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How do I make pores on my legs less visible?

How do I make pores on my legs less visible?

Pores: There really is no medical way to make your pores less visible other than using make up to conceal. If the pores show up as red bumps then you might have another condition called keratosis pilaris that is inherited. ...Read more

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Dark spots on lower legs, brown pores, sometimes red. Even when i wax they are very visible. The skin is smooth, no bumps. What could it be? Thanks :)

Dark spots on lower legs, brown pores, sometimes red. Even when i wax they are very visible. The skin is smooth, no bumps. What could it be? Thanks :)

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Cause may be genetic or environmental. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, sun exposure, insect bites, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce the sight of pores on my legs after I shave? I put on lotion everyday but that doesn't seem to help.

Is there any way to reduce the sight of pores on my legs after I shave? I put on lotion everyday but that doesn't seem to help.

Folliculitis: Shaving with a dull razor or shaving without lubricant can cause the base of the hairs to get pulled slightly out of the shaft, causing redness and irritation. Using hypoallergenic soaps or shave creams and applying moisturizers after shaving can help reduce this. ...Read more

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What can I do to remove the big pores on my legs? Big pores with brown color and hair growing inside the skin

What can I do to remove the big pores on my legs? Big pores with brown color and hair growing inside the skin

Laser: Laser treatement is possible. It costs a lot of money though and you have to pay cash. See if a dermatologist can do it via insurance, but not sure if you can. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark pores on my legs?

How can I get rid of dark pores on my legs?

Maybe shaving?: Some people do have darkening of the hair follicles following repeated shaving. Frequent, close-shaving causes minor trauma to the hair follicles and some folks can be sensitive to this, hence getting darker pores/follicles. If you stop shaving for an extended period of time, likely it will improve. Laser treatment /hair removal may help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was born with these large raised pores on my legs. Is there a name for it?

Need more info: Where are the pores? If on your thighs, could be keratosis pilaris if at top of your butt crack, could be pilonidal cysts. More info will help. ...Read more