Blackheads also known as open comedones are tiny, darkspots that appear on the surface of the skin.
It form as a result of excess sebum produced at the base of hair. Sebum contains a dark pigment, melanin, which oxidies and turns black when exposed to the air, because of this blackheads have dark appearance.
Treatment of blackheads themselves is largely a question of self management but can also involve prescription medications for better effect.
Home remedies to get rid of blackheads-
1.Tomatoes have natural antiseptic properties which dry up blackheads. Take a small tomato, peeled and smashed then apply it over the blackheads before going to bed. Leave overnight and wash your face with cold water in the morning.
2.Honey work wonders on both blackheads and oily skin. Apply honey onto the affected areas and wash it with warm water after 15 minutes.
Hope this helps.
Uploaded: Jun 13, 2016