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#1 ImaLion

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:06 PM

What is this? I've had these for like 3-4 years and it's getting worse every day it seems... ughhhhhhh.
Like whenever i'm washing my face with anything I rub it into my skin and my skin looks so soft and smooth and normal. After I wash it off and my face dries It goes back to looking like this. It's really depressing because i'm the only person i've ever seen that has skin like this.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:15 PM

Skin looks fine to me

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:25 PM

Are you sure? I had just cleaned my face so it looks just a little better

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:58 PM

You probably have oily skin people with oily skin tend to have bigger pores. Also big pores are more prevalent in males than females

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:03 PM

Okay how bad does it look? like 1-10 scale, 10 being worst

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:05 PM

Okay how bad does it look? like 1-10 scale, 10 being worst


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:53 PM

It looks like you have slightly enlarged pores, which is completely normal considering you are a male and it looks like you have oily skin. I can't see any filaments. If your face feels 'gritty', you need to exfoliate more.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:22 PM

Okay how bad does it look? like 1-10 scale, 10 being worst


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 06:48 PM

This is called enlarged pores or orange peel skin. Many males naturally have skin like this, even if they never have acne, because males generally produce more oil once they hit puberty.

I don't know how you've never seen people with skin like this. This is like the skin of pretty much every man I've ever met. Only guys without skin like this are like...12 years old...

It's just mature male skin.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 10:37 PM

I see this on their nose but not their forehead or cheeks? Idk it seems like my friends have very smooth skin with the occasional inflamed pimple.

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