Acne is the most prevailing skin problem, it affects
people of all ages, both genders and all ethnicities.
Over 70% of teens and young adults suffer from this
condition. the average age of an acne sufferer
increased from 20 to 27 years old. Acne results from
inflammation caused by too much skin oil (sebum)
clogging the skin pores.
Blackheads, also known as open comedones, are hair
follicles that have a wider than normal opening.
They are filled with plugs of sebum and dead skin
cells and have undergone a chemical reaction
resulting in the oxidation of melanin. This gives the
substance in the follicle black color.
Whiteheads, known as closed comedones, are
follicles that are filled with the sebum but have only
a microscopic opening to the skin surface. Since the
air cannot reach the follicle, the material is not
oxidized, and remains white.
natural method for removing blackheads and whiteheads.
-Egg White & Lemon Mask
Lemon juice is a powerful ingredient in eliminating
bacteria and oil ,clearing away blackheads,
tightening pores and even lightening sun burn spots. Egg whites
tighten the skin making it feel lifted, so your pores
will be smaller after this mask. Egg whites also aid in
clearing up old breakouts. This mask should be
applied after you’ve cleaned your face, and should
not be used if you’ve already applied a mask the
1 egg white (separate the yolk and the white
1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice (organic
Use a small bowl, and thick cosmetic brush made of
natural hair . Wash the brush before use.
mix the egg white and lemon juice well into a smooth
consistency in the bowl.
Apply on a clean face with a brush, covering your
entire face; avoid contact with eyes and eyelids. If
the mask gets into your eye, rinse well with warm
You may apply two layers of the mix if you have
enough of it.
Relax for 20-25 minutes.
You will know that the mask is ready to remove
when you feel it is stiff and dry on your face. Peel
the mask from your face with your fingers.
Apply this mask once a week.