23 year old, enlarged pores, what treatment will help best? A facial peel or microdermabrasion? (photos)

Needing advice for my skin, my pores are very enlarged.. in the photos below my face is redder than normal bc I tried so hard and did an at home peel off mask and all and still have prominent pores. Am I too young to get microdermabrasion? Would an acid peel of some sort help? I feel like a 40 year old woman not in my early 20's!!

Doctor Answers 2


Difficult but my suggestion:

Glycolic or salicylic acid daily

Retinol at night daily

Fraxel 1550 nm treatments

London Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

Enlarged pores

There is no treatment that really shrinks pores, but keeping them free of debris and the tiny plugs that can occur helps.  Use a glycolic acid cleanser twice a day and apply retinol at night

Melvin Elson, MD
Nashville Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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