Blackheads are annoying for everyone. Those black spots on our cheeks, nose and chin are ugly and hard to remove and often turn into painful pimples if not treated. Every day we get lot of questions about blackheads and I wanted to share this blog is for you with all the answers. 

Getting rid of blackhead is not difficult, we just need to treat it right. I know I am not only one who fights with blackheads, hope you find these remedies useful and effective as I did.

These pesky blackheads are small bumps that occur when skin pores get clogged with excess sebum, dirt and dead skin cells. These bumps first appear as white (whiteheads) and after some time being in touch with air, it oxidizes and appear as black in colour. Thus, called as blackheads. It’s not true that blackheads cause only because of dirt. So, get it very clear, over scrubbing your face is not the right way and you might end up drying your skin.

How It Works

Issues like hormonal changes in our body, excessive use of cosmetic products for makeup, irregular skin care, stress and genetics seed this nuisance called blackheads.

With ingredients easily found in most of our kitchens, you can remove blackheads easily and quickly.

All these ingredients have their own exclusive benefits for your skin. Every time while applying any of these remedies, use a towel wet in warm water to steam your face. Hot steam will help your pores to loosen up and allow the blend to pass in and clear clogged dirt, oil and dead skin cells.

Here are Best Effective 5 Remedies for Blackheads


This blend is the ultimate solution to your blackheads.Lemon has antibacterial properties that not only soothes your skin but shrinks open pores too. Honey gives deep moisturization to your skin and soothes irritation and redness. Baking soda works great as an exfoliator. Its small granules effectively wash off dead skin cells and dirt from clogged pores.

How to

  • Take half of a lemon and spread 1 teaspoon of good quality honey on it. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of baking soda on the top of honey.
  • Rub the piece of lemon with honey and baking soda on your face, especially on the areas with blackheads. Soak a towel in warm water and place it on your face.
  • After 10-15 minutes gently wipe off the residue of honey and baking soda mixture from your face.
  • Rinse your face with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat this twice or thrice a week.


This mask is an easy one that can be quickly made at home. Egg white mask is rich in nutrients that are beneficial for your skin and effectively tightens and cleans open clogged pores, remove blackheads and prevents acne breakouts.

How to

  • Wash your face and pat dry.
  • Separate egg white from the yolk and apply a thick layer of egg white on your blackhead prone skin.
  • Place a strip of tissue over the layer and gently press on your skin.
  • Let the layer dry.
  • Carefully and similarly apply a second and third layer of egg white over the tissue and let it dry.
  • When the mask is totally dry, it is normal if your skin feels tight or hard.
  • Gently peel the tissue layers. Rinse your face with lukewarm water and wash off the residue.
  • Pat dry your face and moisturize. You can use Olive or Jojoba Oil as moisturizers.



Does this sound like some delicious dessert to you? I feel the same too!!

But this combination works wonder in removing stubborn blackheads. As mentioned earlier honey works as a great moisturizer to your skin and has antibacterial properties. Alongside, cinnamon improves blood circulation and makes your skin smoother and glowing.

How to

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder and 1 teaspoon of honey. Blend them well and make a even paste.
  • Apply a thin layer of the paste on your problem areas.
  • Place a clean cotton strip over the layer and gently press it.
  • Leave it for 10-15 minutes. Remove the cotton strip and wash your face with lukewarm water.
  • Pat dry your face and moisturize. You can use Olive or Jojoba Oil as moisturizers.
  • Repeat this on alternate days for better results.



This nutrient rich high fibre meal in your breakfast is helpful for both your health and skin. It is a gentle cleanser and great exfoliator too. Oatmeal scrub is safe and effective for almost all skin conditions, be it sensitive, irritated or dry. Its anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties soothe skin irritation, removes dead cells and wash off excess oil from the pores of your skin. Acid properties in tomatoes removes excess oil and its vitamin richness is great for your skin.

How to

Mix 2 tablespoon of ground oatmeal, 1-2 tea spoon of lemon juice and 1½ teaspoon of tomato juice. Make a thick paste.

Scrub it on your face, mainly on blackhead affected areas.

Leave it until it dries up completely.

Wash your face with lukewarm water and apply moisturizer immediately.



Cutting don sugar from your diet is helpful indeed for your health. Here’s an idea. Let’s use sugar for skin’ wellness too. What about making a sugar scrub instead of adding it to your morning coffee? You’ll love it, trust me!

Sugar mixed with any carrier oil works wonder as an effective exfoliator, clearing clogged pores and removing those blackheads on your face. This scrub also improves circulation and thus gives you a soft and glowing skin.

You can use any carrier of your choice to make this scrub –Jojoba Oil, Grapeseed Oil or Olive Oil.

How to

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of sugar and 1 tablespoon of carrier oil.Still well to make an even mixture.
  • Rinse your face and massage the scrub on your wet face in circular motion for 8-10 minutes.
  • Rinse your face with lukewarm water and apply Jojoba Oil as moisturizer. You can also use other carrier oils for the purpose.
  • Repeat this twice or thrice a week. Do moisturize your skin every time after scrubbing to prevent skin dryness and irritation.


All these home remedies above are best and most quickly effective to remove your blackheads. Don’t try all 5 together. Choose one and apply on a regular basis for quicker, better and long-term results.

As always, we are eagerly waiting to learn tips from your daily routine. Let us know if your follow some other remedy to fight blackheads. Share with us and our readers in the comments section below.


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