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How To Remove Blackheads Under The Lips

By: Debdatta Mazumder

Blackheads are the stubborn skin bumps that disturb your look a lot. Maybe those are not visible at first; but if you don't take care at the beginning, soon these will make your skin look dark and ugly.

When blackheads appear on the nose or cheeks, they can be detected and treated easily. But, if they grow under your lips, they remain unseen for many days.

Also Read: Painless Home Remedies To Remove Blackheads

Follow these tips to clear blackheads under lips and welcome a clean and clear skin. So, would you want to know how to remove blackheads under the lips?

Before discussing about that, you should know why blackheads appear on your skin.

If the sebaceous gland produces extra oil, which mixes with the dead cells of your skin and dust, it soon appears on the upper layer of the skin, which oxidises and become black.

These bumps result in blackheads, which can cause the bearer to feel embarrassed while having them. You can go to saloons for a total package of cleansing, scrubbing and facials.

Also Read: 12 Homemade Scrubs For Blackheads On Nose

But, that is quite expensive and also, you may have side effects from those chemicals. So, why not try tips to clear blackheads under the lips, naturally?

Yes, you can try these tips at home and say goodbye to these stubborn skin bumps. Here are some steps on how to remove blackheads under the lips. Read on to know more.


1. Warm Water Compress:

Soak a towel in warm water and rinse well. Now, compress it on the area of blackheads. If you do it 2-3 times in a day, the sebaceous gland will produce less oil and thus, you will have less blackheads on the skin.


2. Lemon Juice:

This is one of the best tips to clear blackheads under the lips. Slice a lemon and rub it under your lip. You can also take sugar to exfoliate your skin more clearly. Do this every week to get best results.


3. Exfoliate With Tomato:

If the tingling effect of lemon is not for you, take tomato slices. Actually, exfoliation is necessary to remove the blackheads faster. Instead of using chemical ones, rub tomatoes on the affected areas. It will not only remove blackheads, but also cleanse your skin from deep down.


4. Non-alcoholic Toner:

After exfoliation, your pores become bigger and attract more dust. Use non-alcoholic toner to shrink the pores, so that you don't have acne, blackheads or pimples. You can also make some homemade toner. Boil neem leaves in water and cool it. Store it in a spray bottle and refrigerate it.


5. Comedone Extractor:

Do you know how to remove blackheads under the lips easily? Buy these extractors and press them on the affected area. Press gently and pull forward. It will extract all the blackheads effectively and instantly.


6. Milk & Nutmeg Solution:

Nutmeg is a wonderful solution to remove the oil from your skin, and thus lessen the chance of appearance of blackheads. Milk breaks down the old skin cells and those can be washed out easily as well. You can also use buttermilk for a better result.


7. Egg White Solution:

While you're looking for how to remove blackheads under the lips, this is the best method. Whisk egg whites to make it frothy. Apply a thin layer of it and let it dry. Again apply the second coat. Wait until you feel a pull on your face. Scrub the egg white with a warm cloth.


8. Clay & Vinegar:

You need Fuller's earth and apple cider vinegar for the purpose. Make a paste with both the ingredients and apply it on the blackheads. Let it dry and then rub it off using a warm cloth.

Read more about: black heads, skin care
Story first published: Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 20:00 [IST]
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