How to Get Rid of Blackheads Naturally

Blackheads are scientifically  known as Open Comedo. This problem happens to both men and women. Blackheads are small bumps that appear due to pores becoming clogged with oil, impurities and dead skin. They are type of acne that usually form on the face, we often see it on our nose, chin, and cheeks, but they can also appear on the back, chest, neck, arms, and shoulder.

Blackheads are not included in the health issues but it really looks weird and dirty. It simply interfere your beauty statement and gives your face an unpleasant appearance.

The good news are that there are many effective ways to remove blackheads, ( even the stubborn ones). In this article I’m going to share with you some ingredients that you can easily find in your kitchen and use to get rid of blackheads.

Honey and Flour

Honey is both antibacterial and antiseptic, properties that help remove blackheads by destroying germs or impurities that clog pores. Honey also acts as a natural antibiotic, helping to pull dirt from the pores of the skin to clear blackheads as well as tightening and hydrating the pores for a clear complexion. This mask is very easy and it will give you fast results.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of warm water
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Directions

  • Mix all the ingredients together until you get a sticky and consistent paste. If the mixture is too thick, add water as needed.
  • Take a post-it note and cut it into stripes. Use the mask as a glue and pass the strips on the area you want to eliminate the blackheads.
  • Leave the strips on your face for 10 minutes and then remove them and rinse your face with warm water and apply your favorite moisturizing cream

Honey and Baking Soda

Baking soda is an excellent exfoliator to scrub away dead skin cells, leaving the skin soft and smooth. Baking soda neutralize the skin`s pH, which encourages the skin to produce less oil, and this is very essential to get rid of blackhead.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Directions

  • Mix the two ingredients together until you get a sticky paste,
  • Massage the mix on your face and leave it on for 10-15 minutes
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water and then apply a moisturizing cream

Honey and Cinnamon

Cinnamon is an antibacterial  spice that can be used to make an aromatic face mask that offers all sorts of benefits to the skin including the removal of blackheads. It also helps to eliminate flaky skin, as well as acne, and it can be used as a body scrub for a smoother and more glowing complexion.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of Cinnamon powder
  • Cotton Balls- as required

Directions

  • Mix honey and cinnamon powder to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on the area you want to remove the blackheads.
  • Put the cotton ball on that area for about 5 minutes, and then take  it off, and you will notice that the blackheads will stick on that cotton ball.
  • Wash your face with cold water and then apply a moisturizing cream

Baking Soda  and Lemon Juice

Lemon juice contains citric acid which works as a natural astringent to remove dead skin, making it perfect for unstopping clogged pores. Lemon is also rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant that stimulates collagen production to improve skin health and reduce scarring acne.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Directions

  • Blend the ingredients all together until you get a good paste.
  • Use a cotton swab to apply the paste on the areas you want to eliminate the blackheads
  • Let this mask sit on your face for 10 minutes
  • Rinse off your face with lukewarm water and apply your moisturizer.

Egg white and Paper strip

Egg whites are rich in protein and albumin which offers skin toning properties and helps to promote wrinkle-free skin. Due to their ability to tighten the skin and minimize pores, using egg whites is especially good for oily skin and reduces the chances of future blackheads while also removing current blackheads at the same time.

Ingredients

  • Egg white
  • Paper towel cut into small strip

Directions

  • Separate your egg white and place it in a small bowl.
  • Dip your strip into the egg white.
  • Remove the excess egg white from the strip
  • Apply to the area you want to eliminate the blackheads and let it sit for 15 minutes
  • Pull it off slowly starting on the side
  • Rinse off your face with lukewarm water and apply your moisturizer.

Turmeric  and Egg White

Turmeric is famous in countries like India for its bleaching properties. Turmeric can be very effective when applied on the nose or the entire face to remove blackheads and also  remove minor burns in some cases. Turmeric is widely used in treatments to lighten the skin and  remove acne scars.

Egg white is a good source of many vitamins and minerals that will  tighten your skin and increase the production of collagen. Egg whites will moisturize and exfoliate your skin.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white.
  •  2 tablespoons of turmeric.
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil

Directions:

  •  In a small bowl mix turmeric powder with the egg white and olive oil.
  • Mix it well until you get a smooth paste.
  • Apply it on the affected areas where you want to remove the blackheads.
  • Allow the paste to dry on your face , that may take 15 minutes.
  • Wash it off with water and apply a moisturizer.

Green Tea  Leaves

Green tea is  used in many face masks, due to its exfoliator action. Green tea is also a rich source of antioxidants, and that’s why is used in many face masks to remove acne scars.

  • Mix one teaspoon of green tea leaves in purified water  so that you can make a paste.
  • Scrub the mixture gently on the affected area that you want to remove the blackheads.
  • Allow the green tea leaves sit on the afected areas for 8 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with water and then apply your moisturizer.