Do you have large pores? And do you wish you can eliminate it from your life? Well, to tell you the truth, there is nothing you can do to make it go away forever. However, you can make them look less visible. How do you do it? Below are few of the best tips we’ve gathered from the experts.
How can you improve your pores?
Properly clean your face
Just so you know, dirt can clog your pores. It this happens, your pores will expand and it will appear bigger. Make it a habit to wash your face with quality and gentle cleanser. We’re pretty sure some of you here are guilty of not removing makeup at night. Even if you are too tired, you have to wash it.
What are the best gentle cleansers out in the market? Here are some of our favorites:
- Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Bar
- Andalou Meyer Lemon +C Creamy Cleanser
- La Roche-Posay Effaclar Facial Cleanser
- Garnier Micellar Foaming Cleanser
Remember to be very gentle with your face. Exfoliating is good but if done aggressively, can damage your skin.
Use a good primer
If you are going to wear makeup, it is suggested to use a nice primer to minimize the look of your pores. However, take note that silicone-based primers might not sit well with people having sensitive skin.
Never forget to apply sunscreen
Some of us only apply sunscreen whenever we are going outdoors. However, experts suggest to use sunscreen even if you will stay indoors. Your lights, television, and even your laptop might also harm your skin because of the UV it emits.
If you do not moisturize, your skin will look worse! In fact, it can even enlarge your pores. Thus, it is highly encouraged that you apply moisturizer on your face. Make sure to pick the non-comedogenic ones. Similarly, you can make your own moisturizers. Here are solutions you can make and we are sure you’d love it.
Mix honey with water
Prepare two tablespoons of honey and eight tablespoons of water. Make a paste and apply on skin. Wait for it to dry and wash with warm water.
Inner side of an avocado peel
After eating your favorite avocado, you can rub the inner side of the peel on your face. Wait for 15 minutes before washing it.
During your bath, you can mix olive oil and lavender essential oil. This should also give you that refreshing feeling!
Raw virgin organic coconut oil
Heat the oil between your hands and gently rub it on your face.
Make a puree out of cucumber and mix it with honey. It is an amazing mask that can improve the appearance of your pores.
Drink lots of water
We know you’ve read this a thousand times but we cannot emphasize enough how important water is to our skin. If you are going out, make sure to have a bottle of water with you. This is probably the cheapest yet most effective way to ensure that your skin is at its best!
Do you have more tips on how we can improve the appearance of pores? We’d love to hear from you.