Blackheads are small lumps (papules) found on the surface of the skin. You need to know that blackheads are included in the type of acne, but the mild type. Besides being found on the face, blackheads can also occur on the shoulders, back, arms, neck and chest. The cause of blackheads due to dead skin cells and oil collected at the outer ends of hair follicles. Blackheads appear black because the skin above the blackheads is open and exposed to air
Blackheads are of 2 types:
- Blackheads: Blackheads are open and are characterized by enlarged hair follicles which are covered by a collection of skin impurities and sebum. Blackheads generally look like enlarged and blackened pores
- Whiteheads: Blackheads are not visible, when compared with blackheads. But it can be found by pressing facial pores.
Let’s try how to get rid of blackheads naturally and cheaply :
- WARM WATER
Using warm water for the skin will be able to open the pores of your skin, so that the dirt that has accumulated on the skin will come out by itself.
Cook water and put it in a container
Then face face to the container
Let hot water vapor open your pores
- COFFEE AND SUGAR SCRUB
Coffee has indeed been used as a beverage, while sugar is used as a sweet taste, but it turns out the combination of these two ingredients can be used as a scrub to remove dead skin on the face so that the face becomes smooth, smooth, clean and free of blackheads.
Make a paste of 2 tablespoons of coffee powder dissolved using water
Add 1 tablespoon sugar
Before applying a scrub to the face, don’t forget to clean your face first
Rub the scrub evenly on the face
Perform facial rubbing movements for 1 minute so that dead skin cells are raised perfectly
According to chemistry, salt is an ionic compound consisting of positive ions (cations) and negative ions (anions), thus forming neutral compounds (without being charged). In general, salt is used to add saltiness to food, but it can also be used as a way to get rid of blackheads.
Prepare hot water in a container
Dissolve salt in hot water
Let the face run off the steam produced by the hot water
- ORANGE SKIN
When compared to the flesh of the fruit, it turns out the orange peel contains more vitamin C. So if you are eating oranges, don’t throw away the skin. Orange peel can be used as a face mask that can be used as a way to shrink facial pores.
Dry orange peel until it is completely dry
Mash the orange peel until smooth
Mix with water until it forms a paste
Apply it to the previously cleaned blackheads area
Let stand for 30 minutes
Rinse with warm water
Anti-oxidant levels in orange peel will help the skin to repair damage caused by free radicals and cleanse the pores.