6 Best DIY Blackhead Removal Face Masks

by | Feb 22, 2019 | Health, Lifestyle | 1 comment

Having a smooth skin that is free of blemishes is a dream for all us but these blackheads are our biggest headache. Blackheads are formed when a clog develops in the opening of hair follicles due to excess production of sebum. Later these pores become enlarged blocking the air to enter which leads to black and yellowish appearance on the outer surface. To get rid of them, make these DIY Blackhead Removal Face Masks.

1. Honey and Milk Mask

INGREDIENTS AND STEPS:

  • ¼ Cup Milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Cotton Balls

To make this face mask, Mix milk and honey in a bowl and then dip a cotton ball to it. Generously apply the mask all over your face and leave it for 10-15 minutes. After the time, rinse your face with warm water. Repeat this process 1-2 times a week for effective results.

 HOW IT WORKS:

Milk contains lactic acid which gets easily absorbed into your skin and gently removes dead skin cells and unclogged pores, while honey is known for its skin brightening properties. With this mask, you will not only get rid of dead skin but will also get a radiant skin.

2. Baking Soda and Honey Face Mask

INGREDIENTS AND STEPS:

  • 2 tablespoons baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons honey

To make this face mask, Mix baking soda and honey in a bowl and then generously apply the mask all over your face and leave it for 10-15 minutes. After the time, rinse your face with cold water. Repeat this process at least 1 time a week for effective results.

HOW IT WORKS:

Baking soda helps in eliminating dead skin cells and neutralizes the pH level of your skin, while honey is known for its skin brightening properties.

Avoid using this mask if you a sensitive skin!

3. Green Tea and Aloe Vera Face Mask

INGREDIENTS AND STEPS:

  • 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
  • ¼ cup green tea

To make this face mask, steep the green tea and cool it down. Mix the green tea and aloe vera gel and then apply the mask all over your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. After the time, wash your face with cold water. Repeat this process 1-2 times a week for effective results.

HOW IT WORKS:

Green Tea helps in reducing inflammation, redness and oil build up while aloe vera hydrates your skin.

4. Cinnamon and Honey Mask

INGREDIENTS AND STEPS:

  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • 3 tablespoons honey

To make this face mask, mix the cinnamon powder and honey in a bowl. Apply the mask all over your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Later, wash your face with warm water. Do this on alternate days for two weeks and feel the change on your skin.

HOW IT WORKS:

Both cinnamon and honey help in treating acne and also clears the dead skin cells. It also helps in shrinking the pores thus making the skin look clear and healthy.

5. Egg Whites and Lemon Juice Mask

INGREDIENTS AND STEPS:

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

To make this face mask, mix the egg white and lemon juice in a bowl. Apply the mask all over your face leaving the eyes and eyebrow area. Keep it for 15-20 minutes. After the mask gets completely dry, wash it off with cold running water. Repeat this once in a week for effective results.

HOW IT WORKS:

Egg white is known to be a natural astringent that works as a toning agent. This mask helps in shrinking your pores making your skin look clean and clear.

6. Activated Charcoal Peel-Off Mask

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INGREDIENTS AND STEPS:

  • 1 tablespoon activated charcoal
  • 1 tablespoon gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon water

To make this face mask, mix activated charcoal, gelatin, and water in a double boiler and let it heat on low flame. As the ingredient melt, blend them with a wooden spatula. Cool down the mixture and then apply the mask all over your face leaving the eyes and eyebrow area. Keep it for 15-20 minutes and slowly peel it off. Wash and pat your face and then apply a moisturizer. 

HOW IT WORKS:

The charcoal draws bacteria, toxins, dirt, and other micro-particles from the skin leaving it clean, and clear.