Blackheads are types of comedones that occurs when the pores of the skin get clogged with dirt and excess oil. It usually occurs due to hormonal changes, choice of food or due to oily skin.
There are four ways to get rid of blackheads – Preventative steps, old-fashioned squeeze, creams and lotions bought from stores or home remedies.
In this article, we will give you a taste of all of it to choose from.
1Check your Make-up
This is a preventative and the first step to getting rid of blackheads and that is to check your makeup. Avoid covering it up as it will worsen the condition of your face. Avoid using a heavy foundation, concealers and other makeup stuff. Try sticking to few products and go for a makeup-free look for few days to let the skin breathe.
2Healthy Eating and Plenty of Water
Another preventative tip is to opt for healthy eating and drink lots of water as what you eat shows on your skin. Healthy food can cure everything. It will help in making your skin shine and glow.
3Honey Face Wash
Honey is another preventative step that helps in avoiding the appearance of blackheads on the skin. Honey works well for every skin type. Though, if you have sensitive skin always consult a doctor as it can irritate your skin too. Massage your damp face with a little bit of honey for a minute and wash off. Honey contains antibacterial and antioxidant properties that can help in giving a beautiful, healthy and glowing skin.
4Old Fashion Remedy- Squeeze! But Do The Right Way
Wash your face and keep a fresh wet towel on your face for 3-5 minutes so that the pores open up. Now wrap a tissue paper around your index finger and gently try to take out the blackheads one by one, but don’t push hard on the stubborn ones as it can damage the skin. Use an astringent to clean your open pores and calm them down. Never use your nails or dirty hands on the pimples or blackheads as it will worsen your skin condition.
5The Chemical Remedy
You can also treat your blackheads with store bought items like salicylic acid or glycolic acid. The salicylic acids help in breaking down the oil in the pores while the glycolic acid helps in clearing the dead skin cells. These treatments help in cleaning blackheads and avoiding them from coming back.
6Exfoliate with Baking soda, Lemon & Honey
Mix baking soda with lemon, honey and form a thick paste. Apply it on your face and rub it on your face gently to exfoliate and kill the dead cells and remove the existing blackheads. If used regularly this natural remedy can give you a clear and glowing skin.
7White Cosmetic Clay Mask
White Cosmetic Clay mask is another natural remedy that can help in removing the excess oil and also giving a blackhead free skin. Mix little cosmetic clay with distilled water and apply on your skin for 5-10 minutes and then wash off. You will get a clean and shining skin.
8Egg Whites for Bright and Blackhead Free Skin
Egg whites are a natural remedy that physically removes blackheads. Apply some beaten eggs on your face and try placing a tissue paper over it and let it dry, then gently peel off. Wash your face with warm water and see the difference yourself.
9Oatmeal & Lemon Home Remedy
Mix oatmeal with warm water and then add few drops of lemon and form a paste. Massage the paste on your face, leave it for 5 minutes and rinse off.
10Kiwi & Almond Natural Remedy
Soak some almonds overnight and then crush them into a paste next day, in a blender. Add kiwi paste to it and mix it to form a paste. Gently massage your face with the paste, trying to concentrate on the blackheads affected area. Let the paste sit on your skin for 5 mins and then wash off. This will add a glow to your skin.
11Get Some Professional Help
The best way is to consult a dermatologist as he can recommend you the best way to treat the blackheads according to the skin type. The doctor might suggest some biotics or laser treatment, etc.
So guys and girls stay beautiful and happy with these amazing tips to treat your blackheads to get healthy and glowing skin back. Always consult a doctor before opting for the home remedies if you have sensitive skin to avoid damages to it.