Top 10 Home Remedies for Open Pores on Face

Top 10 Home Remedies for Open Pores on Face

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What are pores on face? We all have pores on the face which appear to be very minute dots on our skin. Oil is secreted from these pores to naturally nourish hair and skin. But due to certain factors like age, hormonal changes, acne vulgaris, etc. these pores enlarge and remain enlarged if not treated properly. If you have oily and acne prone skin then you are familiar with this issue. As these pores enlarge, the sight is not quite pretty! They make your face look like the peel of an orange. With these top home remedies, you do not have to stress over open pores on face anymore. These home remedies are safe to try and with regular usage, you will surely find your pores shrinking.

Top 10 Home Remedies for Open Pores on Face

All the products available in the market to treat open pores are very expensive.  So, if you were looking for a natural or homemade alternative to treat open facial pores then you should definitely try one of these!

Aloe Vera Gel and Honey

Suits all skin types.

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Face mask

To prepare this face mask you need aloe vera gel and honey in 1:1 ratio. 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel with 1 teaspoon of honey will be enough to cover your entire face. (Check out 7 Homemade Honey Face Masks for Clear Skin.)

How to Use

This face mask can be applied daily. Keep it for about 15 to 20 minutes then rinse off with lukewarm water.

Benefits

Aloe vera gel nourishes the skin and treats acne, which causes enlarged pores. Honey contains antioxidant and antibacterial properties. The goodness of aloe vera gel + honey face mask tightens skin pores.

Egg White and Lemon Juice

Suit all skin types except sensitive skin due to the ingredient- lemon.

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Face Mask

For this face mask, you need 1 egg white and half tablespoon of lemon juice.

How to Use

Apply this mask on the entire face and keep it for 20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water. Use this mask twice a week.

Benefits

Egg white tightens the skin and thus shrinking pore size too. Lemon juice has cleansing properties and controls oil production. This face mask results in clear brightened skin with shrunk pores. Further, it helps in lightening any facial pigmentation.

Apple Cider Vinegar and Water

This will suit all skin types especially oily and combination skin.

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Face Toner

In a cup of purified water add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. Mix it well and transfer it in a spray bottle.

How to Use

Use this Apple cider vinegar toner twice in a day for best results.

Benefits

This DIY skin toner cleanses open pores and tones the skin. It also clears out any acne blemishes and lightens acne marks.

Baking Soda and Water

For all skin types.

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Mask and Scrub

Add 2 teaspoons of baking soda in a tablespoon of purified water. Mix it to make a thick paste.

How to Use

Apply this mixture on entire face and keep it for 10 minutes. Before rinsing the mask scrub for 2 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water. And use it twice a week for best results.

Benefits

Baking soda has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory benefits for the skin. It also removes dead skin cells to clear out clogged pores. Thus aiding in reducing pimples and pores.

Chickpea Flour and Yogurt

Suits all skin types, especially acne prone.

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Mask and Scrub

Add 2 teaspoons of chickpea flour to 3 tablespoons of homemade curd. (Check out- Yogurt Benefits for Skin and DIY Yogurt Skin Care Routine)

How to Use

Apply this as a mask all over the face and keep it for 15 minutes. Then before rinsing with lukewarm water, massage for 2 to 3 minutes. For best results apply 2 to 3 times a week.

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Benefits

Chickpea flour reduces and controls acne thus controlling oil production. Yogurt naturally exfoliates skin whilst nourishing it. This chickpea flour and yogurt mask + scrub help in tightening the skin. Also gives clear and smooth skin.

Banana Peel

All skin types.

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Eat a banana and then don’t throw away the banana peel (😛). Instead, use the banana peel to rub on your skin. Rubbing a banana peel on the face smoothens the skin, ensuring that all the blocked pores are clear. (This is my fave as I love eating bananas and also I like including it in my skincare routine! Check out- Banana Face Pack for Instant Glow)

Fuller’s Earth and Rose Water

This will suit all skin type, especially tanned skin.

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Face Mask

You will need 2 teaspoon of fuller’s earth and 2 tablespoons of rose water. (Learn How to Make Rose Water at Home.)

How to Use

Apply this face pack on entire face and let it stay until it completely dries. Rinse off with lukewarm water later. Use it twice a week for best results.

Benefits

Both the benefits of fuller’s earth and rose water cleanses skin, removes oil, and brightens the skin. Thus resulting in clean and reduced pore size.

Tea Tree Oil and Water

For all skin types.

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Face Toner

In a spray bottle add purified water and to it add 3 to 4 drops of tea tree oil. Shake it well before use.

How to Use

Use this toner every morning and evening on a cleansed face.

Benefits

Tea tree oil contains antimicrobial properties which aid in diminishing pore size. It also helps in drying and clearing out pimples.

Bentonite Clay and Water

This will suit all skin types especially oily and acne prone.

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Face Pack

Add 2 teaspoons of bentonite clay powder in 1.5 tablespoons of purified water. Mix it to form a thick paste.

How to Use

Use this face pack for 2 to 3 times in a week for best results. Let it stay until it dries off then rinse with lukewarm water.

Benefits

Bentonite clay sucks up oil from the pores and removes all impurities. Thus leading to clean and reduced pore size. (Check out- 5 Homemade Face Masks for Pimples)

Oats and Milk

For every skin type.

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Face Mask and Scrub

Mix oats and milk in 2:1 ratio to make a thick paste.

How to Use

Apply this as a mask and keep it for 15 minutes. Before washing off, scrub gently for 2 to 3 minutes.

Benefits

Oats and milk not only make a healthy breakfast option but can double up as a skincare product too. It exfoliates the skin thus cleaning pores and reducing its size.

Note: Store the toner in the refrigerator for long time usage. And I suggest making a fresh face mask each time before usage.

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Now you don’t need to hunt for products to treat open pores. As all these home remedies will result in a happy, healthy, breathing skin with shrunk pores.

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Note: Please don’t make any DIY in huge quantity. For any DIY try to finish it within 10 to 15 days.

29 thoughts on “Top 10 Home Remedies for Open Pores on Face

  1. Candy Rachelle says:

    These are some great tips for open pores. I will definitely try this out. I love trying home remedies.

  2. Shannon Gurnee - Redhead Mom says:

    I hadn’t heard of these remedies before, but they sound like some good ones. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Porsha carr says:

    I have so many I just cannot hey rid of! It’s very annoying. I will be sure to test one of these out maybe the lemon one;)

  4. Megha says:

    wow you have really given such easy to make face masks. i have heard a lot about the egg whites on skin. i shall definitely try out your method!

  5. Danyelle Whitley says:

    These are some great ideas for home remedies! I love to be as natural as possible with my 4 kids. We will be adding several of these to our holistic medicine cabinet. Definitely need to buy some aloe plants!

  6. Nisha says:

    Aloe Vera gel is hands down the best I find to treat any skin issue. And yes it works to keep pores smaller. Loved this post. I too suffer from open pores.

  7. Jhilmil D Saha says:

    No wonder why Korean egg masks work wonders in refining pores. We can easily try these easy diys to make our skin look flawless

  8. Erin Knight says:

    I use face mask product to remedy my pores, but I felt burned afterwards. I have never thought of using egg white and lemon, I wil try it the next time.

  9. Mrinal Kiran says:

    I have only used the chick pea mask out of these! Didn’t know even banana peel can be used for skincare! Loved the post! Will try a few of these this weekend!

  10. Kristine Nicole Alessandra says:

    This is a great resource! Masks and toners we can make from stuff we already have at home! I want to start with the baking soda and water mask and scrub. That looks like something my skin needs right now.

  11. Charu Chittwal says:

    Loved the blog, it was damn insightful and helpful too. Banana peel remedy was something that I had no idea about. Thank you for sharing this amazing bit, I am definitely sharing this with my friends too.

  12. Subhashish Roy says:

    Your posts are great reading & learning about home remedies to maintain beauty. I keep passing them on to my spouse.

  13. Gunjan Upadhyay says:

    Awesome tips. I like how you have shared some easy DIY ideas, with products available easily in every kitchen. I am going to try them now.

  14. Purva says:

    I never knew banana peel could also be used for skin. Have tried other masks suggested here…will try the peel too. These days I am really liking baking soda scrub and masks.

  15. Amita says:

    I always preferred home remedies for skin and hair. As you suggesting here some very good tips for large open pores. i really like this post.

  16. Noor Anand Chawla says:

    I do have large pores in my t-zone, and I usually use a good primer to cover them, but your remedies will really help with this problem internally.

  17. Stacie says:

    Thank you so much for this! There are so many great ideas here. I’ve never tried some of them, so I’m looking forward to putting them to use.

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