Top 8 home remedies for removing blackheads

June 28, 2017
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Top 8 home remedies for removing blackheads

Blackheads not only make you feel itchy but also influence your appearance. If acne do not treat well, it may spread to other areas of your face and it will deep scars, enlarged pores or premature aging of the skin. However, you do not worry, you may still get rid of blackheads without using cosmetics acne medication.

When the blackheads appear on your face, you should clean the face, do not squeeze acne by hands because it will make acne worse and cause dermatitis. Instead, you should use acne treatments properly from acne medication or beauty methods from folk. Here are top 8 home remedies for removing blackhead that you can apply.


Thanks to natural antiseptic properties of the tomatoes, so it is effective in getting rid of blackhead. You do the following: you remove the tomato peel and crush it and then cover the acne area at night before you go to bed. To avoid falling tomatoes, you should use a thin paper towel and keep it overnight. Wash your face the next morning with warm water.

2. Using toothpaste

Toothpaste has many substances that help remove the bacteria caused by acne and heal the damage. For example, sodium pyrophosphate substance get rid of excess calcium which is one of the acne-causing agents. Moreover, silica substance fight against anti-bacterial acne and wound healing. In addition, baking soda decrease amount of oil on the skin which is the main cause of blackheads.

So, if you want to get rid of blackheads with toothpaste, you only need to apply a thin layer of toothpaste to the acne area and let it dry for twenty-five minutes and then wash your face clean. You should do this method two days/ one time during for two weeks, you will feel surprised to see blackheads disappear.

3. Using oatmeal

Oatmeal is not only a highly nutritious food but it also has avenanthramides ingredient that help soothe and limit acne dermatitis. Thanks to the group of vitamin B and other minerals, oatmeal has the effect in getting rid of dead cells and cleanse the skin.
To use this multifunctional oatmeal to treat blackheads, you just need to apply the following simply way: you mix oatmeal and rose-water to create the mixture and then apply your hand over the area of acne or cover whole face. You keep this mixture on the face about fifteen minutes and then rinse with cold water. You will feel your skin become smoother and brighter. If you often apply this way, the blackheads will remove.

4. Using potatoes

You can use potatoes to remove blackheads as follows: squeeze the potatoes to get its juice or cut it into thin slices, rub directly on the blackheads for fifteen minutes and then wash thoroughly this acne. The potatoes are plentiful components such as vitamins B1, B2 and vitamin C that have effect in anti-inflammatory, decrease swelling, support to treat acne and recovery the skin.

5. Using honey

The strong antimicrobial ingredients in honey will help you quickly get rid of blackheads and acne on your face. The use of honey is very simple, you just gently apply pure honey to the areas of blackheads for fifteen minutes and then wash thoroughly. Besides, you can mix one teaspoon of honey with one teaspoon of aloe vera juice and spread on blackheads, dry it for fifteen minutes and rinse off with warm water.

6. Using baking soda

You can mix water and baking soda in equal proportions, and apply this mixture to the area of blackheads. Let dry for fifteen minutes and rinse with warm water. You should do several times a week to have good results. Otherwise, baking soda can be a remedy for heel spur pain.

7. Turmeric

Turmeric has many uses including treatment of blackheads that is one of the uses that has good effect. You do the following: first, you mix two teaspoon of mint juice with turmeric powder, then apply it over the blackheads area. Last, you let dry for a few minutes and then wash with warm water.
In addition, you may mix turmeric powder, milk and red sandalwood together and then apply this mixture to the blackheads area for ten minutes and rinse with water. You should do regularly to get rid of blackheads effectively.

8. Using green tea

Green tea also use to remove blackheads. You mix one teaspoon of green tea powder with water to create a paste mixture and use this mixture to gently rub into the blackheads skin for three minutes. You do this way will cleanse the oily areas and pores clear. Finally, you clean with warm water. This remedy both cleanses blackheads and brightens the skin.


  1. Great tips. I had no idea tomatoes could help

  2. Wow! great tips, these tips can make you save a lot that you spend in the beauty parlour. Great article


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