If, like me, you are one of the unfortunate women not blessed with naturally tiny pores that never get clogged, you know how difficult it can be to find effective products to keep your pores clean and as invisible as possible. There are hundreds, probably thousands, of products on the market that claim to help clean out facial pores, but the reality is that the vast majority of them do not work. The few that do work decently enough, such as the gross yet fascinating pore strips, are unimaginably expensive. So what is a girl who struggles with easily clogged pores to do?
I began using face masks a few months ago, and they have proven to be one of the most effective and affordable ways to clean out my pores. Unlike the pore strips that only cover a small area of your face, they provide coverage for your entire face so that all of your pores get equal treatment. They also come in a wide array of scents and "flavors" so that using them never gets boring. That said, they do come with their downsides.
Mint and Lemon Face Mask
The mint and lemon mask by Freeman does a remarkable job at cleaning out my pores, but the fumes from the clay burn my eyes so badly that I have to keep my eyes closed until I wash the mask off. As the clay dries, it also begins to get very itchy and eventually begins to burn my skin. The other major downside to clay masks is the mess factor. If it is possible to keep the clay only on my face where it belongs, I have not figured out how just yet. I usually wind up with clay all over my bathroom sink, on my clothes, and in my hair. Still, I continue to use these masks regularly because I much prefer these short-lived annoyances to unsightly clogged pores.
Try out the Mint and Lemon facial mask by Freeman to effectively clean out your pores if you are willing to put up with a few minutes of burning eyes and itchy skin.