Whiteheads are a mass of hardened sebum appearing most frequently on the face, forehead and the nose and are caused by the accumulation of sebaceous matter beneath the skin. People of all age groups can be affected with whiteheads. Removing blackheads and whiteheads at home with home remedies is simpler, less painful and has no side effects.
How To Get Rid Of Whiteheads With Home Remedies :
# Wash the skin 3 times a day with medicated soap, if the skin is greasy or with plain water if the skin is dry.
# Unclog skin pores by steaming and applying face packs regularly.
#Drink plenty of water and fruit juices.
# Mix cornstarch with apple cider vinegar, make a paste and apply on the whiteheads for 15-30 minutes. Wash off with washcloth and warm water, this helps to get rid whiteheads.
# Take 1/4 Th cup of unboiled milk and add 1/2 Tsp of salt and two teaspoonful of lime juice in it. Use it as a cleansing lotion. It helps to clean pores and make your skin free from blackheads and whiteheads.
# Mix 1 tablespoon olive oil with 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice and massage before bath for a few minutes to prevent formation of whiteheads.
# Used green tea helps remove whiteheads, when the leaves are scrubbed on face for a few minutes and then washed with water. Do it twice a week and see the difference.
# A whitehead can be best removed by steaming the face for 1-2 minutes. When the whiteheads in the pores have softened, very gently press it out with your two fingers keeping them on either side of the whitehead and gently putting pressure on it and then close the pores with an astringent.
# A teaspoon of yogurt can be massaged on face for a few minutes and then rinsed with warm water.
# Another natural remedy is an honey mask, apply on face regularly to pull out dirt and oil.
# Apply toothpaste at white heads when go to bed, leave it for night, and then wash at morning.
# Apple is also effective. Squeeze an apple and add in to it almost 3 table spoons of honey and apply at the effected area.
# Oatmeal paste not used only for cooking but also in cosmetic products as facial mask to remove white, black heads.