The Pore House Blog

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Meet our Team, read real Skin Stories, learn about common (and uncommon) skin concerns and conditions.

Q&A: What To Do When Your Workout Is Working Against Your Skin

Exercise is essential for physical health, but also gets you a glowing complexion. It oxygenates your skin, boosts blood flow, and promotes a healthy regeneration of skin cells. What does this mean? A smoother complexion. Exercise helps expel those everyday...

What's A Circadian Rhythm and How Is It Impacting Your Skin?

Do you ever feel like no matter how much you invest in your skin, it just doesn’t show results? It doesn’t matter whether you buy that luxury moisturizer, or spend an hour every day attempting that ten-tiered skincare routine; your...

So, What's the Weirdest Place You've Ever Had A Pimple?

It's a weird age we live in. Everything is edited beyond recognition. Beauty influencers use a filter while touting their skincare routine. Models and influencers swear by the hottest new product, one they’ve likely never touched. Editing and celebrity culture...

Get to Know Dr. Brooke Jeffy

When it comes to your enjoying your experience at the doctors, we know that building a connection and feeling heard by your healthcare provider is number one which is why we partnered with providers that share our vision for an enjoyable, patient-first...

Our Co-Founder, Alexa's Journey to Skin Health

Like Amanda’s, my skin health journey has been anything but linear. Unlike Amanda, I didn’t go to my first dermatologist appointment until I was in my twenties, which feels crazy to admit. But I think it’s also what enabled me...

Get to know Dr. Sarmela Sunder

At Pore House, our philosophy is to bring all things skin health under one roof. So when we met Dr. Sarmela Sunder, we knew she would be the perfect addition to our team. Dr. Sunder is a double-board certified, fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon...

Get to know Dr. Whitney Bowe

When we set out to build Pore House, we knew that we needed a team of advisors that could help bring our vision of making dermatologic care accessible and enjoyable to life. We're so excited to introduce you to these incredibly talented and...

Our Co-Founder, Amanda's Journey to Skin Health

Like many founder stories, I started Pore House to solve a problem that I was personally affected by. Just as millions of people before me, I have spent most of my adult life struggling to maintain healthy, balanced and clear...

What is Functional Dermatology?

Not All Dermatology Is Created Equal: Defining Functional Dermatology and Why It Matters Functional dermatology builds on conventional dermatology by treating conditions at their root cause, from the inside out. At Pore House, we use functional dermatology to inform what we call our...

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