Open and enlarged pores are a common problem these days thanks to pollution, humidity, stress, hot summers, lack of skin care, poking acne, frequently touching face, not using astringent after a warm bath etc. All if this can open your pores and keep them enlarged which makes pores visible gradually. There are no successful skin care products that can vanish pores or shrink the pores 100%, but you can definitely try out home remedies. Vinegar is one amazing natural ingredient that can help you with tightening pores. Below is how you could use it along with its benefits:
- Vinegar contains high amounts of acetic acid which is great for skin! It balances skin pH and tightens pores working like an astringent.
- Since the vinegar is high in acetic acid, it has an inhibitory effect against a wide range of bacteria. This keeps skin in top condition.
- Vinegar unclogs your pores and prevents blackheads, whiteheads and acne. Thus, pores do not get enlarged.
- Vinegar is a natural astringent so if you want to instantly reduce pores or close open pores after steaming, vinegar works the best!
WAYS TO USE VINEGAR TO TONE AND TIGHTEN PORES:
Vinegar toner: You can use apple cider vinegar or white vinegar for this, but apple cider vinegar works the best. Pour filtered water in a spray bottle s that it is half filled and add in 1/4 th the size apple cider vinegar. Add in 1 teaspoon of witch hazel and close the spray bottle. Shake it well and use it as a regular facial toner. Store it in the refrigerator.
Vinegar and tomato facial mask: In a blender, add ½ fresh tomato and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar or apple cider vinegar, whatever you have. Blend it well and use it as a facial mask. Keep it on your face for 15 minutes and wash it off.