The most common reason of whiteheads is the dirt that sits on your face get clogged with oil secreted by your face glands. They are mostly under the skin, and the best way to stop them from happening is keeping your face clean. Wash your face at least 3-4 times a day to keep yourself from getting whiteheads. If to take care they can lead to large pores on your face which will bother you for life.
They occur on T-zone of your face and also on cheeks as these areas have most oil secreting glands on your face. There are certain elements which can control this oil secretion as well and hence helps in getting rid of white heads.
As said above keeping your face clean is the best way to get rid of these whiteheads. A good gentle scrub can help you get rid of the dirt that is sitting on your face when use regularly. This keeps you from getting the whiteheads at first place.
Sugar and Olive Oil Scrub
Add few drops of olive oil with a spoonful of sugar. The granules of sugar help unclog the pores of your skin of the dirt and hence helps getting rid of whiteheads happening in first place. Oil provide that smooth base to the scrub to gently rub on your face so that it does not get scratched with sugar particles.
Add a spoonful of powdered oatmeal with some yogurt and lemon juice and rub it on your face. The absorbing capacity of grain absorbs all excess oil from your face. Lemon helps remove the dirt due to its acidic nature and also help eliminate the tanning on your face if any. Yogurt has its skin benefits, but here it provides that smooth base for a paste-like formation which is easy to rub on your face.
Gram Flour Scrub
Gram floor, even in its powdered form have individual granules which make it the best homemade scrub. Mix a spoonful of gram flour with a spoonful of yogurt and rub it all over your face to get rid of that unwanted dirt and oil. It is also said to help you make fairer and can be used all over the body once a while. It’s also called ancient homemade body wash.
- Sandalwood Face Mask
Add a tablespoon of sandalwood with some rosewater and apply it all over your face. Keep it for 5-10 minutes and then rinse it off with regular water. All the dirt and oil would be removed from your face leaving it all smooth and supple.
Clay Mask: Apply a thin layer of clay mask to exfoliate your skin. It is very beneficial and can be applied at least once a week.
- Other Home Remedies
You can apply tomato juice, as it has antioxidants which help skin rejuvenate and remove extra oil and dirt from your skin. Similarly, we can start drinking green tea to help remove the toxin from our body. Taking steam helps our pour enlarge and help remove the unclog dirt in them. Applying toothpaste to popping whitehead help reduce it in size.