Home-made face mask ideas are a new fad, especially during the 2020 lockdown. And when it comes to blackheads, these masks can be 100% effective.
So what are blackheads? These would be the mild acne marks on your face. You might notice little black spots on your nose due to clogged hair follicles.
These follicles also contain a sebaceous gland that helps retain oil and moisture on our skin. However, when dead skin accumulates over these pores, a small acne-like bump forms over, known as the blackhead.
You shall find these most on your nose, arms, and even your back.
Now, home-made masks contain all the natural nutrition of products without any added preservatives. Additionally, you can make such masks exclusively to remove blackheads from your skin! Let us check these out:
Honey and Cinnamon
Cinnamon is anti-bacterial and can remove germs and bacteria that cause acne. Moreover, it also helps in smoothening your skin.
Similarly, honey is anti-bacterial and is the best prevention of acne for oily skin. Moreover, it does not make the skin sticky while retaining its moisture.
Mix 3 tbsps honey with 1 tbsp of cinnamon powder to make a mask and wash it off after 20 minutes of application.
Lemon Juice and Egg Whites
Lemon juice can naturally remove dead skin cells and also brightens your skin. It is also a ready-to-use exfoliator due to its citric acid content.
Egg-whites on the other hand removes excess oils and shrinks your pores if they are too big. Additionally, it can also soothe blemishes and tone your skin.
You can mix 1 tbsp of freshly-squeezed lemon juice to egg-whites from one egg. Apply it over your face, and wash it off after 10-15 minutes.
Milk and Honey
This delicious concoction is an all-round solution to blackheads.
Milk can unclog your pores and exfoliate off the dead cells to brighten up your skin.
And as you already know, the anti-bacterial properties of honey can soothe your skin and remove acne-like blackheads in no time.
2 tbsps of honey to a quarter cup of milk can make this amazing blend for your skin. You can wash it off after 15 minutes.
So what are your home-made face mask ideas? Do let us know!