25 Natural Homemade Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads on Nose

Removing blackheads on your nose is stressful? I have ever been in that situation, too. Having perfect skin without any blackheads on your nose might be one of your dreams. Using pore pack products, applying some masks, going to clinic to solve this problem might be done, but you haven’t got the result yet. Finding the solution for blackhead might be confusing, but the following will give you ideas for removing blackheads on your nose.

Blackheads occur because your skin pores are clogged by the combination of dirt, oil and dead skin cell. It has similar cause with acne. You might want to read more about that in Ways on How to Get Rid of Acne with Banana Peel. Blackheads appear because of the blocked hair follicles. It is a mild form of acne that looks black or dark, so that it’s called blackhead. In technical term, we call blackhead as comedones. Blackheads commonly occur in the area of the nose.

Causes of Blackheads

There are some factors causing blackheads. Age and change of hormonal are the main factors. Blackheads commonly occur in the period of puberty (the time when the change in hormone levels result in the overproduction of sebum). After puberty, hormonal changes related to menstruation, pregnancy and the use of pills for birth control also result in blackheads on women.

Other factors are:

  • The use of cosmetics might blocked up the pores
  • Too much production of sweat
  • Activities that open hair follicle, such as shaving
  • Humidity level of the environment
  • Stress and PMS (Premenstrual syndrome)

Home Remedies for Removing Blackheads on Nose

If you have bought and used so many products for removing the blackheads on your nose, but still haven’t got the result, then you might need to go back to the basics: home remedies! Home remedies are easier, simpler and cheaper of course! What are the home remedies for removing blackheads on the nose? Here they are homemade ways to get rid of blackheads on nose.

1. Egg Whites for Removing Blackheads on Your Nose

Egg white must be very famous for treating skin problems, especially for removing blackheads on your nose.

The thing you should do with the egg white is making a mask from it. Egg white is trusted to tighten your pores and remove blackheads, especially on your nose. This egg white mask is good for your skin because it won’t make your skin dry and the good news is you can get more nutrients from the egg white that will enrich your skin.

  • Take some tissue (toilet tissue or facial tissue
  • Soak the tissue into the egg white
  • Place it on your nose
  • Take another tissue and soak it again into the egg white
  • Place it on your nose
  • Feel the tightening sensation on your nose
  • Wait until the tissue on your nose is completely dry
  • Take off the tissue and wash your face with warm water

Caution: You have to really make sure that your face is clean from the egg white mixture unless it will block your pores.

2. Honey and Cinnamon Strips for Removing Blackheads on Your Nose

Honey and cinnamon strips are believed to be a good combinations for removing blackheads on your nose. The anti-bacterial agent that get the bacteria causing acne makes honey become a good choice for removing blackheads. Honey also becomes an adhesive to pull out the things that block your pores. Moreover, cinnamon is the ingredient that gives you glowing and healthy skin.

  • Mix the cinnamon and honey until it forms a paste
  • Apply it on your nose, make a thin layer of it
  • Place a cotton strip over it and let it dry
  • After 3-5 minutes, take off the strip and rinse your face using warm water

3. Lemon Toner for Removing Blackheads on Your Nose

Lemon is known for so many advantages. It is good for losing weight, good for skin and many more. Lemon juice is an astringent and will make your pores tighter.

Follow the homemade ways to get rid of blackheads on nose:

  • Prepare lemon, small bottle and cotton balls
  • Rinse your face
  • Squeeze the lemon into small bottle
  • Soak cotton ball with the lemon juice and apply it to your nose. Let it dry overnight
  • Rinse your face with warm water in the morning when you wake up
  • Apply some moisturizer

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Caution: If you have sensitive skin, you have to mix the lemon juice with water.

4. Oatmeal, Yogurt, Honey and Olive Oil

Olive oil is trusted to moisturize skin well, while honey has anti-bacterial agent that keeps the bacteria away, oatmeal besides it is used for losing weight, it is also rich of antioxidant, and yogurt dissolves dead skin and tightens pores. All of these ingredients will be perfect for removing blackheads on your nose.

  • Blend 1/4 cup of oatmeal, 2 tsp of yogurt, 2 tsp of honey and 2 tsp of olive oil
  • Place it on your face, especially your nose
  • Scrub it in a circular motion for 1-3 minutes
  • Wash it off by using warm water

Caution: If you have extremely sensitive skin, do not do scrubbing as it will create irritation. Just apply this mixture as a facial mask and leave it or 5-8 minutes. 

5. Green Tea Paste for Removing Blackheads on Your Nose

Green tea has been used widely for skin. It is trusted for its use as an antioxidant and antibacterial for your skin.

Follow the homemade ways to get rid of blackheads on nose:

  • Take a tablespoon of green tea leaves and water. Make a paste.
  • Apply the paste on your nose and scrub it gently for 2-3 minutes. It will remove the dirt and oil on your skin.
  • Wash your face using warm water.

6. Strawberry for Removing Blackheads on Your Nose

Strawberry has alkaline that is useful for reducing the swelling and cleansing the blocked pores. It is also yummy and it riches in Vitamin C that enhances the dryness of the skin and moisturizes it.

  • Crush the strawberry and put some honey and lemon juice
  • Mix them and make a paste
  • Apply the paste on your nose and wait for 10-15 minutes
  • Wash your face using cold water

7. Baking Soda for Removing Blackheads on Your Nose

Baking soda is very good as bacterial and anti fungal agent and it is also an exfoliate for skin.

  • Mix the baking soda with to get a paste form
  • Apply the paste on your nose and leave it for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water

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8. Milk

Applying and scrubbing milk to the area that is affected by blackheads might be effective because milk contains lactic acid whose job is breaking down the dead cell and removing them.

  • Apply the milk to your nose and gently scrub it
  • Wash with warm water 

9. Turmeric

Turmeric is trusted as one of the best ways of removing blackheads on skin. It is believed effective and quick. It doesn’t only remove the acne effectively but it also helps curing acne scars naturally.

  • Mix turmeric and mint juice and dissolve it.
  • Apply it to your nose and let it absorb for 3-5 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water

10. Apple

Apple is another useful way of removing blackheads on your nose. Apple is rich in antioxidants and it is effective for acne treatments.

  • Mix ½ cup of boiled milk into slices of apple and blend it until you get a mixture
  • Apply as a mask on your nose and leave it for 30 minutes
  • Rinse your face with warm water

11. Cucumber and Yogurt

Cucumber is rich in water and vitamin C. Cucumber is useful for soothing skin and reduce irritation on your skin.

  • Blend cucumber with yogurt
  • Rub it on your face for 15-20 minutes and wash your face using warm water

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12. Exercise and Get as Much Sweat as You Can

Exercising and producing sweat can minimize the occurrence of blackheads. When you are sweating, the liquid will wash off anything clog your pores. One thing you have to remember, you have to clean up your face before exercising because if you are still on makeup when you are exercising, the thing that clog your pores will be blocked by the makeup.

After sweating, dry it with clean towel. Then apply moisturizer.

13. Steam

Steam might not be the best and quickest way of removing blackheads, but it will reduce the appearance of the blackheads and soften the dead skin cell or sebum that clog your pores.

  • Prepare a large bowl, hot water and clean towel
  • Fill the bowl with hot water and cover your head with towel and lean over it for 10 minutes to let the steam get into your pores
  • After finish, you can rinse your face with warm water and dry with a towel
  • Apply moisturizer

Caution: Don’t get too close to the hot water as it will burn your skin.

14. Potato

Potato has an advantage to boost your skin health. That makes potato becomes one of the best ways of removing blackheads, especially on your nose.

  • Crush the potato and mix it with honey until it forms a paste
  • Apply it on your face and wait for 15 minutes
  • Rinse your face with warm water

15. Almond

Almond has a great impact on skin health. It is rich in vitamins that makes your skin looks more glowing and fresh.

This is homemade ways to get rid of blackheads on nose:

  • Crush the almonds and mix it with honey until it forms a paste
  • Apply the mixture for 5 minutes and rinse with warm water 

More Ways to Heal Blackheads 

Here are more homemade ways to get rid of blackheads on nose:

  1. Use clay mask
  2. Use fenugreek leaves
  3. Tomatoes slices
  4. Use aspirin mask
  5. You can use strawberry slices too
  6. Use coconut oil
  7. There are many herbal oil you can use in daily treatments
  8. Such as, jojoba and castor oil
  9. Use natural salt oil
  10. Cleansing

How to Prevent Blackheads?

Before blackheads become serious problem on your skin, you had better doing these preventive actions to avoid blackheads on your nose.

1. Clean your face from excess oil

You can use cleanser that is suitable for your face, either cleansing milk or foam cleanser.

2. Clean your pillowcase once a week

You might not think about this  but pillowcase sticks to your face for the whole night. You have to keep the hygiene of the pillowcase by washing it once  a week.

3. Never squeeze your blackheads

By squeezing your blackhead, it will not solve the problem! It will just create irritation and even scar. Instead of squeezing, you can do scrubbing using the home remedies listed above. You also have to keep in mind to scrub your nose gently as hard scrubbing will hurt and create irritation.

Overall, talking about skin treatment is all related to commitment. Once you commit yourself to do the routines regularly, you will get the better result.

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