Whiteheads are accumulations of sebum clogging the pores. The size is small and we have it mostly on the chin, on the side of the nose and cheeks, temples, shoulders, chest and back. The exact cause of the whiteheads is unknown, but dermatologists think it is because of the excess of sebum in the skin pores. The pores get clogged and the sebum is a perfect environment for bacteria that starts to grow, forming the whiteheads.
How to make the best homemade scrubs to get rid of whiteheads
• Squeeze two lemons and mix the juice with one tablespoon of sea salt. Use it as a scrub on the affected areas and you will notice how it will deep clean even the most stubborn whiteheads.
• Cornstarch paste is also a very good solution for your whiteheads. Mix vinegar and cornstarch in a ratio of 1:3 and apply it on the affected area. Wash it after 20 minutes with warm water.
• Baking soda is considered a miracle scrub, having the power to deep clean the pores. Mix equal quantities of baking soda and water and firmly rub your face with it, but without causing any pain. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash your face with warm water.
You should really try to get rid of your whiteheads using homemade remedies. Forget about antibiotics – this is the last resort and it is used only in very serious cases. The natural remedies, on the other hand, are useful for treating, healing and rejuvenating your skin. Also, other important parts in the process of getting rid of whiteheads are a balanced and healthy diet filled with vegetables and fruits, exercising and having a good night sleep. All of this together contribute from inside to make your skin glow on the outside.