Witch hazel is a natural astringent that minimizes enlarged pores without over-drying your skin. It removes excess oil and sloughs off bacteria, debris, and all other impurities. Damp cotton in one teaspoon of witch hazel, and apply on your face. Allow it to dry and then wash off.
Catechu prevents appearance of big and open pores on the skin. Combine catechu with milk (for dry skin) or rose water (for oily skin). Add sandalwood powder to prepare a paste. Spread this paste on your face. Leave it on for 12-15 minutes, and then, wash off with cold water.
Mix equal proportion of tomato pulp and chamomile powder. Apply it on the open pores and they will contract naturally.
A combo of watermelon juice and mint juice when applied to enlarged pores enable them to contract.
Oak Tree Gum
Extract some gum from the oak tree. Add milk to prepare a paste. Apply it and rinse off after a few minutes.
Mix equal quantities of fenugreek powder, cucumber paste and ginger paste. Apply on your face, to get rid of open pores in a natural way.
Extract the juice of lettuce leaves and add a few drops of lime juice. Apply it on your face, and wash off after 20 minutes. You can store this juice in a glass bottle, in the refrigerator.
Aloe vera gel has skin cleansing properties that can seal facial pores. Rub the gel for 5 minutes and leave until it gets dries. Afterwards, wash your face with cool water. You can also add lemon juice to it.
Cleanse your face 2 times a day.
If your skin is oily, apply astringent after cleansing.
Instead of warm water, use cold water to wash your face.
Never go to bed with makeup or any cosmetics on your face, as it prevents your skin from breathing, which leads to open pores.
Do not consume fried and greasy food because it stimulates the sebaceous glands to secrete excessive oil.
Hello, the pores besides the nose are endings of the sebaceous and sweat glands. Use Fash or Speelac facewash twice a day to help pore cleansing. Apply a drop of rose water on the Oily areas of the face after cleansing to contract the pores. Multani mitti face pack once a week will also help.
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