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Orange peel skin: What is it and how do you treat it?

Reworld Media Asia 12/3/2018 Shona Menon
a person taking a selfie © Reworld Media Asia

It seems like oranges aren’t the most fabulous fruit with this citrus treat being used to describe unflattering skin concerns like cellulite. We now have a new term for large pores and rough texture: orange peel skin. We think it’s safe to say we prefer orange peels in our desserts rather than on our skin.

Orange peel skin is when you suffer from tiny divots around your cheeks and nose that resemble, well, an orange peel. These large pores are pretty unflattering and can become more prominent with makeup on. Unfortunately, like your hearing, memory, and eyesight, orange peel skin worsens with age.

The cause of this skin concern is usually due to a combination of dry skin and slow production of cell renewal that build up around the pores. The build-up creates shadows, which enlarge the appearance of pores and dehydrated skin makes skin appear rough and shiny. On top of that, constant exposure to the sun breaks down collagen and elastin to create pits on your skin. We may not be able to stop the inevitable process of ageing, but we can definitely up our skincare regime to improve the condition of our skin.

To prevent orange peel skin, it’s good to include beneficial ingredients in your skincare. Stick to your anti-ageing products that contain retinol as this boosts collagen for plumper skin. Exfoliate with glycolic acid to remove dead cells and encourage cell renewal to minimise your pores and prevent...Read more on Be Asia: fashion, beauty, lifestyle & celebrity news

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