Pores. They’re so necessary but can be hard to take care off because they’re so prone to clogging. We like to think of it as a kitchen sink. It’s like the gateway that allows your skincare products to be absorbed into your skin.

But in the same way that your sink needs a good plumber to remove any debris once in a while to prevent clogging and make sure water actually flows through the pipe and not remain above the surface, your pores also needs to be deep-cleansed regularly to make sure the benefits of your skincare products are absorbed into your skin. Moreover, clogged pores often lead to the appearance of enlarged pores, which is usually not a pretty sight when you’re wearing makeup.

Before you scrub your skin raw, try one of these clay masks that have pore-clearing properties so you can have clear skin sans the pain.

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