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Top 10 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Clogged Pores


Many times pores of your skin become clogged due to various factors like excess oil, stress, dead skin cells, and regular dirt that can gradually cause acne and blackheads. You can try some home remedies to get rid of these clogged pores:

  1. Honey

Honey has excellent properties that help in removing excess oil from your skin that may allow dirt to attract to your skin.

How to Use:

  • Take Raw honey

  • Massage the affected for 5 min in a circular motion 

  • Wash off with warm water

Tip: Apply for 2 weeks to get the results 

  1. Sugar

Sugar is an excellent exfoliating agent that removes the dead skin cells and penetrates into the skin to unclog the pores.

How to Use:

  • Crush the sugar and mix it with lemon juice

  • Apply the mixture to your skin and massage it

  • Wait for 10 min and wash it off with water

  1. Steam

Steam is one of the easiest and most powerful ways in unclogging pores. It opens up and eventually removes the impurities.

How To Use:

  • Wipe your face

  • Boil the water and put a few drops of essential oil like tea tree oil and put a towel on your head 

  • Allow your face to get steam

  • Do this for 15 minutes

  1. Eggs

If you are using eggs for unclogging your pores, don’t forget to use egg whites that have unclogging pores properties making the skin softer and more toned.

How to Use:

  • Whip the egg until it becomes foamy

  • Let it cool for a few minutes

  • Mix it with lemon juice and apply the mixture 

  • Let it dry for 10 minutes

  • Wash it off with water

Tip:  Apply it twice a day to see results

  1. Fuller’s earth

Filler’s earth acts like a sponge bringing out dirt particles and unclogging your pores. Along with that, Fuller’s earth is extremely useful for oily skin to secrete excess oil and leave your skin healthy and clean.

How to Use:

  • Mix one tbsp of fuller’s earth, water, and oatmeal respectively.

  • Apply the mixture and let it dry for 10-15 minutes

  • Wash your face with water and pat with a dry towel

Tip: Apply it once a week to see the results

  1. Lemon

Lemon is again a strong agent for unclogging pores. The citric acid present in the lemon helps in exfoliating and cleansing out dirt from the skin.

How To Use:

  • Cut a lemon into half

  • Rub the cut part on the affected area and leave it for 3-5 minutes

  • Wash it off with lukewarm water

  1. Baking Soda

Baking soda is a strong exfoliant agent and can help in unclogging pores and removing dead skin cells.

How To Use:

  • Make a paste of baking soda and water

  • Massage the affected area for about 3-5 minutes

  • Wash it off with lukewarm water and pat the area with a clean towel

Tip: Do it once a week to see the results

  1. Parsley

It has very beneficial properties for the skin like it can balance the amount of oil released by the skin.

How To Use:

  • Choose the correct parsley for your skin

  • Dip it into the water until its extracts mix into the water

  • Use a cotton ball and place the water with parsley extract on the face.

  • leave on the skin and let it dry for about 15 minutes.

  1. Raw papaya

Raw papaya cleans the skin off from dirt and other bacteria that may clog your pores.

How To Use:

  • Cut the raw papaya into pieces

  • Rub them for 10-15 minutes

  • Wash it off with warm water

  1. Oatmeal

Apart from breakfast, oatmeal has many excellent properties that are very effective. It can help prevent clogging of pores because it exfoliates the skin efficiently and controls oil production.

How To Use:

  • Mix raw oatmeal and olive oil in a bowl.

  • Apply the mixture for 15 minutes and let it dry

  •  Wipe it off from the skin