The difference between a white head and a blackhead is simply whether or not the pores are open or closed. If the pore is open, the plug of sebum/skin cells oxidizes as it is in contact with the oxygen in the air, which turns it black. Dirt does not cause blackheads.
Let’s make that clear from the beginning. It’s a fact that obsessive scrubbing of your face can result in a drier skin and will create more oil to compensate for everything you stripped away. It’s a vicious cycle; besides, it won’t free you of getting blackheads.
Anyway, I love the satisfaction of beauty or skincare products that give you visible and instant results and therefore, the obvious evidence of a product doing its job is what prompts the interest and cult obsession with the famous pore strips.
But the downside: they can cost you an arm and a leg quick. This is the truth about commercial beauty products, and if you’re like me, the post-strip gratification has always been worth the money, if you ask me.
Homemade Pore Strips
I saw multiple beauty-bloggers posting recipes for the DIY pore strips on how to remove blackheads on the nose. This homemade blackhead removal mask can replicate the pore-cleansing action of Sexy Look product (which is very popular in Asia).
The idea is a genius and addicting routine (you can slap one on your nose, and you’ll know what I’m talking about).
Though my skepticism had kept me from trying this DIY blackhead removal I mean, can they be better than the real thing?
I was determined to put it to the test and as a regular person and for the sake of experimentation, I decided to apply this mask all over my face.
This version of the blackhead removal pore strip/mask gets big thumbs up for being economical and incredibly convenient.
How To Get Rid Of Blackheads On Nose
You’ll Need :
- Elmer’s glue
- Activated black charcoal capsule ( you can get this at Amazon.com or any drugstores)
Extra Tips :
This technique can be useful for immediate removal of blackheads, but usage of this mask must be implemented with a proper skincare regimen regularly to prevent the blackheads from coming into sight again.
I can swear that this could be the best blackhead remover and the fact that I can make a way less expensive version that works just as well and covers more, I can see myself going the DIY route far more often.