As much as I try to embrace my skin’s natural texture, there’s one aspect of it I just can’t accept: my large pores because unlike stress zits, we’re stuck with our pores forever.
The good news is that although your base pore size is genetically determined, you can minimize their appearance and effectively shrink them back to their normal, pre-stretched state with the right treatments.
The first step to resolving nose pores is to make sure they’re clean. Oil, dirt, and makeup can lead to clogged nose pores.
Even the most skin-friendly makeup products can clog your pores if you leave them on overnight.
Your first step to unclogging nose pores is to make sure they’re cosmetic-free before going to bed.
You should also remove makeup before washing your face to make sure the cleanser can work in your nose pores more effectively.
You might need to cleanse again during the day after you work out, too.
Oily skin is served best with a gentle cleanser that’s either gel- or cream-based.
These will help to clean out nose pores without irritating them, thereby making them even more noticeable.
This prevents any over-drying that can worsen nose pore issues. Look for a water or gel-based product that won’t clog your pores.
Check out some of the best facial moisturizers on the market.
If the rest of your face is on the dryer side, feel free to use the clay mask on your nose only.
The key here is to massage the product onto your nose and let the product do the heavy lifting — scrubbing the exfoliant into your skin will only cause further aggravation.
Despite keeping your nose pores clean, genes, environment, and your skin type may still make them more noticeable.
Consider the following treatments that may help your nose pores appear smaller. (Note that it can take a few weeks or longer to see full results.)
① First, cut the fresh aloe vera leaf (about 2 inches) and extract the gel.
Just cut both sides and slide the knife right under the aloe vera (on top of the gel) and do the same at the bottom part.
⑥ Let it sit for 30 minutes. you can store the left over in the fridge and use it within 3 days.
You can do this routine 3x a week for best results.
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Calleigh is passionate about inspiring others to a healthy living and encourages to re-discover their lifestyle. Her keen interest in health shines through in her written work on DIY skin care, beauty tips, healthy and active lifestyles.