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How can I close the pores on my face?
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: CLOSE PORES
Pores are not like doors.
You cannot open and close them whenever you wish. Pores are the openings of oil glands; they are inherited; you cannot change their size. Oily skin & severe acne may make pores “appear” larger. Squeezing blackheads & pimples can lead to permanently widened pores. Toners & astringents can make them look smaller temporarily. And get rid of your magnifying mirrors!

In brief: CLOSE PORES
Pores are not like doors.
You cannot open and close them whenever you wish. Pores are the openings of oil glands; they are inherited; you cannot change their size. Oily skin & severe acne may make pores “appear” larger. Squeezing blackheads & pimples can lead to permanently widened pores. Toners & astringents can make them look smaller temporarily. And get rid of your magnifying mirrors!
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dr. Jerome Litt
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Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine
In brief: Many options
Good skin care begins with a good skin cleanser followed by moisturizer. Chemical peels work, microneedling, dermabrasion.

In brief: Many options
Good skin care begins with a good skin cleanser followed by moisturizer. Chemical peels work, microneedling, dermabrasion.
Dr. Emil Shakov
Dr. Emil Shakov
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