DIY: How to Get Rid of Blackheads?


One of the major concerns of oily skin is black and white heads. The main cause of black heads is sebum production and open pores. Blackheads also known as open comedomes, and are basically widened hair follicles that are filled with skin debris, bacteria, and sebum oil.

So mostly you will find blackheads and white heads in the oily zone. Say your T-zone is oily then your concern areas are nose, chin and forehead. The reason they turn black is because sebum in the pores contains melanin and when sebum reaches the surface of the skin pores, it gets oxidized. When the melanin oxidizes it turns dark, which is how blackheads get their unpleasant dark colour.

One thing which one should avoid is squeezing them, pricking them or rubbing scrubs too harsh. It may cause blemish or marks on your skin. There are many beauty products which you can buy from the market which are effective while removing blackheads however one should understand the cause behind this first.

Consult your dermatologist once and try to understand the condition of your skin. There are many permanent treatment which helps in get rid of these blackheads. Mostly dermatologists suggest you for chemical peel and salicylic acid peel which are effective but expensive. I am working on this, and trying to find the alternative method and will share it in my next post or something.

Here, the important thing is self-care and hygiene of your skin. Try not to use cream based or oil based products or makeup. Sebum production is higher when your menstruation cycle is about to come, so keeping your skin clean and exfoliated by that time more is essential.

However this blog is all about natural and home remedies and also talking about the beauty products which are natural and effective. So certainly there are some home remedies which can help you to get rid of black heads. Below I am sharing the most effective process to get rid of blackheads. Continue reading DIY: How to Get Rid of Blackheads?

DIY Face Mask for Glowing Skin

We often complain about our dull skin whether you got an oily skin, dry or combination. Oily skin looks dull because of excessive oil secretion, dry skin looks dull because of flaky and dry texture and combination is worst of all. Even skin is confused whether it should be flaky or oily. (For excessive oil skin, you can try this face pack too, Read Here). Aggrrhhh.. I understand this frustration of yours and got this yummy delight for your skin which will give it a youthful radiance and glow instantly.

chocolate pack

And this recipe is literally yummy! Yes yummy because it got chocolate. YUMMM.. I love chocolate in each and every form; weather it is in ice cream, shakes, sweets, cookies or anything. Chocolate is indeed a stress buster and it also helps in improving the texture of your skin. Here we are not using sweetened chocolate but Cocoa Powder.

You will find many products in the market which contains chocolate for many skin treatments. The science in this therapy is simple. We all know chocolate contains antioxidants and its rich in flavonoids. Cocoa helps in improving the skin texture, hydrates your skin and increases the skin density which will make our skin fight against wrinkles and aging. In this category, the cocoa butter is the known best natural moisturizer. The butter not only relaxes mind but also renews and rejuvenates skin but also helps in get rid of stretch marks. Many spas and salons ask you to go for chocolate scrubs for face, arms (manicure), pedicure (legs) and body. And if you add coffee grounds then the benefits are double and coffee ground fights against celluloid and it’s the best body scrub. You can read more about cocoa benefits here.

So, dear ladies what are you waiting for, pamper your skin with a face mask which is not just tasty but its great delight for your skin too. To make this mask all you need is – Continue reading DIY Face Mask for Glowing Skin