We all want to have the smoothest and shiniest skin, but some skin issues just prevent us enjoy a beautiful skin. For example, blackheads are one of the most common skin problems that appear on our face, back and ears due to the sweat glands located in these areas.
They are usually caused by oily hair, clogged glands or pores, oily skin and poor diet.
Blackheads are actually forms when your pores are clogged with excess sebum and dead skin cells. The main difference between blackhead and whitehead is the fact whether the pore is open or closed. Open pore means that the excess of sebum oxidizes and the oxygen turns into black.
Some people tend to scrub their face like crazy in order to clean it, but since blackheads are not formed due to dirt, this is not the best solution. in fact, it can only worsen the problem.
Remove blackheads with this simple recipe:
This extremely effective natural remedy will help you eliminate annoying blackheads once and for all.
You will need:
- 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
How to make:
It is easily prepared, all you have to do is to prepare a mixture with a teaspoon of baking soda and a teaspoon of lemon juice. Once prepared, apply the paste with your fingers on the affected areas and allow it to act for 15 minutes. In the end, rinse it off with warm water while massaging the skin gently. Repeat this method 2 times per week, and the results will amaze you for sure.
How does it work?
Lemon helps in the removal of dead skin due to its acidic properties. This means that when the pores are unclogged, the skin is clear and the blackheads reduce. Moreover, lemon has antibacterial properties as well which has the ability to prevent skin infections after removing blackheads. At last but not least, lemons contain alpha hydroxyl, an acid that helps exfoliate the skin and cleans the pores, preventing pimples and blackheads.