mybody+soul: Do you have porexia?
If you spend a lot of time eyeballing your pores willing them smaller, you need this dermatologist’s advice.
Add to that, the size of your pores – a fixation nearly half of all women share. (Seriously, why couldn’t we have an obsession with eating salad or getting eight hours sleep?)
According to a study commissioned by L’Oreal Paris, 45 per cent of us want to change the size of our pores. Of the 2000 women surveyed, almost a third said they’re more worried about pore size than wrinkles.
“‘Porexia’ is a term coined by dermatologists,” Dr Cook tells myBody+Soul, “This, often irrational, fixation with pore size has become a big issue in the beauty world.”