There are numerous commercial products you can purchase, which can tighten your skin, reduce enlarged pores, and treat skin issues, but often, they are loaded with harmful chemicals and are quite expensive.
On the other hand, you can use your own, homemade, natural remedies, which can give even better results. The best natural remedy to use in this case, is baking soda.
- Add 2 tablespoons of it to some water, mix well, and apply the paste on the face.
- Then, leave it to act for 15 minutes, and wash it off with cool water.
On the other hand, you will also reduce large pores and get beneficial effects from the use of the following natural remedies, which are extremely effective, and contain only two or three ingredients:
- Egg White and Lemon juice
Mix two egg whites with a few drops of lemon juice, and prepare your homemade facial mask. Then, apply it on the face, leave it to dry for several minutes, and rinse with cool water. In this way, you will tighten the skin pores, and eliminate excess oil and dead skin cells.
- Almond and Lime Juice
In a small dish, pour some water and place several almonds in it. Leave them to soak until the next morning, and then mash them, in order to prepare a paste. Add a teaspoon of lime juice in the paste, and apply it on the face. Leave it to act for half an hour and then rinse it with cool water.
- Tomato and Lime Juice
Add 2-4 drops of lime juice to some tomato juice, and apply their mixture on the face with a cotton ball. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off with cold water. Tomatoes act as an astringent, and the lime juice will remove excess oil from the skin. This mask will also close and tighten pores.
- Cucumber, Lemon, and Rosewater
Peel the cucumber, crush the flesh, and add a few drops of lemon juice and a teaspoon of rosewater to it. Pour the mixture on a clean cloth, fold it, and apply it on the face. Then, rinse with cold water.
- Lemon and Pineapple Juice
In half a cup of pineapple juice, add the juice of half a lemon, soak a face cloth in their mixture, and place it on the face. Leave it to act for 5 minutes, and rinse with cold water.
Pineapples contain enzymes which tighten and cleanse the skin. Additionally, this mask will also provide the potent astringent effect of the acid in the lemon juice.