Blackheads and Whiteheads Removal – Home Remedies

Blackheads and whiteheads Removal – Home Remedies

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Blackheads and whiteheads – Small, acne-like black/raised dots appearing on nose and chin areas caused by accumulation of dead skin cells and excessive oil secretion (sebum). Black and white heads would spoil the beauty of the face and won’t go off just by washing your face.

The difference between black and white heads is that blackheads would have wide open pores and whiteheads would have closed pores with sebum accumulated in them.

Black heads and white heads Removal – Home Remedies – Easy Tips

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Just by washing your face won’t help you get rid of those icky blackheads and whiteheads. You can visit a dermatologist or beautician to get rid of them. Normally, in beauty parlors, they would squeeze the black heads and white heads and scratch to remove them using a removal tool which looks like a needle with blunt edges to scrape off the blackheads and whiteheads. It is not so advisable that it would irritate the skin and lead to rashes and red patches on the face.  There are so many home remedies available which would get you the smooth and clear skin free from black and white heads.

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You might be surprised to hear this. But, believe me; toothpaste would work effectively on black and white heads. Apply a thin paste of your toothpaste on affected areas and wash after 15 minutes. You can see immediate results. You might feel a mild burning sensation but not for long time. Repeat the process every other day for a few weeks until it is completely gone.


Take a lemon slice and sprinkle salt on it. Just rub it on the blackheads and whiteheads and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash with warm water, then. You can also make a paste of lemon juice and salt and apply.

Dosa Batter:

This is another hard thing to believe, but it does work. Take a few tbsps of dosa batter and rub it on your face, nose and chin where you have black and white heads. Give a massage using your fingertips. Wash after 15 minutes.

Baking soda:

Mix baking soda with water and make a paste and apply that on the affected portions. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash with warm water.


Potatoes not only have great natural bleaching properties but also have capabilities to remove black and white heads off the face. Apply potato juice (Grate and squeeze hard or grind) for 15 minutes and wash it off.

Honey and tomatoes:

Mix tomato juice and honey and apply on your face and wash after 1 hour for great results. You can leave it overnight. This can be applied for the whole face also, not just the affected parts.


Heat water in a pan and expose your face to the steam for 15 minutes. Gently rub the white and black heads using a soft cotton towel and it would come off. Don’t rub hard. Be careful while steaming. You can

After bathing, you can gently rub using the bathing towel also everyday so that blackheads would come off. Always keep in mind that you should not scratch or poke the white and black heads with nails or any other things. That would irritate the skin.

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