North Babylon, NY
A 22-year-old female asked:
Genes determine pore size& u can't shrink .but what if your pores are only big bc of daily makeup use and they enlarged. can u shrink them?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: But there are ways to make them appear smaller.The key to making pores appear smaller is to keep them clear. Stick with noncomedogenic moisturizers and makeup; avoid products that contain heavy ingredients, like petrolatum and mineral oil, both of which may irritate pores and make them look bigger. Always wash your face with a gentle cleanser.Exfoliating is also crucial.
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Last updated Sep 18, 2016
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