Remedies To Shrink Open Pores

Posted By: suparna-chakraborty Chakaraborthy
Open Pores
With the Sun shining bright, summer skin care has become the top priority. Have you noticed that during summers you face becomes oily, prone to blackheads and acne? This is due to open pores. Also known as enlarged pores, happens due to over exposure to sun, ageing process and also due to lack of skin cleansing.

The problem with enlarged pores is that it easily collects oil, dirt, bacteria and blackheads. The longer the oil and the blackheads stay on the pores the more the pore gets enlarged making it vulnerable to acne and pimples. Thus, the solution is to shrink the pores.

Home remedies to cure open pores -

1.Apply tomato pulp on the skin and leave it for 15 minutes. This helps in shrinking the pores. Tomato is also a good summer skincare agent to remove tanning.

2.Take one egg white and mix it with one spoon of lemon juice. Heat the mixture for five minutes. Let it cool down and apply it on your face. Keep it on for 15 minutes and wash it off with cold water. This is one of the best home remedies for treating open pores. This is also a summer skin care routine for skin toning.

3.Another useful home remedy for open pores is to mix oatmeal powder with cucumber juice. Apply this face mask for 20 minutes and then scrub it off with water. This helps clean the pores and also shrink them.

4.Rubbing ice cubes on the skin everyday for 20 minutes can shrink pores. This is also a summer skin care remedy for sunburns.

5.Applying sandalwood powder is one of the very old home remedy to treat open pores. Sandalwood powder is also a great toner and cleanser.

Use these home remedies to treat open pores this summer. Enjoy this summer skincare for a bright and vibrant skin.

Read more about: skin care, acne, home remedies
Story first published: Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 17:36 [IST]
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