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#1 Kandicexoxo


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Posted 08 September 2012 - 09:11 PM

Does the skin regimen help to make pores on your face smaller?

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 11:05 PM

Nothing will make your pores smaller except Accutane, which actually shrinks your sebaceous glands. Even on Accutane, the effect is only temporary, as sebaceous glands slowly grow back.

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 05:38 PM

I disagree with the post above. Nothing will probably ever permanently shrink pores, but if you stick with products that promote collagen, such as vitamin a (retinoids) and vitamin c, you may see improvement. When I started using topical vitamin c I saw a huge improvement. I use the one by Philosophy called Turbo Booster C Powder, but you can probably go to a health food store and purchase ascorbic acid (vitamin c) for less money.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 06:00 PM

The Regimen itself will not have any effect on your pore size.
Pore size can be genetic, and those of us with oily skin tend to have larger pores. I don't know of anything otc that really makes a big difference. There are some prescriptions though that can help their appearance by slowing down the oil glands. You will need to see a dermatologist for those options.

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 12:41 PM


Edited by ChristopherNguyen2012, 19 September 2012 - 01:12 PM.

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