So-called blackheads are one of the most irritating and unpleasant problems that occur on the skin. They are stubborn and difficult to remove, and their recurrence is almost certain. Very often black dots are a prerequisite for fat accumulation to grow into purulent inflammation and subsequently – a breeding ground for acneic pimples.
There are many aggressive cosmetic products to combat blackheads, but there are also some home remedies that give an equally good result. If you prefer natural ways to deal with problem skin, here are some of the best!
Squeezing and squeezing blackheads is not recommended. This increases the risk of inflammation. good cleaning of the skin is extremely important.
Exfoliation and abrasive cleaning
Especially for oily skin, it is very suitable to use nutmeg to dry the skin and reduce shine. It gives smoothness and softness to the skin. The lactic acid in milk helps to remove dead cells when rinsing.
For effective exfoliation, you can use more combinations – baking soda and water, lemon juice and sugar, s alt and sour cream. Masks from these products deeply clean and strengthen the skin. Cleanse the face, then apply the exfoliating mask of your choice with massaging movements. Remember that in areas with more black dots, it is recommended not to press too hard.
Do this for 3 to 5 minutes, then rinse well.
Honey is sticky and incredibly rich in useful substances, not only for the skin, but also for the whole organism. Due to its sticky texture, it is very suitable for deep cleansing of the skin. No special preparation is necessary. Simply apply the honey with your fingers to the skin of the face and rub with light massaging movements. In the areas with black dots - tap with your fingers so that the skin is pulled. This will help to clean the fat deposits more easily.
Honey will adhere well and deeply to the pores of the skin and through the pulling movements you will remove impurities without squeezing and stretching the skin. It has an antibacterial and antioxidant effect, which helps to keep the pores clean longer and protects them from blackening. Do this exfoliating massage for 3 minutes and then rinse.
The egg white mask is very effective. On cleansed skin, apply the protein using a very soft brush or with your fingers. Start with a thin layer and let it dry. Emphasize the areas with the most blackheads.
Leave the mask on for 15 minutes until you feel the skin dry and tighten. With a warm and damp cloth, wipe the mask from the face very carefully. The skin becomes smooth and soft to the touch, and blackheads fade.
- Do not wash your face with overly aggressive and corrosive preparations for the integrity of the epidermis. This is a prerequisite for the accumulation of even more fatty deposits, sebum and impurities that cause blackheads to reappear!
- Wear as little makeup as possible!
- Use apple cider vinegar - helps tighten pores and eliminate oversecretion of fat cells
- Make a mask with gelatin dissolved in tomato juice - it works as a pore-shrinking method and evens out the complexion.
- Once a week, take steam baths on your face. This will help unclog the pores and make it easier to deep clean!