Whiteheads are small blemishes (also known as closed comedones) that have oil and dead skin enclosed inside. How are they caused? Excess oil production that often settles into pores. They are a type of acne but can easily turn into a bigger form of acne if not controlled. Want to know how you can get rid of whiteheads at home? Scroll down…
Aloe vera
 

Aloe vera

Preparation: Take out the aloe vera juice from an aloe vera leaf and then add one teaspoon lemon juice to it. Massage on the area with whiteheads for about 2 minutes and then wash off.

Benefits: While aloe has deep cleansing properties, lemon is known to be a antimicrobial agent that can pull out the whiteheads.

Rose water
 

Rose water

Preparation: Mix one tablespoon rose water and lemon juice each. Apply this mix to the affected areas and then leave it on for about 10 minutes before washing off.

Benefits: Not only does rose water balance the skin’s pH levels but it also clears clogged pores—just what you need to get rid of whiteheads.

Oatmeal
 

Oatmeal

Preparation: Mix 2 tablespoons of oatmeal with rose water and apply it to your whiteheads. Leave it like a pack for about 20 minutes and then wash off.

Benefits: Due to its abrasive qualities, oatmeal works wonders as a pore cleansing agent.

Turmeric
 

Turmeric

Preparation: Mix ½ teaspoon turmeric powder with 1 teaspoon honey. Apply this mix to your whiteheads and wash off after 15 minutes.

Benefits: We’ve said this before and we’ll say it again—turmeric has antibacterial and healing properties that help draw out the whiteheads from your skin before they turn into acne.

Tomato juice
 

Tomato juice

Preparation: Peel and mash one small tomato. Apply this to your face and wash off after 20 minutes.

Benefits: Tomatoes have qualities of an astringent in addition to being antiseptic. Moreover, due to its acidic qualities, it has the power to remove whiteheads from your skin.