How to Reduce Pores

by era on June 27, 2011 · 20 comments

We all yearn for a soft, smooth and radiant facial skin. Large pores on the face can spoil the party for us. They tend to add ages in our look. Caused by genetic factors, the aging process, or an over exposure to the sun, large skin pores are a common facial skin care problem faced my many of us. Mentioned below are few tips that will enable you to deal with this problem.
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Home remedies to reduce pores on face:

• Glycerine is the most effective remedy for large pores. Cleanse your face, scrub it, and apply a liberal amount of glycerine. Leave it on for 1/2 an hour. Wash your face with normal water. After that, apply a pack of ice. It helps to close open skin pores.
• Mix a spoonful of fuller’s earth with rose water and make a paste. Apply it all over the face and neck. Keep it on till it dries up. Wash your face as usual.
• Mash tomatoes and make a pulp. Apply it on your face and Let it stay for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse your face with warm water and then with cold water to minimize the pores. Incase you have oily skin, add oatmeal to tomato pulp. However, if your skin is dry, you can add yogurt to moisturize the skin.

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• Apply paste made from baking soda and water on your face. Let it dry for 10 to 15 minute. Wash off with cold water to minimize the pores on face.
• Oatmeal and gram flour are good toning substance. Add a little lemon juice, rose water and curd to them and apply this paste on your skin. Wash this pack off when it dries. It tones the pores and enhances the complexion.
• Honey is equally good to tone up the pores and reduce the oiliness from the skin. It can be applied in any of the facemask or can be directly applied on the skin with a little lemon juice. Massage it on face and leave it for few minutes. Rinse your face it off with lukewarm water.
• Whipped egg yolk applied on the skin with a few drops of lemon juice, improves the tone of the skin and reduces the pore size.
• Mashed papaya applied on the skin helps in toning the pores. Let it stay for 20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.

Other tips:

• Always use water base skin care products instead of oil based ones.
• Cold compresses and ice packs are ideal to close open pores on skin.

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• Drink adequate water and include a large serving of fibre in your diet.
• Exfoliation is another step to minimize the enlarged pores. Dirt, excess of oil and dead skin cells mount up around the pores and make them look larger than they are. Exfoliation will deal with enlarged pores.
• Always put on sunscreen.  Too much exposure to sun actually enlarges pore.
• Microdermabrasion, and chemical peel are another options for those who want quick results, and do not mind to spend to get rid of the large pores on face.

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Supriya June 27, 2011 at 9:58 pm

tomatoes when mixed with fullers earth and applied regularly help control blackheads as they take off excess oil. this is best for grimy skin.

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rids June 27, 2011 at 9:59 pm

fullers earth works for me … :)

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Nupur June 27, 2011 at 9:59 pm

very nice article era..i really need to follow these tips :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship:

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sim June 28, 2011 at 9:52 am

nice DP….looking cute little girl :haanji:

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Nupur June 28, 2011 at 1:10 pm

:shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: thnkuuu sim :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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Tapaswini Swain June 27, 2011 at 11:08 pm

Very very useful article ! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thanks:

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Shilpi June 27, 2011 at 11:53 pm

Thanks a ton Era, I am sure ur tips wud work great for me.. :))

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Fly Girl June 28, 2011 at 10:39 am

era i go t so many baddee baddeee poress……sigh!!!
i do the baking soda trick :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:

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Parita June 28, 2011 at 11:10 am

Grt article era :thanks: I have started applying tomato juice and it does help to tighten the skin

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Nirmala June 28, 2011 at 11:30 am

Good article Era..
just one doubt. Baking Soda and Baking powder are same?

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Supriya June 28, 2011 at 12:57 pm

BERY bery nice tips.i have bookmarked this page……i will try the oatmeal n gram flour waala method :snicker: becoz i hate tomato i dunt noe y :nababana: .tomatoes are a no no for me :)) ….Thnx a lt for the Tips
Luv,
Sups!

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shanaiia June 28, 2011 at 1:11 pm

nuthing really works for me :( tried ice,honey,tomato juice…i mean everything is temporary and then again i have large pores :(

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Tapaswini Swain June 28, 2011 at 1:14 pm

Very true !!

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Akshi June 29, 2011 at 12:39 am

Nice article era!! I have so many problems…oily skin, huge pores, scars and uneven complexion. I always get confusedabout what to use.. :/
waise why don’y you ever reply on the comments section?

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Rati June 29, 2011 at 12:44 am

I’ll pass on the message to Era. :)

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ayesha July 12, 2011 at 3:52 am

hi i hav open poerz i n my cheecks wat can i do tell me some home remedies :jaiho:
:shame: :shutmouth: :silly:

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Nazma October 16, 2012 at 2:51 am

Hi there…I have open pores only on t zone other area is dry can u plz gave some advise thanx

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