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How To Clean Clogged Pores?

How To Clean Clogged Pores

Pores are the tiny openings in the skin that release oil and sweat from inside of the skin. but sometimes it is noticed that at a regular time interval, our skin’s pores are clogged by the dead skin cells, dirt, and impurities, which can cause blackheads, whiteheads, and acne.

So, it is very important to keep your pores clean, but how you can clean your pores, in this article, we will suggest to you some methods which will help to clean clogged pores.

Here are some methods that can be tried at your home for cleaning pores.

  • Cleanse your face twice a day

If you cleanse your face twice a day, it removes dead skin cells, oil, dirt, impurities, and other makeup residue and cleans the pores. Use a mild cleanser as per your skin types in the morning and before going to bed.

  • Apply Moisturiser daily

After cleansing it is very important to use a good moisturizer, it maintains the natural oils of your skin and locks the moisture.

  • Steaming

Steaming is a very important part to clean clogged pores. This method is also suggested by the skin specialists, they use a skin steamer to fuse warm, moist air onto your face, this method helps your clogged pores open.

You can also try it at your home. So, this is a very convenient method to open clogged pores of your skin.

  • Exfoliation

Exfoliation is also one of the essential methods to avoid clogged pores, this treatment cleanses dead skin cells and removes dirt & impurities, and unclog your pores.

Many scrubs are available in the market, according to your skin types, choose the best one which feels gentle on your skin and exfoliate once in a week.

Don’t use any harsh scrub for exfoliation or avoid too much exfoliation also. Once a week is great.

  • Pore Strips

Pore Strips are also used for unclogging the pores, these pore strips are available in different shapes and sizes, depending on the part of your skin where you want to apply them. They are come with adhesive and used for removing the dirt, impurities, hair, dead skin cells, oil, bacteria, and anything left on the surface of the skin. This is a very convenient method to open clogged pores, wet the sticky strip and apply it to the desired part of your face, leave it on for 5 to 10 minutes and slowly peel away from your skin. Now, rinse the area with warm water to remove any residue left, and you will get that all the blackheads, whiteheads, and impurities have vanished from your skin.

Note: if you have sensitive skin, avoid pore strips. And if you use it, you should follow all the instructions, also wet your skin properly before using it and use it once a week and don’t forget to cleanse your skin after.

  • Charcoal Masks

Nowadays Activated charcoal is used in many skincare products like facial and body cleansers, masks, and scrubs. It removes dirt, impurities, pollution, dead skin cells, and toxins from the skin and opens clogged pores.

Activated Charcoal masks are available at local drug or beauty supply stores, you can also buy them online. Before applying it, you will need to wash your face and then apply the mask for 5 to 10 minutes and then remove it and rinse your face with water.

So these are some methods that can help you to clean clogged pores, if you try them as per the given instructions, it will work and open the pores.

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