5 Things to Know About Pore Strips

They're Simple to Use

Unless you go the homemade route we detailed on the previous page, pore strips are incredibly simple to use. To apply one, you simply remove the adhesive's cover, then wet the side that will be placed against your skin. You then press it on your face (typically the nose area) and let it remain there until the strip hardens.

While you're waiting on the pore strip to dry -- a process that usually takes around 10 minutes -- you can kill time with any activity. The strip will stiffen when it's fully dried. Then, you simply pull it off.

After you've used a pore strip, it's ideal to follow it up with an astringent or toner. This will help thoroughly wash the newly cleaned out pores.

There's one more thing you need to know about pore strips. Keep reading to find out what it is.