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Large pores are a confidence killer.

If you feel too embarrassed to get up close and personal with people because of your large pores, this segment is for you.

 

What Pores Actually Do

As unsightly as gaping pores may be, pores are necessary.

Pores are a natural function of the skin. When we get overheated, it’s a way for the body to perspire so we can balance out body temperature.

 

What Causes Pores to Enlarge

Pores contain hair follicles and are also outlets for perspiration and sebum.

When pores get too clogged with dirt and debris, they tend to appear larger. This condition is amplified when we get older because the skin regenerates (or sloughs off the dead layer of skin) less frequently.

 

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