DIY Lemon Recipes To Clear Blackheads

Wish to remove blackheads with simple home remedies? Nothing works better than lemon juice! Try using lemon juice on skin on a regular basis to get rid of blackheads easily and also to prevent clogging of pores:

DIY Lemon Recipes To Clear Blackheads

 

BENEFITS OF LEMON JUICE FOR BLACKHEADS:

  • Lemon juice, loaded with citric acid, acts as a natural ingredient and helps regulate sebum secretion. It cleanses the pores and tightens the skin to do away with blackheads.
  • Antibacterial properties of lemon help kill germs and prevent bacterial infection in the skin pores.
  • It contains Alpha-Hydroxy acids that prevent blackheads and blemishes naturally.
  • It exfoliates the skin naturally and dissolves the blackheads and sebum deposits to reveal radiant skin.

DIY LEMON RECIPES TO CLEAR BLACKHEADS

RECIPE 1: LEMON AND HONEY TREATMENT

Things That You Need-

  • Honey- 1 cp
  • Lemon (cut in halves)

Method-

  • Warm up the honey for a couple of minutes over low heat and dip half a lemon in this warm honey.
  • Wash you face with a mild cleanser and pat it dry.
  • Scrub the blackhead-affected areas with this lemon dipped in honey for a few minutes.
  • Rinse off with cold water.
  • Do this treatment every alternate day for effective removal of blackheads.

Benefits-

  • Honey contains antioxidants as well as antiseptic properties that are useful in removal of blackheads.
  • Lemon prevents excess sebum secretion and also cleanses the pores, preventing blackheads in future.

Caution-

  • Avoid this treatment if you have open wounds.

RECIPE 2: LEMON AND BAKING SODA TREATMENT

Things That You Need-

  • Baking soda- 2 tbsp
  • Brown sugar (granulated)- 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice- ΒΌ cup

Method-

  • Mix baking soda and brown sugar in a glass bowl.
  • Add lemon juice to the mixture. Stir well.
  • Apply the concoction on skin.
  • Scrub gently for 10 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water.
  • Do this treatment once everyday for best results.

Benefits-

  • Baking soda helps in exfoliation.
  • Brown sugar scrubs and removes dead skin cells
  • Lemon juice effectively helps unclog pores and eliminate bacterial infections.

Caution-

  • Go for a patch test before doing this treatment.
  • Avoid direct exposure to sunlight after this treatment.

ADDITIONAL TIPS

  • Rubbing lemon rinds on blackheads and leaving it on overnight helps treat blackheads.
  • Opt for creams and face cleansers that contain lemon extracts.
  • In case your skin is sensitive, avoid applying lemon juice directly on skin.