Blackheads are small ugly bumps that tend to appear on your skin because of the clogged hair follicles. Their surface is dark or black and they can appear anywhere! On your face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders – you name it, there they are. They are irritating and not pretty, annoying and unsightly, but luckily there is numerous peel off masks that works wonders against them! Commercially produced or DIY, there are about a thousand options for every single one of us out there.
Commercially Produced Masks
MediDerm Glow Renewal Enzyme Blackhead Peel Off Mask. This mask is top rated and for a good reason! It removes blackheads on the nose and face by using enzymes that unclog the pores and remove the dead skin cells. It is very simple to use, just apply it, let it dry, and gently peel the mask off to get rid of those pesky blackheads, dark spots, or other blemishes.
Freeman Cucumber Facial Peel-Off Mask. This mask will not only remove your blackheads but leave the skin moisturized and fresh, unlike many facial peels out there. It contains a myriad of botanical extracts and is not tested on animals. This peel off mask is quite inexpensive as well as you can get it on Amazon.
Daiso’s Charcoal Peel Off. One of the most popular commercially produced charcoal peel off masks does a very good job when it comes to getting rid of blackheads. It literally latches onto your skin and pulls out the blackheads from the pores. Simply apply the mask avoiding the areas such as eyebrows and let it dry. Then just peel it off and watch how it makes your face shine.
Elizabeth Arden Visible Difference Peel & Reveal Revitalizing Mask. This mask is great for the treatment of clogged pores as it is rich in glycolic and salicylic acids that are great for exfoliating and re-texturization of the skin. It brightens the skin and evens out the skin tone.
The Organ Pharmacy Enzyme Peel Mask with Vitamin C and Papaya. This mask refreshes the face and gently removes dead skin cells and significantly reduces blackheads and fine lines. It leaves the skin radiant and soft and it contains Acai berries, Aloe vera, as well as papaya, shea butter and vitamin C and E. Apply to cleansed skin and leaves on for 10 minutes before removing with a damp cloth.
Boscia Luminizing Black Mask. This mask is good for all skin types and it a pore-purifying mask with activated black charcoal. It gently removes blackheads and absorbs excess oil. It is packed with vitamin C and antioxidants but does not contain parabens or sulfates.
Belif First Aid Transforming Peel Off Mask. This peel off mask contains lemon balm and white willow bark rich in salicylic acid that clarifies and soothes the skin. It removes dead skin cells and blackheads, leaving the skin radiant and smooth.
If you are more of a DIY type, fear not. Natural ingredients most of us already have in our kitchens and pantries are very helpful in the removal of blackheads, so take out your bowls and spoons and let’s mix a perfect homemade mask for those pesky dark spots.
Honey and milk mask. Honey and milk are a perfect combo for getting rid of those annoying blackheads. Combine warm milk and honey and apply the mixture on your face. Press a few cotton strips on top of the mask and let that sit for around 20 minutes. After that time, peel off the strips and wash the face. Apply your regular moisturizer.
Orange peel mask. Grind the dry orange peels into a fine powder or get it from a market. Mix the orange peel powder with milk to form a paste. Apply the mask on a cleansed face and let it sit for thirty minutes. Remove it by peeling the mask off and wash the face with lukewarm water.
Egg white mask. Apply the egg white to a clear skin. Put a few pieces of tissue paper over it to cover the whole face and apply another coat of egg white over it. Let the mask dry off completely and after that remove by peeling it off from your skin. Rinse your face with lukewarm water and apply a moisturizer. You can add a few drops of lemon juice to the egg whites for a better effect.
Egg yolk, milk, and gelatin mask. Separate the egg yolk and mix it with a little milk in which you’ve dissolved the gelatin. Apply the mask to a clean face and wait until it dries. After that, remove by peeling the mask off and wash it with lukewarm water.
Honey and cinnamon mask. Mix equal parts of honey and cinnamon and apply on your face. Press a few cotton strips on top of the mask and leave it on for five minutes. Remove the strips by peeling them off and wash your face with lukewarm water before applying the moisturizer.
Raw milk and honey mask. Combine one tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of raw milk to get a thick and sticky consistency. Using a brush, apply the mask to a cleansed face. Leave it on for approximately thirty minutes and then peel the mask off. Wash the face with water and apply the moisturizer.
Mint, turmeric, and gelatin mask. For this mask, you need two tablespoons of mint tea, half a teaspoon of turmeric, and one tablespoon of gelatin. To a hot tea, add the turmeric powder and gelatin and mix. Let the mixture cool down and apply to the face with a brush. Let it sit for about 15 minutes and then peel it off. Wash your face with water and apply a moisturizer.