Many people suffer with some form of skin blemishes. Below are 5 vintage remedies that are said to remove blemishes and whiteheads.
Slightly moistened and gently massaged over whiteheads, is sufficiently abrasive to remove the thin covering so that the sebum can escape . Sebum: an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands.
Mix to a paste with water, work into the skin with a complexion brush, and rinse off with cool water.
Blend half-and-half with white vegetable shortening, massage in, the tissue off before completely removing with soap and water.
Combine 1/4 cup finely grated Castille Soap with 1/4 cup each almond meal and cornmeal.
Store in an airtight container.
To use: scoop a spoonful of the mixture into your hand, moisten with water, and massage into your face with a complexion brush or sponge. If you don;t have either you can just use your finger tips.
Rinse thoroughly than splash on a toner. You can make one yourself from 1tsp cider vinegar and 1/3 cup water.
Tomatoes are rich in Vitamin C plus an acid that removes dead epidermal cells, thus helping to clear whiteheads and prevent blackheads from turning into pimples.
Take a thick slice an rub onto the afflicted area, Leave for a few minutes, this can be done after a bath or cleansing and then later just rinsed off with some luke warm water.