”How to we get rid of blackheads and whiteheads”
Maintaining a clear and beautiful
skin, takes time, consistency and
effort. Dermatologist may
recommend lots of products, but
some of them can be expensive and
may actually take a long time to
work. You can, however,
incorporate some home remedies
for blackheads and whiteheads into
your daily beauty regimen and in a
few weeks, you will experience a
drastic reduction or even total
elimination of the problem.
● Toothpaste – Toothpaste is an
effective blackhead and whitehead
remover. Apply a thin paste to your
infected areas and let it sit on your
face for at least 25 minutes. You
will probably feel a burning
sensation when you apply the
toothpaste, but this is normal and
will pass. Once you remove the
toothpaste, the top of your
blackheads and whiteheads will
disappear, but you still need to
thoroughly wash your face to
remove the buildup underneath.
Repeat this home remedy every
other day for two weeks.
● Tomato – Tomatoes have natural
antiseptic properties that dry up
whiteheads and blackheads. Peel and
mash a small tomato. Apply the
tomato pulp to your blackheads and
whiteheads before going to bed.
Leave the tomato pulp on your face
while you sleep and then wash your
face in warm water in the morning.
● Lemon -Wash your face in warm
water. Then, squeeze the juice of
one lemon into a bowl. Add in a
pinch of salt and stir the mixture.
Apply the mixture to your
blackheads and whiteheads. Leave
the mixture on for approximately
20 minutes and then wash your face
with warm water again.
● Lime – You can also use equal
parts of lime juice and cinnamon
powder and apply this mixture to
blackheads. Leave it on overnight
and rinse it off in the morning
● Cornstarch – Mix about a three-
to-one cornstarch to vinegar ratio
into a paste. Apply it to your
problem areas and let sit for 15 to
30 minutes. Remove the paste with
warm water and a washcloth.
● Yogurt – Mix three tablespoons of
plain yogurt with two tablespoons
of oatmeal. Add one teaspoon of
olive oil and one tablespoon of
lemon juice to the mixture. Stir the
mixture thoroughly and apply it to
the effective area of the face. Let
the mixture sit for five to seven
minutes then rinse off with cold
● Almond or oatmeal – Mix either
oatmeal or almond powder with just
enough rose water to make a
spreadable paste. Apply it to your
problem areas with your fingertips
first and then apply it to the rest of
your face. Let it set for about 15
minutes and then rinse your face
with cold water.
● Rice – Soak rice in milk for 5
hours and then grind this in a
blender until it is paste-like in
consistency. Use the paste as a
scrub on affected areas of the body.
● Potatoes – Grate raw potatoes and
then rub the area with the mixture.
Wash it off after 15 minutes.
● Fenugreek leaves – Crush some
fenugreek leaves and mix with water
to form a paste. Put this on the face
for 15 minutes and then remove it.
Do this every night to keep your
face free of blackheads.
● Coriander leaves – Mix some
coriander leaves and a little
turmeric powder with water and
form a paste. Use this as a mask to
● Oatmeal -Grind oatmeal into a
powder in a blender and then add
some rose water. Use this on
affected areas for 15 minutes and
then wash it off with cold water.
● Baking soda – Prepare a mixture
of equal parts of baking soda and
water and rub it onto your face or
other body areas prone to
blackheads. Leave it on for 15
minutes and then rinse it off with
● Honey is also good for removing
blackheads. Spread honey on the
affected area and remove it after 15
Remember – Be gentle to your skin.
Never pinch, scrape, poke, press, or
squeeze too hard!