It is the accumulation of sebum and keratin in the hair follicles of the nose. It appears black due to the reflection of light on the pores. The most common way people get rid of their blackheads is by popping them themselves, but that can lead to scarring and skin damage.
But, don’t worry there are easy ways to remove them.
Lime Juice and Ground Nut Oil.
Mix the two in equal sizes and apply it to the nose or areas with blackheads gently for 15 minutes before washing away. If there are some blackheads left then it becomes easy to squeeze out.
The ground nut oil will also help decrease redness and inflammation.
Iodine and Epsom Salt
Add 4 drops of iodine and epsom salt to a half of cup of hot water. Mix it well and let it cool and then apply it to area with blackheads with a cotton ball.
The epsom salt also smooths the skin and acts as a natural scrub to help pull out blackheads rather than using your fingernails.
Make a paste with fenugreek leaves and apply it on the blackheads. Make sure you get the powder and not the leaves since it would harder to make a paste with the leaves. Mix it with some warm water. Leave it untouched for about 20 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. Do this for a month.
Make a paste with grated radish or apply radish juice over the area with blackheads.
It can also help with acne by using the radish as a paste or mask.
Almond powder and rose water
Make a paste with ground almonds and rosewater and apply it on the blackheads.
It is a natural cleanser and also contains anti-aging properties as well.
Natural scrub made from salt, honey, lime and yogurt
Mix salt, honey, lime and yogurt in equal proportions and use it as a scrub on your face and the blackhead affected area.Try and use rock salt as it is hard and can make an effective scrub. Make sure you scrub gently as well.
Egg white face mask
Beat an egg white and apply it on your face in the form of a mask. Let it stay for a few minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water. Later wipe it off with a clean towel.
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