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Remedies for Clogged Pores on Chin

Shalu Bhatti
Clogged pores or 'comedones' tend to appear mostly on the forehead, nose, and chin. These may ruin the look of your face if left unattended. This story will give you some effective remedies and tips to keep them at bay; a little bit of pampering is all your skin needs!
A black mole on the chin is a beauty spot, but clogged pores on chin, are just the opposite! Dealing with them can be very difficult as they tend to be very stubborn, and are likely to prevent you from owning a beautiful and healthy-looking face.
A flawless skin plays a very important role in making a good impression. And when it comes to the face, it becomes very crucial to take care of it, as it happens to be the most exposed, and the most noticed part of our body!
Our face acts as our identity. Its constant exposure to pollutants and chemicals present in the environment may cause many skin problems including pimples, acne, blackheads, or whiteheads; all of these being associated with clogged pores. The following section will give you some effective remedies to get rid of them, naturally.

Effective Remedies

The medical term for clogged pores is comedones. These are of two types: Black and white. Taking care of this problem is extremely important, because if left unattended, it may turn out to be your worst nightmare! Mentioned herein are some lifestyle changes and natural remedies to help you eradicate these unwanted bumps.

Clean and Cleanse Daily

Did you know that even the unwashed soap particles can form clogged pores? Gently massage the affected area with a mild soap for about 30 seconds to a minute. Rinse thoroughly using warm water and make sure that the soap is washed away completely.
Splash your face with refreshing cool water which will help close the pores. Use a soft towel to completely pat the face dry.

Scrubbing your face once in a week with a good natural facial scrub (matching your skin type) would definitely help. All you can do is scrub the affected area gently for 20 seconds in a circular motion, clean thoroughly, and pat dry.

Facial Masks

Applying face masks will help clear the accumulated dirt. You will have to do it at least once or twice a week, for several months. It is advisable to get it done by a trusted beautician, as the process involves prodding, poking, and picking, which if done without care, can damage the facial skin even more.


Pour around 8 ounces of boiling water in a bowl of freshly washed parsley. Leave the mixture alone until it becomes lukewarm. Strain the liquid from the parsley leaves and dip a soft clean cloth in it. Once the cloth has soaked the liquid, compress it on the affected area for about 15 to 20 minutes.

Lemon Juice

Lemon is a natural detoxifier and antiseptic cleaner, which makes it a great source to clean the accumulated dirt on the face. Take some lemon juice and dip a cotton ball in it. Squeeze the excess juice and gently swipe the cotton on the affected area. This will also help in reducing spots and oiliness of the skin.

Baking Soda, Vinegar, and Vitamin E

Take a container with warm water and add about ¼ cup of baking soda into it. Stir well until the mixture becomes a thick smooth paste. Apply this paste evenly on the face and leave it alone for 5 to 6 minutes. Rinse the paste thoroughly with apple cider vinegar, followed by lukewarm water. Pat dry. Swipe a cotton ball soaked with vitamin E oil on the face and leave overnight.


There are many steamers available in the market. If you don't have a facial steamer, you can also take a large bowl of steaming hot water, and hold your face over the rising steam. Cover your head with a large towel to prevent the steam to escape from the sides. Do this for 15 to 20 minutes at least twice a week, and feel the difference.


Take about 1½ cups of boiling water and add 4 tablespoons of dried thyme into it. Leave the mixture alone for 30 minutes and then strain it in a bottle to refrigerate. Using this water every morning to rinse your face.

Additional Tips

  • Drink plenty of water to keep the skin hydrated.
  • Eat lots of fruits and vegetables, especially those having a lot of water content.
  • Never try to squeeze the pores.
  • Never apply foundation on clogged pores.
  • Avoid using comedogenic and oily products.
  • Use alcohol pads and astringent to tone the facial skin.
  • Apply serum at least twice a week.
An unhealthy skin only shows how well it is kept. A body healthy from the inside will have a healthy and flawless face. So, make sure that you consume a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Follow the steps mentioned to make sure your face always stays young, healthy, and beautiful. Take care.