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Ancient Secret to Remove Blackheads from Nose and Face

how to remove blackheads

What are blackheads?

What does everyone have, but no one can seem to get rid of? Blackheads. And did you know blackheads are considered a form of acne? If that’s the case, that means almost everyone has an acne problem, because we ALL suffer from blackheads. So, what are they? And why do we get them?

Blackheads are small bumps that appear on your skin, resulting from clogged hair follicles. Blackheads are a mild type of acne that forms on the face, but they can also appear on the back, chest, neck, arms, and shoulders. Which makes getting rid of them even more daunting, since they can appear in so many places.

man hiding face

Blackheads form when hair follicles become clogged with dirt or other foreign substances. But blackheads have even more triggers than just dirt on the face. They can be caused by too much body oil, hormonal changes (such as puberty, menstruation, or even taking birth control), or taking certain drugs, like corticosteroids or androgens. Even eating certain foods can cause them to appear. Dairy products and foods with a high carbohydrate and sugar count have been linked to blackheads.

But don’t despair! Even if it seems like everything can cause blackheads (say it ain’t so ice cream!), there is a simple, all-natural solution to your problem that has been used for years, proving its effectiveness time and time again. Simply follow the instructions below to remove blackheads and you’ll be a new you:

Simple Solution to Removing Blackheads

salt scrub to remove blackheads
  • Step 1: Clean the affected area. For this, you will need salt, toothpaste, and an old damaged toothbrush.

Squeeze a little bit of toothpaste from the bottle and add a little salt. Mix it together. Put it on the old toothbrush and gently brush it onto your skin in a circular motion. Do this for two minutes and then wash off with room temperature tap water.  

cleaning bowl

  • Step 2: Open the pores. For this step, you will need a clean cloth and some warm water.

Dip the cloth in the warm water. Squeeze out all water, leaving a warm, steamy cloth. Place the cloth over the affected area to open the pores. Remove after 15 seconds. Repeat 2 more times. Immediately apply paste.

yogurt in bowl to remove blackheads
  • Step 3: Cleanse the pores. For this step, you will need plain yogurt and fuller’s earth (or multani mitti. It is a clay-like powder that soaks up oils)

First, create a paste. You will do this by mixing ¾ teaspoon fuller’s earth with 2/5 teaspoon yogurt. Mix together well. Then, apply the paste gently over blackhead area with your fingers. Massage gently into your skin. Leave it on for 10 minutes, and then wash it off with ice cold water.

Once the three steps are complete, look in the mirror. You’ll find your blackheads are gone, your face looking clean and vibrant, and your confidence increasing. Blackheads can be a pain, a curse even, for so many of us. Don’t let that happen to you. Use this ancient secret to remove blackheads!

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