All you Need to Know about Skin Pores – Causes, Prevention, & Treatment

The job of the skin pores is to transfer sweat and oil to the outer skin surface. These pores can be smaller which transfer average amount of oil from the sebaceous glands or can be larger in some people that may cause more oil on the outer surface of the skin. With large pores, comes some problems such as they can be easily seen with the naked eyes and can make you feel embarrassed.


Please note that you cannot get rid of the pores completely, your skin needs them, but YES, you can reduce their sizes by some natural treatments and over the counter products as well. You can make them less visible to avoid the embarrassment.

What Pores actually do?

There are various sebaceous glands in the human body that continuously generate sebum (oil) and transfer it through the hair follicles (skin pores) to the outer skin to keep your skin hydrated and healthy.

Oily Skin is a reason of Large Pores


There are times when the sebaceous glands get irritated that may cause the blocking of pores with the production of more and more excess oil. When the pores get blocked, the bacteria get trapped in it along with the pus. The bacteria multiply—and the pressure increases inside the pores, and thus enlargement of the pores occur.

Oily skin is a common condition especially in teens because the oil glands become overactive with the change in hormones, other reasons of the glands irritation can be; pregnancy, periods, taking various pills such as pregnancy starting and stopping ones, allergies to many things like environmental factors, skin care products, etc.

Oily Skins can often be found in the areas where the environment is hot and humid.

Want to know how to get rid of the oily skin? Here’s how you can do it.

Now, let me summarize some helpful articles I have already posted about skin pores on this blog.

Pores on Nose

Large pores often appear on the nose which are more noticeable there. Large pores can make your skin look aged and unhealthy.


Along with the headache of finding ways to make your pores smaller, you should also make sure to keep your pores keep clean. Keeping them clean will not only help in making them less visible, but it will contribute to avoid the acne causing infections too.

I have several large pores on nose, my pores on nose are dark colored…These are some of the questions that people often ask google or anywhere on the internet, seeking answers about the causes and the available treatment options.

If you are one of those who are interested in finding ways to treat their pores on nose, then this article can assist you better with the details.

How to Get rid of the Large Pores



There are no limitations for your pores to get enlarged on your nose only; they can become enlarged on your cheeks and other facial skin too.

As the large pores on your skin increase the possibility of getting different types of acne and pimples, so the wise decision should be to treat them at the soonest possible time.

Read to know more:  5 Best Remedies to Get Rid of Large Pores & Some Prevention Tips

The above-linked article will help you understand the causes of large pores, how to get rid of them, and how to prevent getting them in future.

How to Unclog Pores

As the primary reason of getting acne and pimples is the clogged pores, if your pores are opened and cleared, acne cannot just simply happen on your skin.


There are several natural remedies available that can unclog your clogged pores in no time. This article contains some simple remedies for clearing out the clogged pores. Try one remedy at a time to live a pimple free life.

One thing to remember is that some home remedies works slower, so you have to be consistent and try to follow up only one treatment for few days and then conclude if that was helpful for your skin condition or not.

Don’t lose hope if one remedy doesn’t give you the desired results; you can always opt for another remedy from the list.


There you go, A complete guide about everything you need to know about skin pores (Of Couse you have to check out the link in your required topic to know in depth about that).

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