7 Unclogging Pore Treatments That Will Change Your Life

Deven Hopp


Your skin is constantly battling sweat, pollution and pore-clogging makeup. If you have oily or acne-prone skin, keeping your pores spick and span is especially hard work. After all, there are so many things trying to congest your pores on a daily basis, including certain skincare ingredients and your body’s natural oil production.

See, a pore (or follicle) is “a duct in the skin that is attached to the sebaceous glands that produce sebum,” explains esthetician Renée Rouleau. Oily skin types are more prone to experience blockages in their pores, which causes bacteria to thrive, leading to whiteheads, blackheads and papules. Ick.

The goal, of course, is to clear your pores, allowing oxygen to flow freely through them, so bacteria can’t cause problems. But it’s easier said than done. Luckily, we are in the business of helping you cure your skin woes and have put together a list of easy, effective ways to keep your pores in tip-top shape.

Keep scrolling for all the best DIY, over-the-counter and professional remedies for clogged pores!

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