep Hydrated
    Hydration is one of the most effective forms of pore-clearing that many people don’t take advantage of. Water is essential for helping the skin to work to its best extent in healing and repairing itself. Make sure to drink the recommended 8 cups of water a day to maintain proper hydration levels and keep your skin functioning at its very best.
  3. Wash Your Face
    All of us know to wash our face, but there are a few ways to ensure that you get the most out of it. Add a mild cleanser to a twice-daily routine to remove the dirt and debris that blocks and clogs pores. Always wash your hands well before cleaning to avoid adding foreign containments to the problem as well.
  4. Microdermabrasion
    Microdermabrasion helps to both clean out your pores and decrease their size and appearance. Products with microdermabrasion properties loosen dead skin and stimulate collagen, clearing any debris from pores and leading to a healthier appearance. Home and spa treatments can both provide excellent microdermabrasion treatments that reduce pore size and keep your skin healthy and clean.
  5. Avoid Excessive Sun
    The sun dries out the skin, reducing its elasticity and causing premature aging, all factors that contribute to bacteria growth and, inevitably, clogged pores. Keep out of the sun as much as possible and avoid natural or artificial tanning. Oil-free moisturizers and sun-block are vital tools for clean, healthy pores because they work to keep required hydration in the skin, allowing it to fight off bacteria through adequately functioning cells.

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