Are egg whites good for skin?
On One Hand: Short-Term BenefitsApplying egg whites to your skin can provide short-term benefits for certain skin conditions. The usual process is to apply them all over the face, let them dry, and then rinse. Dr. Lisa Kellet, a Canadian dermatologist, suggests that doing this can minimize and reduce the appearance of pores. Also, there are reports that egg whites can produce tighter skin, and improve the overall texture of the skin’s surface.On the Other: Temporary ResultsThough egg whites provide some skin benefits, the gains are only temporary. There is no evidence to show that applying egg whites to your skin will produce any long- term results. The Beauty Brains, a website where beauty scientists answer consumer questions, suggest that the tightening and pore-reducing effects caused by egg whites is due to the protein molecules in them. Sarah Bellum, a scientist on the website, says that these molecules make your skin feel tighter immediately, but after the whites are washed off,