How to we get rid of blackheads and whiteheads?


Silver Ruler's of Penmai
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Jun 28, 2011

Maintaining a clear and beautiful skin, takes time, consistency and effort.
Dermatologist may recommend lots of products, but some of them can be
expensive and may actually take a long time
to work. You can, however, incorporate some home remedies for blackheads and whiteheads into your daily beauty regimen and in a few weeks, you will experience a drastic reduction or even total elimination of the

Toothpaste is an effective blackhead and whitehead remover. Apply a thin paste to your infected areas and let it sit on your face for at
least 25 minutes. You will probably feel a burning sensation when you
apply the toothpaste, but this is normal and will pass. Once you remove the toothpaste, the top of your blackheads and whiteheads will disappear, but you still need to
thoroughly wash your face to remove the buildup underneath. Repeat this
home remedy every other day for two weeks.

Tomatoes have natural antiseptic properties that
dry up whiteheads and blackheads. Peel and mash a small tomato. Apply
the tomato pulp to your blackheads and whiteheads before going to bed.
Leave the tomato pulp on your face while you sleep and then wash your
face in warm water in the morning.

Wash your face in warm water. Then, squeeze the juice of one
lemon into a bowl. Add in a pinch of salt and stir the mixture. Apply
the mixture to your blackheads and whiteheads. Leave the mixture on for
approximately 20 minutes and then wash your face with warm water again.

You can also use equal parts of lime juice and
cinnamon powder and apply this mixture to blackheads. Leave it on
overnight and rinse it off in the morning

Mix about a three-to-one cornstarch to vinegar
ratio into a paste. Apply it to your problem areas and let sit for 15
to 30 minutes. Remove the paste with warm water and a washcloth.

Mix three tablespoons of plain yogurt with two tablespoons
of oatmeal. Add one teaspoon of olive oil and one tablespoon of lemon
juice to the mixture. Stir the mixture thoroughly and apply it to the
effective area of the face. Let the mixture sit for five to seven
minutes then rinse off with cold water.

Almond or oatmeal
Mix either oatmeal or almond powder with
just enough rose water to make a spreadable paste. Apply it to your
problem areas with your fingertips first and then apply it to the rest
of your face. Let it set for about 15 minutes and then rinse your face
with cold water.

Soak rice in milk for 5 hours and then grind this in
a blender until it is paste-like in consistency. Use the paste as a
scrub on affected areas of the body.

Grate raw potatoes and then rub the area with the
mixture. Wash it off after 15 minutes.

Fenugreek leaves
Crush some fenugreek leaves and mix with
water to form a paste. Put this on the face for 15 minutes and then
remove it. Do this every night to keep your face free of blackheads.

Coriander leaves
Mix some coriander leaves and a little
turmeric powder with water and form a paste. Use this as a mask to
eliminate blackheads.

Grind oatmeal into a powder in a blender and then add some
rose water. Use this on affected areas for 15 minutes and then wash it
off with cold water.

—Baking soda

Prepare a mixture of equal parts of baking
soda and water and rub it onto your face or other body areas prone to
blackheads. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with warm

Honey is also good for removing blackheads. Spread honey on the affected area and remove it after 15 minutes.

Remember, be gentle to your skin. Never pinch, scrape, poke,
press, or squeeze too hard!

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