Pores do not actually grow or shrink, but they tend to appear larger when they are clogged. Enlarged or clogged pores may result in unsightly blemishes or blackheads. Here are some good homemade recipes that can help minimizing pores on face.
- 2 tablespoons spoon honey
- 1 tablespoon with Lemon juice
Honey is an excellent antiseptic that helps in reducing the number of bacteria on skin and helps in cleansing the pores naturally..It hydrates the skin well thus reducing the appearance of facial pores.
When honey is diluted with water, it produces hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide produces tiny bubbles of oxygen that cleanses the pores from deep within bringing all the impurities and dirt to the surface. Honey is also great for treating wounds, and abrasions.
Apply this mixture on face and massage for 5 minutes. Let stay for 5 minutes then wash off with Luke warm water.
# Recipe 2
- 3 tablespoon tomato juice
- 2 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 tablespoon pineapple juice
- 4 tablespoons Aloe Vera gel to add body to the mix and adjust consistency.
Apply this mix on your face using cotton. Let it stay for 5 minutes and then wash off using warm water.
Tomatoes, Lemons and pineapples juice contain enzymes that tighten the skin and reduce appearance of pores when used on regular basis. These also have mild bleaching properties that clearify skin and give you an even skin tone.
Do not use Lemon juice, if you have cuts or breakouts on your face. After applying this therapy, you have to avoid going out in sun for few hours as use of Lemons makes the skin photosensitive.
If your skin is delicate, use a moisturiser before putting these juices on face.
- 4 tablespoons of honey
- 2 tablespoons of oatmeal
- 2 tablespoons of milk powder
Mix these ingredients together. Spread the paste evenly on the face and let it stand. Rinse with warm water.
Milk contains the alpha hydroxy acids that help in minimising appearance of pores while also acting as a mild exfoliator. Lactic acid soothes the skin and encourage cell turnover.
Oatmeal is a Natural cleansing agent that helps in gentle scrubbing and also skin lightening action. Also, it swells up on absorbing moisture and plumps up the skin causing the pores to shrink.