How to Unclog Pores on the Nose

Don't be embarrassed for your nose to be the center of attention.

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Pore strips, scrubs and facials? If you're trying to unclog the pores on your nose, you might feel lost in a sea of potential solutions. Clogged pores on the nose lead to pimples, blackheads and canceling dates because you aren't sure if your date will be gazing into your eyes or staring in horror at your schnoz. Unclog those pores and love every inch of your nose, from the tip to the top. After all, your nose is noticeable, not matter how petite and cute it may be.


Go for a jog, a quick trip to the gym or a dance class. Sweating can open up your pores and make it easier to remove anything trapped in them -- regular exercise actually increases the amount you sweat. So if you're having problems with long-term clogged pores on your nose, adding more exercise to your routine may be the magic bullet you're looking for.


Steam your face or -- more simply -- just take a long, hot shower. The heat relaxes your pores, making them open wide. Use an aromatherapy body wash to get the spa experience at home.


Press a pore pad strip across the bridge of your nose and follow the instructions to remove any blackheads or other pore-clogging problems.


Exfoliate your skin twice per week after you've unclogged your pores the first time. Dead skin can get trapped in pores -- resulting in clogs you then have to remove. Beat the battle before it starts by removing that dead skin. Use a gentle exfoliant made for your face, by the way. You want to get rid of the dead skin, not beat it into submission and end up with a bright red face.


Use a pore-minimizing lotion daily to help keep your pores small. Rub it into your nose, making small circles with the pads of your fingers. Smaller pores are less likely to collect the nonsense that leads to clogs.

Things You'll Need


1.Pore strips

3.Pore-minimizing lotion

2.Facial exfoliant


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