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Clogged Pores/Congestion

Clogged pores develop when dead skin cells, oil or dirt get trapped in your pores. Pores are tiny openings in your skin that release oil and sweat from your glands. Clogged pores can lead to acne.

Clogged pores are common on people’s faces. However, they can occur anywhere on your body, including your scalp, neck, back, shoulders and chest.

Clogged pores and enlarged pores are not the same, but they can be related. Clogged pores can be the result of your glands producing too much oil or the skin not allowing the oil to flow freely from your pores, due to a skin, dirt or product build up. Enlarged pores may develop due to a number of factors, including age, hormones, medications, skin products, genetics, hair follicles and sun damage.

Anyone of any age or gender can get clogged pores.

Having a family history of acne or clogged pores can also increase your risk of having the same skin concerns. Sometimes you inherit genes from your parents that make you more likely to have very oil or dry skin.

Clogged pores are very common. Acne affects about 50 million people each year, and clogged pores are the leading cause of acne.

We recommend:

  • Skin journey - Looking at your current homecare and create a treatments plan for you and your skin to treat and prevent future clogged pores
  • Customised Facial service
  • Specialised homecare that will help to treat and prevent clogged pores
  • LED therapy to increase skin rejuvenation and healing.

Suggested Products

Each skin is individual in its needs and concerns. The products listed are suggestions and generally best suited to help with your skin concern. Your skin concerns are not limited to these products suggested. Skinfit recommends a skin consultation or front counter skin consultation to have a discussion with a skin specialist to create a customised skin prescription for you to optimise your skincare products and receive the best skin results.