With the alarming status of ever-increasing air pollution, blackheads problem is ought to keep us busy for the next few decades. Blackheads are small black bumps that appear on your skin when a clog develops in the opening of hair follicles. The clogging happens when your skin pores become excessively build-up of dirt and dead skin.

These black projections are majorly found on the face, such as on or around the nose, chin and forehead but they can also appear on the neck, back, chest, arms and shoulders. Most people don’t understand the fact that pressing or popping your blackheads again and again and applying force may worsen your skin even more. Also, there is only little that prescribed medicines can do about cleansing your face and making it blackhead free in comparison to natural remedies that are effective and harmless to your skin at the same time.

If you are also dealing with the same blackhead problem and it seems to never go away, here are 5 home remedies that can act as your rescue plan for a blackhead free skin:

Baking Soda Face pack

Baking soda is an anti-bacterial agent. It can serve to be an effective remedy for removal of pesky blackheads. When you apply this on your skin, it not just leaves your skin soft and smooth but also acts as a skin exfoliator.

 

How to prepare:

  • Add one tablespoon of baking soda in a bowl.
  • Pour two tablespoon of water in it.
  • Mix the two rigorously until it turns into a thick paste.
  • Apply that paste on your blackheads
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 10 minutes until it dries.
  • Rinse your face with lukewarm water and see the difference
  • Repeat the same activity twice in a week.

 

Honey Face pack

Honey has an antiseptic property that helps remove the impurities from your skin and freshens it up in a quick apply.  It also acts as a hydrating element for your skin pores and leaves your complexion fairer than ever.

 

How to prepare:

  • Add two to three tablespoon of honey in a pan and heat it.
  • Empty the pan and pour the boiled honey in a bowl.
  • Let it cool down until lukewarm to prevent your skin from burning.
  • Apply the honey on your blackheads.
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 10 to 15 minutes until the layer of honey dries.
  • Rinse your face with lukewarm water and see the difference.
  • Repeat the same activity twice in a week.

 

Lemon juice pack

Lemon is widely used for treatment of acne and skin beautification. It is rich in vitamin c and nutrients which are good for all skin types. It contains citric acid that not only brightens up your skin but also helps you make your skin dirt free.  But since lemon is acidic in nature, it can dry out your skin once applied. Hence it is recommended to use a moisturizer right after its application.

 

How to prepare:

  • Take ½ a lemon.
  • Squeeze it into a bowl.
  • Apply the lemon juice on your blackheads with the help of a cotton ball.
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 5 to 10 minutes until it dries.
  • Rinse your face immediately with lukewarm water and see the difference.
  • Repeat the same activity twice in a week.

 

Green tea face pack

Green tea is an anti-aging agent and is rich in antioxidant. It eliminates excess oil from your skin and makes is it look healthy and glowing.  It not just deep cleans your face but also rejuvenates your pores.

 

How to prepare:

  • Take one teaspoon of organic green tea.
  • Add it in adequate water to form a thick paste.
  • Heat the mixture on flame for a minute or two.
  • Pour it in a bowl and let it cool until lukewarm.
  • Apply the paste on your blackheads.
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 10 minutes until it dries.
  • Rinse your face with lukewarm water and see the difference.
  • Repeat the same activity twice in a week.

 

Toothpaste face pack

 

Toothpaste can turn out to be one of the most effective remedy to treat oily skin. It can help you naturally get rid of nasty blackheads by simply opening the pores and clearing up the excessive oil just like it helps in cleaning your teeth.

 

How to prepare:

 

  • Clean your face with a face wash before applying the pack
  • Squish out a little amount of toothpaste in a bowl
  • Add ½ tablespoon of salt in it.
  • Mix the two and form a thick paste
  • Apply it on your blackheads with gentle hands
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 5 to 10 minutes until it dries
  • Rinse your face with lukewarm water and see the difference
  • Repeat the same activity twice in a week

 

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