Five Easy Steps You Can Do Overnight for Blackheads

Are you worried about blackheads? Here are some easy steps to remove the blackheads that will give you clear skin.
AuthorBy Wendy Gould

Last Updated: Dec 30, 2022

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When you are exposed to dust and dirt every day, it is not unlikely to be pestered by blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples.

These forms of acne become even more common if you have excessively oily skin.

For you to be able to address your blackheads tonight, to make it in time for a big day tomorrow, and keep it that way, you must be able to gain a better understanding of what causes blackheads so that you can have a better idea of how to get rid of blackheads too.

What Causes you to Get Blackheads?

Blackheads are aggravated by many things but the root cause is excessively oily skin.

When you have oily skin, it means you have overly active oil glands, and this condition predisposes you to acne.

With good hygiene and a proper skin care regimen, however, you should be able to achieve clear, beautiful skin.

Even then, whether you have oily, combination, or dry skin, you can still get a zit or worse, an acne breakout.

Puberty, pregnancy, post-delivery, stress, medication, and harsh products can all cause you to develop acne and worsen it.

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Oils produced by the skin can clog your pores, sometimes it develops plugs, trapping in the oil but also inviting bacteria to thrive in your pores. Sometimes, in the case of blackheads, the oil oxidizes, causing the stuck oil to darken.

5-step Overnight Remedy To Get Blackheads Out Of The Way

Get all set to face a new day with spotless, blackheads-free skin. Check out 5 steps on how to get rid of blackheads overnight below:

Step 1:

Boil water in a wide-brimmed pot. When it boils, set it aside and move to the next step.

Step 2:

Cleanse your face with a soap-free cleanser. Get the superficial skin impurities out of the way so you can go deeper into your blackhead problem later. Pat dry.

Step 3:

Open your pot of boiling water. Lean your face forward and steam it for a good 5 to 10 minutes.

The steam will help open up your pores so that you can draw out your blackheads later for good. Let the warm water vapor stay on your skin. Do not dry.

Step 4:

Take your facial brush. Add just a tiny drop of your soap-free facial cleanser (like Cerave Foaming) to get work up a little bit of lather that further softens your clogged pore and your blackhead. Brush your face gently to exfoliate.

Rinse off well then pat dry.

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Step 5:

Tone and rid your face of bacteria and other excess oil.

Combine a slice of lemon and two drops of tea tree oil, or any other essential oil. Dip a cotton ball and glide it gently on your face.

You may wish to add in honey and a baking soda mask between Steps 4 and 5.

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Que: How do you get rid of blackheads overnight at home?

Ans: Mix a tablespoon of baking soda with two tablespoons of water. Apply this paste for about 15-20 minutes, and wash it off with lukewarm water.

Que: What are symptoms of blackheads?

Ans: Because of their dark color, blackheads are easy to spot on the skin. They’re slightly raised, although they aren’t painful because they aren’t inflamed like pimples.

Que: What stops blackheads from coming back?

Ans: Use non-comedogenic, oil-free products in your skin care routine.


Notice how your pimple is gone! A clean and clear face doesn’t have to cost you a dime if you know exactly what you’re dealing with.

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