Every person on this planet has a problem with blackheads. They are small black or yellow bumps that usually appear on the T zone of the face. You may also know them as open comedones that develop at the opening of the hair follicle owing to the combination of excess sebum and buildup of dead and dirt skin cells. But, teenagers are the most affected ones because of the hormonal changes that stimulate excess sebaceous secretions.
You can remove these dark spots simply and effectively with some kitchen ingredients. We will give you the top five home remedies for blackhead that work wonders for teenagers.
1. Baking soda
This is one of the easiest methods to get rid of blackheads. You should mix about a tablespoon of baking soda in a ceramic bowl with a small quantity of water to make a paste. Use this paste over the blackheads and let the paste dry for about 10 minutes. Wash your face with lukewarm water and your skin will shine. Use the solution two times a week.
Cinnamon can be used to create excellent smelling face mask that can act anti blackheads. Just mix a part of cinnamon with two parts of honey to get a paste. Then apply a thin layer of this paste over the affected areas and leave it for 15 minutes. Use a natural cleanser to wash your face after that and finish with a quality moisturizer. You should use it daily if you want best results.
Dead skin can be naturally removed by lemon juice. Lemon is full with alpha hydroxyl acid or citric acid that can also help to keep clogged pores at bay. Another thing is the stimulation of collaged production that is due to the anti-oxidant properties in this juice. Firstly you should wash your face with natural and mild cleanser, than extract one spoon of lemon juice and with cotton balls apply the juice on your blackheads. Let the juice dry and wash it with water the next day or after 20 minutes.
4. Green tea
Excess oil from the skin can be removed due to the anti-oxidants and vitamins found in green tea. First boil water and steep two bags of organic green tea for an hour. Let the tea cool and dab it on the blackheads using cotton balls. Wash your face after 10 minutes with cool water.
First of all, you need to be careful what type of turmeric you use because it can stain the skin. The non-edible variety is the perfect turmeric that is non-staining. So use turmeric because it has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that will remove the blackheads. Just mix a small amount of turmeric powder with coconut oil and dab the paste on the areas. Let it stay for 10-15 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water.
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