You find you have blackheads on your nose and chin? Not to fret, blackheads are nothing but pores filled with sebum, which turns black upon contact with air. As the pores are generally larger in these areas, you get an unkempt appearance which may not be desirable.

Usually, you are advised to do a thorough special cleaning of the area, but not all of us have the time or access to a beauty salon. Why spend money when you can fix it at home?

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All you need are 2 common ingredients that can be found in any household; Rice flour and lemon juice. Take half a teaspoon of rice flour and 5-6 drops of lemon juice and mix well. When you have achieved a paste like consistency, wash your face thoroughly removing any traces of makeup, moisturizers and other beauty creams. Apply the paste to the area which has blackheads and massage it into the area in a slow circular motion.

Due to the fineness of the rice flour, it manages to clean even the smallest pores while the lemon juice acts like a disinfectant and whitens your skin. After trying out this remedy you will notice clearer skin