Your skin needs to know this! Those little white bumps on your face can be extremely irritating. Irritation is the least way to explain the way these tiny imp’s make us feel. We know, it’s no fun to wake up one day to find a white headed tiny monster staring back at you through your magnifying vanity mirror. Before getting rid of these monsters, lets fist get to know them better.
10 Unspoken Ways to Get Rid of Whiteheads on Nose Naturally?
Blackheads (another little devil )and whiteheads are two versions of the same issue. Both are formed when dead skin cells along with dir, oil and bacteria- plug into one of our pores. The pore may remain open sometimes causing the contents to darken hence formal black heads. While whiteheads are formed when the same pore is closed and the infection remains inside- hence the white colour.
When the this same case gets worse and infection moves deeper into the other layers of the skin, it forms various other type pimples and zits such as papule, pustule etc.
So what do we usually do when we see a white head? Obviously pop it! Admit it, most of us have ended up squeezing it out just to get that satisfactory feeling of getting rid of that disgusting thing sooner rather than letting nature do its course.
Is it Ok to Pop a Whitehead?
Well the answer is maybe/ may be not. Let me explain- Some white heads will heal when popped and some might become worse and scar. Some type of skin scar less while some sensitive skin can cause deep scarring. Its most recommended to never pop a pimple. But you if so have to, then try using a comedone extractor, a tool designed to extract black and white heads. But i wouldn’t suggest it.
Most of us face the whitehead issue on our nose. This is because nose falls in the T zone( forehead and nose), which is the most oil producing parts of our face. Whiteheads feeds off excess oil , but it can also occur due to various other symptoms such as menopause, menstruation, wearing oil-based skin makeup, puberty, too many ace products, genetics, anxiety and extreme stress.
How to Get Rid of Whiteheads on Nose Naturally?
The best thing you can do it try more natural and less harmful ways to get rid of whiteheads. It usually works and it’s better than popping. There may be tons of suggestions and recommendations out there, but everyone’s skin is different and the results may vary. So here is 10 ways that’s natural and most likely effective for everyone to get rid of whiteheads on nose.
- Oatmeal scrub
Oatmeal as a skin care remedy has been followed many people over the years. It is also a main ingredient in most of the beauty products. Here is an easy way to make an effective oatmeal scrub at home.Combine a small quantity of oatmeal and plain yogurt in a bowl. Apply this mixture in thin layer on your nose. Let it dry for about 10 to 15 minutes and rinse off with warm water once its dry. This process should be repeated a few times a week till the whiteheads disappear.
- Manuka honey
Unlike the normal honey manuka honey is a particular type of honey based in New Zealand. This type has more antibacterial properties and is said to be an effective treatment option for whiteheads. You can get hold of this honey in food stores or if not online. Make sure you use the pure organic one. Apply a generous amount of honey on the affected areas a level it on for 30 to 15 minutes. You can rinse it off with warm water. With regular application you will find no traces of whiteheads.
- Vapour/ Steam
Steam is a staple method when it comes to skin care, when you steam your face, the pores in the skin opens up and lets out the dirt and other bacteria. This way you can unclog pores as well as loosed ip stubborn whiteheads.All you need is a pot of water or a steamer. Once the water is boiled let the steam hit your face for about 5 to 10 minutes. Be careful, don’t burn yourself. Doing this regularly will give you clear glowing skin.
- Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is not just a whitehead treatment, but a very effective remedy for various skin related issues. The oil has high antibacterial properties. To use tea tree oil on whiteheads all you need is tea tree oil and a a cotton swab. Dip the cotton swab in the oil and apply on the affected area. Mild tingling is normal if you need a burning sensation then you have sensitive skin. For sensitive skin you need to dip the swab in oil and then water to dilute the concentration and then apply on the affected area. Apply this remedy twice a day for effective results.
- Sugar Scrub
Mix a tablespoon sugar, honey and lemon juice in a bowl and apply the mixture on the whiteheads and massage gently for 5 to 10 minutes. Then leave it on for another 5 minutes and rise of with warm water. You can instantly see the results, your skin will be clearer and smoother. Doing this remedy two times a week will eventually get rid of whiteheads completely.
Turmeric and skin care go a long way. It’s got high healing and antibacterial properties. You will need some turmeric powder and water. You can also use honey. Apply this paste on the white heads. Let it dry and rinse off with lukewarm water. You skin will gradually clear out.
- Egg White
Egg white is one of the best natural ingredient used to tighten up the facial pores. When you apply a mixture of egg white and honey on the affected area. Your whiteheads will diminish eventually. Do this procedure every day for quick results.
- Green Tea
Antioxidant rich green tea is another effective whitehead treatment. All you need is a green tea bag or some green tea leaves. Apply the bag or the leaves on the affected area, you can notice the white heads disappearing eventually.
- Potato Juice
Take some potatoes, juice them and apply it on the affected area. Leave it on for few minutes and rinse off with warm water.Potatoes has antimicrobial and pore-tightening properties that will clear out whiteheads eventually.
- Lime Juice
The citric nature of lime is very effective in killing the bacteria that causes whiteheads. Apply some lime juice either directly or if you have sensitive skin mix the juice along with water or honey. Leave it on till it dries out and rinse off with warm water. Not only will the skin texture improve but white heads will disappear completely.
Apart from the above said remedies, drink loads of water and eat clean. A healthy skin is a reflection of a healthy inside.