Caused due to natural aging, damage because of free radicals, pollution, excessive exposure to sun and certain lifestyle choices, blackheads simply look bad, and more often than not, strike as annoying skin marks.
However, good news is that they can be dealt with, right at the comfort of your home, with handy ingredients.
Try this easy homemade scrub recipe to kick out blackheads.
Start by taking a bowl, and add two tablespoon crushed oats, one tablespoon honey and one mashed banana to it.
Mix all the ingredients to form a thick paste. Apply this on your face.
Scrub it well in a circular motion and keep it on for 5-7 minutes.
Finally, wash off with warm water, and then apply a gentle moisturizer on your face.
This simple scrub is quite beneficial for your skin.
Oats are known to exfoliate dead skin cells and remove the dirt. They also help absorb and remove extra oil from the skin.
Meanwhile, honey is a great natural moisturizer and has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.
Banana, on the other hand, also helps in exfoliation and is great for oily skin type.
Follow these simple tips to maintain good skin health:
1) Always stay hydrated. Drink 8-12 glasses of water everyday.
2) Try to minimize your exposure to sunlight.
3) Get proper rest. Aim for 7-9 hours of sound sleep each night.
4) Try to reduce your stress levels.
5) Get rid of chemical-infused skin products. Opt for natural skincare products only.
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