Monday, 29 August 2016

Home remedies for whiteheads


Whiteheads bother so much and it really looks ugly. It really spoils the look of the person. White heads is the form of acne. It is just like blackheads and pimples they are caused by clogged pores. Whiteheads are more commonly found on the person who have an oily skin. The sebaceous glands oil to moisturize your skin. When the excessive sebum section of oil builds up inside the pores along with dead skin cells and dirt. The trapped oil turns and swells into a white pustule that is known as whiteheads. White or yellowish color as they are not exposed to oxygen like blackheads. They mostly occur on nose, chin and cheekbone it affects both women and men. They are most common with those people who are undergoing hormonal changes, like pregnant women and teenagers.


Whiteheads Vs Blackheads

Whiteheads do not go through any oxidant and they are white in color. They are similar to blackheads composition, they are made up of sebum and dead skin cells. Whiteheads do not have wide openings but only microscopic opening to your skin’s surface and they are also called closed comedones. There is no oxidation and these comedones remain white that is why they are known as whiteheads. Whiteheads completely block off the affected hair follicles.
On the other hand blackheads are open comedones. They get formed when sebum and slouughed-off dead cells plug your skin pores. Blackheads are follicles having very wide opening thus name open comedones. The plug made of dead cells and sebum undergo a chemical reaction when these material inside come in contact with the air. It leads to the oxidation of melanin.

The most effective methods the mentioned below:-

1)Facial steaming
Facial steaming is one of the most the best inexpensive home remedy to remove whiteheads. It helps to open up the skin pores. It loosens up the dirt, oil sebum and dead cells. At same time, other bacteria and dirt can also be remove to make the skin smoother and clearer. It is the best way to get rid of whiteheads, as it unblocks the clogged skin pores.
How to use- Take a big bowl of hot water and steam your face by covering your head with a tower and steam your face for 10-15 minutes. Do this atleast 2 times a day.

2)Oatmeal scrub
Oatmeal exfoliate your skin and help to remove dead cells, it also pulls out all the excess oil to free your skin from whiteheads. All the oil and dirt removed from your comedone that opens up the skin pores to treat the whiteheads. It is also one of the easy home remedy to remove whiteheads. Scrubbing helps to blocked hair follicles.
How to use- Take an oatmeal and mix it with honey and a little sugar or you can also add yogurt to it, then mixed the ingredients and apply a small amount on your face, massage it gently for 5 minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water. Repeat it twice a week.

3)Lemon juice
Lemon juice is rich in alpha hydroxy acids. It exfoliating effects that help to open up closed pores where whitehead is buried. It also dries out the excess oil due to astringent properties and also facilitates cell generation.
How to use- Dip a cotton ball in lemon juice and apply to your face and leave for 15-20 minutes and rinse it with cold water. Continue these for few months before going to bed daily.

4)Apple cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that helps to fight acne. It works like an astringent and remove excess oil from the skin. It gets rid of excess oil from the skin.
How to use- Mix an apple cider vinegar and water dip a cotton ball and apply to your face daily before going to bed.

5)Sandal wood powder
Sandal wood powder is one of the fastest home remedies that help your skin to remove excess oil from your face so that the appearance of whiteheads can be lessened.
How to use- Make a paste, take a sandalwood powder, add rose water and a two drop of aloe Vera gel to it and apply to your face and leave for 10-15 minutes for wash it off with warm water for best result. Apply this paste atleast 1-2 times a week for best result.

6)Sugar scrub
A home remedy sugar scrub can work wonders to remove whiteheads from your face. Homemade sugar scrub will help you to exfoliate your skin to remove excess oil and debris trapped in the pores without causing dryness.
How to use- Take a 2-tablespoon of sugar and honey and add a few drops of lemon juice and mix it properly and apply it to your face massage it gently in circular motion and leave for few minutes and wash it off. Do this twice a week on regular basis.

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