An often-misunderstood subject given that the pore size itself can’t be changed. However the appearance of the skin can be adjusted to minimise the visibility of pores. Hydrating the skin and stimulating collagen can dramatically reduce the visibility of pores.
Skin dryness is caused by external factors and environmental factors. Certain ingredients in cleansers can be excessively drying and can result in skin feeling tight and sensitive. Air-conditioning, dry climate or air travel can also contribute to dry skin.
Dull skin tone is caused by a combination of external factors such as smoking, alcohol consumption and UV exposure. These factors can harm your skin by depriving it of nutrients and oxygen. Dehydration and poor exfoliation can also contribute to dull skin tone.
There are several reasons for dark circles to appear such as ageing, hereditary conditions, allergies and fatigue. In general as we age, the skin under our eyelids gets thinner resulting in the blood vessels beneath this layer of skin becoming more pronounced, and this exhibits as a darker shade.