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The Best Masks To Help You Unclog And Minimise Pores

Pores are important in allowing our skin to breathe and also helps the body get rid of unwanted oils and toxins. But what do we hate most about them? When they are enlarged and clogged, they not only look unsightly but also causes our complexion to appear dull. Here, we pick out the best face masks to use to help treat your pore concerns.

#1: Caolion Magic Black Powder Sheet Mask, $12, Sephora
Formulated with evening primrose oil and raspberry oil extracts, which are rich in nutrients like vitamin A, this not only tightens pores but also firms wrinkled and sagging skin. The two-piece hydrogel face mask also soothes and calms irritated skin. #2: Dior Hydra Life Pores Away Pink Clay Mask, $92
With a creamy, butter-soft texture, this lightweight mask contains jojoba oils and natural minerals to minimise the appearance of enlarged pores while helping to mattify skin. #3: Philosophy Purity Made Simple Pore Extractor Exfoliating Clay Mask, $55, Sephora
Formulated with white kaolin clay to target pore concerns and salicylic acid plus natural exfoliants to remove dead skin cells, this leaves skin looking and feeling smooth and supple. #4: Laneige Mini Pore Waterclay Mask, $38
This is made with the brand’s Pore Minimising Technology to strengthen skin’s barrier, remove excess sebum and tighten pores. It also ensures skin stays hydrated and moisturised. #5: Innisfree Anti-aging Mask (Pore Care), $4.50
This anti-ageing sheet mask targets pore concerns with the help of bifida ferment lysate, which minimises the appearance of enlarged pores, niacinamide to improve dullness and adenosine to soften fine lines and wrinkles. #6: Estee Lauder Clear Difference Purifying Exfoliating Mask, $76
This intense treatment mask draws out impurities and removes excess oil and shine with a soft clay formula. It contains the brand’s Triple Action Clarity Technology, which is made with salicylic acid to stop the breakout cycle, control excess oil production and refine the look of pores. #7: Kiehl's Cilantro & Orange Extract Pollutant Purifying Masque, $62
This helps to combat the harmful effects of pollution on the skin and is said to reverse the signs of premature ageing due to environmental aggressors. It is formulated with cilantro extract to draw out pollutants and dirt trapped deep within pores and chestnut to purify skin by removing excess toxins. #8: Etude House Wonder Pore Black Mask Sheet, $5
This sheet mask controls excess sebum production and effectively clears out dirt in pores with its black sheet that contains oak tree charcoal. Main image: Showbit.com Like this? Check out the Japanese moisturiser range that will reboot your skin, the new beauty launches that brighten and treat common skin concerns and the 10 hydrating serums every skincare regime needs.