Blackheads! Oh, those pesky little black bumps on the face!
If you’re unfamiliar with this term consider yourself very lucky. But for all those who relate to this, the fight against blackheads is constant. Blackheads can be really tough to get rid of.
What are Blackheads?
Blackheads are a form of acne. Our skin has pores that get clogged due to dirt and excess oil. When this debris gets pushed onto the surface of the skin, they get oxidized as they come in contact with the air and turn black. Mostly, the ones with oily skin tend to suffer the most with blackheads.
Well, before resorting to any fancy treatments it doesn’t hurt to try on a few tricks at home to make these little black dots vanish!
Best Home Remedies to Get Rid Of Blackheads Naturally
Steam opens up your pores releasing dirt and excess oil from your face. It makes you sweat releasing toxins from within. Making your skin soft, it makes you glow with flawless skin.
Tip: Try to include steam in your daily skincare routine at least thrice a week.
Being rich in Vitamin C, tomatoes can help you effectively fight blackheads. It’s great for people with oily and combination skin types as it helps remove excess oil from your face. Tomatoes are rich in Vitamin A and have skin brightening properties as well.
Directions to Use: Firstly, cut a few round slices from a tomato. Rub a slice on your skin on the blackhead infected area. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes. Wash off your face with warm water.
Baking soda is considered to be an excellent exfoliator for the skin. It has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It helps you remove the dead skin cells and extra sebum produced by the skin.
Directions to Use: Mix 1 tbsp of baking soda with 2 tbsp of water to make a smooth paste. Apply on the concerned areas of the skin for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
Cinnamon Powder with Lemon Juice
If you haven’t been using cinnamon powder on your face, you’re seriously missing out. Being full of antioxidants, helps you tighten pores and improves blood circulation. Lemon, with Vitamin C, brightens your skin.
Directions to Use: Mix 2 tbsp of cinnamon powder with 2 tbsp of lemon juice to make a smooth paste. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water.
Being a wonder spice, turmeric is one of the best home remedies for fighting blackheads. Its antibacterial properties pack a punch on the bacteria-producing acne and blackheads. It helps cleanse your skin and gives you naturally glowing skin. You can also use it with honey for even better results.
Directions to Use: Mix 1 tbsp of turmeric with 1 tbsp of honey and few drops of warm water. Apply it to the concerned areas for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
And the last tip would be along with these natural remedies make sure to stay hydrated, keep your skin clean, exfoliate and moisturize daily!
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