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clogged pores
gettingolder posted:
My pores are really clogged and big, my face is always shinning and oily. What can I do to minimize my pores and what kind of skin regeimn should I be doing now that I'm 31 years old. My skin looks dull and aged?
Mohiba K Tareen, MD responded:
The most important product that would address all of your concerns is a retinol/ retinoid (vitamin A cream).

Start with an over the counter one for 2 - 3 months- ROC and Neutrogena have good retinols. After 3 months, I suggest seeing a dermatologist for a prescription retinoid as these are even more potent and will give you even greater results.

The only caveat is that they may not be used when pregnant or nursing.

I hope that helps

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