In part 1 of this report we saw that blackheads are actually a type of acne that forms when a pore is clogged with oil or dead skin cells. These unsightly bumps commonly occur on your face, particularly, on your nose, cheeks, and chin. However, they can also be found in any area of your skin. Anyone can get blackheads regardless of your skin type. But, people with sensitive skin or oily skin seem to suffer with these blemishes more than others. Don’t worry though, you don’t have to run to the store to find an effective solution, there are plenty of home remedies that can help get rid of blackheads.
Honey has both antibacterial and antiseptic properties that remove blackheads by destroying the germs and impurities that clog the pores. Consequently, it also reduces the amount of acne breakouts. Honey Masks are natural humectants, which mean they seal in moisture, keeping your skin plump, supple, and more youthful looking. It also brightens and energizes the skin. And it can, over time, lighten and eliminate scars. In addition to tightening and hydrating the pores for a flawless complexion, this mask is very simple and it works very quickly.
1 tablespoon of flour
1 teaspoon of warm water
1 teaspoon of honey
Mix the ingredients until you get a sticky, smooth
paste. If the mixture is too thick, add water as needed.
Cut a post-it into stripes and, using the mixture as
a glue, paste the strips on the area where you have the blackheads.
Leave the strips on for 10 minutes then rinse your
face with warm water and follow up with your favorite moisturizer.
Baking soda is a wonderful exfoliator that sloughs away dead skin cells. This leaves your pores clean and your skin smooth and soft. It also neutralizes your skin`s pH, which causes your skin to produce much less oil, thus limiting the amount of blackheads to clogs your pores.
2 tablespoons of baking soda
1 tablespoon of honey
Combine the 2 ingredients together until you get a
Gently massage the paste into the skin on your face and
leave on for 10-15 minutes.
Then, wash your face with lukewarm water and apply a moisturizing cream.
Cinnamon is an antibacterial spice that can be used to make a fragrant face mask. In addition to removing blackheads, cinnamon acts in several ways to produce healthy, beautiful skin. For example, it peels away dead flaky skin, and reduces the outbreaks of zits. This versatile spice is also an excellent physical scrub for a smoother and extra glowing complexion.
1 teaspoon of honey
1 tablespoon of Cinnamon powder
Cotton Balls- as required
First, combine honey and cinnamon powder to make a smooth paste.
Apply the paste to the area with the blackheads.
Press the cotton ball on the affected area and leave
on for 5 minutes. The blackheads should stick to the cotton ball.
Finally, remove the cotton balls, wash your face with cool water and follow with a moisturizer.
Lemon juice contains citric acid which works as a pure astringent to close pores and smooth skin. This makes it excellent for unstopping clogged pores. Lemon is also rich in vitamin C. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that stimulates collagen production to promote healthy pores and skin, and reduce scarring zits.
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of honey
Mix the ingredients thoroughly till you get a smooth
Use a cotton swab to apply the paste to the areas with
Let this masks sit for 10 minutes.
Rinse with lukewarm water and apply your
Turmeric is well known in international circles like India, for its bleaching properties. It is very effective in removing blackheads from your nose and face and can even heals minor burns on your face. This plant root is also a component in cosmetics that are used to minimize pores, smooth skin, and diminish zits scars.
Egg white contains many vitamins and minerals that reduce the size of your pores. It aids in the production of collagen which enriches skin cells. When used as a mask, it will also moisturize and exfoliate your skin.
1 egg white.
1 teaspoon of olive oil
Begin by combining the egg white, olive oil, and turmeric in a small bowl until you get a smooth paste.
Apply it to the affected areas with the blackheads.
Allow the paste to dry; about 15 minutes.
Wash it off with warm water and apply a moisturizer.
Epsom salt has quite a few health benefits when it
comes to treating zits, its scars, blemishes, and blackheads. It contains
magnesium, which assist in regulating the production of enzymes within the body. These
enzymes can hinder the formation of acne bumps. This salt also contains
sulfate, which flush out toxins, grime and different impurities from the body to
clean pores and purify skin. Epsom Salt is very effective in removing blackheads,
leaving the pores and skin smooth and supple.
1 tablespoon of Epsom salts
A few drops of iodine
First, wash your face with lukewarm water to open the
First, combine the Epsom salt with the iodine and boiling water.
Let it sit for five minutes or till the salt
Then allow the mixture to cool down to room temperature.
Apply the mixture with a cotton ball to the affected
area and let it sit for about 10 minutes or till it dries.
plenty of water. This will keep you hydrated, and stop
your pores and skin from drying out.
a healthy diet. Make sure that you eat foods that are
rich in vitamins, minerals, and vitamins.
your hands before touching your face.
off makeup before going to bed.
or squeeze blackheads or pimples. This can
cause the bacteria to spread throughout your face.
As you can see, these remedies are super easy to use,
and very inexpensive to purchase. Choose the perfect recipe for you and please
let me know how they worked. These masks tend to work very quickly. But there
are many different skin types, so if it doesn’t work for you the first time,
don’t quit. Try another solution. You too can have beautiful skin.
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