10 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads

Blackheads are the small and dark spots which usually appear on the face and neck region.

They make the skin look dark and dull. We must get rid of them to make us look beautiful.

In this article, I am going to disclose top 10 natural ways to get rid of blackheads instantly.

All the methods are 100% natural and have no side effects. So, you can try them without any risk.

Let’s start the discussion step by step.

10 Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads Naturally

Although there are tons of ways, but I am going to explain 10 best ways to get rid of blackheads naturally.

1. Lemon Juice

This is a very effective remedy to get rid of blackheads. Lemon Juice helps in the tightening of skin pores and facilitates a lot in removing the blackheads.

To gain the maximum benefits, extract the lemon juice and apply it on your skin, mainly on the effected areas.

Leave it for about 10 to 20 minutes and then wash it with lukewarm water. This can be applied once a day.

One thing you must keep in mind, that lemon juice is not suitable for each skin type. You must apply it first on a small area to see if your skin shows any reaction or not.

If everything goes well you can apply it directly, otherwise, you must dilute it by adding some water to it.

2. Steam the Skin

This step is also very crucial. Blackheads are due to the materials trapped or stuck in your skin pores.

When we steam the skin, it opens the pores and helps in removing the trapped materials. 

To properly remove your blackheads, you can steam your skin alternate days a week. A 5 to 10 minutes steam is enough.

3. Egg White Mask

Egg White masks are very beneficial in not only removing blackheads but also prevent future blackheads.

What egg white mask basically do is, it tightens the skin pores which reduces the chances to minimum of getting further blackheads.

What you need to prepare Egg White Mask?

  • A Bowel
  • Egg
  • A Towel

After preparing it, apply it gently on your face or where you want and leave for about 30 minutes. Then rinse it off with cold or lukewarm water.

You can use this technique 2 times a week. Within few weeks you will see the desired results.

4. Honey

We all know the wonderful benefits of using honey. In this article, we are going to see the blackhead removal benefit of honey.

Honey not only helps in removing the blackheads but also helps in getting fair skin naturally. Take a cotton swab and apply the honey on your blackheads.

Leave it for 30 minutes to 1 hour to let it dry. After that you can wash your face or skin with lukewarm water.

To see the best and quick results, apply this daily on your skin.

5. Sweat

Let your skin sweat out. Sweat helps a lot in removing or minimizing the blackheads.

Basically, when we sweat, it opens the skin pores which helps in the flowing out of trapped materials from the skin along with the sweat.

You can do heavy exercise or go to sauna to maximize your sweat.

Right after the exercise or sauna wash your face with cold water. This will close the skin pores and stops the trapping of further materials.

6. Baking Soda

First, I want to mention that do not overuse this technique as this will dry out your skin. Once or maximum twice a week is enough.

Baking soda has small granules which acts as a natural exfoliator for the skin and remove anything which is clogged up in your skin.

This is the most inexpensive way to exfoliate your skin at home.

How to apply it?

Make a thick paste by adding water to the baking soda. After making the paste, apply it gently on your skin in a circular motion.

Massage it for 3 to 5 minutes and then wash it with plain water. After 10 to 15 minutes moisturize your skin as this will dry out your skin.

7. Green Tea

Green Tea has antioxidant properties and helps in reducing the excessive oil and inflammation in the skin.

You must use Green Tea to remove blackheads as mentioned below.

First, boil 1 cup of water and then take it away from the heat, now add 1 to 2 teabags of Green Tea. Leave the teabags in water for about an hour.

Now remove the teabags and separate the water. Leave the water to cool. Now take the cotton swab and apply the water on your blackheads.

Leave it to dry for 10 minutes. After that you can wash your face or skin with lukewarm water.

Apply this technique once a day and you will see a clear result within a week. This is a very quick effecting remedy to get rid of blackheads naturally. Try it and you will see the results.

8. Turmeric

Along with its use in spices and food, it has some extraordinary properties in treating different diseases, if used properly.

Like Green Tea, turmeric also has antioxidant properties. Now I will discuss, how you can use it to remove your blackheads.

Make a paste of turmeric by adding water or coconut oil. When the paste is ready, apply it gently on your skin where the blackheads are.

Leave it to dry for 15 to 30 minutes as per your need and then wash it with lukewarm water.

Use this technique daily or minimum thrice a week to see the results. The great thing about turmeric is, it not only helps in removing blackheads but also prevents future blackheads.

9. Epsom Salt

Another natural way to prevent or get rid of blackheads. Before using it, wash your face or skin good with water.

To use it, mix one tablespoon of Epsom salt with half cup of water and add 3 to 5 drops of iodine. Mix it properly so that salt dissolves. After making the mixture, leave it to cool.

Now take this mixture and massage on your skin properly in a circular manner. Leave it to dry and then wash it with warm water.

There is no such usage limit, you can use it as much you want. Once a day is a perfect start to give it a try.

10. Oatmeal

This is not only used to remove the hunger but also helps in removing the blackheads.

The great thing about oatmeal is, it can be used on every skin type. It also helps in clearing the skin and giving it a nice shiny and fair look.

How to apply Oatmeal?

Take the oatmeal according to your requirements. Apply it on your effected areas and then leave for about 20 to 30 minutes.

Make sure you apply it properly on the blackheads. After that rinse it with lukewarm water.

You can use this technique alternate days a week for maximum results.

Wrapping it Up!

I hope you have found the above-mentioned recipes useful. All are 100% natural and used by many people. They have helped many in removing the blackheads.

It is not correct to say, that all the methods will work for you, but some will work for sure.

Now it is up to you, to try them and find the best methods which work for you.

There are also many blackheads peel off masks available, you can also try them. Hope it helps!