A glowing, healthy and radiant skin is one of the ultimate keys to happiness. It not only makes you feel good from the outside but also boost confidence from inside. And let’s accept this, a lot goes into having and maintaining one. But if you are someone with even a slightly oily skin, you would know what it’s like to have blackheads all over. Blackheads are small black bumps on the skin that are a result of clogged skin pores, that mixes with dirt, grim and impurities in the air. There are several reasons for blackhead formation, one being excessive sebum oil production. An oil present within our skin to keep our skins from getting dry. Our dead skin cells could be a reason too. And while there are medical solutions to it, one can treat them naturally at home as well. Yes, you read that right.  

The best part is that to treat blackheads you don’t have to buy any expensive product; in fact, you can use ingredients lying right inside your kitchen cabinet. We’ve got three of the best natural masks and scrubs that you can include in your regular skincare regime.  


1. Egg Whites And Lemon Mask

You would know all about the high-protein properties of egg whites that make them so healthy for your body, but did you know it is also effective for our skin? It not only clears those stubborn blackheads by closing and tightening the pores but also prevents their formation. To apply it, whisk about two egg whites with three-four teaspoons of lemon juice. Apply one layer of the mask on to the affected area and let it dry. Then apply the second layer, and keep for 15-20 minutes. Rinse the mask off with water.


2. Sugar Scrub

This is one of the most popular and easiest of all, which requires just some sugar and olive oil. A mix of these two helps remove dead skin cells thereby preventing the formation of blackheads. Simply mix a tablespoon of sugar with half tablespoon of olive oil to a thick mixture, apply and massage it well and rinse off with water.


3. Baking Soda And Lemon Mask

A natural exfoliator, baking soda can help get rid of the dead skin cells resulting in black heads. On the other hand, lemon open the clogged pores and tightens them which leaves no space for blackheads to make their way.  blackheads to find their way. All you need to do is mix a tablespoon of baking soda with half a tablespoon of lemon juice, apply this paste on blackheads. Let it dry and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Every skin type is different, thus it is advised to consult a dermatologist before applying any home remedy for such skin woes.