Five remedies to remove blackheads at home

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WEB DESK: Skin care is equally essential for men and as well as for women. Apparently, you skin looks clean but you may not realize that dirt and germs grow if it expose more in sun or in pollution. Hence, a proper skin care routine is necessary. 

This pollution causes several skin issues and blackheads are one of them. It develops if you don’t pay attention to your skin.

Also, many people think that they can only treat it beauty saloons but it is a wrong concept as blackheads can be removed at home with the help of simple yet quickest remedies.

Baking soda and water

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Never ignore baking soda resting in your kitchen cabinet as it has countless benefits. And yes, to move blackheads it can be used as well. Alexander Dane, DO, of Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, PA in New Jersey says, “Baking soda helps to neutralize any pH imbalance your skin may have, as well as work as an exfoliant to remove dirt, oil, and dead skin cells.” For this remedy, you will need to mix equal portions of baking soda and water and apply it on face. Rinse your face with warm water and moisturize it.

At-home exfoliation

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Your skin needs exfoliation and it can done at home too. As per Dr. Dane’s recommendations mix two tablespoons of brown sugar, two tablespoons of lemon juice and one tablespoon of raw honey. Apply it on to face in circular motions and massage lightly. Rinse it well and apply your favorite moisturizer.

Kasturi turmeric

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Turmeric is packed with antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Dr. Dane said,“It’s important to note that regular turmeric can stain skin [but with] kasturi turmeric you avoid staining.”To make its paste take a tablespoon of kasturi turmeric and mix it with a tablespoon of water or coconut oil. Apply on face and leave it for 10 to 15 minutes then rinse it off.

Green tea

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Green tea should be present at everyone’s home as it has numerous health benefits plus it can be used as beauty product as well. Dr. Dane talks about it and says,“Green tea can help decrease your skin’s oil production and works as a great antioxidant.” It is extremely simple to use all you will be needing is green tea leaves and mix it with one tablespoon of water. Massage affected areas with it then rinse it.

Face masks

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Whitney Bowe, MD, a dermatologist in New York City, says,“Using a natural face mask for blackheads is an easy way to reduce blackheads.” Her face mask requires only egg whites and a tissue. Apply one whisked egg white on your clean face and place a layer of tissue paper on it (avoid eyes and mouth) then apply another layer of egg. Remove face mask after letting it sit on skin for some time then rinse it off.

Source: Reader’s Digest