Having a skin of porcelain and a complexion as fresh as the dew of the morning, all women dream of it, until the pores come to declare war on our epidermis and undermine our face. This is not a blemish, just adopt our beauty ritual to pamper your skin and blend as much as possible these pores that harm the sharpness of your skin.
You have to know your enemy, to better get through it
Excessive sebum and impurities, the pores that like to settle in the T-zone (front-nose-chin), especially in subjects with oily or mixed skin, are dilated for several reasons: fault in the sun but also Hormonal changes, unhealthy lifestyle, unsuitable products and lack of rigor during the skin cleansing or make-up removal phase. Without care and without precautions, the pores give themselves to heart joy, dilating again and again. Result: we find ourselves furnished with pores clearly visible to the naked eye. It is not very pretty all that!
You would like to have the fewest "holes" in your face, yet as unsightly as these small openings are essential for the skin and allow it to breathe by rejecting sebum, dead cells and sweat. And as you will never be at the end of your troubles with these comedogenic orifices, blackheads and buttons join the war ... To get rid of them, here are some home remedies, based on natural products, powerfully astringent, to make once per week.
Here is a selection of natural tricks to fight against dilated pores:
Mask with baking soda
Prepare a cleansing foam by mixing two tablespoons of baking soda and two tablespoons of water. Apply the paste to the targeted areas, massage gently with a circular motion. Leave to rest then rinse thoroughly with cold water. This mask is to be applied once a week.
Benefits: The virtues of this magic powder are no longer to be demonstrated, its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties cleanse the skin in depth. In addition, sodium bicarbonate regulates the acid content of the skin and maintains the balance of its pH.
Lemon and pineapple juice
Mix the juice of one-half lemon with half a glass of pineapple juice. Then dip a towel into this lotion and place it on your face for 5 minutes. Rinse your face with fresh water.
Benefits: Exfoliating, pineapple is full of bromelain, an anti-inflammatory enzyme that calms irritations and improves the appearance of the skin. In addition, the acid and antiseptic attribute of the lemon helps to tighten the skin and tighten the dilated pores. Be careful, however, the lemon is photo-sensitizing, so avoid exposing yourself to the sun after applying this care.
Almonds and lemon juice
Mix 1 to 2 tablespoons almond powder with a few drops of lemon juice. Apply this paste to your face and let it rest for a few minutes before rinsing with plenty of water.
Benefits: Almonds are rich in vitamins (A, B and E) and minerals (magnesium, phosphorus, iron, etc.), which have tremendous regenerative, nourishing and softening properties.
Tomato and lemon juice
Lemon juice added to a few drops of lemon juice is formidable against imperfections and other discomforts of the skin. Apply the mixture to your face with a piece of cotton and let it work for about 15 minutes. Rinse skin with fresh water.
Benefits: The antioxidant and moisturizing virtues of the tomato are indisputable. Used as a cleansing mask, it regulates the secretion of sebum, reduces the expansion of the pores and has a tonic and refreshing effect on the skin.
Egg white and lemon juice
Egg white alone is enough to detoxify your skin and unclog pores. It is even more effective when mixed with lemon juice. This combination proves to be the most powerful against dilated pores, in addition to lightening the complexion and eliminating dead cells.
Cucumber, lemon and rose water
The mixed flesh of a cucumber with a tablespoon of rose water and a few drops of lemon juice will nourish the skin and give it a good glow. Apply the mixture, then let it act for a few minutes. Then rinse with fresh water and moisturize your skin. This mask is to be done twice a week.
Benefits: Cucumber has a purifying and astringent action. It cleanses the skin, regenerates its cells and absorbs excess sebum. The floral water, for its part, revives the complexion and tones the skin tissue.