How to Get Rid of Blackheads Using Egg Whites
Most often people use pore strips to get rid of blackheads and dark spots speckled around their skin. But what are blackheads?
What are Blackheads?
Blackheads are small bumps that appear on the skin due to clogged hair follicles. These bumps are called “blackheads” because the surface looks black or dark.
Blackheads are a mild type of acne that usually form on your face, but they can also appear on your chest, back, arms, neck and shoulders. Acne many people and is the most common skin disorder in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).
Home beauty remedies fanatics would recommend the use of egg whites and tissue paper as an alternative to pore strips. Why use egg white?
Egg white is naturally rich in minerals and protein, which help tighten pores and tone skin.
EGG WHITES FOR BLACKHEADS
1. Whip up egg white until it is frothy.
2. Use your fingers or a brush to apply the egg white on the areas with blackheads.
3. Place a piece of tissue on the areas. Then apply another layer of egg white over the tissue.
4. Wait for it to dry, then remove the strip by pulling it slowly away from your skin.
While the method may work, Dr Neoh cautions that it may irritate sensitive skin and potentially cause more acne or general irritation, so avoid regular use.