Blackheads are very ordinary in young people and can come into view at any part of the body such as on the back, chest and additional areas that are rich in sebaceous glands. They are caused by excess of sebaceous glands. The excess secretion of oil expands and thickens the pores of the skin. The oil collects in the pores and develops into a cyst or swelling. The pores are then blocked with hard-bitten sebum or oil.
Blackheads are follicles that have wider opening than the usual and are also known as open comedown and are often caused by over active sebaceous glands. Blackheads chiefly appear on the face, back, chest and other parts that have sebaceous glands. The remains shaped in are mainly responsible for providing black color to the blackheads.
Causes of Blackheads: -
• Genetics • Hormones • Oily skin • Poor cleansing routine • Squeezing or picking of the skin • Some medications • Environmental pollution and humidity • Stress
Symptoms of Blackheads: -
• Flaky skin • Coarse skin • Enlargement of pores • Appearance of acne scars
Home Remedies for Blackheads: -
• Mix a pinch of common salt with a pinch of soft portion of glycerin soap. Apply it over blackheads and do this for a week. • Make a paste of ground radish seeds, along with water. Apply the paste on the pretentious area and rinse it off with water, when it dries. • Take vitamin B5 and zinc supplements daily to strengthen the skin's confrontation to acne. • Application of warm honey on the affected area, as a pack, would be beneficial. After the honey dries, wash the face with water. • Prepare a paste using vinegar and cornstarch and apply on blackhead affected area and let it dry for sometimes, then using warm water easily wash your face. • Yet another effective home remedy would be to make a paste of 5 gm red sandalwood and 5 gm turmeric, along with some milk. Apply this paste on the affected area and rinse off, after it dries. • Prepare a face wash hold fresh lemon juice and I cup boiled milk. Wash your face with it regularly to remove blackheads. • Another effective home remedy for blackhead taking away comprises of a face wash, made of lime juice and milk. Add 1 tbsp fresh lime juice to a glass of boiled milk. Use this as a face wash regularly. • Mix 1 tsp fresh lime juice and mix with 1 tsp groundnut oil. Apply this over the blackheads. Besides remove blackheads, it will prevent the occurrence of blackheads.
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