21 Quick Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads Naturally

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Cinnamon pack, aloe vera, tomatoes, green tea, fenugreek, baking soda, honey, milk, lemon, coconut oil, castor oil, clay, salt water, toothpaste, apple cider vinegar and steam are the best natural ways to remove blackheads.

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What are Blackheads?

Blackheads are small, reddish brown or black bumps that are a result of clogged skin pores. Dead skin cells and oils accumulate in the opening of the skin follicles and produce a bump. Exposure to air makes it look black, giving the name blackhead.

Squeezing them can cause inflammation and eventually scarring.

21 Best Natural Ways to Remove Blackheads

Egg White Face Mask

Helps prevent blackheads and tightens pores. This mask also makes the skin glow. Mix one teaspoon honey to one egg white. Mix the two and apply on the face. Let it dry and rinse off. Repeat once a week. Best for oily and combined skin.

Cinnamon Pack

Treats blackheads, Whiteheads and acne. Improves blood circulation to the skin and delays aging. Mix 1-2 tablespoon cinnamon powder with 1-2 tablespoon lemon juice. Mix it and apply on your face. Let it dry and rinse off. Repeat thrice a week. Suited for all skin types.

Aloe Vera

It soothes the skin, cleanses pores, and also controls excess oil production. Apply fresh aloe Vera gel and keep it for about 10 minutes and rinse off. Suites all skin types.

Turmeric and Mint Juice

Turmeric is antimicrobial in nature and removes the bacteria. Mix 1 tablespoon turmeric powder with 2 tablespoon of mint juice and apply on the affected areas and rinse off. Repeat once a week. Suited for all skin types.

Tomatoes

Antibacterial properties dry up blackheads. Peel and mash the tomato and apply it on your face before going to bed. Rinse off in the morning. Apply every night. Suited for all skin types.

Green Tea

Rich in antioxidants. Mix 1 teaspoon dry green leaves with water to make a paste and apply it on your face. Let it dry a bit and rinse off. Repeat once a week. Suited for all skin types.

Strawberry

Helps to reduce swelling and cleans pores. Crush a strawberry and mix with half teaspoon honey and lemon juice and apply it. Leave it for sometime and rinse it off. Use twice a week.

Fenugreek

It has anti inflammatory and emollient properties. Grind the leaves and mix them with water to make a paste. Apply on the affected areas and rinse with water. Use twice a week. Suitable for all skin types.

Baking Soda

Mix 1 tablespoon soda with 2 tablespoon water and mix it. Scrub it on the face and rinse after sometime with cold water. Use thrice a week. Best for oily skin.

Honey

Mix 1 tablespoon honey with 1 tablespoon lime juice and sugar and rub on the face gently. Rinse off. Use everyday as a scrub. Suited for all skin types.

Milk

Mix 2 tablespoon raw milk with 1 teaspoon nutmeg powder and scrub it on the face. Rinse off with warm water. Use everyday. Suitable for all skin types.

Lemon

Tightens the pores and lightens the skin. Mix 1 tablespoon lemon juice with 1 tablespoon yogurt and half teaspoon salt. Mix it and apply on the affected areas and rinse with warm water after some minutes. Use thrice a week. Suited for all skin types.

Coconut Oil

Massage some drops of coconut oil on the affected areas. Leave it to be naturally absorbed by the skin. Do this every night before going to bed. Best for dry skin.

Castor Oil

Massage oil and let it get absorbed by the skin. Wipe off the excess oil. Do this every night before going to bed. Best for dry skin.

Clay

Bentonite clay absorbs impurities and cleans the pores. Mix 1 tablespoon with water and apply on the face. Let it dry and rinse off. Use twice a week. Suitable for all skin types.

Salt Water

Mix 1-2 tablespoon salt with water and wash your face with it.  Use it twice or thrice a day. Best for oily skin.

Cleansing

Cleaning your face everyday to remove oil is important. After cleansing use a moisturizer to prevent the skin from getting dry. Use twice a day. Suited for all skin types.

Charcoal

Mix 2 capsules of charcoal with half teaspoon of bentonite clay and water to make a paste and apply it. Let it dry and rinse with water. Use twice a week. Suited for all skin types.

Toothpaste

Apply some mint toothpaste and rub with some water to make a paste. Rinse with water and massage some ice cubes. Use it every day. Suited for all skin types.

Apple Cider Vinegar

It treats the skin tissues and kills harmful bacteria present. Just take a few drops of vinegar and wipe it on your face. Let it dry and then wash your face. You can do this everyday and it suits all skin types.

Steam

The hotness of the steam opens up the clogged pores and when this is followed by exfoliation, one can easily scrub off the blackheads. Do it thrice a week for best results. Suited for all skin types.

These are some of the quick easy homemade packs and scrubs to remove blackheads however if someone wants to use any medicated product or drugstore product one can do that as well depending on the skin combination.

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