FAB BAG Magazine
Skincare how-to-get-rid-of-black-heads-on-nose1

Published on August 16th, 2017 | by Ahana Basu

Say No To Blackheads

A complexion as fresh as a strawberry might be a compliment, but a ‘strawberry nose’ is certainly a bane!

The term refers to the blackheads (and whiteheads) that dot the nose, giving it the appearance of having sprouted strawberry pips. Blackheads are basically the result of blocked pores. Those with oily skin generally have large pores since their sebaceous glands are more active. Dirt, dust etc block our pores which means the oil can’t be released from the skin, thus it oxidises and darkens.  Blackheads often begin as whiteheads and are basically non-inflamed pimples which is why it’s important to get rid of them, or better still prevent them.

Quick-fix

  • Blackheads don’t pop up overnight, but they do have a way of glaring out at you just when you need to look your best. So, if you’ve just taken a look in the mirror before a great party and screamed like those girls in the Clean n Clear ads, here are a few shortcuts to smoothen out the nose.
  • Mix a teaspoon of lemon juice with half a teaspoon of sugar and use as a scrub. Leave on for ten minutes, and then wash off with warm water. Lemon works as an astringent and whitener as well, so that’s triple benefit for your skin.
  • Use a mild scrub on your face  and then use the strip. Peel off after 10 minutes. However, these strips don’t work on deep-rooted blackheads. Never use them on broken or sensitive skin.
  • Clay masks are a good way to polish up your skin. Masks unclog pores and clear the skin. You’ll be glowing in 15-20 minutes and your nose will be noticeably smoother.

Long-term commitment

  • Getting rid of blackheads on the nose permanently is tough, if not impossible. However, if treated regularly, there are ways to polish them off.
  • An interesting face pack I heard of recently is khuskhus soaked in milk overnight. If you’ve got a propensity for blackheads, keep this pack handy. Apply the khus khus to a cleansed face the next morning, rubbing in circular motions. Leave on for 5-10 minutes and wash off. Do this 2-3 times a week.
  • Tomato and potato juice are said to work wonders on blackheads. You can even place slices of raw tomato on your nose, then use a scrub.
  • Steaming your face once or twice a week is probably the best and most effective remedy for blackheads and well worth the time it takes. If you don’t have a steamer at home, you needn’t rush off to the parlour. Just use an ordinary bowl of boiling water. Place a towel over your head and let the steam on your face. This unclogs pores and softens blackheads. Then, use a mild scrub, rubbing a little harder on the nose and chin areas.

FAB BAG PICKS

ZIRH Clean – Alpha- Hydroxy Face Wash : Good For: Normal to Oily Skin, Acne. Cleanse. Invigorating face wash with Alpha Hydroxy and Beta Hydroxy Acids that work to remove dirt, excess oil and dead skin cells. Has a fresh, light lemon scent that leaves your face feeling and looking fresh and clean. Use with a sunscreen containing UVA and UVB protection to prevent photo-aging. CLICK HERE to view the product

Sisley Black Rose Cream Mask : The Black Rose Cream Mask offers the skin “instant youth” Rich in active anti-aging ingredients including Black Rose, Padina Pavonica, and Alkekengi Calyx extracts, it immediately gets to work on signs of aging and fatigue to rejuvenate skin and restore vitality. In only 15 minutes skin is visibly hydrated, plumped, smoothed and redensified. With a delicious rose fragrance and soft, creamy texture, this mask provides a true moment of pleasure and relaxation. The face appears refreshed and the complexion recovers its luminosity. CLICK HERE to view the product

SeaSoul Hydra Mineral Cream Cleanser : A lightweight, hydrating & soothing cleanser contains Squalane-nourishes & infuses Omega 3 into the Skin. Dead Sea Algae-minimizes pores, detoxifies & brightens the skin. Grapefruit-remove makeup, daily residue and excess oil leaving skin fresh, hydrated & revitalized. CLICK HERE to view the product

 

In all, keep your face clean, pay attention to your nose and remember, squeezing isn’t going to help

Tags: , , ,


About the Author



Back to Top ↑

  • Recent Comments

  • Latest

  • Instagram Slider

    • Time is running every moment! Have you subscribed to thehellip
      7 days ago by thefabbag Time is running every moment! Have you subscribed to the 5th Anniversary Edition 'The Object Of Desire'  #SeptemberFabBag  yet? Here's a sneak peek of what you might get inside this month's bag: SeaSoul Moisture Matt Lipstick, SUGAR Tip Tac Toe Nail Lacquer, Midas Touch Ultra Nourishing Lip Tint & CE_Namon Lip Plumper from Tvakh, Seer Secrets Body Cleanser & the Iraa Insta renew Multi-Action Under Eye Cream!  So stop contemplating & tap the link in bio to Book your Fab Bag Now!  #FabBag   #BeautySubscription   #TheObjectOfDEsire   #EntireBagReveal 
    • Lets celebrate your power to be desirable with The Objecthellip
      6 days ago by thefabbag Lets celebrate your power to be desirable with The Object Of Desire  #SeptemberFabBag . Tap the link in bio & Book yours now.  #FabBag   #BeautySubscription   #ObjectOfDesire   #Power   #Desirable 
    • Giveaway Alert Join in our 5th Anniversary celebrations and standhellip
      5 days ago by thefabbag  #Giveaway  Alert: Join in our 5th Anniversary celebrations and stand a chance to win this Makeup duo from Essence that includes their 3D Eyeshadow & I Love Extreme Volume Mascara. Hurry Up! We are giving away this incredible duo to 6 lucky ladies! To participate, all you have to do is: Step 1: Follow  @thefabbag  Step 2: Tag 3 friends Step 3: In the comment section below, tell us what look you will create with these products Note: Participants, please keep your Instagram accounts public to be eligible to win.  #Contest  ends: 20th September 2017 11:59 PM
    • Be as BOLD as your lipstick! The Seasoul Moisture Matthellip
      4 days ago by thefabbag Be as BOLD as your lipstick! The Seasoul Moisture Matt Lipstick contains Vitamin E and is a unique infusion of Care and Colour. Perfect for everyday use, it provides multiple benefits from moisturisation to protection. It glides easily on lips, giving it deep moisture and intensifying it with an amazing finish. Its hydrating yet matte finish formula helps it stay longer. A must-have for your makeup vanity - get one of these beauties along with other amazing beauty products! Tap the link in bio and Book the  #SeptemberFabBag  Now.  #FabBag   #SeasoulLipsticks   #LipstickLove   #BeautySubscription   #TheObjectOfDesire 
    • Absolutely stunning  attention grabbing! says sunshineblurbs about the Seasoulhellip
      3 days ago by thefabbag 'Absolutely stunning & attention grabbing!' says  @sunshineblurbs  about the Seasoul Moisture Matt Lipstick she received in The Object Of Desire  #SeptemberFabBag . It moisturises and intensifies to give an amazing long-lasting effect. A super hydrated and lead-free lipstick, it's your must-have matte finish lipstick, that's highly pigmented with no undertones. Don't wait, life is too short to wear boring lipstick. Tap the link in bio & Book your September Fab Bag now.  #FabBag   #BeautySubscription   #TheObjectOfDesire   #Lipstick   #LipCare   #Leadfree   #Natural   #MustHave   #SeasoulLipstick 
    • Giveaway Alert This month join in our 5th Anniversary celebrationshellip
      2 days ago by thefabbag  #Giveaway  Alert: This month join in our 5th Anniversary celebrations and stand a chance to win this all-natural Goodie Bag from The Nature's Co worth 995/- that includes: Exfoliating Face Wash, Bath Salt, Comb, Body Wash, Hair Cleanser cum Conditioner, Body Lotion, Soap, Body Mist, Cleansing Lotion, Lip Balm & Eye Mask. To participate, all you have to do is: Step 1: Follow  @thefabbag  &  @thenaturesco  Step 2: Tag 3 friends Step 3: In the comment section below, tell us what is your natural skin care regimen? Note: Participants, please keep your Instagram accounts public to be eligible to win.…
    • InMyFabBag Happy to receive some great products from great brandshellip
      22 hours ago by thefabbag #InMyFabBag  ️ Happy to receive some great products from great brands in a super stylish bag Always wanted to try  @trysugar  Nail Lacquer. Happy with my choice of shade in  @seasoulcosmetics  Lipstick. Undereye Cream is a always Yes -  @worldofiraa . Never Tried Lip Plumper so  @tvakh  Lip Products were full of excitement and after trying  @seersecrets  Facial Mist, I got excited to see another product from them in my September The Object of Desire  @thefabbag . Honestly, I loved the Curation and Congratulations  #FabBag  for Completing 5 Years" says  @niharikaverma22  about the products she received in The Object Of Desire  #SeptemberFabBag . Don't wait…
    • The winners of our InMyFabBag August Contest are dazzlingbelle khushi1775hellip
      2 hours ago by thefabbag The winners of our  #InMyFabBag  August Contest are dazzling_belle, khushi1775, TweepleTwitdom,  @itsmedivv ,  @jewantha_parul ,  @kaursonfleek ,  @lagrandefemme ,  @randominsanityy ,  @satabdishee ,  @shridevi_decodingbeauty  ... Congratulations! Each of you wins an Essence Silky Touch Blush ! Winners, please DM us your Name, Address, Contact No, Email ID and Order ID at the earliest so we can ship your prize. Lots of love to everyone who participated. Xx