There has been an increasing gain in popularity for Pico Laser treatment in recent years. In the endeavor of diminishing pores, Pico Laser has successfully won over pore strips – another common choice of weapon against visible pores.
In this article, let’s understand why everyone is choosing Pico Laser over pore strips and how these help you get rid of unwanted pores!
What Are Pore Strips?
Pore strips are skincare products designed to help address clogged pores and reduce blackheads. It is usually applied to areas of the face, such as the nose, forehead, or chin, where blackheads tend to accumulate. These strips are made to stick to the skin’s surface and draw out the dirt, excess oil, and blackheads from within the pores.
What Are Enlarged Pores?
Enlarged pores, often referred to as open or visible pores, are a common skin concern. They occur when the hair follicles and sebaceous glands on the skin’s surface become dilated or stretched, making them more noticeable.
What Causes Enlarged Pores?
Factors such as genetics, aging, and excess oil production are the reasons why enlarged pores exist, and they are often more noticeable on the face, particularly in the T-zone areas like forehead, nose, and chin.
As skin ages, collagen and elastin levels decrease, leading to a loss of skin elasticity. This can make pores appear larger as the surrounding tissue becomes less firm. Additionally, excessive oil production can contribute to clogged pores, leading to an enlarged appearance.
A Common Question Asked, “Are Pore Strips Bad For The Skin?”
Are pore strips really bad for the skin? A commonly asked question that has been lingering around everyone’s mind. Well, pore strips can be effective in temporarily clearing blackheads and providing a smoother appearance. However, they can be harsh on the skin when used excessively or improperly, stripping away the skin’s natural oils and causing irritation or damage to the skin’s protective barrier. Those with sensitive skin should be cautious when it comes to pore strips and opt for more gentle and less abrasive skin care methods. This is to prevent adverse reactions and maintain the health and comfort of their skin.
What Can Pico Laser Do To Enlarge Pores?
Pico Laser is one effective treatment known to fix multiple skin concerns including enlarged pores. It works by delivering ultra-short pulses of energy in a picosecond to stimulate collagen production in the skin which is the vital protein responsible for skin elasticity, improving the skin’s texture and overall tone. With increased collagen production, the skin becomes firmer and makes pores appear smaller and less noticeable.
Also known for being a non-invasive treatment with minimal downtime, individuals can resume their daily activities after completing the Pico Laser treatment.
Choosing Pico Laser Over Pore Strips
With Pico Laser’s benefit in fixing enlarged pores concerns safely and effectively, there’s no reason to deny that Pico Laser has won over everyone’s heart by choosing this non-invasive treatment over pore strips.
Schedule a consultation today and start your journey today.
This blog post was medically reviewed by Dr. Ian Tan.