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Remove Blackheads Using Lemon Juice

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Lemon is a natural bleach for your face. The natural citrus juice of this fruit can be very good for the skin. You can either use it as a bleach or scrub a fresh slice lemon on your face to remove dead skin, blackhead and heal open pores.

Blackheads is a very common problem that we all face. You can visit the parlour and get a facial to remove these small blackheads from your nose. However, you cannot just harm your skin with chemicals every month. There are many natural remedies that can help reduce blackheads. Lemon juice is one such ingredient that can be used as a scrub to get rid of blackheads naturally. Want to try some homemade tricks to get rid of blackheads using lemon juice? Read on...

Remove Blackheads Using Lemon Juice

Lemon scrub: Wash your face with warm water. Just take a slice of lemon and scrub on and around the nose. Blackheads can also deposit on the corners of the nose so do not just focus on the tip of the nose. Scrub gently for 3-4 minutes and then wash off with cold water. Do this 2 times a day if you have severe blackheads.

Lemon sugar scrub: This is one of the natural lemon juice scrubs that can reduce blackheads naturally. You can either add sugar to lemon juice and then scrub on your nose or simply sprinkle few sugar granules on a lemon slice and rub on the nose. This scrub also helps cure acne so you can apply on your face as well.

Lemon juice and egg white: It is one of the commonest natural scrubs to remove blackheads. Just add few drops of lemon juice with egg white and mix well. Apply on the face and let it dry. Pull it out like a peel off face mask and wash your face with cold water.

Lemon juice and rose water: Mix few drops of rose water with lemon juice. Soak a cotton ball in it and apply on the affected areas for 3-4 minutes. Wash off with cold water.

These are few ways to use lemon juice and reduce blackheads. This citrus fruit can also help you get rid of whiteheads. Apply it twice a day to get the best results. Lemon juice can make your skin dry so follow up by applying a moisturiser.

Read more about: skin care, blackheads
Story first published: Monday, December 10, 2012, 11:31 [IST]
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