Want To Reduce Pores On Your Skin? Follow These 8 Amazing Natural Remedies

Open pores is a common skin problem due to several factors. Here are some amazing natural remedies to minimize them.

Navya Kharbanda
Written by: Navya KharbandaPublished at: Feb 15, 2022

Natural ways to minimize pores on skin

Natural ways to minimize pores on skin
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Large pores are an extremely common skin problem. In fact, they invite other skin issues such as acne and blackheads too, mostly in people with an oily skin. The main causes behind these pores is excess sebum, dirt, and bacteria buildup in the skin. There are certain natural remedies that can help in minimizing these pores on your skin. Read on to know more about them. 

Cleansing

 Cleansing
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Even if you have open pores, cleansing is one of the best ways to keep them clean. After scrubbing your skin to open the pores, you can then clean it deeply to scrape out any dirt and oil. More cleansing leads to less breakouts on the skin. You can use lemon or rock salt to clean those pores. This natural remedy should be a part of your skin care routine. 

Scrubbing

Scrubbing
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Similar to cleansing, scrubbing should also be a major part of your skin care regimen. You can use natural home products to scrub, including sugar and oatmeal. It will also contribute towards better circulation and removing dead skin cells. Exfoliation can improve skin quality and help in getting rid of dirty and oily pores. Do not scrub your face everyday and try practicing it atleast twice or thrice a week. However, do not use any harsh object on your face to follow scrubbing for skin care. 

Ice cubes

Ice cubes
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Applying ice cubes on your skin is one of the best natural ways to get rid of large pores. Ice acts as a tightening agent on the skin which can help minimizing the large pores. This is a simple and easy natural remedy and suggested to apply on your face before applying makeup. It improves your skin health by increasing the blood circulation in your face. Do not put ice cubes directly on your face and use a washcloth. 

Multani mitti

Multani mitti
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Multani mitti is an age old popular  home remedy for oily skin. It majorly helps in exfoliating the skin and absorbing excessive oil easily. To use multani mitti or fuller’s earth as a natural way, you can mix it with a teaspoon of rose water and apply it on your face. Let it dry and rub in circular motion with some water to scrub everything. Rinse your face using cold water. 

Tomato

Tomato
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Tomato has astringent properties which removes excess oil, tightens the skin, and minimizes the size of large pores. It is rich in lycopene and antioxidants which slows down the ageing process. Take a tablespoon of tomato juice and mix it with a few drops of lemon juice to make a smooth mask.  Apply it on your skin and let it stay for atleast 20 minutes, then wash it off using cool water.

Clay mask

Clay mask
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Another beneficial natural way to minimize pores is applying a clay mask. Clay powders such as bentonite clay and kaolin clay have the qualities to absorb impurities, tighten skin, and reduce pores. Mix rose water and clay powder to make a smooth hipp paste. Apply a thin, even layer of the clay mask and let it stay for 15 minutes. Wash with cold water. Make sure to do a patch test before using clay mask on your face.

Cucumber

Cucumber
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A cucumber pack not only helps in treating open skin pores but also promotes better skin texture. It makes your skin more soothing and nourished. Cucumber also contributes towards slow skin aging process, providing a youthful, active and glowing look. You can blend cucumber slices and mix it with lemon juice. Apply it on your face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with cool water. 

Baking soda

 Baking soda
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Baking soda can help in balancing the pH levels of your skin. It contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that help in reducing pimples and acne. You have to take two tablespoons of baking soda and add it to two tablespoons of lukewarm water. Then, spread this paste on your face by massaging gently in circular motions. Let it stay for atleast 5-7 minutes and wash it off using cold water. 

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