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Home remedies to get rid of blackheads

By Glowpink Staff   

Blackheads are blocked pores and they appear dark spots that appear on the skin (generally they are on nose and chin). These blocked pores are filled with skin debris or keratin and sebum, an oily substance.

You can also consider blackheads are 1st stage acne before bacteria enters into pores, so to treat them you need something that has antiseptic properties.

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Home remedies to get rid of blackheads

1. Lemon

lemon

  • First of all, take a few drops of lemon in a bowl
  • Then, add salt and mix well
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water and apply this mixture on blackheads
  • Leave for 20 minutes and wash again with lukewarm water
  • Lastly, dry with a soft towel

2. Tomatoes

tomatoes

  • First of all, take a small tomato
  • Then, peel and mash it
  • Apply it over the blackheads before going to bed.
  • Lastly, leave overnight and then wash your face with clean water in the morning.

3. Toothpaste

toothpaste

  • First of all, apply a thin layer of toothpaste on blackheads
  • Then, leave for 20 minutes
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water
  • Lastly, repeat this remedy for two weeks to be free from blackheads.

4. Baking soda

baking soda

  • First of all, prepare a mixture of baking soda and water
  • Then, apply this paste on blackheads, it will remove oil and dirt that cause blackheads

5. Aromatic flower petal scrub

Ingredients required:

  • Crushed rose petal powder: 2 teaspoons
  • Crushed organic chamomile buds: 2 teaspoons
  • Walnut powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Hemp seed oil: 2 tablespoons

Process:

  1. First of all, add all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Then, add a little water.
  3. Blend it well to make an aromatic scrub with fine granules.
  4. Then, apply this scrub on your cleansed face.
  5. Exfoliate for about 2 minutes.
  6. Then, rinse off with lukewarm warm.
  7. Spritz on a facial mist.
  8. Lastly, skip the moisturizer let it dry out completely.
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Frequency:

  • Try using this scrub at least once in a week to reap the maximum benefits.

6. Nutmeg scrub

Ingredients required:

  • Nutmeg powder: 2 tablespoons
  • Manuka honey: 1 tablespoon
  • Cinnamon powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Tea tree oil: 2-3 drops

Process:

  1. First of all, add all the ingredients in a container.
  2. Then, whisk it until it forms a coarse scrub with a creamy texture.
  3. Apply this scrub all over your face.
  4. Then, exfoliate your face gently with this scrub for about 2 minutes.
  5. Rinse off with lukewarm water.
  6. Lastly, follow up with a toner and moisturizer.

Frequency:

  • Apply this face scrub once in a week and exfoliate your face gently to get rid of dead skin cells.

7. Strawberry face scrub

Ingredients required:

  • Mashed strawberry pulp: 2 tablespoons
  • Manuka honey: 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice: 1 teaspoon
  • Brown sugar: 1 teaspoon

Process:

  1. First of all, mix all the ingredients in a container.
  2. Then, apply this face scrub all over your face.
  3. Exfoliate gently, massage your face with this face scrub for about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Then, rinse off with cold water.
  5. Lastly, apply a toner and moisturizer afterwards.

Frequency:

  • Apply this face scrub once in a fortnight for the best results. If you have sensitive skin then do not add lemon juice in this scrub.

8. Cinnamon Face Mask

Ingredients required:

  • Cinnamon: 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: a pinch

Process:

  1. First of all, mix all the ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Then, apply this face mask all over your face in a thin layer.
  3. Then, leave it on your skin for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Lastly, rinse the mask off using normal water and you are done!

Frequency:

  • Use this face mask a couple of times in a week to get rid of your blackhead quickly and effectively.
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Benefits:

Cinnamon helps improve the skin by tightening the pores and promoting the circulation of blood under the skin. Lemon juice is the ingredient which provides the blackhead remover capabilities due to its astringent and anti-bacterial nature. Turmeric also acts as an antiseptic for the skin and helps make it stronger, softer, and overall better.

9. Oatmeal, Yogurt, and Olive oil exfoliating wash

Ingredients required:

  • Ground oatmeal: 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
  • Yogurt: 2 tbsp
  • Olive oil: 1 tbsp

Process:

  1. First of all, mix all the ingredients properly in a mixing bowl by stirring them together thoroughly. You should obtain a smooth paste-like consistency in the mixture.
  2. Then, apply this face mask all over your face in a thin layer.
  3. Then, leave it on your skin for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Lastly, rinse the mask off using cool water and you are done!

Frequency:

  • Use this face mask 2 or 3 times in a week to get rid of your blackhead quickly and effectively.

Benefits:

This great remedy works for all skin types. Oatmeal is an excellent exfoliator for the skin and can help remove issues like blackheads effectively. Moreover, it is anti-inflammatory too. Yogurt also helps in the cleansing along with lemon juice. Olive oil provides the nourishment and hydration to the skin to help it stay smooth and soft.

10. Chickpea flour and Mint Face Mask

Ingredients required:

  • Chickpea flour: 1 tbsp
  • Yogurt: 1 tbsp
  • Mint leaves paste: 1 tbsp

Process:

  1. First of all, mix all the ingredients properly in a mixing bowl by stirring them together thoroughly. You should obtain a smooth paste-like consistency in the mixture.
  2. Then, cleanse your face and then apply the mask on it. Make sure you cover it fully. Use gentle massaging motions for about 5 minutes while applying.
  3. Then, leave it on your skin for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Lastly, rinse the mask off using normal water and you are done!
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Frequency:

  • Use this face mask 2 or 3 times in a week to get rid of your blackhead quickly and effectively.

Benefits:

The chickpea flour in it acts as an exfoliator to help cleanse the skin from harmful dirt and impurities. Mint provides potent anti-acne properties and thus helps clean out the pores and also balance the oil levels on the skin. All in all, this remedy will cleanse the skin properly from impurities and excess oils along with the blackheads.

11. Steaming Facial for Blackhead removal

Ingredients required:

  • Hot water: a big bowl
  • Towel: 1 of it

Process:

  1. First of all, take very hot water in a big bowl and place your head about 15 inches above the hot water.
  2. Then, place a towel on your head and make kind of a closed are with it over the steaming bowl.
  3. After that, steam your way in that way for about 5 minutes.
  4. Lastly, dry off your face by patting and then remove the blackheads gently.

Frequency:

  • You can use this remedy once every week to get rid of your blackheads rapidly.

Benefits:

Steam and heat help open up the pores and thus makes it easier to remove any impurities and blockages from there.

 

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