Vitality

Have Big Pores? Here Are Natural Ways To Shrink Them

Let’s face it: having big pores makes use feel embarrassed when facing other people up close. Large facial pores are not only unsightly, they also make us lose our confidence in public. There are a number of products on the market that promise instant solution to this problem, but not all of them live up to their word. Furthermore, some of them could have side effects due to their synthetic components.

For people with sensitive skin, the best way to address big pores is trying natural remedies. Actually, this could be true for everyone and not just for those with sensitive skin type. The beauty of natural medicine is that it does not come with risks, since the compounds and substances used are found in nature and not produced in labs.

But before tackling the natural remedies for large pores, it is important to know first what’s causing this condition. Apparently, there are different factors that come into play when it comes to the size of our pores. Our race, age, hormones directly affect our skin health. Our lifestyle also has a big impact on our skin’s overall appearance. What we eat, drink and put on our skin can technically alter the size of our pores.

Wellness Mama’s Katie Wells has shared some valuable tips on how to reduce the size of facial pores the natural way. The first of which is to clear our pores either by using natural face masks made of charcoal, bentonite clay or mud, or washing our face with natural cleansers. Using facial steam also helps clear congestion, so the skin could breathe.

Another way to naturally reduce the size of facial pores is by improving collagen, elastin and cell turnover. This can be achieved by using papaya face masks and exfoliating the skin regularly. Papaya face masks contain an enzyme called papain that modulates collagen and elastic fibers in our skin. Meanwhile, exfoliation removes dead skin cells and brings out our healthier, glowing skin.

Changing the skin from the inside out by eating healthy foods is also a good way to minimize huge pores. Eating healthy helps maintain our hormonal balance, preventing pimple breakouts and other skin conditions from happening. Pimples, blackheads and other impurities can clog our pores and make them bigger.

Finally, the American Academy of Dermatology Association recommends using non-comedogenic products on our skin, since these products won’t clog our pores. This tip is very important for people who use makeup and skin care products regularly.

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