Natural Remedies To Get Rid Of Blackheads, Pimples And Blemishes


by cure on January 25, 2010

Are you eager to get rid of blackheads that are coming out on your face, nose, forehead and other places ? Before you learn how to get rid of blackheads it will be benefitial to understand the causes of blackheads and what steps you should do to prevent the formation of blackheads.

Blackheads are black colored spots on the skin that occur due to excess skin oil / sebum secreted by the sebaceous glands combined with dust particles, dead skin cells, bacteria and other impurities.

Acne lesions that appear on the surface of the skin react chemically with the oxygen in the atmosphere resulting in color conversion to black. This is why these black spots are known as blackheads.

Causes for Blackheads

Blackheads are caused due to many factors like using makeup, use of birth control pills, side effect of drugs, industrial chemicals, pollution, humidity and stress. Oily makeup clogs the pores on your skin and thus causes acne. High stress levels produce imbalance in the body, which results in hormonal changes and thus blackheads. Many chemicals and medicines induce hormonal changes resulting in excess oil production and thus blackheads.

How can I prevent Blackhead formation ?

In order to avoid blackheads consume at least 6 to 8 glasses of water daily. There are some foods that you need to avoid like – foods containg lot of sugar, junk food, sugar based drinks and excess diary products. Try and lead a stress free life.

Avoid using makeup so that your skin can breath normally. This will help in having a healthy acne free skin. Regularly do meditation, exercises and yoga. Exercise helps in improving blood circulation to your skin thus improving oxygen supply. Proper oxygen supply helps in preventing and quickly curing skin ailments like blackheads.

You can start your treatment to get rid of blackheads at home itself by using some simple natural acne skin care products.

Keep your face free from dust particles and oil by cleaning it with natural face wash.

Application of natural exfoliation agent or scrub helps to remove dead skin cells from your skin. Some of the easily available home ingredients for this are – lemon, vinegar and oatmeal.

Make a paste by mixing almond powder and rose water. Apply this paste to the pimples, spots, zits and blackheads. Let the paste be there for about 30 minutes and then wash it with cold water. This combination of almond powder and rose water is very good for getting rid of blackheads.

Combine rose water with fullers earth to make a face pack. This mix is very good for clearing blackheads. Fullers earth and rose water combination removes all the extra oil on your face and gives you a blemish free skin.

Here is one more way for clearing blackheads. Take glycerin, almond oil and lemon juice in equal quantities and mix these ingredients together. Apply this mix to your blackheads and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash it with cold water.



Disclaimer: This article is only for informative purposes. It is not intended to be a medical advice and it is not a substitute for professional medical opinion. Please consult your doctor for your medical concerns. Please follow any tip given in this article only after consulting your doctor. The author is not liable for any outcome or damage resulting from information obtained from this article.

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