DIY Blackhead Pore Strips




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-1 part unflavored gelatin

-2 part water

-0.5 part activated charcoal



-Warm wet wash cloth


-Stirring object

-Paint brush

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Step 1: Open Your Pores With a Warm Wet Cloth.

Place a warm wet cloth over the skin area on which you are going to use the pore strip.

Step 2: Mix Water and Gelatin.

Mix water and gelatin in a microwave safe dish.

Step 3: Microwave

Microwave for 15-30 seconds (time varies depending on amounts used- you want the mixture to boil and bubble for a few seconds).

Step 4: Add Charcoal

Add charcoal and mix quickly.

Step 5: Paint Onto Skin.

When cool enough to stand paint onto skin.

Step 6: Wait Until Completely Dry.

Wait until completely dry.

Step 7: Peel Off

Peel off and wash any residue.

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    2 Discussions


    4 years ago

    Cool! You should find out exact measurements if you can.. And how long does it take to dry?

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    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    The measurements are there.They are in parts, so you can use teaspoons, tablespoons, or whatever size you wish to use/make... It takes about 30 minutes to dry, but the dry time varies depending on how thick you paint it on. Thank you for viewing/watching!