Natural Ways to Remove Blackheads on Face and Nose

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Natural Ways to Remove Blackheads on Face and Nose
What are Blackheads?

Blackheads, also known as open comedones are tiny, dark spots that appear on the surface of your skin. Blackheads are blocked pores (hair follicles) in the skin that are filled with skin debris or keratin and sebum, an oily substance. Blackheads occur mainly on the face and nose and are a common problem among adolescents especially those with oily skin. Blackheads can be called first stage acne, before bacteria enters the clogged pores.

Common Causes of Blackheads

Here are the main causes that lead to blackheads-

* Stress

Common Causes of Blackheads: Stress

* Hormonal changes
* Inheritance
* Unclean skin
* Cosmetics
* Smoking
* Alcohol
* Caffeine

Natural Tip to clear Blackheads

Follow these simple, natural tips to clean your pores and banish blackheads using easily available ingredients at home.

Tip 1

Tomatoes have natural antiseptic properties that dry up blackheads. Take a small tomato, peeled and mashed, then apply it over the blackheads before going to bed. Leave overnight and then wash your face with clean water in the morning.

Natural Tip to clear Blackheads: Tomatoes

Tip 2

Lemon is another natural ingredient that is effective in treating blackheads. Squeeze few drops of lemon juice in a bowl, add salt and stir the mixture well. Wash your face with warm water and apply the mixture on the blackheads. Leave for some 20 minutes and wash your face again with warm water.

Natural Tip to clear Blackheads: Lemon

Tip 3

Apply a thin layer of toothpaste over the blackheads, leave for 25 minutes and wash your face gently with warm water. Repeat this remedy for two weeks to be free from blackheads.

Tip 4

Honey has antiseptic properties that work wonders for both oily skin and blackheads. Apply honey onto the affected area and wash off with warm water after 15 minutes.

Natural Tip to clear Blackheads: Honey

Tip 5

Prepare a mixture of baking soda and water to make a paste. Apply gently to the affected part, allow to dry for few minutes and then rinse it off with warm water to remove away the oil and dirt that causes blackheads.

Tip 6

A mixture of oatmeal and yogurt is good for the skin and helps banish blackheads. Mix 2 tablespoons of oatmeal with 3 tablespoons of yogurt, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and olive oil to it, mix all these ingredients well till it forms a paste. Apply the mixture on the face, leave for 10-15 minutes and wash your face with cold water.

Natural Tip to clear Blackheads: Yogurt

Tip 7

Raw eggs are an effective home remedy to get rid of blackheads. Beat one to two egg whites, mixed with one tablespoon of honey. Apply this mixture over the area of blackheads, leave for 30 minutes and wash off with warm water.

Tip 8

Prepare a mixture of equal parts of cinnamon powder and limejuice to form a thick paste. Apply the paste to the affected parts and leave on overnight and then wash off your face with warm water in the morning.

Natural Tip to clear Blackheads: Cinnamon


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For boy - how can i remove blackheads on my face and nose? Kindly tell me the name of the cream. Thank you.
md9097  Thursday, October 08, 2015
Nice Article about Blackheads.
jams1  Saturday, October 04, 2014
Nice solutions for Blackheads... my skin became so oily... so I need these advices a lot. Thank you. ...
payal84  Thursday, September 18, 2014
Blackheads makes your over all look dull...Along with all these remedies even applying raw milk early morning helps. It also helps in removing tan and dirt from facial skin.
360completeliving  Monday, September 08, 2014
Nice tips! Blackheads are a torture for me. I heard if you've got blackheads, it's recommended to use toner each time you wash your face. I've bought Pure Skin Blackhead Toner Deep Action lately and I'm using. Can you pls me if it is to be used once/twice a day or every time you wash your face. Thanks!
sara_24  Monday, July 16, 2012
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