Hello! You may remember that I picked up this dual nose strip in my skincare haul from The Face Shop link! and I was really curious to see how it worked. I just tried it out so I thought that I would do a First Impressions to let you know if it worked out for me. This is the BLACKHEAD OUT dual pore strips link! from The Face Shop. I noticed that you can buy boxes of each of the strips separately, but they only sell the dual strips individually. This is a set of two strips that are meant to remove blackheads and tighten the pores. If you want to know how I feel about these pore strips then keep on reading!
This pore strip is meant to remove the blackheads from your nose. The directions said to leave the strip on for 10-15 minutes and then use a cotton swab to gently remove the blackheads. I assumed that this strip would be similar to the Biore pore strips that I have tried in the past, but this is very different! This strip is basically a sheet mask for your nose. I had a really hard time getting the strip to stick to my nose and it just kept sliding off my nose. After about 10 minutes I noticed that the strip was starting to burn my nose so I took it off. I think that this was because of the witch hazel which I have found does not work for my skin. I tried using a q-tip to remove my blackheads, but none of them came off! I was so disappointed that step 1 didn't do anything, but I decided to just go ahead and use step 2.
This second strip is meant to tighten the pores once your blackheads are gone. After step 1 not working for me I didn't have high hopes for this strip. This strip is a gel nose strip. It's just like a gel face mask and it did do a better job of sticking to my nose than the first strip. This strip didn't irritate my nose, but it didn't do anything! It felt nice and cooling while it was on, but after leaving it on for 15 minutes I peeled it off to discover that my nose looked just the same as when I had started this process.
Overall, I was really disappointed with these pore strips. They are a lot more time consuming than traditional pore strips and in my opinion they don't work. These may work better for other people, but I was not impressed by these pore strips. I love The Face Shop, but I will definitely not be repurchasing these again in the future. Since these didn't work for me please feel free to leave me recommendations for your favorite pore strips or blackhead removers in the comments below.
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