Everyone wants beautiful flawless skin but large open pores on our face can make it hard to achieve the skin of our dreams. While it is completely fine to have some imperfections here and there, the stubborn dots and pores around the nose or chin area are difficult to ignore. It can be annoying at times when you are applying your makeup as most of the products can get accumulated in these pores that can look cakey and uneven. But don’t worry, you can easily treat these open pores at home by using some DIY face packs to get rid of them completely.

Besan Face Pack

besan for open pores

Besan or gram flour is rich in zinc that can treat various skin issues like acne or skin inflammations.  It is great for exfoliating and removing dead skin cells and fine facial hair.


  • 1-2 tbsp yogurt
  • 1tbsp besan (gram flour)
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • 1 tbsp honey (optional)

How To Make And Apply?

  • Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients well
  • Make it into a smooth paste and apply it to your washed face
  • Do not forget your neck and avoid applying it to your eyes and lips
  • Keep it for 15-20mins and then rinse off with plain water
  • For best results apply this pack twice a week


Multani Mitti Pack

multani mitti for open pores

Multani mitti also popularly called fuller’s earth has natural cleaning properties that effectively remove dirt and impurities. This pack is especially great for people with oily skin as Multani mitti absorbs all the excess oil and sebum from your skin.


  • Take 2tbsp of Multani mitti
  • 1 tbsp of tomato juice
  • Pinch of turmeric 

How To Make And Apply?

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl
  • Make sure the consistency is not too thick or runny
  • Apply it on your clean face
  • Keep it for about 15 mins then rinse it off with water
  • Pat dry your face and apply rose water followed by a moisturizer

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Egg Face Mask

egg white for open pores

Eggs are not just a great source of protein and biotin but they are equally beneficial if applied topically. Egg white face mask helps your skin looking fresh and healthy by removing excess oil and dead cells, shrinking open pores, reducing puffiness and fine facial hairs from your face.


  • 1 egg white

How To Make And Apply?

  • Take a bowl and beat one egg in it
  • Only take the white part to apply it to your face
  • Whisk the egg white and directly apply it on your clean face
  • Let it sit till it gets dry naturally
  • Now you can even peel off this mask or simply wash it off with plain water
  • Then pat dry, apply some moisturizer and you are good to go!


Honey Face Mask

honey for open pores

Honey can moisturize your skin from within and when mixed with lemon which is a great source of vitamin c, this powerful combination as a face pack can help to shrink your pores without drying out your skin too much.


  • 1tbsp of lemon
  • 1tbsp of honey
  • Pinch of turmeric

How To Make And Apply?

We hope you will find these face packs useful. Stay tuned to Herzindagi for more.

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