Before we get to the homemade pore tightening face mask recipes, there are a few basics you need to know. Oily and mature complexions are prone to large pores pop-ups than other types of skins. So if your skin falls into one of these types, you need to follow some extra steps to keep the pores clean and sealed tight.
There are many products in the market that might help control enlarged pores. But remember; good skin hygiene, regular cleansing and moisturizing are a must in for any skin care regime.
Pollution can also cause the skin pores to be clogged no matter how well you take care of your skin. To detox your skin and tighten these enlarged pores you could also try some of these homemade face peels and masks recipes. Even though all these homemade masks are made with food ingredients, remember to do a patch test on your skin before applying to your face.
Homemade Pore Tightening Face Mask/ Scrub
¼ peeled apple
1tbs lemon juice
1 egg white
Mix the finely chopped apple with the lemon juice and egg white
Apply the scrub to clean skin and massage gently on trouble area.
Leave the scrub on for 10 minutes then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Splash your skin with cold water to tighten up the skin pores and apply our favorite moisturizer
Seaweed Homemade Pore Tightening Face Mask
1 baby carrot
1tbs seaweed powder (available at Asian grocery stores)
Make a mixture and apply to clean skin.
Leave the mask on for 20 minutes before peeling it off.
Wash with lukewarm water then cold water.
Apply face moisturizer
You will notice that your skin is glowing and pores will look tighter immediately.
Yulpi Homemade Pore Tightening Face Mask
Yulpi powder is used in many Asian natural face masks because it is rich with tannin. Tannin helps in clearing skin from dirt and impurities. It also helps in acne remedy and control.
If you want a thicker mask that helps exfoliate the skin, you can make your own yulpi powder by grinding chestnut shells. Otherwise, you can use green tea leaves.
1tbs yulpi powder
1 egg white
Mix all ingredients together to form a paste.
Thin the paste with a bit of water to spread it well over clean skin.
Leave it on your skin for 10- 15 minutes
Rinse your skin with lukewarm water, then cold water and apply your favorite moisturizer at the end.
Bentonite Homemade Pore Tightening Face Mask
Bentonite clay is used in many products that help to detox the body inside out. Bentonite clay can draw the impurity and dirt in skin pores and leave your skin clean and smooth. Many health food stores carry bentonite clay and this is the main ingredient for this mask.
2tbs bentonite clay powder
2tbs rose water (available in Middle Easter and Indian grocery stores)
Add water as needed
Mix all ingredients and apply to clean skin
Leave the mask on for 15 minutes
Wash your face then apply moisturizer.
This mask is my favorite as it leaves the skin bright and incredibly smooth.
Have a happy clear skin day!