Pores are small openings into the skin/dermis in which oil and sweat reach the surface of the skin from the corresponding glands below.
A clogging of these pores can lead to the development of blackheads.
In the human body we have 2 different types of pores; oil and sweat. Oil pores are connected to the oil glands and sweat pores are connected to sweat glands.
Oil pores also known as hair follicles is where acne can arise when the gland becomes clogged. Pores require maintenance to remove the debris that builds up in them.
Regular facials or pore extractions help to keep the skin clean and free of blemishes.
Example of Pores in a sentence
I am going to have a facial to clean the pores on my face.
opening, vessel, outlet, sweat gland, oil gland