DIY Face mask recipe: How to Get Rid of Blackheads
Blackheads occur as a result of clogged pores filled with sebum and with the process of oxidation they turn black. They are usually small, but since they are black they look really unattractive and people want to eliminate them.
You can find a lot of products on the market designed to remove the blackheads. The most popular item recently was the black mask which was advertised all around the world and gained popularity as the most effective mask against blackheads.
If you read the reviews and the comments about the mask you will find a lot of positive reviews because it showed that it is very efficient for removing those stubborn blackheads on the face. So, if you want to make a mask at your own home that will remove those blackheads, you should keep reading!
In this article you are going to find the recipe for the charcoal mask which is very simple to make and contains couple of ingredients.
DIY blackhead removal mask
- 1 tbsp. Elmer’s school glue (non-toxic)
- 2 capsules activated charcoal
- 1 drop of essential oil (peppermint, tea tree, or frankincense oil) – optional
Method of preparation and use:
The activated charcoal is the main ingredient for this type of mask because it contains detox properties.
You should take a bowl and put the activated charcoal with the glue. Then, stir well and add the drop of essential oil if you want. You should take a brush and apply the mask on your face. You should be careful when you apply the mask and avoid areas where you have hair (especially eyebrows).
The mask needs 40-60 minutes to completely dry out, so you should wait until is completely dry. Then start to carefully peel off the mask.
You will notice than besides eliminating the blackheads, this mask will also remove the peach fuzz hair from the face. So, you will be left with a soft baby face!
Note: if your skin is very sensitive you shouldn’t use the mask.