How to narrow the pores?
Before describing one way or another how to narrow the pores on the face, let's talk a little about what pores are and what effect can be expected from the procedures.
What are pores and whether they can be narrowed
Pores are called openings of so-calledhair follicles, which serve to bring to the surface of the skin a special secret so that the skin does not dry out. The secret is produced by the sebaceous glands. I must say that in many pores the hairs do not grow, but they perform, above all, the function of protecting the skin. In other words, the pores provide the "breathing" of the skin and the metabolic processes between the environment and the skin.
Now let's talk a little about the possibility of narrowingpores. Let's say at once: you will not be able to significantly narrow the pores, since each person has his own pore size and he is incorporated in genes, and therefore is inherited. Nevertheless, a certain adjustment of the pore size is possible and you can visually achieve some results. For this, first of all, you need special skin care. We will begin with him.
How to narrow the pores - skin care
If your pores are dilated, then the first thingit is required to thoroughly clean them. To begin with, you need to select the appropriate means for washing your skin type, as well as special lotions and tonics that narrow the pores. It is best to enroll in a cosmetologist for regular cleansing of pores, since if the pores are heavily clogged with dirt, then no make-up will help.
Pore cleansing from a cosmetologist
It is best to alternate ultrasonic pore cleansingwith a mechanical one. Ultrasonic cleaning is a more gentle option and, moreover, with regular procedures positively affects the condition of your skin. However, mechanical cleaning is also sometimes necessary, since it provides the deepest cleansing of the skin. In case of severe contamination of the pores, it is recommended first to perform mechanical cleaning, and then to maintain the skin condition by ultrasonic cleaning. The latter is recommended to do 1-2 times a month.
It is recommended to do acid peeling. This is the name of a weak acid solution acting on the surface dying cells of your skin. For acid peeling, use weak solutions of fruit acids, as well as salicylic, almond and glycolic acid. Thanks to peelings, the skin looks healthy and young, its relief is leveled, and also the complexion improves significantly. Peeling is recommended for everyone, regardless of age and type of skin.
Masks also help significantly improve the externalType of skin and promote narrowing of pores. As for masks, you can do them yourself, you can buy ready-made masks, and you can entrust this procedure to a beautician. Let us dwell on the self-manufacturing of masks and give some recipes.
- Mask from carrot or tomato juice with whiteclay. To start, you need to squeeze juice from carrots or tomatoes, and then mix it with white clay until you get a consistency of sour cream. Apply this mask for 15-20 minutes, then wash it off with water.
- Mix hydrogen peroxide with the same whiteclay, apply to the face and after drying carefully remove the mask with cotton. The rest of the mask is wiped with a special toning tonic. The advantage of this mask is also that it whitens the face sufficiently well, improving the color.
- Fill with warm water a handful of oat flakes to get a gruel. Apply to the face and hold for 15-20 minutes, then wash off with water.
- If you have a blender, then for a mask you canuse the flesh of aloe, cucumber and potatoes. You can also grate them on a fine grater. The resulting mixture is applied to the face and hold for about 20 minutes, after which it is washed off.
Many people also ask how to narrow the pores on the nose. Here the procedures are, in general, the same as for the rest of the body. First, it is recommended to go through a deep cleansing of the nose from a cosmetologist, and then apply the cleaning procedures described above. The greatest effect here will be provided by masks and special narrowing tonics, which are best used after applying masks.