What Is a Homemade Face Mask for Blackheads?


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Create a simple homemade strawberry facial mask to eliminate blackheads. Combine 1/4 cup fresh strawberries and 1/4 cup plain yogurt or sour cream. Place the mixture into a blender, and blend it into a paste. Alternatively, mash the ingredients together with a fork. Apply the strawberry paste to the face, avoiding the eye area, and leave it on for up to 10 minutes before rinsing it off with water.

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The aspirin mask is an unusual, yet effective, homemade acne treatment. Crush three to six aspirin using the bottom of a coffee cup or a rolling pin. In a shallow dish, combine the crushed aspirin, the juice from one lemon and a tablespoon of warm honey. Let the aspirin dissolve into a paste. Apply the mask to blackheads or to the entire face. Let the mask dry. Remove the mask with a wet washcloth dipped in baking soda. Olive or coconut oil can be substituted for the honey.

Make a banana mask by mashing up one ripe banana in a bowl. Mix in two tablespoons of honey and several drops of juice from a fresh lemon or orange. Apply, and allow it to sit for 15 minutes. Rinse with a cool or warm washcloth.

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