Blackheads which are scientifically characterized as the type of acne appears on skin because of clogged hair follicles with dead skin cells ,dirt and excess oil from your sebaceous gland. They generally appear on face ,back and chest but more commonly on nose which is the most requested subject from females .As they give unpleasant appearance to the face and impact self-esteem.
Most commonly they appear because of poor hygiene , taking diet rich in oil and fats , on account of of genetics and by employing oily skin care products habitually. Particularly females with oily skin ought to cautiously use oil based skin products and should switch to water based skin care products.
Most celebrated methods for removing blackheads are making use of gadgets which cause scratching and popping up of skin in an ungentle manner which subsequently leads to dryness , roughness and damage of the skin as they not only eliminates dirt but also essential elements necessary for skin. Squeezing blackheads can remove them but create extra stress on skin. Similarly pore cleaning strips widely used for removing pores ripped excess skin including blackheads.
Practicing a natural hack for clearing blackheads is therefore more convenient which has no skin damaging effects , acquirable at home and also cost effective . Remember to perform a patch test before application of anything to your skin. That is applying a small quantity of ingredient on the inside of your wrist and observe any reaction for 2 to 3 minutes. In case of irritation disuse the product you are testing.
USING BAKING SODA AND TOOTHPASTE
You will need Warm water , Small towel ,Baking soda , water and a soft brush.
- Mix equimolecular quantities of baking soda and toothpaste for instance 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1 teaspoon toothpaste to make a paste of flowing consistency.
- Soak towel in a warm water and then place it on the affected area for about 3 to 4 minutes.
- Apply baking soda paste on the affected area with the help of soft brush and spread it by massaging gently in circular motions. Let it sit for 2 to 3 minutes.
HOW IT WORKS
Baking soda being alkaline in nature lowers down skin PH and remove oils from skin. It deeply cleanse the skin as it has antiseptic and anti inflammatory properties. It removes dirt from skin pores as it is a natural exfoliator.
Toothpaste contains sodium lauryl sulphate which being anionic surfactant remove oil and cleanse the pores because it acts as a detergent.
Placing soaked towel on the affected area provide the effect of steam which opens up pores of face and contributes in removing dirt for a deeper cleanse.
NOTE: This hack is particularly for removing nose blackheads. Do not let this paste spread on other areas of face except T zone. This paste causes a little tingling as it contains mint so no need to worry for it.
Be sure to rinse it off thoroughly and apply a moisturizer.If you experience irregular side effects or pain visit a dermatologist immediately.
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