Best Treatments for Clogged Pores

Cynthia Bailey, MD|February 23, 2012

how to have healthy skin with small poresBlackheads and acne are common causes of clogged pores. But, you can have clogged pores even if you don't have acne. As a dermatologist, patients often ask me to recommend the best skin care products and treatments to help them clean their clogged pores and prevent future issues.  Over my 25 years of dermatology practice, I've developed great patient-proven tips that will help you unclog your clogged pores, no matter what your skin type. The best treatment for you is, of course, dependent on your specific skin type. So, whether you have normal skin, sensitive skin, oily skin or acne-prone skin, you need to find products that are specific to your needs. I’ve previously written about this topic a number of times. Some of my most popular posts are the ones where I give step-by-step instructions on the best treatment for clogged pores. These posts are organized by the main skin types that suffer from large and clogged pores, and a lot of people find them when searching for answers on the web. I take this as a testament to how many people are unhappy with the appearance of their pores. So, I'm going to give you a round-up of the most popular pore-related posts. The good news is that a healthy-looking complexion isn’t just for pictures of Photoshopped models! There’s a lot you can do to make your pores look better and to get a healthier complexion. I’ve developed a range of skin care products, treatments and techniques to help unclog and shrink the appearance of pores for just about every skin type. Select the post below that best fits your skin type, and get ready for cleaner pores and a smoother, healthier complexion! Do you have clogged pores and normal to oily skin, with or without blackheads and acne? If so, read:

How to Unclog Your Clogged Pores

Do you have really large pores, but little to no issues with blackheads or clogged pores?  If so, get all the tricks to making them look smaller by reading:

How to Shrink The Appearance of Large Pores

Do you have clogged pores and sensitive skin, such as skin that’s troubled by rosacea (or facial dandruff )? If so, you have to be careful not to irritate your skin in your zeal to unclog your pores. This is a really common combination of problems and you’re not alone. Get my skin care tips for this tricky combo by reading:

Best Products for Rosacea, Oily Skin and Blackheads

Photo: Thanks and Gratitude to Amareta Kelly

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