How to Cleanse Large Pores

How to Cleanse large pores

How to Cleanse Large Pores: Effective Strategies and Products

Achieving clear, refined skin starts with proper pore cleansing. If you struggle with large pores, especially on your nose, understanding the right cleansing techniques and products is essential. Here’s your comprehensive guide to effectively cleanse and manage large pores.

Cleanser for Pores

Choosing the Best Cleanser for Pores on Nose

When selecting a cleanser specifically for pores on your nose, opt for products designed to unclog and minimize pores:

Salicylic Acid Cleansers: Ideal for oily and acne-prone skin, Salicylic Acid penetrates deep into pores, dissolving oil and debris that can lead to pore congestion.

Glycolic Acid Cleansers: These exfoliate the skin's surface, promoting smoother texture and reducing pore appearance.

Charcoal Cleansers: Known for their purifying properties, Charcoal cleansers draw out impurities and excess oil from pores, making them suitable for oily skin.

Pore Cleanser Techniques for Optimal Results

Double Cleansing: Start with an oil-based cleanser to dissolve makeup, sunscreen, and excess oil. Follow with a water-based cleanser to remove impurities without stripping the skin.

Gentle Exfoliation: Incorporate exfoliation 2-3 times per week to remove dead skin cells and prevent pore blockages. Use a mild exfoliant to avoid irritating the skin.

Steam Treatment: Use steam to open pores before cleansing. This helps loosen debris and allows cleansers to penetrate more effectively.

Our Enzyme Cleanser exfoliates gently yet effectively to leave skin smoother, radiant and more even. The formula transforms from a fine powder into a rich lather upon contact with water and is powered by Papain Enzymes, Shikimic Acid and our signature NAC Y²™ complex to sweep away dead skin cells and unclog pores.

Enzyme Cleanser Before and After

"This cleanser has become an absolute must-have in my routine. I have congestion and breakout-prone skin, and this does an amazing job of cleansing and balancing without making my skin dry. It prepares the skin perfectly for the serum and cream application afterwards, leaving it feeling much softer."

Caroline's Journey | Duration 2 weeks

Cleansing Routine Tips for Oily Skin and Large Pores

Consistency: Cleanse your skin twice daily—morning and night—to maintain pore health and prevent build up of oils and debris.

Avoid Harsh Products: Steer clear of harsh cleansers that can strip the skin and trigger excess oil production.

Moisturise: Use a lightweight, non-comedogenic moisturiser to hydrate the skin without clogging pores.

Words approved by: Dr Yannis Alexandrides


Dr. Yannis Alexandrides, founder of 111SKIN, is a renowned cosmetic surgeon and innovator in skincare. Informed by over 30 years of medical experience, his pioneering formulas merge science and luxury, delivering unparalleled results globally, redefining skincare standards. 

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