Do Home Remedies For Blackheads Work?
Peter Filinovich • onHealth & Beauty 8 years ago • 3 min read

Blackhead is a common skin problem in all age group. Read this article to know whether home remedies works for blackheads or not?

Most of us suffer from blackheads. Young and old alike. Blackhead is a common skin problem. Blackheads occur as tiny bumps on the skin when the pores of the skin are clogged. The pores are clogged with impurities resulting from excess oil secretion and dead cells. They become black in color due to the reaction with oxygen. Blackheads usually occur in places where there are excessive oil glands. Places usually affected are the face, back and chest. On the face the nose is most commonly affected area.

Blackheads as stated above are caused by oily skin. Another reason for the occurrence of blackheads is pollution. The impurities in the air clog our skin. Unhygienic habits also cause blackheads. It's also caused by conditions of stress and unhealthy eating habits. Presence of toxins in the body also results in blackheads on the skin.

Blackhead is different than acne. Oily skin attracts dirt resulting in clogging of the pores. If this gets infected with pus, it may form into a pimple which may result in acne.

Some of the useful home remedies are

  1. Lemon: The most common home remedy for blackheads is lemon juice. Squeeze a lemon and use its juice. The juice can be applied directly on the affected area. Do this regularly.

  2. Honey: Honey can be mixed with lemon juice and then applied to the skin where the blackheads occur.

  3. Almond: Almond can be crushed and made into powder. Then make a paste using little water or rosewater. Take a small amount and rub gently on the affected area. Leave it for some time and the wash. This paste works like a natural exfoliate.

  4. Sugar: Another scrub can be made with sugar and honey. Mix a little of both and then scrub.

  5. Tea Tree Oil: Tea tree oil can be applied to the affected area directly.

  6. Fenugreek leaves: Make a paste of fresh fenugreek leaves and apply on the blackheads. Leave it on for some time and then wash.

  7. Golden Glow capsule is a valuable herbal remedy for blackheads, acne and dark patches. It improves fairness and gives you a beautiful flawless skin naturally.

Pay attention to your diet and avoid unhealthy food. Regular care of skin will let it breathe freely which in turn will keep it healthy.

Disclaimer: This article is not meant to provide health advice and is for general information only. Always seek the insights of a qualified health professional before embarking on any health program.

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