Cold Masks for Blackheads and Large Pores

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Let’s face it – any kind of skin problem is quite infuriating to have. And large pores and blackheads take the lead of these problems! What’s incredibly annoying is the fact that it is super difficult to get rid of them permanently. Truth be told, large pores are more harmful than blackheads. If they are not treated immediately, they can lead to acne breakout or bacterial infection. Although you can try different over-the-counter scrubs and creams to get rid of them, nothing is more effective than using homemade cold masks.

 Interested to know about them? Continue to read this article then.


  • Egg Mask


Eggs are not only good for your hair but they are equally beneficial for your skin. They magically make blackheads disappear from your skin, helping you get fresh, smooth skin.

To prepare an egg mask, you need to mix egg yolks with 1 tablespoon of gelatin and 2 tablespoons of milk. Heat it on a low flame for 1 minute. Keep stirring until the consistency becomes smooth and thick. Now put the mixture in the refrigerator for a few minutes to help it cool down. Now apply it gently onto your skin and let it dry. Once it dries off, gently peel it off with your fingertips. Wash with cold water. You will definitely see your skin soft and clear.


  • Oatmeal Face Masks


Oatmeal is naturally soothing and moisturizing. It can gently exfoliate your skin and absorb the excess oil present on your nose (where blackheads mainly occur) instantly.

You will need 1 tablespoon of ground oatmeal and 3 tablespoons of cold water. Mix them together until the paste is thick and smooth. Now apply the paste to all the blackhead areas. Let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes. Now rinse it with warm water. Since this mask is soft and gentle to your skin, you can apply it daily for a week until blackheads and large pores are removed.


  • Orange Peel Face Pack


This is one of the most common and effective face masks for blackheads. An orange peel-off face mask helps to open clogged pores, eliminates blackheads and dead skin cells, making your skin soft and rejuvenated.

To make this mask, you first need to dry the peels of an orange for 4 days under the sun. Next, grind the dry peels into a powder form with the help of a grinder. Take 1 tablespoon of peel powder and mix it well with cold milk. You can also add in few drops of lemon juice for added benefits.

Mix it well until a fine paste is made. You can keep it in the refrigerator for 10 to 15 minutes to cool. Now cover your face with the mask and let it dry for at least 15 minutes. Once it dries off, gently peel off the mask and wash your face with lukewarm water.

These are the top three home remedies that you can try to get rid of blackheads and large pores in no time.

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