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Video: How To Deal With Enlarged Pores?
How to deal with enlarged pores?
The pores are enlarged due to the increased work of the sebaceous glands. Subcutaneous fat is a breeding ground for bacteria that cause inflammation. Any person has pores, however, it is, of course, impossible to reduce their genetic specific sizes. But then we have the ability to mask them or reduce them visually. It is known that the largest pores are located in the T-zone. Such problems are familiar to many, not only to owners of oily skin types, but even mixed ones.
What are the reasons why the pores are enlarged?
The pores on the face expand for various reasons. They can be so not only because of a hereditary predisposition, but also be the result of hormonal changes, sunburn and dehydration, improper or untimely cleaning of the skin from fat, dirt and dead cells, due to the action of low-quality, cheap decorative cosmetics. Also, the pores expand due to improper diet, bad habits, stress and many other factors.
So, for example, ultraviolet radiation affects our skin, because of it collagen production is disrupted, our pores are enlarged, the skin simply does not have time to regulate their size. But still, according to experts, in almost 80% of cases, the expansion of pores is caused by improper use of cosmetics.
When you choose the wrong cosmetics, forget or are too lazy to wash off the foundation before going to bed, occasionally use a moisturizer, scrubs, you yourself allow the problem to go too far. In this case, it remains only to eliminate the consequences and try to narrow the pores at least a little. How can this be done, you ask? We have answers to this question too.
1. The main method of dealing with enlarged facial pores is cleansing and exfoliation
Every day, it is imperative to wash your face 2 times, morning and evening, with special foams or gels that are suitable for your skin type. After cleansing, use a special toner designed to tighten pores. They are produced by different manufacturers, choose one that is suitable for the price and quality and does not cause allergies.
The use of exfoliating agents - scrubs will also help narrow the pores on the face. This facial procedure is recommended to be carried out 1-2 times a week. After washing, apply the scrub, gently massaging the skin for 2-3 minutes. Next, wash your face thoroughly with water. Scrubs are well suited for oily skin, gommage (products with the same purpose, only on the basis of a cream) - for mixed and sensitive skin.
2. Salon face cleansing is an effective way of dealing with this problem.
There are several options for cleaning your face in the salon:
The beautician performs mechanical facial cleansing manually. First, your face is steamed, then impurities from the pores are removed. This procedure helps to reliably get rid of sebaceous plugs, but is a little painful, which is why it is not suitable for sensitive skin - traces of the procedure can last for 1-2 days. In the process of vacuum cleaning, blackheads are removed using a special apparatus with a tube. The fat is sucked out of the pores. And finally, ultrasonic face cleansing is performed with high-frequency sound vibrations. It allows you to remove impurities from the pores, smooth out fine wrinkles.
3. Masks for enlarged pores.
Effective in the fight against enlarged pores of the face, they provide cleansing and narrowing masks. You can purchase them from the store or make your own at home. We will give you some of the simplest, in our opinion, recipes for natural masks.
A mask made of white or blue clay. Dissolve the clay in warm water so that it looks like sour cream. For oily skin, it is recommended to add a few drops of lemon juice. Apply the mask to cleansed skin, leave for 10-15 minutes, rinse with cool water. Remove the rest of the toner, apply a moisturizer.
Protein-lemon mask is also used to tighten pores. Mix egg white with 10-15 drops of lemon juice, apply on skin, leave for 10 minutes. Wash thoroughly with cool water.
Enlarged pores are not very pretty visually, so you need masking skills. Remember that you can only start applying makeup after cleansing your face. There are various cosmetic products that help to visually narrow the pores on the face. But, unfortunately, it is almost impossible to get rid of enlarged pores completely.
We wish you success in the fight against enlarged facial pores.
Author: Zhanna Sh. (Specially for Calorizator.ru)
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