Last updated on
08/06/2021, 6:23 pm

Large pores look unsightly and can also cause blackheads and acne

Pores help the skin breathe. However, if the pores are large it can be quite an unsightly appearance.

Large pores can give way due to stress, genetics and also blackheads and acne.

However, there are certain home remedies that can help visibly reduce pore size.

Here is more.

Protein helps shrink large pores

Protein helps shrink large pores

Protein is an effective way to tighten and shrink enlarged pores.

To make such a face mask, beat an egg white with a tablespoon of oatmeal.

To do this, add two drops of lemon juice. Let the paste work for five minutes.

Now apply the mask to your face with a brush.

Leave on for 10 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.

Diluted apple cider vinegar cleanses the skin and shrinks the pores

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a great skin cleanser and it will shrink pores too.

However, it can cause itching and breakouts in those with sensitive skin. Therefore, it is recommended to do a patch test before trying this remedy.

Dilute one tablespoon of ACV with one tablespoon of water and apply this solution to the pores.

Let it dry naturally and rinse with water.

The antibacterial properties of baking soda reduce skin complications

The antibacterial properties of baking soda reduce skin complications

Baking soda has antibacterial properties that help reduce pores and pimples.

Mix two tablespoons of baking soda with water in a cup.

Stir the mixture well to avoid lumps.

Then apply the paste to the pores and concentrate on the oily areas of the skin.

Let the face mask dry and rinse your face with cold water.

Do it every other day for visible results.

Fuller’s Earth / Multani Mitti clogs pores and shrinks their size

Fuller’s Earth, or Multani Mitti, is another readily available natural ingredient that works well to clear pores and reduce their size.

Mix equal parts Multani Mitti and milk in a bowl.

Stir the mixture well and apply it to the face.

Leave the face mask on for about 10 minutes or until it is semi-dry.

Rinse before the mask is completely dry.