Unfortunately, the size of your facial pores is hereditary’”and there is nothing much you can about it. You cannot change its size, but you can however tighten the pores and close them to prevent them from getting blocked by sebum, dust, and other substances. There are also other factors that lead to large open pores on face such as oily skin type. One of the most usual causes of large open pores is acne infection and the picking of pimples that generally leaves a scar and an opening in the pore especially if the picking is not done properly.Popping of blackheads and whiteheads can also result to opening of the facial pores.
Home Remedies and Treatment for Closing Open Pores on Face
Having large open pores on face makes your skin susceptible to infiltration of foreign substances that are mostly harmful. Also, these large openings could serve as a sac that contains sebum produced by the sebaceous glands and will eventually turn into blackheads or whiteheads and even pimples. To prevent this from happening, it would better if you can close your large open pores on nose and other parts of the face.
Fortunately, there are available home treatments for large open pores that you can apply. These home treatments include:
- Wash your face with gentle antimicrobial soap to wash off dirt and other particles in the face then get a cube of ice and run it all over your face. Concentrate on areas with large open pores such as the cheeks and the nose. This will close your facial pores and make your skin supple.
- Mix lime juice and egg white then apply on the face.
- Drink a glass of lime juice with a teaspoon of honey once in the morning and another glass before bedtime.