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Home-Made Recipes to Eliminate Blackheads

Blackheads are small and dark lesions that often appear on the face and neck due to clogged hair follicles. Dead skin cells and oils tend to collect in the opening to the skin follicle, thus resulting in the formation of blackheads. The good news is that people can control them using simple home-made ingredients. Below we have highlighted some of the recipes that will help you control blackheads.

Egg White and Honey

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Egg whites tighten pores and prevent an accumulation of dirt. They also improve skin tone and reduce dryness. Additionally, honey is a natural antibacterial that helps to soothe and moisturize the skin. It is a simple and effective recipe since all that you require is one tablespoon of honey and one egg white.

Preparations and Application

  • Crack the egg and remove the white part.
  • Put the white in a bowl and pour in a tablespoon of honey, then, mix the ingredients until they blend.
  • Apply the combination on your face.
  • Leave the face mask on until it begins to tighten, and then, rinse away with water.

Your pores should feel tightened and skin should be deeply cleansed.

Baking Soda

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Baking soda neutralizes any pH imbalance on your skin. It also works as an exfoliant to remove dirt, oil and dead skin cells.  Ingredients you require are 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 2 tablespoons of water.

Preparations and Application

  • Mix the two tablespoons of baking soda and the two tablespoons of water until it forms a thick paste.
  • Plaster the paste onto your face, using your fingertips and massage into your skin. 
  • Leave it for no more than 10 to 15 minutes then rinse it off.

Corn starch and Vinegar

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Cornstarch and vinegar are a wonderful recipe that people can use at home to treat blackheads. Cornstarch absorbs the excess oil while vinegar helps to diminish the discoloration. Therefore, what you require is ¼ cup of cornstarch and 4 tablespoons of vinegar.

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Preparations and Application

  • Pour cornstarch into a bowl then add the vinegar while stirring until the mixture forms a thick paste.
  • Apply the mixture to the blackhead affected areas on your face and leave it on for 20 minutes.

Lemon Juice and Sea Salt Scrub

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Lemon juice eliminates dead skin cells and blackheads. The main benefit of the Sea Salt is it contains magnesium. Magnesium is great for the skin since it also helps to remove dry skin and improve the texture hydration. In this case, you will need one tablespoon of lemon juice, one tablespoon of water and ½ teaspoon of Sea salt.

Preparations and Application

  • Combine all three ingredients until a thick solution is formed.
  • Apply the solution onto your face and leave it for twenty minutes, then rinse the solution off using lukewarm water.

Honey

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Honey is naturally antibacterial and is great for blackhead treatment and prevention. Additionally, it helps to balance the bacteria on your skin and it takes off dry skin.

 Application

  • Apply raw honey to a clean and dry face and let it dry for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with warm water.
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