Beauty Tips: What Causes Clogged Pores & How To Prevent It

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Gabrielle-UnionLately, I’ve been having some issues with my skin and they came out of no where. I’m one of those chicks who has never really suffered from acne, even in high school, so all of these skin issues are a shock to me, especially since I’m in my thirties.

Although I don’t wear makeup on a regular basis, something is going on with my skin because I’ve been having some serious acne issues. I’ve learned from one of my fellow bloggers that most acne issues are caused by clogged pores. They shared some really good tips on what causes clogged pores and how to fight acne.

Check out the tips below:

1. Excessive Sebum Secretion

One of the main causes of clogged pores is excessive sebum secretion, which, in turn, can be put down to genetic reasons, changes in hormone levels or hormonal fluctuations. Dehydration caused by climate, body dehydration or the use of drying skin products can also lead to excessive sebum production.

2. Improper Cleansing

Failing to clean your skin properly, allowing makeup residue, oils and bacteria to build up, is yet another cause for clogged pores. On the other hand, excessive cleaning, scrubbing or the use of strong products can dry and irritate the skin, bereaving it of natural oils. Your body will try to compensate by boosting sebum production, leading to clogged face pores.

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