How to Remove Blackheads from Skin

There are several ways to remove blackheads from the skin, but not all of them are done correctly or have the desired results. Thus, some of the best treatments to remove blackheads from the skin of the face include making a paste with gelatin and milk or using just an exfoliating, for example.

However, these homemade techniques to remove blackheads should only be done 2 to 3 times a month, to avoid excessive irritation of the skin layers that can worsen the appearance of blackheads, and special care should be taken with the eye area.

In order to keep the skin properly clean and prevent the formation of these blackheads, it is recommended to maintain good habits such as cleaning the face properly with a cleansing lotion, according to the skin type, applying a good facial tonic and then applying a thin layer of facial moisturizer every day.

1. Gelatin

A great way to remove blackheads from the skin, is to wash your face with warm water, dry very well and then apply a homemade mask based on gelatin and milk, because with its removal, the blackheads will be completely removed.


  • 1 tablespoon of unflavored gelatin;
  • 1 tablespoon of milk.

Preparation mode

Place the ingredients in a small container, mix well and place in the microwave for about 10 seconds or until warm. With the help of a brush, the product should be applied all over the face, making a thicker layer in the regions of the nose and chin because they are the areas that usually have more black spots.

Leave the mask on for 15 minutes and then remove, pulling the mask by the edges very carefully.

2. Exfoliating

Exfoliating is one of the simplest and most effective ways to remove and prevent the appearance of new blackheads, as it is able to remove dead skin cells, clearing the pores. In addition, it also helps to make pores smaller and closed, preventing the appearance of new black spots.

To remove the blackheads, wash your face with warm water and mild soap and then apply the scrub on your face using circular movements for about 5 minutes.

Generally, the scrub can be purchased at pharmacies or supermarkets, for example, however it is also possible to make scrub at home. Here's an easy recipe for making a homemade scrub at home.

3. Egg white

The egg white mask is another good way to remove some blackheads from the skin, as the egg contains nutrients that help keep the skin hydrated and clean, while closing the pores, preventing the development of new black spots.


  • 1 egg.

Preparation mode

Separate the egg white from the yolk and spread a little white over the entire skin of the face, then let it dry and repeat the process 3 to 5 times until you get a thick layer of egg white. Finally, remove the mask when it is completely dry and then wash your face with warm water and mild soap.

See also other natural ways to eliminate blackheads.