How to get rid of clogged pores? - Waxoxo Sugaring Waxbar

How to get rid of clogged pores?

Posted On: | May 9, 2020

How to get rid of clogged pore

Clean pores are important to us! That means no blackheads or acne. Not only do they look bad, but they are unhealthy for our skin as well.

WAXOXO Sugaring WaxBar director Reena discusses these pores in detail. Pores are tiny openings in your skin where sweat and oil will escape. Over time, these pores fill up with dust, bacteria, and sebum (oil produced by your skin).

With time, they expand, causing blackheads, whiteheads, and acne to appear. We get more clogged pores on our face because the face is more exposed than any other part of our body.

In severe cases, clogged pores can lead to papules, pustules, nodules, cysts, severe nodulocystic acne, 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.


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.