Blackheads occur when the follicle become larger than its normal size and sebum and dead cells make contact with air and become black due to melanin oxidation.
Whiteheads occur when the mixture inside a pore is covered by skin and make no contact with air. That clogged pore becomes white.
It’s one of the most effective ways to remove blackheads and whiteheads. You must apply a thin layer on the infected areas. Let it sit for about 25 minutes then rinse well. Initially you may feel a burning sensation, but this feeling will disappear a little later. This treatment is effective if is applied once for every two weeks.
Antiseptic properties of tomatoes have the ability to dry out whiteheads and blackheads. After skin exfoliation, make a tomato paste and apply it to problem areas. Let the paste act overnight. In the morning wash the skin with warm water.
Wash your face with warm water and apply lemon juice mixed with salt over the blackheads area. Wait about 20 minutes then wash your face with warm water.
Mix lime juice and cinnamon powder (equal quantities) and apply the paste on the blackheads during the night. In the morning rinse the affected area.
Mix vinegar and cornstarch, in 1: 3 ratio until you obtain a paste. Apply the mixture on the problem areas for about 15-30 minutes then rinse with warm water.
Mix 3 tablespoons of yogurt with 2 tablespoons of oatmeal, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of olive oil. The mixture should be applied on the face for 5-7 minutes. Rinse with cold water.
Almond or oat
Mixture must be made of oatmeal / almond powder and rose water. Apply it on problem areas with your fingertips for about 15 minutes, then rinse with cold water.
Let the rice soak in milk for 5 hours then make a paste in a blender and rub the affected areas.
Mix coriander and turmeric with water. Use the resulting paste as a blackheads removing mask.
Honey is the best choice for blackheads removal. This should be applied on the problem areas for about 30 minutes.
Grate a few potatoes then rub the blackheads areas with this paste. Wait 15 minutes and rinse with warm water.
Mix equal parts of baking soda and water and rub areas prone to blackheads. Wait 15 minutes then rinse with warm water.
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