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How Can I Reduce Large Pores?

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There are some sources that state that rosacea causes large pores, particularly the pores on the nose. Here are some typical examples: 

"Signs of the third stage of rosacea include persistent deep redness and many dilated veins, especially around the nose. An early sign of the third stage is fibroplasia -- growth of excess tissue -- which can produce enlarged pores." [1]

"The bumps and pimples, as well as skin thickening, that accompany rosacea causes pores to enlarge and become more visible." [2]

"The bumps and pimples, as well as skin thickening, that accompany rosacea cause pores to enlarge and become more visible." [3]

If you will note, two different sources state the exact same words!

The general consensus among rosacea authorities is that blackheads are not associated with rosacea. While large pores may be a concern to you, what can you do for this issue? 

Nose Pores

"Unfortunately, there’s nothing you can do to literally shrink large nose pores. But there are ways you can help make them appear smaller." [4]


Natasha Burton has ten natural treatments to reduce or minimize pores. [5]

Non-comedogenic skin care products (product won't clog your pores, i.e. oil free). [6]

Retinoids [7]

Clay Masks [8]


Nose Stripsir?t=rosaresedevei-20&l=ur2&o=1

Hyaluronic Acid [9]


Why not volunteer and post what you have done to reduce your large pores so others who are concerned with this issue can benefit. That is what this is all about, rosaceans helping rosaceans. 

End Notes

[1] A Fine Complexion Need Not Become A Distant Memory, Lynn Drake, MD, Rosacea Review Newsletter of the NRS, Summer 1997

[2] More Than Just a Red Face: Seven Signs of Rosacea, April 12, 2018, DermatologistOnCall 

[3] More than just a red face: 7 signs of rosacea, MDLive

[4] What Causes Large Nose Pores and What Can You Do?, Healthline

[5] 10 Natural Remedies for Shrinking Your Pores, Natasha Burton, StyleCaster

[6] What Can Treat Large Facial Pores?, AAD

[7] "Certain products that have retinol [a derivative of vitamin A and well-known acne fighter and anti-ager] can make pores appear smaller," says Dr. Jaliman. "The way they work, as do other prescription strength retinoids, is to increase cell turnover so they unclog the pores, making them appear smaller."
Can You Shrink Pore Size? A Top Dermatologist Explains The Possiblities, Simone Kitchens, Updated September 21, 2017, Huff Post

The following retinol product is an example of reducing pores: 


[9] "Overall, the study concluded that intradermal low molecular weight hyaluronic acid fillers do in fact have the potential to reduce pore size — and that's in addition to improving the skin's overall texture and radiance." 
New Study Says Hyaluronic Acid Fillers Can Lead to Smaller Pores, Game-changing, BY KALEIGH FASANELLA, Allure

Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Amazing Formulas Hyaluronic Acid

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5

Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum Powder

Tree of Life Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Cosmedica Skincare Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum

NatureBell Hyaluronic Acid

Eve Hansen Hyaluronic Acid Cream

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