We need our pores. You wouldn’t be able to sweat and eliminate excess oils otherwise. So, if you’re not happy with yours, you can’t just make them disappear. Also, people with oily and mixed skin types are more likely to have visible pores. You can, however, make them smaller and less eye-catching. There are natural remedies to minimize and shrink your pores.
Luckily, there are natural ways to shrink large pores or reduce pore size, which are much better than the industrial ones, both in quality and price.
The following ones are some of the most effective natural remedies for large pores:
Honey, Lemon, Apple and Yogurt mask
This is a bedtime mask that will provide fantastic results. Slice the apple and put a tablespoon of the slices. Then, add a tablespoon of honey and lemon. Apply this mixture on the face and leave it thus for 15-20 minutes, then remove it with warm water.
Cucumber, Apple, Egg and Milk mask
Mix an egg white with some powdered milk, blend them and add the cucumber and some sliced apple. Prepare a paste, and apply it on your face. Leave it to act for 15 minutes. Then, wash your face with warm water.
Combine a small amount of lemon juice and water and apply it with a cotton ball. After half an hour, rinse your face with cold water.
All you need to do is to add a few lemon drops to your favorite face cream, then apply it in on your face and leave it to act for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with water.
Milk serum or whey
Although mostly recognized as a face cleaning product, milk serum can also help in reducing large pores. In the evening, wash your skin with a cotton ball with whey, wait for 20 minutes, and then, rinse the face with cold water.
Put some peeled papaya on a clean face, wait for 15 minutes, and wash your face with lukewarm water. This treatment is also efficient in case of pimples.
Put 1/3 cup of almonds in a blender and blend until they become a powder. Then, add water in order to prepare a dough, and apply it on your face. Leave it for about 30 minutes on the face and then rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat this treatment at least twice a week.
Furthermore, the following treatments can be of great help:
Exfoliation can be effective in unblocking and reducing large pores in size, as exfoliants smoothen the skin with their glycolic acid.
This treatment can give the best results in people with aged skin and big pores. It smooths the skin, reduces the pores and eliminates wrinkles