Blackheads are also known as comedo. It’s a kind of bump on the skin usually black or yellow in color. Blackheads are formed due to the blockage of oil and sebum in skin pores. These are usually found around chin, nose, or forehead.

Blackheads affect your flawless and glowing skin. They are more common in teenagers and adolescent because of hormonal changes and by use of excessive cosmetic products. There are hundreds of methods to remove blackheads which include steaming your skin, medication, use stripper or extractors.

How are Blackheads formed


Blackheads are simply a clot to your skin. When the self moisturizing mechanism of the skin doesn’t work properly, it can lead to acne and blackheads.

Sebaceous glands moisturize the skin by secreting sebum oil. Sebum is stored in the hair follicles. Mechanism works in a way that, when follicles are filled, sebum is spilled to moisture the skin. Sometimes, this sebum is unable to fully spilled out of skin, and get trapped inside the follicles. It results into bacterias and aids the formation of pimples and blackheads.

Here I’m gonna tel you simple and effective home remedies for blackheads. Grab some stuffs from the kitchen and get rid of blackheads using those products.

Best Home remedies for Blackheads

1) Lemon


Lemon is best when come to cleansing your skin and body. It is also useful for acne treatment.

Lemon home remedies for blackheads include, first washing off your face with warm water, and then apply lemon juice mixed with salt on blackhead areas of face. Let it remain on the face for 15-20 minutes and them wash it with warm water. Use this home remedy for blackhead for 2-3 weeks are get flawless skin.

2) Toothpaste

For this home remedy, you have to rush to your wash room. Grab your toothpaste and apply a coat of it on the infected areas. Let it work for you about 20 minutes and them wash it off gently.

Don’t get afraid of the burning sensation as it is normal when toothpaste is applied on skin. Try same for about2 weeks to eradicate blackheads permanently. I must say it is the best and simple way to get rid of blackheads.

3) Tomatoes


Hope you must be knowing about the antiseptic properties of tomatoes. Tomatoes can also help you get rid of blackheads overnight.

Simply peel a tomato, mash it and apply on your face before going to sleep. Let it work overnight for you. Wash off tomato face pace with warm water and say ta-ta to blackheads.

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4) Honey


Honey are well known for its anti-inflammatory properties and posses numerous health benefits. You must be shocked to know that Honey is consider sacred and in major ingredient in all Hindu religious ceremonies.

Honey when applied on skin acts a balancing agent and makes your skin get rid of oil and blackheads. It hydrates your skin and tighten skin pores to give flawless complexion. Apply honey on the infected areas and let it remain for 15 minutes. Wash off with warm water and get rid of blackheads.

5) Green tea


Green tea, native of China posses great health benefits. Green tea can also acts a one of the simple and effective home remedies for blackheads.

Add green tea and water to make a scrub paste. Apply the scrub paste on the blackhead region and gently scrub the area. Don’t over-scrub as it may damage your skin. Wash off the paste to get blackhead free and glowing skin.

6) Cinnamon


Another ultimate spice which can help you get rid of blackheads. Cinnamon and honey paste are well known home remedy for blackheads and other skin problems. It also helps prevent future growth of blackheads. It is one of the ultimate home remedies for blackheads.

Make a paste of cinnamon and honey, apply on the face and leave it overnight. Wash off your face with warm water next morning. For best results, try this simple remedy for blackhead for about 7-10 days regularly.

7) Baking Soda

Best for acne treatment, baking soda can also help to get rid of blackheads.

Baking soda can help get rid of dirt and dead cell from face. Mix baking soda and water to make a paste. Apply on the face for 15 minutes and and wash it off with warm water to get best results.

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8) Oatmeal

Grind oatmeal into powder and mix it with water or rose water. Apply evenly on the face. Allow it to work for 15 minutes and rinse your face with warm water.

9) Fenugreek


Fenugreek paste is a easiest and simple home remedy for blackheads.

Add fenugreek leaves with water to make a thick paste. Apply on the face evenly and leave it for 15 minutes. Then wash off the paste with warm water. Use this simple home remedy twice the week to get rid of blackheads and wrinkles.

10) Yogurt

Apart from providing soothing effect to stomach, it can help help you get flawless and blackhead free skin.

Add oatmeal, lemon juice and olive oil to plain yogurt. Mix the paste evenly and apply it on the affected areas. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and rinse it off with warm water. Follow this simple remedy for blackheads twice a week for beat results.

Finally we came to an end of the list. If you some more home remedies for blackheads, feel free to share with your valuable comments. Stay tuned and keep visiting for more of the diet tips and health tips.