Skin pores perform a number of important functions that affect the quality of our skin: they remove the products of metabolism from the body, regulate body temperature and participate in water-salt metabolism. However, the normal course of these processes can be disturbed because of the overabundance of sebum, the layer of which is secreted by the sebaceous glands and clogs the tubule of the pores, whereupon the pores expand. The most "visual" area of manifestation of the problem is the so-called T-zone (chin, nose and forehead).
As a rule, they are manifested during puberty and can remain for the lifetime. Moreover, with the passage of time, the mouth of the excretory ducts will only increase and it will be more and more complicated to cope with them. The timely identification of the causes of the problem will allow us to understand how to get rid of it.
Dilated pores can be caused by the following:
In order to eliminate dilated pores and excess fat, cosmeticians recommend using a two-stage system: cleansing and moisturizing. But, first of all, it is necessary to eliminate the contributing factors: alcohol, fatty and spicy food, low-quality cosmetics, etc.
Cleansing of the skin. To begin with, it is necessary to adjust the basic home care: pick up the treatment cosmetics intended for people with dilated pores, exclude the use of toilet soap for washing (it violated the acid-base balance) and learn how to use the means that you already have.
Although, the above measures are not enough in the late stages of the problem development. Therefore, it is better to consult a qualified doctor. The cosmetologist will be able to conduct highly effective phenolic peeling procedures. Depending on the case, it is possible to use various acids: fruit, retinol or trichloroacetic acids, which perform two functions simultaneously: narrow the pores and renew the skin, removing dead cells from it.
In case of pronounced skin porosity, more aggressive methods of dermabrasion can be used. These include several types, but microdermabrasion is the most popular. The procedure consist of grinding with a special nozzle. At the same time, microcrystals of dioxide do not damage healthy cells, but dead particles are being successfully removed. There are three types of diamond grinding: surface, medium and deep grinding. The degree of grinding is chosen individually.
The following procedures for the treatment of dilated pores proved its effectiveness:
Moisturizing of the skin. After cleansing of the skin, it is always necessary to moisten it. Moreover, moisturizers may include enzymes for narrowing the pores. Today, there are popular tonics containing "E" and "A" vitamins, cosmetic clay, products with Dead Sea minerals, antioxidants, etc. The following procedures are preferable among cosmetic procedures aimed at moisturizing the skin:
The problem of extended pores requires a long-term comprehensive treatment. You should minimize the use of masking cosmetics for the face, since they only clog the pores and aggravate the problem. It is much more effective to find the cause of the skin disease and eliminate it by using the help of specialists. The duration and frequency of courses of any cosmetic procedures is set individually, depending on the skin condition. A qualified cosmetologist will help you choose the right method of treatment.
If you have already completed a course of peeling or dermabrasion of the face and want to extend the effect, then you should observe the following rules:
Application of these guidelines will allow you to keep the effect for a longer time.