Large Pores - Can You Shrink Them?

I’ve actually already written about this subject in a previous post, but I thought it was time to revisit the subject again so I could add a few more tips, tricks, and ideas to the mix. Never, ...more

You might like to preface your remarks on magnifying mirrors with a little caveat - "Unless your ...more

Easy Homemade Blackhead Remover Recipe

Blackheads can occur in almost all skin types but are most commonly appear in those with oily skin types and normal to oily skin types. They usually appear in the T-zone of the face (forehead, nose and chin). A blackhead is a combination of dirt, debris, dead skin cells, and oil which embeds in the pore....more

I'd rather be Photoshopped than Botoxed

A couple of summers ago, my twenty-year on-again-off-again relationship with acne was rekindled. I guess the flare-up had something to do with abruptly weaning Heidi, and my body's subsequent hormonal fluctuations. [I had to wean her cold turkey in order to begin a round of powerful anti-depressants to help control my worsening post-partum depression.] ...more

Is There Anything That Can Be Done About Large Pores?

I  am sure it will come as no surprise to anyone to find out that I obsess over my skin.  I am particularly distressed at the fact that I have very large and visible pores on my checks.  We have a tyrannical societal expectations that people should have flawless, blemish free skin that looks lit from within and also has invisible pores.  Well that only occurs with the help of make-up and photo shop.  But nevertheless what is a person to do who has large pores? Large pores are usually a matter of genetics so it is almost next to impossible to shrink the ...more

Five Truths about Pores

Large pores are undesirable because they make your skin look coarse. What's even more undesirable about them is the fact that they are very difficult to shrink. Think about it this way. If you've over-stretched an elastic band, it is going to be very difficult, almost impossible, to make it revert to its normal shape and elasticity, right? The best method to keep your pores small is to prevent them from enlarging. Here's a list of factors that contribute to enlarged pores. Prevent them from occurring and you'll enjoy fine skin even into middle-age. ...more