Large pores are a common problem many women face, especially if they have oily skin. They don’t pose a medical problem but can be really unattractive and that’s why we all want to get rid of them in any way we can. We try different creams and masks, all sorts of remedies in an effort to shrink them and make them less visible and even though many of these can give results they’re also very expensive and not everyone can afford them. So what can we do if we want to fix this problem without spending thousands on expensive skin care products?
There are a number of homemade natural remedies which can do wonders for your skin and still leave your savings intact. They are natural, chap and safe, which is a much better option than the store bought ones. In this article we’ll show you 6 homemade recipes which will tighten your skin and shrink your pores effectively. You just have to follow the instructions and in you’ll have amazing skin in no time.
Water and Baking Soda
This is the easiest recipe which only requires 1 ingredient. Mix 2tbsp. of baking soda with 2tbsp. of water into a paste. Apply his paste on your face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Once the mask tightens rinse it with cold water.
There are a few more recipes with a couple of readily available ingredients which yield excellent results. Try them out and see which one suits you best.
Egg White and Lemon juice
In a small bowl combine a few drops of lemon juice and 2 egg whites. Mix them thoroughly and apply the mixture on your face. Leave it on to dry off and wash it with cold water. This mask is not just recommended for large pores but it’s also good for oily skin and works wonders as an exfoliator.
Almond and Lime Juice
This mask requires some previous preparation. Soak a few almonds in a small bowl with water and leave them over night. In the morning crush the almonds in a thick paste and add 1 teaspoon of lime juice. Apply this mask on your face and leave it on for about 30 minutes. Rinse with cold water afterwards.
Lemon and pineapple juice
Squeeze the juice from half a lemon and mix it with half a cup of pineapple juice. Soak a clean cloth in the mixture and apply it on your face. Leave it on for 5 minutes. Rinse with cold water.
Tomato and Lime Juice
Add 2-4 drops of lime juice in some tomato juice. Soak a cotton ball in the mixture and apply the mask on your face. Leave it on for some 15 minutes and rinse with cold water. This mask will remove the excess oil from your face, thanks to the acid in the lime and tomatoes that act as an astringent. Also, the mixture tightens your skin and closes your pores.
Cucumber, lemon and rosewater
Peel one cucumber and then mash it with a fork. Add 1 teaspoon of rose water and a few drops of lemon juice in the cucumber. Put the mixture in a clean cloth, fold it and apply it to your face. Rinse your face with cold water in the end.