Thursday, 19 February 2009

How to get rid of black heads

What is a black head?
Black head is a wide opening on the skin with blackened skin debris covering the space.  Black head is the first stage of acne and can develop into a pimple.Black heads usually come up after puberty when there is a surge in the hormone level.  Increased production of oils is the major cause of emergence of black heads and when not cleaned properly more black heads will appear.  Though there are many medications, cleansers and hormonal treatments available, there are home remedy for black heads which one can follow to get rid of black heads.
  • Take 1tsp of groundnut oil and mix with 1tsp of lime juice and apply to face to prevent formation of blackheads.
  • Make a paste with fenugreek leaves and apply to face. Leave this for 15 minutes and wash your face with warm water.
  • Honey is also an effective medicine for blackheads. Slightly warm honey and apply to the blackheads and wash your face after 10 minutes.


  1. I love such remedies.
    Old is Gold.
    Claps !!!

  2. really effective ways tried and benefited myself

  3. liked your blackhead remedies very much, tried one more home made blackhead remedy and it works wonders


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