DIY Pore Strips

Blackheads are annoying because they keep coming back. You can completely get rid of blackheads but you can’t keep them away for longer. Exfoliation alone is not enough to keep blackheads away. Pore strips are great to pluck blackheads from the root. You can choose from a huge variety of pore strips available at stores. Store bought strips comes in limited shape and size. DIY pore strips can be applied anywhere on the face.

blackhead pore strip

To make your own blackhead removing pore strips at home you’ll need:

1 tbsp unflavoured gelatine
3 tbsp hot water or 1 tbsp hot milk

Take a small bowl, mix everything until it creates a honey like consistency. If it’s too thick add more milk or water, if its runny add more gelatine. You can directly apply it on your nose or any areas of blackheads on your face with a brush. If you want, apply the mixture on a translucent paper to create something like store bought strip. Stick your homemade pore strip on blackheads. Let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes until dry. When it’s completely dry peel off slowly.

Have you tried DIY pore strips?