How to Get Rid Of Clogged Pores On Nose, Cheeks & Chin ?

Pores on the face may be clogged due to oil, dry skin and dirt. Not able to cleanse the pores can lead to blackheads and acne. Not only that, this makes your face at risk of pore inflammation. This condition also usually occurs in organs such as thighs and arms. It causes itching sensation, which makes you very uncomfortable. So cleaning the pores on face every day is very important. Everybody have pores but interestingly size of pore depends genetically.

Our skin has mainly two kinds of pores: oily pores and sweaty pores. Oily pores are actually hair follicles. Each oily pore contains a sebaceous gland that produces oil. These pores are also often visit the place which stores cosmetic products. The sweat pores are usually very small and they are very seldom annoying to you. Bad clogged pores are mostly clogged oily pores.

Common Causes of Clogged Pores?

1. Sebum

If sebaceous glands are active they will produce lots of sebum. This makes the sebum to clog in the pores. This mostly occurs in oily skin persons.

2. Dead Skin Cells

Your skin constantly produces new cells and eliminates dead cells. If not removed, the dead skin cells that accumulate on the skin surface will clog the pores.

3. Use of Make Up

It is the one of the cause of clogged pores, however the reason is that it is very difficult to completely remove makeup on the face. If not cleaned, makeup powder can make clogged pores, problem become worse. Some people just moisturize your skin and use sunscreen in the morning. Because they do not make up so they often skip the makeup remover every night. In fact, sunscreens are designed to cling to the skin and have the ability to clog pores as well as make-up.

4. Environment

living in hot and humid environment will be cause for your pores, especially if your skin is oily. Dirt is easily “absorbed” by excessive oil and sebum.

Some Common Symptoms of Clogged Pores

1. Red Rashes

This is first sign that your pores are clogged. If this happens and notice this sign, it means that you have pore inflammation due to clogged pores.

2. White Heads

White heads are symptoms that your pores are completely inflamed and clogged. They make your skin look ugly.

3. Blackhead

Blackheads are also one of the manifestations of clogged pores. They make your skin so much ugly.

Home Remedies for Clogged Pores

Below are the some tips which can help you get rid of the theses clogged pores and help your skin look fresh and young.

1. Wash Your Face Daily

Face wash should be done 2-3 times a day so that your skin remains clean and all clogged pores clear. By doing this your skin will remain dirt free and oil free, so that pores will not get clogged and face will remain clean.


2. Steam

Another best way to get rid of clogged pores is to go for steam. Steaming will help open up your clogged pores and let the impurities to come out by sweating make your face shine by removing all impurities.

3. Sugar

Sugar is another good agent to clear clogged pores. Sugar have exfoliating tendency to help break up scare tissue and unclog the skin pores. Crush 2 tablespoon of sugar make it into powder then add ½ lemon juice and add little water it. Apply the paste on face and massage in circular motion to exfoliate for five minutes. Then rinse it with cold water.

4. Honey

Honey is very good natural remedy to clear clogged pores. It also decreases excess oil in your skin and also tighten your skin. You can apply raw honey over oily skin. Apply this solution 2-3 times a week.

5. Lemon

Lemons could help exfoliate your skin naturally and clean out the oil and dirt that clog your pores. You just need to apply the juice of a fresh lemon on your face, rub it gently for 5 minutes before washing it off with the warm water. Pat your face dry and apply moisturizer and do this every other day.

6. Grape Seed Oil

While grape seed oil has a lot of amazing uses for the skin and hair for anti-aging and acne prevention and treatment, using it to unclog pores is not known by many people. The benefits of grape seed oil come from vitamin E and linoleic acid, which let this oil naturally act as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

7. Activated Charcoal

The charcoal can draw toxins, bacteria, dirt, chemicals as well as other impurities from the complexion. To remove debris from your skin pores, you can use activated charcoals. The surface of activated charcoal is filled with millions of tiny pores, which have a negative charge attracting and binding with positively-charged toxicants. Besides, this ingredient has adsorptive quality, binding to impurities and excess oil, whilst loosening deeply-ingrained particles on skin, thanks to its gritty texture.

8. Cinnamon

Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant property. This spice can be mixed with oatmeal, baking soda or lemon or even sugar to create any kind of cleansing concoction for clogged pores.

Follow above mentioned remedies to get rid of clogged pores and have fresh face skin.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.