Home Remedies for Blackheads

By: John mathew

Blackheads and whiteheads are called comedones. They are a part of a skin disease called acne. People of all age groups are trapped in this problem. They can be seen on face and shoulders. They are much higher in number than pimples or zits. Many skin treatments, medication, laser treatment, and alike are there to improve this bad skin condition. Its upto you which treatment you opt for. But, it is to be kept in mind that all the products and treatments have side effects.

Home Remedies for Blackheads
Place strawberry leaves on the acne, the alkalinity helps to reduce the swelling.
5. Extract juice of one lemon and mix with equal quantity of rose water. Apply this mixture on the face and let it stay for about half an hour. Wash the face with fresh water. About 15 days application helps cure acne, pimples and reduces blemishes and scars.
Make solution with one cups of hot water and half a tablespoon of boric powder. It is an good remedy for blackheads. Saturate a face napkin in this hot solution and press on to the skin, repeat it twice. Extract blackheads carefully with a blackhead extractor and sterilized cottonwool. The blackhead extractor you use should be a sterlized one. Now put on astrigent lotion.
Mix groundnut oil with an equal amtount of fresh lime juice and apply on face. leave for 10-15 minutes and wash. It may be applied daily to prevent formation of blackheads and pimples.
Use an oatmeal or almond mask thoroughly to cleanse your face. Mix either oatmeal or almond powder with enough rose water to make a soft paste that spreads easily on the skin. Rub it on your skin with your fingertips, paying special attention the problem areas. Leave to dry for about 15 minutes and then rinse off with cold water.

Take about 1 tsp of juice extracted from fresh coriander leaves and add ? tsp of turmeric powder in it. Apply this mixture while going to bed. Wash your face the next morning with cold water.

Coriander leaves too prove beneficial in treating acne. A teaspoon of coriander leaves juice has to be mixed with half a teaspoon of turmeric powder before retiring. This has to be washed out with cold water the next morning. With this, not only do blackheads reduce in number, but your skin complexion also improves.

Honey is great for your skin; applying warm honey on the affected area, to wash after 10 minutes will give you lots of benefit for your blackheads. This is because honey is a natural peel to blackhead affected skin which in turn, improves your skin.

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