5 reasons we get enlarged pores and 5 tips on how to fight them.


Have you ever thought why your pores are getting fatter? What makes them look so big and obvious? Here I’ve listed the 5 main reasons, hoping that it’ll help you prevent or treat those enlarged pores.


5 reasons why your pores are getting fatter!


  1. Dirt, oils and bacteria accumulate in the pores causing them to stretch, expanding the diameter. You will notice on your skin some blackheads and blemishes.
  2. Sun damage. UVA and UVB rays damage skin and lead to larger and damaged pores.
  3. Loss of collagen. Since hitting 25, your collagen is decreasing by about 1% every year. The more collagen we lose the weaker the pores natural support structure is allowing more dirt and debris to collect in them.
  4. Natural ageing. Skin thins and pores begin to dilate, making them more visible.
  5. Stress – being stressed can weaken the skin. As a result, your pores appear bigger.


5 ways to keep your pores in a perfect shape by following these steps:


  1. Cleanse daily and exfoliate your skin once or twice a week,
  2. Use sun protection daily, even during the winter and even when it’s cloudy,
  3. Use moisturisers, which help to boost collagen production in your skin. You can reach for diet supplements too.
  4. If your pores dilate with age, use pore refining serums and treatments such as Pore & Line Minimizing Hydrator from Murad or White Brilliance – Wrinkle and Pore Refining Treatment also by Murad.
  5. Relax. Worry less and smile more.



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