Posted on: August 19, 2013 Posted by: Nicole Harding Comments: 0


Do you ever feel embarrassed to look into the mirror because there is some fear about what will look back? Does it seem like your skin never got the memo that puberty was over? Many men and woman may be well past their teenage years but are not able to get past the effects it had on their skin. This does not need to be the case for you. There many different home remedies out there that will help to get rid of blackheads.

Perhaps the simplest and easiest remedy is using steam. Find a large pot in your kitchen and heat up some water. Once it has come to a full boil, turn off the burner and allow the pot to set for about five minutes. Then find a towel large enough to cover both you and the pot. Carefully lean over the pot, covering your head and shoulders with the towel, for the next five to ten minutes. If it gets too hot under there, feel free to take a break. The steam from the pot will open up your pores, allowing the dirt and debris to come out easily.

Another great natural remedy is organic honey. It is both a moisturizer and an astringent, which means it will both cleanse and heal any skin issues you might be experiencing. To use the honey most effectively, first cleanse your face thoroughly with warm water. Then spread about a quarter of a cup of the honey around your face evenly. Wait twenty minutes and then rinse off with more warm water. The more regularly this is done, the more effective this treatment will be against the blackheads.

Cucumber can also be used to get rid of blackheads. First you will need a blender and at least one cucumber. Peel the cucumber so just the soft flesh is left. Then place it in the blender until a nice pasty consistency emerges. However, make sure it does not get too watery as it will just run off your face and not form into a nice thick mask. Evenly spread this cucumber paste across your problem areas and allow it to sit there between twenty to thirty minutes. Rinse it off with warm water and notice how refreshed your skin feels.

Do not let the mirror be your enemy anymore. It is possible to carry yourself with confidence and not give in to those old teenage insecurities. Even better is the knowledge that you are able to do this for yourself without spending money on pricey methods that may not work. Use your creative skills today to get rid of blackheads with proven home remedies. Not only will your skin thank you, but other people will notice the difference.