Home-Remedies For Whiteheads – Feed Pink

Home-Remedies For Whiteheads

If you’re looking at yourself in the mirror and what you see are pokey blackheads that shine bright and lumpy whiteheads that are waiting to burst open, then you’re on the right page. We’re going to help you treat and ward off those whiteheads and in the process, also help with blackheads. There are several natural home remedies to treat those nasty whiteheads. After acne, whiteheads and blackheads are our skin’s worst nightmare. Let’s rewind a bit: Our skin naturally produces some oil to keep itself moisturized and releases it through pores. When pores get blocked for some reason, the sebum or oil starts to collect and causes whiteheads or blackheads and in some cases, these lead to pimples or acne. Whiteheads are also known as closed comedones and blackheads are known as open comedones. Basically, they’re clogged pores that occur when oil is trapped in your skin along with dead skin cells and bacteria which breeds on the oiliest parts of the skin. Experts will tell you that the area most affected is the T zone, your nose and forehead, and also some parts of your cheeks and chin.Blackheads and whiteheads are part of the same problem and form in the same way that acne do. The only difference is that in a blackhead, the pore is a bit bigger and dead keratinocytes that are exposed to air turn black. Whiteheads are covered by the epidermis and in smaller pores which makes them appear like the colour of your skin. If a whitehead is left in for too long, it can result in acne. Here’s how – since the pore is completely blocked, the oil gland can get infected resulting in a pimple.
1. Turmeric for Whiteheads:
You’ll need:
2 tablespoons of turmeric powder
1 tablespoon of rose water
Preparation time: 2 minutes.
How to do:
Mix turmeric powder in rose water to make smooth paste
Apply this on your whiteheads area wait for 10 to 15 minutes
Finally wash off with cold water
Repetitions: Repeat this home remedy every alternate day for few weeks
2. Baking Soda for Whiteheads:
You’ll need:
1 teaspoon of baking soda
Preparation time: 2 minutes.
How to do:
Mix baking soda and water to make a smooth paste
Apply this paste on affected area
Gently massage with your fingers in circular motion
Wait for 5 minutes then wash it off
Repetitions: Do this remedy at least 1 to 2 times a week
3. Aloe Vera for Whiteheads:
aloe vera leaf/fresh aloe vera gel
Preparation time: 5 minutes.
How to do:
Extract the gel from aloe vera leaf
Mix honey and aloe vera gel thoroughly
Apply this mixture on whiteheads area with your fingers
wait for 20 to 30 minutes then wash off with water
Repetitions: Do this method daily for few weeks.
4. Lemon Juice for Whiteheads:
You’ll need:
Preparation time: 2 minutes.
How to apply:
Cut the lemon and squeeze out the juice in a bowl
Apply lemon juice directly on the affected area
Gently massage the area few minutes and pat dry
Repetitions: Follow this method 2 to 3 times a week.
5. Apple Cider Vinegar for Whiteheads:
You’ll need:
2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
8 ounces of warm water
Preparation time: 2 minutes.
How to do:
Mix apple cider vinegar with warm water thoroughly
Apply this mixture directly to the affected area
leave it on for 20 minutes then wash this off
Repetitions: Repeat this remedy every day.
Note: If you face any irritation and burning sensation do not use this method.

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