When we think of natural beauty experts, the name Indie Lee immediately springs to mind. She promises these three-ingredient strips will remove dead skin cells, clear away impurities, and even minimize the size and appearance of your pores. Best of all? Unlike store-bought versions, these DIY strips will work for all skin types—yes, even sensitive ones.
Getting those pesky blackheads out of your pores is no easy task. A great way to extract them safely is to use a pore strip. Making your own pore strips takes less than five minutes and the results are amazing. I did test this recipe using agar powder and almond milk. I tried adding more milk and then heating only to get the same crumbly results.
Tired of paying for expensive store bought pore strips? Pore strips are an effective way to prevent the appearance of blackheads, but they are also a one-time use product that can become expensive with regular treatments. On the other hand, it is easy to make your own pore strips for a fraction of the price of store bought products. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
The internet is having a moment with any sort of blackhead removal —hello, Dr. Pimple Popper. YouTube is flooded with videos showing people evacuating muck from there skin, from a tiny plug of goo being pulled from a pore to grotesque expulsions of pus-filled, cheese-like cysts. I get it.