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How to get rid of clogged pores?

By WAXOXO | May 9, 2020

How to get rid of clogged pore

We want clean pores! No acne, no blackheads. They not only look bad, but are unhealthy for our skin and damage it over time. WAXOXO Sugaring WaxBar director Reena gives a detailed insight on these pores. The pores are small openings on your skin which releases sweat and oil. Over time, these pores get filled with dust, bacteria and sebum (Oil produced by your skin). They expand with time which make them visible in the form of blackheads, whiteheads and acnes. We get more clogged pores on our face because face is the area which is exposed more than other areas of our body. Severe cases of clogged pores can lead to papules, pustules, nodules, cysts, severe nodulocystic acne etc, which can only be treated by a dermatologist.

So What Causes Clogged Pores?

According to Reena (Director: WAXOXO Sugaring WaxBar), there are a 9 top reasons of clogged pores on your skin.

  1. Smoking
  2. Touching your face all day
  3. Sleeping on dirty sheets
  4. Sunbathing
  5. Pressing the phone against your skin
  6. Wearing makeup during workout
  7. Not removing makeup properly
  8. Picking at blemishes
  9. Stress hormones

How to get rid of clogged pores?

Fortunately, these clogged pores can can reduced if we avoid the top 9 reasons in our daily lives. However, according to her the most effective way to remove clogged pores is by exfoliation at home or from a certified aesthetician.

Exfoliation

Chemical and organic Exfoliation is gentle way to remove clogged pores

Exfoliation is your best friend to prevent and get rid of clogged pores. There are 2 types of exfoliation:

Chemical Exfoliation – There are two major chemical exfoliator alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and Beta Hydroxy acids (BHAs) that includes salicylic acid, glycolic acid and lactic acid. She recommends Clear Skin Willow Bark Exfoliating Peel, Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant, and for healing Bright Skin Licorice Root Booster Serum and Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaluronic Serum

Mechanical Exfoliation – Mechanical exfoliators are tools that are used to loosen the upper layer of skin like Exfoliating brushes, wash cloths, loofas, facial scrubs etc. For sensitive areas, she recommends Merben natural jute bikini brush.

Both Chemical and Mechanical Exfoliation are important but chemical exfoliation is sometimes less harsh then mechanical. Different skin types need different exfoliation products. Get your skin examined with aesthetician before you buy the products.

How does facial helps with clogged pores?

As mentioned before that your face is most exposed area, therefore it needs more care and attention. Home care routine is very important especially night care routine because products works more effectively when you are asleep. Facials should be treated as a part of care routine as aesthetician spends 60 mins focusing on your face skin which includes deep cleansing, peel exfoliation, manual exfoliation, steaming, extraction, masks, targeted lip and eye care and how can we forget the relaxing and uplifting massage. WAXOXO offers great skin peel treatment facials that you can book online! Most of the clients feel relaxed and revitalized after facial.  Aesthetician does all the work on your skin and now you just have to take care of it at home by practicing the home care routine. Facials are recommended every 6-8 weeks for maintaining your skin beautifully!

So there you go! you now know how to take care these clogged pores and treat them effectively.

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