Blackheads are plain disgusting and such a pain in the rear to deal with. Theses tiny openings clog up with dirt and oils and cause breakouts. As the collagen loosen in our skin the edges of our pores flare out making them appear larger. You can’t change the size of your pores, but what you can do is minimize their appearance so your skin appears as smooth as possible. This is why thoroughly cleaning out your pores is so crucial to your skins health.

Let’s begin.

Start of by using a deep cleanser with a face loofah or a brush. It might seem like extra effort but your hands and fingertips don’t get into your pores and can leave dirt, oil, and makeup deep under your skin. You will regret not deep cleaning once you start to break out. It important to target the parts of your face that you tend to touch throughout the day.  Main areas are the chin, jaw and around the mouth.

I like to use Burt’s Bees deep cleanser and Garnier shine control cleansing gel. It’s infused with charcoal, which acts as a magnet to black heads.

After you cleanse, swipe some toner or astringent all over your face. This will help clean out pores even more. I recommend Neutrogena Pore Refining Toner and Humphreys Witch Hazel Astringent.

If you are like me and get stubborn black heads on your nose, nothing pulls those suckers out better than the Biore deep cleansing pore strips. I’m always surprised and disgusted when I pull it off and see what’s come out.

And the last and final step to minimizing your pores is to apply a primer to your face. I love primers because they give your skin that airbrushed appearance. They fill the pores and fine lines and often reduce redness leaving you with velvety skin. You can wear a primer alone or under you foundation. Benefit Pore Professional and POP Face Magnet Primer are great. What do you use to eliminate pore?