Pimples and blackheads are due to inflammation of the glands of the skin.
When the skin is perfectly free of these, then begin with a camel's hair face-scrubbing brush to do away with the blackheads.
"Blackheads" appear as slightly elevated spots of a black color out of which a small worm-like substance may be pressed.
The blackheads must be squeezed out with an instrument made for the purpose, not with the finger nails.
Not he with box-pleats underneath his eyes, nor he with the cold, slick fingers, nor he peppered with blackheads.
Constipation and indigestion favor the occurrence of pimples and blackheads; also a poor state of the blood, or anmia.
Such diseased follicles become filled with fatty matter, the upper end becomes hard and black and in man are known as blackheads.
Lemon juice is also an old remedy for the removal of freckles and blackheads from the face.