Blackheads are just like that dirt and dust that gets on your shirt while traveling somewhere outside, and you don’t get to know bout them, but still, after coming back, you put your clothes to wash. Similarly, the skin is like the cloth, and the dirt is the blackhead. Therefore, you need to clear it up.
The main reason for blackheads occurring on your skin is that your skin pores are opened, and the dirt gets accumulated on them. These are very common on nose tips and the sides of nostrils.
So to tackle this, you have to make your skin pores tighten or closed. The best way to get rid of blackheads is to keep skin clean from pollution and dirt. Having said that, never over wash your face with harsh chemicals. Always use gentle products, let say PH neutral face wash. You can follow a simple regime to see results:-
The first tip is a super easy DIY. You probably have these three ingredients at home! You need lemon, water, and salt. Make a mix of lemon juice, water, and salt. Apply it in the places where you have blackheads and massage it in a circular motion. Leave it for 2 to 4 minutes. Then clean your face with water. Don’t do this more than twice a week.
An accumulation of dead skin cells can cause a blackhead. Therefore, it may be useful to scrub your skin correctly. Buy a scrub at the drugstore and follow the instructions of the packaging. Note: only use a scrub that is mainly for your face! A regular scrub is far too aggressive for the skin on your face. Do you have a susceptible skin? Then forget about using a scrub and scrub your fingers on your skin while you are in the shower. Do this only in the shower or in the bath, because of the heat you can easily remove the blackheads, make sure your hands are clean.
Exfoliate your skin can make a world of difference. Dead skin cells remain around the pores, causing it to clog. And that means impurities and so blackheads. By exfoliating, you help the skin to remove these dead skin cells.
Facial masks also help you as well. As all of you may know that the masks contain mainly two ingredients Activated Charcoal or clay. These ingredients can help with you for deep cleansing and exfoliating the pores of your skin.
Moreover, it will help to absorb the existing excess oil that can cause blackheads. Applying a facial mask after a regular time is very important. It is not to rash your skin but will help you to clean the skin from impurities, harmful bacteria, and dirt, deeply.
However, if you are using such types of facial masks then you can keep safe clogged pores of your sensitive skin from forming blackheads. Moreover, it will make your pores of the skin look smaller or close. And it gives you a better look and a fair tone.
Besides all, you should take care of the following activities to prevent blackheads.
- Wash your face with a gentle cleanser in the morning.
- Always remove makeup at night. You can use any oil (for example, Jojoba oil or olive oil suits many skin types) or micellar water. Then wash your face either with the same morning cleanser or if you have oily skin you can use salicylic acid face wash.
- Exfoliate your skin twice a week with a gentle exfoliator.
- Steam your face once every two weeks.
- Use bentonite clay with apple cider vinegar once a week to deep clean your pores.
- Don’t touch your face often.
- Avoid fried and junk food. These often clog pores resulting in blackheads and whiteheads. Eating right and eating clean is important for the health of the skin in the long run.
Most importantly is to be gentle with your skin and keep it clean. No product can do wonders for your skin. Unless you pay attention to your health and carefully listen to what it is trying to tell you.