It is very important to keep the pores free of clogs to prevent blackheads and acne.. Regular exfoliation of your skin will remove dead skin cells, oil, dirt and other impurities that lead to clogged pores. The sebaceous glands under our skin secrets the oil called sebum which most often clings to dead skin cells. The dead skin cells then get excreted from body through pores. This keeps our skin healthy and glowing.
However, certain build-up, sometimes due to dirt or some other things like makeup residue pollution, etc. lead to clogged pores. The best way to get rid of clogged pores is to follow a good daily skin care regimen. Face masks play a very important role in a good skin care routine and here is an easy and super effective cinnamon mask recipe you need too try to keep your pores unclogged-
Cinnamon- Has anti-microbial and skin sanitizing properties. Unclogs pores and keeps skin clean and clear.
Honey- Is a natural humectant that keeps skin hydrated. Also has great anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.
Aloe gel- Keeps skin soft, hydrated and supple. Has skin soothing, pore-unclogging and anti-microbial properties.
RECIPE FOR CINNAMON MASK TO UNCLOG PORES:
Things you need-
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1⁄4 cup aloe vera gel
- In a bowl, add cinnamon powder and aloe vera gel.
- Add in honey and mix well.
- Apply a thin layer over cleansed skin and let it sit for 10 minutes before rinsing it all off.
- Pat dry and moisturize.
**Caution- Patch test before using.