Blackheads, open pores clogged with dead skin cells and sebum, usually occur before “those” days of the month. They usually “take over” the T-zone -- your nose, the area between the eyebrows, but they can also appear on the neck, cheeks or chin.
Of course, everyone dreams of eliminating them as soon as possible. In this article we give you five natural and ultra-efficient remedies that will help you remove those nasty blackheads.
Its antiseptic properties make it a fantastic solution when it comes to removing blackheads. Combine a tablespoon of baking soda and some water, just enough to get a paste-like texture.
Apply it to the affected area and wait for it to dry. 10 minutes are just enough. Rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat the treatment 2-3 times a week.
This spice has strong anti-bacterial properties and you can use it to make an aromatic face mask. Combine one part of cinnamon powder and two parts of honey. You should get a smooth paste.
Apply a thin layer on the affected area, and rinse after 15 minutes. Apply your regular moisturizer. For optimal results use this face mask every day.
Lemon juice contains an alpha-hydroxy acids that naturally remove dead skin cells and thus keep your pores from clogging. Moreover, lemons are rich in vitamin C recognized as an excellent antioxidant that stimulates collagen production, improves skin complexion and reduces acne scars.
Juice a lemon and soak a cotton pad in the juice. Gently massage the affected area. Rinse with cold water after 15 minutes. Do the treatment once a day.
Green tea contains vitamins and antioxidants that “break up” the excess sebum in the skin and reduce the inflammation common for acne-prone skin. Drop 2 bags of green tea in 250 ml of boiling water.
Let it cool for an hour and soak a cotton pad in it. Gently move the pad over the affected area, and after ten minutes rinse with cold water. Pat your skin dry and apply your regular moisturizer. Do the treatment once a day.
Thanks to its antibacterial and antiseptic properties, honey is one of the best natural remedies for blackheads. Warm it up slightly and apply it to the affected area.
Leave the honey on for ten minutes, then remove it from your face using a warm towel. For optimal results, repeat the treatment once a day.