Blackhead blaster:: Home made scrub

Visible blackheads getting you down? 

Blackheads are caused by a mixture of dead skin, dirt and oils blocking the hair follicles. They appear on the skin dark in colour, some more visible than others. 

Try this home made scrub once a week to help reduce the appearance of blackheads. 

What you need 

Honey

Honey has many health benefits, including treating blackheads. It helps to pull dirt from the pores and hydrates the skin giving a fresh, clear completion. 

Bicarbonate of soda

Bicarbonate of soda is amazing. It contains antibacterial properties that help remove blackheads by destroying germs or impurities that clog pores.

Bowl

Any bowl will do. This will be used to mix the ingredients together. 

Table spoon

To assist with the mixing and to measure the ingredients. 

Make up brush

Use a make up brush to apply the scrub to the affected area. 

Water

Warm water to wash your face beforehand and to mix the scrub and cold water to wash your face after use. 

What to do

First, add two tablespoons on bicarbonate soda into the bowl. 

Then, add one tablespoon of honey to the bowl. 

Add two small drops of warm water to the mixture to make this easier to mix. Then stir until ingredients are blended together. 

Before application, make sure your face is clean and make up free. Splash your face with warm water to open your pores and apply the scrub to your face using the make up brush. 

Once the scrub is on your face, use your hand to rotate clockwise and gently rub your face. 

Wash off with warm water until clear. 

Splash your face with cold water to close your pores. 

Viola! Your face will be visibly clear, shiny and clean. Continue to use once a week to continue to reduce the appearance of blackheads. 

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