Get Rid Of Open Pores At Home
Enlarged pores on your face is a beauty concern for many.
It can make your skin appear unhealthy, dull, saggy and old. Plus, it can contribute to a variety of other problems like acne and blackheads. And if you have oily skin, you are in deep trouble.
Excess sebum, an oil secreted by the sebaceous glands of the skin, is the primary cause behind large pores. This tends to clog up pores on your face. And to make the matter worse, dirt, impurities and blackheads tend to make the pores more pronounced and look even larger.
Further, excess sun exposure can also lead to large open pores as sunrays tend to damage the collagen, which reduces the elasticity of walls of the pore canals on your skin.
While there is a plethora of commercial products available in the market that promise to deal with your troubles, you must understand that pores are a natural part of your skin and in no manner can be eliminated.
So, before you go shopping, why not try some easy, natural, inexpensive yet effective home remedies to reduce the prominence of large open pores on your skin naturally.
A homemade sugar-lemon scrub is an effective remedy for treating and exfoliating your skin. This helps in removing all the dirt, impurities and excess oil from your face, while also reducing the size of your pores
Things you’ll need:
- Granulated sugar – 2 tablespoons
- Lemon – ½
- Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
- Organic honey – 1 tablespoon
Lemon is a natural astringent and a source of vitamin C that helps lighten your skin tone. It also contains enzymes that help firm up and tighten your facial skin.
Olive oil is an exceptional source of vitamin E that helps soothe, heal and moisturize your skin.
- Pour 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a bowl.
- Squeeze the juice of half a lemon into it.
- Whisk the ingredients together so that the lemon juice is thoroughly mixed with the oil.