Blackheads are plugs of sebum in some pore or hair follicle, which get darkened by oxidation. Namely, this common cosmetics issue occurs when the pore gets clogged with sebum and dead skin cells. Namely, once the sebum oxidizes, it becomes black and looks really ugly.
Most commonly, occurrence of blackheads is caused by:
- Improper skin care
- Excessive oil secretion
- Hormonal imbalance
Blackheads usually appear on the nose, neck, back and shoulders.
In order to avoid occurrence of blackheads it is of extreme importance to take proper and regular care of your facial skin. Dermatologists advise you to wash the face twice a day with warm water and delicate gel. After that, clean your face deeply with circular motion using cleanser. The last step is to wash your face with cold water and pat it dry.
You can remove the blackheads easily, using natural treatments and remedies.
In today’s article we are going to present you one of the most efficient natural remedies for removing blackheads.
Note: you should not poke the blackheads as on that way you may affect a larger area on your face and body.
The Most Effective Natural Remedy for Blackheads
1 tablespoon milk
½ tablespoon ground nutmeg
Preparation and use:
In a bowl mix the ingredients until you get homogenous paste. Apply the resulted mixture on the blackheads and leave to act for 20 minutes. After that, wash it off with warm water. Repeat this procedure two times a week.
In addition to this mask, you need to keep your skin well-hydrated. For that purpose prepare mixture of honey and lemon. Rub the resulted mixture on your face and let it to act 10 minutes and rinse well.
- People who have extremely oily skin should not use the milk and nutmeg mask.
- In order to get better results leave the mask to act overnight and rinse off in the morning.
- It is advisable to use ground nutmeg in a fine paste in order to avoid any possible irritation of the acne and pimples.