Large and visible pores are very common issue that people with oily skin face. Consequently, these people do their best to shrink their pores and make them less visible.
Even though there are many over-the-counter products available, preparing your own homemade remedy to tighten the skin and reduce the appearance of large pores is much better option. Consider the following:
Water and Baking Soda
Mix two tablespoons of each water and baking soda and mix well to create a paste. Apply the paste onto the face and let it work for 15 minutes before washing it off with cool water.
In addition to this natural remedy, the ones presented below are also very effective. All you need is a couple of easily accessible ingredients and a few minutes to prepare the remedy.
- Lemon and Pineapple Juice
Mix the juice of half a lemon with ½ a cup of pineapple juice. Soak a cloth into the mixture and apply it onto the face. Leave it on for about 5 minutes before washing it off with cool water.
The lemon juice provides astringent effect while the enzymes from the pineapple cleanse and tighten the skin.
- Almond and Lime Juice
Take a small dish, fill it with water, and add a few almonds into it. Soak them overnight and mash them in the morning to create a paste. Add a teaspoon of lime juice into the paste and apply onto the face. Let it work for half an hour and wash it off with cool water afterwards.
- Tomato and Lime Juice
Mix some tomato juice with 2-4 drops of lime juice and apply onto the face with a cotton ball. Leave it on for about 15 minutes before rinsing it off with cool water.
Due to the astringent properties of the tomato and the acid from the lime, the excess oil from your face will disappear. Moreover, this combination will close the pores and tighten the skin.
- Egg White and Lemon Juice
Mix two egg whites with a few drops of lemon juice. Apply the mask onto the face and allow it to dry for a few minutes before washing it off with cool water. This amazing face mask will remove dead skin cells, eliminate excess oil, and tighten the pores.
- Cucumber, Lemon and Rosewater
Peel the cucumber and crush its flesh. Add a few drops of lemon juice and a teaspoon of rosewater. Put the mixture into a cloth, fold it well, and place it onto the face. Finally, wash it well with cool water.