Blackheads are some form of acne that have another name. They are also referred to as open comedones. The skin that is much oily tends to develop blackheads and that’s because there is a lot of secretion of the oil or the sebum that is filled in the sebaceous glands in the skin.
These oils collect in the skin and there are small eruptions called white heads on the skin. When these heads have a lot of dirt, pollution, smoke into it they form the blackheads. The Melanin also gets oxidized and these form the blackheads which are black in color. There are several home remedies as well as other remedies to get rid of blackheads.
When blackheads occur there is usually lot of clogging in the skin pores. The skin looks very ugly when there are a lot of blackheads and this is a result of insufficient cleaning of the skin. There is a blackheads removal method in beauty parlours. Professional assistance is required if you have too many blackheads. In beauty parlors also they have a procedure that they undertake step by step for the removal of the blackheads.
The blackheads removal, however, can be painful and time consuming and can leaves scars on the face.There are some easy ways of blackheads removal at home. You may apply honey after warming it on the blackheads for ten minutes. This helps soften the pores and the blackheads can be removed easily. This is perhaps the easiest of the home remedies for blackheads removal. Bitter gourd can be used as a scrubber for the removal of blackheads.
You can get rid of blackheads through this easily. You can prepare a mask out of almond powder, rose water and oatmeal. The mask has to be applied to the face and kept on for half an hour and then the pack can be rinsed off. This helps in getting the blackheads squeezed out. You can also try this home treatment.
You can boil a glass of water and put into it some drops of iodine and Epsom salt, half a teaspoon. Then cool the solution and with some cotton wool, dab the solution to help loosen the pores and let you have a painless removal of blackheads.
Steaming the face also helps open the pores and then massaging with tea tree oil, helps removes the blackheads. Lime juice that is added to boiled milk acts as a scrub to remove blackheads. Fenugreek leaves can be made into paste and then applied as a mask and left on for 20 minutes and then scrubbed off. Beaten egg applied on skin helps draw out all that is inside the pores.
You can also mix lemon juice, honey and salt and then scrub it gently on the skin for opening of the pores and removal of blackheads. These are the general methods of home treatment that can be safely applied for blackheads removal.