Blackheads can happen to anyone irrespective or age and sex but primarily, this is a teenage problem. It is specifically severe in oily skin and can happen all round the year. These are also known as open comedones and are generally small and yellow in color. They take the shape of black bumps when they clog pore openings of all hair follicles due to dirt build up, dead skin cells and excessive sebum. They are visible as tiny spots mainly on the nose but in severe cases they can be on the forehead, chin and even shoulder.
Try Homemade DIY Remedies For Removing Blackheads:
Prepare Clay Mask
Clay works as a natural purifier of the skin. It reduces the occurrence of blackheads quite easily. Loose clay is easily available anywhere and can be used to reduce pore size and occurrence of blackheads. Clay masks are highly popular in spas and salons for their effectiveness in reducing open pores and blackheads. To prepare the mask, you need to place clay powder in a bowl and add water and mix well to get a thick paste. You need to apply a very thick layer on the area. Leave it for 10 minutes or till it dries or as you feel the skin tightening. Once dry wash with water and pat dry!Homemade Masks, Packs and Treatment For Blackheads.
Egg White Mask
If the egg white smell doesn’t bother you much, this treatment is definitely going to work for you. This remedy actually works to extract the blackhead. To start, you need to wash your face well. Apply egg whites with a paintbrush or with your fingers if you are comfortable. You can start with a single thin layer application. Allow it to dry. Then put another layer and let it dry again. If you wish, you can apply another layer and wait for 15 minutes further. You will get a tight feeling. Just use a wet and warm washcloth and gently scrub all egg whites away from your face. You will love the blackhead free, super soft feeling.
Baking Soda Treatment
Baking soda helps in treating blackheads and acne. It helps in clearing all impurities, dirt and debris from the skin which causes blackheads. To prepare the pack, baking soda has to be mixed with mineral water to form a smooth paste. This paste should be applied on the skin and massaged gently. Let it dry before you wash it away with warm water. Repeat three times in a week for best results.
Blackhead Peel Off Mask
A wonderful mask which keeps blackheads away for many days! To prepare this mask you need one spoon milk, one spoon gelatin and brush. Use a microwave container to mix gelatin and mix. Mix it well till the gelatin is dissolved totally. Microwave for 5 -7 seconds. Repeat it for another 4-5 seconds. Allow the mixture to cool. Test its warmth and never put the mixture directly on your face without testing it or you will injure yourself. Once ready, apply it on the nose using a brush. Leave it for 10 minutes. Once dry you will be able to peel it away from your face along with dirt and impurities.
Pore Cleansing Mask With Honey
To prepare this effective cleansing mask, you need to mix honey and raw milk. This should be placed in the microwave till you get a thick paste. The mixture gets a bit sticky. Once the mixture cools down, it should be applied on the area evenly. This will easily peel off in 30 minutes and remove blackheads, dirt and other impurities present in the skin.
Oatmeal Yogurt Scrub
Yogurt and oatmeal is a great combination to remove dead skin and blackheads. You need to mix the juice of three tomatoes, one spoonful of yogurt and oatmeal. Make a thick paste and scrub this gently on the skin, especially nose to remove blackheads. Wash it well to get clear skin and remove blackheads. You can carry out this treatment regularly for complete removal of blackheads.
Lemon Juice And Honey Treatment
Lemon juice helps in treating acne and removing blackheads. The juice is rich in vitamins which is suitable for all skin type. Mix the juice of half a lemon and a few drops of honey. This acts as a good exfoliator and helps in removing dead skin. For better scrubbing, you can add some sugar. Rub the lemon juice on your face, especially areas which are prone to blackhead. Rinse it after 20 minutes. You can repeat this ever week.
Follow any of the above blackhead treatments and you will be able to get rid of the problem in a short time.