fbpx REDUCE CLOGGED PORES | Karin Herzog


Wearing makeup every day is a great way to improve your appearance and make you feel fabulous. However, let’s be honest… Wearing layers of foundation, concealer, and powders can clog pores and increase breakouts. Here you will find a quick guide to avoid clogging pores and having clean, clear skin by tiny tweaks in your day to day routine.

  • The main idea is to find makeup products that won’t clog your pores, by finding which makeup best fits your skin.
  • On one hand, if your skin type is oily to combination, try to use makeup labeled as oily-free or non-comedogenic, this will prevent mixing the natural oil the glands produce and the extra oils from makeup; with this in mind, the recommendation would be to look for a powder foundation, these are mainly made with small mineral particles and do not have any oil this way you can avoid clogging your pores.
  • On the other hand, if your skin type is dry, it means that your skin won’t produce as much oil as needed, for this skin type try to use liquid foundation, which can introduce a little bit of extra oil to your skin.
  • The most important step in avoiding clogged pores is to wash your face twice a day. Using the right cleanser for your skin type will make a huge difference. There are hydrating cleansers made for dry skin, and regular cleansers made for oily-combination skin. Always use the correct option for your skin type.
  • For expert application, you need the correct skincare products to create a smooth, unified base before applying your makeup. Let’s start with the basics: a cleanser, toner, serum, eye cream, and moisturizer. After these few steps your face will be starting as a fabulous canvas each day and will be ready for you to apply the makeup you have chosen. It doesn't matter if you prefer to apply makeup using a sponge or a brush but you will find a more professional finish if you stay away from using your fingers.

In the end, the best you can do is to correct your daily routine by choosing the right products for your skin type and having good skincare habits. This will leave your skin with tighten, unclogged pores allowing you to look fabulous with or without makeup.