Posted on Oct 05, 2007 | Comments 1
Blackheads are small black spots that are caused by excess dead cells, which plug the pores of the skin.
It mainly appears on the nose, chest, neck, back, etc. There are some black head treatment tips to get rid of blackheads.
However, it is good to remove the cause of blackheads (dead skin cells and excess oil) because removal of blackheads is only temporary.
There are many reasons as to why these blackheads are formed, which include unclean skin surface, excess oil, pollution, humidity, stress, etc.
In some women, hormonal changes at menstrual period or pregnancy time may also cause blackheads.
Stress-free life, fresh air, not eating junk foods, drinking enough water, meat, dairy products, refined sugar products, etc. help preventing the formation of blackheads.
The following are some of the black head treatment tips, which help you to overcome the problem of blackheads:
- Cleansers and mild soaps keep your skin clean and oil free.
- Natural herb-based cosmetics are good to use, as they are oil-free based.
- Should not squeeze the blackheads as it may cause you to have skin infection.
- Avoid oil-based creams.
- Apply minimum make-up to your skin and let your skin breathe.
- Remove dead skin by using natural face scrub.
- Use warm water to wash your face as it opens the skin pores.
- Drink plenty of water and variety of fruit juices, which helps your skin pores dirt free.
- Keep your pillows and towels clean.
- Use antibacterial soaps like neem soaps.
You can also practice some home remedies as black head treatment that are effective with no side effects. Given below are some black head treatment tips that are obtainable in your kitchen easily.
Apply multani mitti (fuller’s earth) and rose water mixture for normal skin. This face pack removes the blackheads and keeps your skin smooth.
Apply the paste of water and radish seeds on blackheads and wash it off after it will get dry. It is one of the safest black head treatment tip.
Apply the paste of curd and black pepper (one table spoon) on the affected areas and wash it off after 10 minutes with cold water.
Fenugreek leaves (methi leaves) and water paste helps in removing blackheads. The fenugreek leaves are advantageous for skin and body either in the raw form or in the cooked form.
Apply grapes pulp on the affected areas of blackhead, allow it to dry, and wash your face with warm water.
Apply sandalwood and rosewater face pack on the affected areas and wash your face with cold water after it will get dry. This black head treatment tip keeps your skin cool and removes blackheads.
Many more black head treatment tips are available, which help you to be blackhead free, but never remove blackheads with your hands forcefully.
A variety of blackhead removal strips are also available in the market. If you want to go for it, consult a skin specialist to know if it is a suitable black head treatment tip for you.