HOME REMEDY FOR REMOVAL OF WHITEHEADS :
Whiteheads are hard white little bumps which happen due to clogged pores. Whiteheads are a collection of oil and dead skin cells inside pores. They are more common with the people who have oily skin. It’s best not to break the white heads with our hands as it causes pimples, infection and leaves a permanent scar. You can safely get rid of whiteheads by following these remedies given below.
STEAMING – Steam your face over a bowl of Hot water for a few minutes. By doing this your pores will open and it becomes easier to push them out either by hand or using a blackhead remover.
Wash your face at least twice a day using a mild face wash, this will help your face get rid of whiteheads and prevents them from coming back.
EXFOLIATE – Make a homemade facial scrub using sugar and coconut oil or oat flour mixed with water. By using this scrub treatment, you are not only removing the existing whiteheads but also getting rid of skin oiliness that causes the whiteheads.
LEMON – Apply lemon juice on your face using a ball of cotton. Lemon contains citric acid which will open up the pores, and dry the excess oil and thereby get rid of the whiteheads.
TOMATOES – They are a good source of vitamin C and are very good for the skin. Just rub the pulp of a tomato on the face, more on the areas with whiteheads. Leave it for 5 minutes and then wash.
MULTANI MITTI OR FULLERS EARTH – Apply a thin layer of this to your face specially the area of whiteheads and allow it to dry for 10 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. This will help in removal of whiteheads and controls the oiliness of the skin.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR – Apple cider vinegar helps with all types of blemishes, as well as whiteheads. This is best used after a steam bath. Apply some ACV on your face and let it dry. Do not rinse.