Blackheads are pores filled with impurities, mainly keratin and sebum. Because they appear at the surface of the skin, they oxidize and in time they turn dark. Generally, they appear on the nose, but they can also appear on the chin, forehead, lip or cheeks. However, the most difficult and painful to remove are those on the nose.
You can prevent blackheads by cleaning your skin properly – 2 times a day and you should avoid stress, as it can worsen the condition of the existing pimples. In addition, you should clean your hair that often so as not to keep it oily.
How to remove the blackheads from your nose
However, what should you do, if you already have blackheads on your nose and you cannot remove them no matter what? Follow these steps:
- Boils some water and let it cool until it is warm. Take a towel and soak it into the water, then clean your nose with the towel in order to open the pores.
- In a bowl, mix 1 white egg with 1 tbsp of honey.
- Apply the resulting mixture on the affected areas and leave it rest for about 10 minutes, before washing it off with cold water. Half an hour later, you’ll observe that the blackheads are out of the pores which will make it easier for you to remove them with the tweezers.
- You can add baking soda and lime to the remedy to have better results.
It is very important to clean the blackheads from your skin because they are considered the initial phase of acne. Therefore, try to prevent their formation as much as possible by cleaning correctly your skin and remove the impurities by using a cleaning remedy.