Whiteheads are a big problem for a lot of people irrespective of how old they are, and whether they are males or females. Whiteheads on the face make people look ugly and unimpressive. And this unattractive element on one's face can ruin the entire look and attire of a person. Hence, it is essential for everyone to get rid of these as soon as possible.
Some people go in for various kinds of creams, gels, lotions, face washes, and many other cosmetics as well as medical products that are easily available in the market. However, one can never be too sure about the effectiveness, reliability and safety of these products, as many times they do not give good results, and also lead to some side effects.
Therefore, it is always good to be aware of some home remedies that can help to deal with the problem of whiteheads. These can be easily prepared at home with the help of ingredients that are commonly found in the kitchens of all homes. Not only are the inexpensive in that sense, but are also very safe and effective.
One should start by changing the diet that he/she is consuming. Research studies in the recent times have shown that most problems faced by people these days arise because of their faulty eating habits and bad lifestyle patterns and trends. Hence, the aim should be to improve one's diet, and make it balanced with all the important nutrients required by the body. The focus should be ons consuming more fresh fruits and vegetables, as they help to detoxify the body, and thus, help one to get rid of whiteheads and many other problems as well.
Sandalwood powder mixed with water can be applied on the affected areas on a regular basis to good results. Some people prefer mixing sandalwood with rose water for added benefits of getting a good glow on one's skin.
Next, you can also apply fresh milk on your face on a regular basis. Ensure that the milk is totally fresh and raw, and not boiled. Again, some people prefer mixing some salt, as well as lemon juice in the milk for added benefits. You could do that too to see great results.
Another trick is to make a paste of vinegar and cornstarch, which should be applied on the affected areas, and left for fifteen minutes before washing off with lukewarm water of cleaning with a soft and damp cloth.
Fenugreek leaves mixed with water form a good solution, which can be applied to your face and left overnight. In the morning, you can wash it off with warm water to see good results. This is an ancient remedy being used by people to get rid of whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, as well as wrinkles on the face.
Fresh steaming on the face can also help to clean the pores of the skin and give you a fresh and glowing face, free from all whiteheads. You could try doing this once or twice a week to get a healthy skin.