Enlarged open pores on the face can make your skin look aged and unhealthy,and may also lead to other skin care problems, such as acne and blackheads, especially for people with oily skin. 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.
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.
This mask should prepared a week before and should be used just once a week. Clay makes your pores breathe better, draws out any unwanted dirt and grease and reduces larger pores.
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.
Combine vinegar and egg and add them to mayonnaise; it will provide great results and it will tighten the skin.
Moreover, apply a tablespoon of mayonnaise on the problematic area and leave it to stay for 20 minutes. However, as it is already oily, it is not recommended for people with that type of skin.
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.