Monday, March 8, 2010

Homemade Remedies for Blackheads| Treatment for Blackheads

Homemade Remedies for Blackheads

Blackheads appear mainly due to partially blocked pores. It seems as if dirt is the actual reason for dark appearance of the blackheads. But, on the other hand, its blackness is caused by the oxidizing effect of air on the sebum (oil) in a closed up pore and the melanin pigment from the dead skin cells.

NOTE : - Before you use a scrub or a face mask, steam your face. Steam your skin by placing your face above a bowl filled with hot water for about 10 min. After that use one the following method -

Scrubbing -
Take 2 tablespoons of baking soda add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1 tablespoons of water. Mix everything thoroughly and use as a scrub and wash your face with warm water .

Soak rice in the milk for about 5 hours, grind them and make a paste. Use this as a scrub and wash your face with warm water .

Lemon peel -
Take lemon peel and rub on your face this will reduce the greasiness and that will help you to remove black heads.

Oatmeal Mask -
To 1 cup of oatmeal add a teaspoon of baking soda and 3 teaspoons of Aloe Vera juice. Mix everything and make a past. Apply this on your face, let it dry and wash your face with warm water .

Tomato rubbing -
Take a fresh tomato and cut into quarters. Rub the piece of tomato over your face and wash your face with warm water . You can do this everyday.

Almonds Mask -
Add oatmeal, grated almonds, water and make a paste. Apply it on your face and let it dry. While removing it, wet the mask with water and rub in circular motion and wash it off with lukewarm water. This acts as a scrubber and facial mask.

Egg White Mask -
Mix lemon juice with egg white and apply this on your face, let it dry, wash your face with warm water .

Astringent -
Pour few drops of Astringent on to a cotton ball and wipe your face with it. Do it in the night before you sleep.

Honey -
Apply honey directly on to your face; this helps you to remove dirt that is present on your skin. Let it dry and then rinse off with lukewarm water.

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