So what are blackheads in ear and how can we remove them?
Blackheads are a mixture of dirt, bacteria and sebum that got clumped together in one of your hair follicles. It clogs your pore and turns darker through oxidation. While physically scrubbing can help with this sometimes, you will require some more effective tools.
Preventing ear blackheads
Earplugs are a great way to get clogged pores, not only do they contain a lot of dirt and earwax. They also contain bacteria that could be the cause for open comedone. Never share earbuds or plugs with friends, it will bring over bacteria from other people into your ears.
Sweatingcan be causing them aswell, if sweat gets stuck in your ear it can result in it clogging your pores.
A dirty pillowcase is known for causing acne on your cheeks, but it can also be the root of blackheads in your ear. While this is not the biggest problem, it has been a pillowcase that did it for some.
How to get rid of blackheads in ear
Egg white is antibacterial, creating a mask of this is one of the safest ways to unclog your pores. All you have to do is crack open an egg, take out the yolk and stir the egg white a bit. Afterwards apply a first layer to your skin, put a tissue on top of it and let it dry. After it is dry, you can apply a second layer of egg white on your skin. Repeat this 3-5 times. Afterwards take off the tissues and wash your face properly with a cleanser. While egg white is antibacterial, it could contain salmonella. You don't want this to accidentally fall into your mouth.
Oil Cleansing is another great home remedie to get rid of blackheads in ear, it doesn't have any antibacterial properties. But is an occlusive and will help you moisturise your face better. Works great in dry skin, but it also works to remove blackheads on an oilier skin type. You oil cleanse before your skincare routine, apply some oil and rub it in for 1-2 minutes. This will get rid of all the blackheads, whitehead and sebaceous filaments on your face and ear. Cleanse your face and ears afterwards and you are ready to be beautiful again!