People of any age can have problems with blackheads on their skin, but most often it is an issue during the teenage and adolescent years.Also referred to as open comedones, blackheads are small yellow or black bumps that form when a clog develops in the opening of hair follicles due to a combination of excess sebum and build-up of dirt and dead skin cells.
Blackheads, also known as open comedones are tiny, dark spots that appear on the surface of your skin. Blackheads are blocked pores (hair follicles) in the skin that are filled with skin debris or keratin and sebum, an oily substance. Blackheads occur mainly on the face and nose and are a common problem among adolescents especially those with oily skin. Blackheads can be called first stage acne, before bacteria enters the clogged pores.
It is not such an easy task to remove blackheads on nose, especially when the blackheads are thick and stubborn. And at that point of time, removing them through tweezers will not work. So, it is better to treat your skin in such a way that the blackheads on your nose will pop out and makes it easy for us to remove. Here is a simple home remedies remedy on how to get rid of blackheads on nose.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea Tree Oil Dab tea tree oil onto the blackheads on your nose. Studies indicate the effectiveness treatment of tea tree oil is similar to that of benzoyl peroxide, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. But tea tree oil will reduce inflammation with fewer side effects such as itching, stinging, burning and dryness.
Egg whites will dry oily patches and loosen blackheads. Place an egg white into a bowl, then stir in a handful of corn flour. Dab the paste onto your blackheads. Leave the egg white paste for 30 minutes. Wet your hands with warm water and massage the paste gently into your skin. Rinse with warm water.
Boil water and let that water cool down for a while. Pour this boiled water on to a small face towel. Take the soaked towel and clean the areas where you have blackheads as it helps to open up the pores and makes it easy to extract the blackheads.
Lemon is another natural ingredient that is effective in treating blackheads. Squeeze few drops of lemon juice in a bowl, add salt and stir the mixture well. Wash your face with warm water and apply the mixture on the blackheads. Leave for some 20 minutes and wash your face again with warm water.
Oatmeal Mask A homemade oatmeal mask will sooth your skin care and dry acne that causes blackheads. Mix a cup of oatmeal, 3 tsp. of aloe vera gel and 1 tsp. of baking soda. Smooth the oatmeal mask over the blackheads on your nose and face. Leave the mask for five minutes, then rinse with warm water.