Here are some DIY pore minimizing face masks and other natural pore tighteners. These include coffee mask for open pores, pore tightening mask for sensitive skin and more.
Large pores can result from the over secretion of sebum in your skin. These pores are actually blocked pores on your skin clogged with oil and dirt and dead skin cells.
The plugged skin pores are more prone to bacterial infection, blackheads and acne.
Bad skin care routine, heavy makeup, creams and lotion often get trapped in these pores. For shrinking these pores, you need to keep your skin oil and dirt free.
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Homemade face masks made of natural ingredients are best solution for minimizing these large pores and save your skin.
Here are 5 DIY face masks for shrinking these large pores, minimize acne buildup and get clean and clear skin.
DIY Pore Minimizing Face Masks
1. Egg Whites And Lemon Mask
Mask made of lemon juice and egg white is an effective way to shrink these large pores.
Egg white is excellent for tightening the skin and shrinking the pores. Adding lemon juice to it will work as an astringent and remove oil from your skin.
Whisk the egg white and add lemon juice and mix well. Apply on your cleaned face with the help of a brush.
Leave until the mask dries completely and your skin feels tight, rinse off and follow with an ice cube.
2. Homemade Baking Soda Face Mask
One of the easiest ways to shrink large facial skin pores, remove blackheads and acne at home is baking soda mask.
Baking soda will help to clear all the debris, dirt and impurities from your skin and allow skin to breathe.
Make thick paste adding little water to baking soda. Apply on your skin; particularly on the areas you mostly get blackheads like nose, chin, forehead etc. Rub with fingers gently.
Remove after 10 minutes using a warm wet cloth and wash your face as usual. This pack will help to minimize the pores and brighten up your skin.
3. Banana Oatmeal Mask
The best way to diminish the appearance of large pores is providing these pores a deep cleanse.
The deep cleansing will remove the dirt, debris and the bacteria, which causes inflammation and also removing blackheads and oiliness minimize the appearance of pores and the make the skin look bright.
Blend well, a ripe banana, an apple, four tsp. honey and 1tsp. lemon juice together.
Mix 1tbsp. cooked oatmeal to the paste and leave it aside. Take steam to open pores of your skin and then apply the mask for 10-15 minutes.
Massage well and then rinse off with normal water; pat dry and use tone or ice to close the pores.
4. Aloe, Cucumber, Brown Sugar Mask
Aloe Vera gel and cucumber both work great for maintaining the pH balance of the skin.
Additionally cucumber has excellent hydrating and cleansing properties and brown sugar has exfoliating properties.
Together they work to diminish the appearance of pores.
Blend all the ingredients together and apply on your face for at least 10 minutes; rub gently and wash off with cold water. You will get soft glowing skin.
5. Homemade Papaya And Gram Flour Facial Mask
Application of mashed papaya is an excellent remedy for shrinking large pores.
Papaya contains enzymes that purify the skin by exfoliating the skin, removing dead skin cells.
The mask will also help to reduce secretion of excessive oil that makes your skin prone to clogged pores resulting in blackheads, acne and blemishes.
By exfoliating, tightening and toning the skin, this mask will not only shrink the pores but will also brighten up your dull skin. Mash 3-4 pieces of ripe papaya and add ¼ tsp. of gram flour.
Apply all over your face and allow it to work for 10-15 minutes. Wash off using cold water.
Summary on DIY Face Masks For Reducing Pores
Everyone has pores on their face. These orifices are necessary for secreting sweat and oils and maintaining moisture balance on your skin.
But sometimes, these pores are enlarged due to various reasons including heat. And further, these pores have debris, excess sebum and dirt being lodged inside that lead to inflammation and acne.
So it’s necessary to use astringents or products to reduce pore size.
You don’t always have to use expensive skincare products to do this.
That is why I’ve got these DIY face packs here that will help you keep your pores clean and out of sight!
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