May 28, 2015

Beauty Fact or Fiction: Do your pores really open and close?

Can your pores (aka follicles) open and close the way you've heard? Watch to find out!

Mentioned videos:

How to reduce blackheads and enlarged pores PERMANENTLY! 

More on the lipid layer:

Skin, pH and the moisture barrier (and why it's important)

Fact or Fiction videos (playlist here):

Beauty Fact or Fiction: Does shaving make your hair grow back thicker (or faster?) 

Beauty fact or fiction: Is there a difference between "men's" and "women's" skin care? 

Beauty fact or fiction: Do you really need to wash your face twice a day? 

Beauty Fact or Fiction: Does a tingling or cooling sensation mean a product is "working"? 

Beauty fact or fiction: Does your skin need to breathe? 

Here's the photo of the skin's anatomy from the video if you'd like to see all of the components together:

Veronica Gorgeois - Skin Care - Do pores really open and close?


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