Blackheads are just pimples that don’t have skin over them. Because there is no skin, they’re open to the air and the top layer of gunk oxidizes and turns them to the darkish black color. There are many ways to get rid of them. This article provides instructions for a number of different methods that you can try.
Acquire some simple, non toxic glue. You can use the type you would have used for elementary school art projects, such as P.V.A glue or Elmers glue.
Steam your face over a sink or a bowl or with a wet face cloth. This is optional, but can be very beneficial. Try to get the steam as hot as possible, but make sure it is comfortable for you!
Apply glue to troubled areas. Then, leave it alone until it is completely dry.
Peel it off. Peel the glue off and see results on the dry glue.
Warm your skin. Warming your skin makes the pores expand, making it easier to squeeze out the blackhead. You can do this by taking a warm shower or applying a hot compress to the affected areas.
Grab a pinch of skin with one or a few closely-spaced blackheads in the middle and squeeze. You’re trying to apply the pressure from underneath the blackhead. This method works best if the blackheads are not tightly or deeply embedded, and if your skin isn’t easily bruised or damaged by stretching.
You can also use an extractor tool or bobby pin to force it out. Be careful with these methods, and if you experience serious pain, try something else.
Cotton ball Cure
Use a mild exfoliant to remove cells and expose.
Pat your face dry with a clean, fresh towel.
Place a slightly warm compress on your face for approximately 10-15 minutes in order to soften the blackhead, making it easier to remove.
Pat your face again.
Place a cotton-ball on the tip of each finger. This will help you to avoid slipping, which could tear the skin and cause further damage.
Gently apply even pressure to both sides of the blackhead by pushing down, then up around the blemish.
Toothbrush And Toothpaste
Apply an inch-sized amount of toothpaste on the toothbrush.
Wet the toothbrush and wet the affected area.
Gently with your toothbrush, scrub the affected area for a small amount of time.
Make sure you do not apply too close to the eyes, as the vapours from methanol toothpastes can irritate the eyes.
If you have nose blackheads, apply an even smaller amount of toothpaste, and keep well clear from eyes.
This method has also been known to work on spots, but is not guaranteed.
Always sterilize the toothbrush with boiling-hot water after using this method.
Repeat daily until the affected areas are clear.
Purchase a cream containing an AHA (alpha hydroxy acids).
Apply a small amount of cream to the affected areas. This will clear away any dead skin cells and “expose” the blackhead.
Repeat about every 4 days. These products can cause skin irritation, dryness, and flaking. Discontinue use if the irritation becomes severe.
AHAs are also known to increase sensitivity to the sun, so be careful if you are going out in bright sunlight after using this treatment.
Make a lotion with equal parts of lime juice, almond oil and glycerin.
Apply your lotion to your face. It will not only cure blackheads but the discoloring spots on the face too.
Warm a small amount of honey.
Apply on the trouble area.
Wash off after 10-15 minutes.