Skin pores are small little craters in our face that resembles orange peels. This can make the face look aged and dull. This can appear for every skin type, but the one that is more prone to this are oily skin due to the excessive sebum production. When left untreated, this can lead to other skin complications such as breakouts, acne and black head. Other factors that can cause the skin pores are genetics, unhealthy skin, stress and lack of skin care. When we age the skin will start to lose elasticity and cause the condition to be more visible. There are a lot of ways to minimize skin pores. There is a lot of product in the market that promises instant results, but before running to your local beauty store why not try the natural way first? The solution to your skin pores is just in your kitchen shelves! Let’s look at the different home remedies you can try to reduce skin pores.

Egg White

Egg white is a natural ingredient, when it comes to anti-aging and tightening home remedies. This often due to egg whites’ ability to tighten and tone the skin. These abilities can help reduce the size of skin pores. Egg whites can also remove excess oil from the skin. Start creating this remedy by cracking open an egg and separating the yolk. Place the egg white in a small bowl and mix in 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of oatmeal. Mix everything together to create a paste. Massage this on your face and let it sit for 30 minutes. This can be a bit difficult to apply, so ask a friend to apply it for you as you lay down. After 30 minutes, rinse the mask with cold water. Apply remedy at least twice a week to get a tight and smooth skin. This remedy is also great for reducing clogged pores and blackheads.

Cucumber Juice

Cucumber juice can help hydrate the skin, tighten the pores and lock in the moisture. You can create fresh cucumber juice or buy pre-made once. Take half a cup of cucumber juice and add equal parts corn meal. Mix these ingredients together to create a paste. Making sure it’s even, apply the paste all over the face and let it set for 15 to 20 minutes, rinse it off with cold water. This remedy is great for dry skin.

Tomato Juice

Tomato juice is a known ingredient for making the skin healthy, tight and glowing. Tomatoes contain high amounts of potassium and acid that can help reduce the appearance of blemishes on the face. Start by applying tomato juice all over your face and allow it to dry. Rinse it with warm water. You can also cut up a fresh tomato and rub it all over your face. This can help exfoliate your skin, leave the juice on your face and leave it to dry.

Ice Cubes

One of the best way to tighten and shrink the pores is by using high temperature. Simply rubbing a piece of ice on your face will tighten and shrink the pores instantly. This will also help reduce sebum production in the skin. Perform this every morning to see a difference. This is also a great start to your skin care routine. Applying ice cubes on your face will make it tighter and fresher, making make up application easier.

Yogurt

Yogurt is great for tightening the skin and killing any bacteria on the skin reducing breakouts and acne. Start by applying plain yogurt on your face and leave it on for 30 minutes. You can massage the yogurt  while you wait, to help with absorption. Rinse the yogurt mask with warm water. Use this remedy twice a week to reduce skin pores.

Baking Soda

Baking soda contains anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and tightening properties that can help reduce acne, pimples and skin pores. Create a paste by mixing equal parts baking soda and warm water. Massage this paste all over the skin for a minute and rinse off with cold water. This can help exfoliate the skin, remove the grime and tighten the pores. Perform this remedy at twice a week.

These remedies can reduce or completely remove the appearance of skin pores cheaply and effectively with no side effects. Try out these remedies and share with us your experience.

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