How to Get Rid of Blackheads Naturally!

Blackheads are clogged pores in your skin caused by the accumulation of oil, dust and dead cells. It is commonly associated with acne.

Causes of Blackheads

  • Increased sweating and sebum secretion.
  • Hormonal changes.
  • Exposure to dust and other pollutants.
  • Hot and humid climate.
  • Skin irritation due to repeated face washing or scrubbing.
  • Overuse of cosmetics and other beauty products.
  • Certain conditions like PCOS makes you more to blackheads.
  • Few medications like steroids, oral contraceptive pills, etc.

Signs and Symptoms of Blackheads

  • You may observe black tiny spots on nose, chin and cheeks.
  • Usually, they are painless. If infected, you may experience pain, swelling, redness and scarring.

Natural Remedies for Blackheads

  • Apply the paste of neem and turmeric with rose water on the affected area. Scrub it off when it is dry.
  • Keep your face oil free. Wash your face twice daily with lukewarm water and mild face wash.
  • Do steaming weekly twice to open up your skin pores.
  • Use water based, oil free lotions like aloe vera gel and makeup.
  • Prepare homemade scrub with oatmeal and yoghurt or tomato juice. You can also try sugar granules with few drops of lemon.
  • You can try doing face pack with multani mitti or egg white or fenugreek paste.
  • Internally you can take Manjistha, Neem, Dermapure capsules, Sariva or Khadirarishta to improve your skin health.

Additional reading:

Home Remedies and Ayurvedic Treatment for Pimples and Acne Vulgaris

Heal Acne Naturally with Ayurveda

Blackheads – An Overview

Simple Home Remedies to Remove Blackheads – Times of India

All Natural Products For Radiant Skin

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