How to Get Rid of Blackheads
Your face is clear of acne but when you go close up to the mirror you spot these annoying blackheads on your nose. Here are some tips to get rid of those pesky pores.
1. Exfoliate with baking soda.
Once or twice a week buff away dull skin by using baking soda. This home ingredient works as a microdermabrasion that gets rid of clogged pores that leads to blackheads. You do this by mixing baking soda with water until a paste-like texture.
2. Clay masks.
Clay-based mask works as a magnetic that draw out impurities in our skin. By regularly using a deep cleaning clay mask, you'll start to see amazing results. If you have sensitive skin, use once a week. For oily skin, use twice a week.
3. Use salicylic and glycolic acid.
Look for cleansers and toners with those two acids on the ingredient labeled. Salicylic acid is a lipophilic that attract oils that and help unclog your pores. Consistent use can prevent blackhead before they form and help clear existing pores. Glycolic acid is an AHA derived from sugar cane. It helps clear dead skin and debris on the surface of skin.
They are packed with vitamin A and helps renew your skin. If you have acne problem this can also help. Just beware of using this if you have sensitive skin. Sometimes there is a noticeable peeling but after regular use, the side effects lessen and skin will appear more radiant and clear.
5. Pore Strips
This might be the fastest way to get rid of blackhead, but you have to find the right product that won't damage your skin.
6. Don't pick at it.
This worst thing you can do is pick at blackheads or pimples. Let your skin renew itself. Even if its tempting to quickly get rid of them, picking will only make it worse.