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15 Best Scrubs For Removing Blackheads

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15 Best Scrubs For Removing Blackheads September 18, 2018

Blackheads are stubborn. And I know that you will agree with me on this. Even if you squeeze them out, these bad boys refuse to leave and somehow manage to reappear. The only way to get rid of them is by regular exfoliation. While there is no dearth of blackhead scrubs and exfoliators in the market, how do you know which one can keep them away for good? Let me help you with that. Here’s a low-down on the scrubs and products that are pretty effective in keeping blackheads from popping up often.

Best Scrubs For Removing Blackheads

  1. Clean And Clear Blackhead Clearing Daily Scrub
  2. Kama Ayurveda Kumkumadi Brightening
  3. Lotus Herbal Apriscrub Fresh Apricot Scrub
  4. Neutrogena Deep Clean Blackhead Eliminating Daily Scrub
  5. Jeju Volcanic Lava Pore Scrub Foam
  6. Lotus Whiteglow Oatmeal and Yogurt Skin Whitening Scrub
  7. Biotique Bio Papaya Revitalising Tan Removal Scrub
  8. VLCC Indian Berberry Face Scrub
  9. St. Ives Blackhead Clearing Green Tea Scrub
  10. Fabindia Neem Tulsi Face and Body Gel Scrub
  11. Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Renaissance Face Mask
  12. Biocare Blackheads Scrub
  13. O3+ Volcano Professional Scrub
  14. Himalaya Herbals Gentle Exfoliating Walnut Scrub
  15. Everyuth Advanced Walnut Scrub

1. Clean And Clear Blackhead Clearing Daily Scrub

Product Description

The product claims to give you long-lasting results. It contains jojoba extracts and quick Active Break Up complex acids that start working on blackhead removal right from the first use. The scrub contains microbeads that remove dead skin cells, which makes your skin feel revitalized. It also has apple extracts that help in maintaining the pH balance of your skin.

Pros
  • Easy to handle container
  • Mild smell
  • Reduces blackheads
Cons

None

Rating

5/5

Most Suitable For

Oily and acne prone skin

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2. Kama Ayurveda Kumkumadi Brightening

Product Description

Formulated with kumkumadi oil, this scrub contains goat’s milk, sesame oil, licorice and saffron extracts, and many other natural extracts. These ingredients, along with walnut extracts, clean your skin, unclogging the pores and reducing the appearance of blackheads, whiteheads, blemishes, and pigmentation.

Pros
  • Contains natural extracts
  • Is very effective
  • Doesn’t irritate the skin
Cons

None

Rating

5/5

Most Suitable For

All skin types

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3. Lotus Herbal Apriscrub Fresh Apricot Scrub

Product Description

Packed with the goodness of apricot extracts, this scrub gently exfoliates your skin, getting rid of the dead skin cells and revealing soft and glowing skin. The product claims to contain vitamin C that keeps your skin moisturized, reduces the appearance of blackheads and wrinkles, and improves skin elasticity.

Pros
  • Gentle
  • Removes blackheads effectively
  • Herbal
  • Pocket-friendly
Cons

Contains parabens

Rating

5/5

Most Suitable For

All skin types

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4. Neutrogena Deep Clean Blackhead Eliminating Daily Scrub

Product Description

This product contains beta-hydroxy acid that clears excess oils and dirt from the skin. It has skin conditioning beads that soothe your skin, and its “blackhead fighting complex” gets deeper into your skin to remove blackheads. The cedarwood extract prevents them from popping up again.

Pros
  • Mild
  • Non-abrasive
  • Cleans the skin thoroughly
Cons
  • May not be effective for stubborn blackheads
  • Contains SLS
Rating

4.5/5

Most Suitable For

Sensitive skin

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5. Jeju Volcanic Lava Pore Scrub Foam

Product Description

The product claims to absorb the excess sebum and keep your skin oil-free, reducing acne and pimples. This purifying scrub foam contains the volcanic ashes from Jeju island. It deeply cleans the pores, reducing blackheads and whiteheads.

Pros
  • Contain volcanic ash
  • Contains jeju mud extracts
  • Removes dirt and clears the pores
  • Non-irritant
Cons

Expensive

Rating

4.8/5

Most Suitable For

Oily and combination skin

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6. Lotus Whiteglow Oatmeal and Yogurt Skin Whitening Scrub

Product Description

The product claims to remove both blackheads and whiteheads effectively. Infused with the goodness of yogurt and oatmeal enzymes, the gentle exfoliation offered by the product is suitable for all skin types. It not only removes dirt and blackheads but also brightens your face.

Pros
  • Immediate results
  • Mild
  • Smells refreshing
Cons

Contains parabens

Rating

4.5/5

Most Suitable For

All skin types

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7. Biotique Bio Papaya Revitalizing Tan Removal Scrub

Product Description

Enriched with papaya extracts, this scrub removes the dead cells and stubborn blackheads. This anti-tan scrub contains natural ingredients, such as papaya, methi, beeswax, ban haldi, aam beej, Himalayan water, and gun acacia, along with phytochemicals and minerals.

Pros
  • Removes blackheads
  • Makes your skin glow
  • Has a mild fragrance
Cons

Granules may be a bit too harsh for acne-prone and sensitive skin types

Rating

4.5/5

Most Suitable For

Oily and normal skin types

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8. VLCC Indian Berberry Face Scrub

Product Description

This product contains the extracts of Indian berberry, papaya seed, and neem extracts that rejuvenate your skin. The small granules of the scrub exfoliate your skin, extract the blackheads, and remove all dullness from your face.

Pros
  • Alcohol-free
  • Natural extracts
  • Small granules
Cons

A bit pricey compared to similar products

Rating

4.5/5

Most Suitable For

All skin types

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9. St. Ives Blackhead Clearing Green Tea Scrub

Product Description

This product contains natural extracts and exfoliants that gently clean your skin and remove blackheads. It contains olive oil, green tea, and silica. It also helps in reducing irritation and inflammation due to acne. All the ingredients used are dermatologically tested.

Pros
  • Mild
  • Very effective for removing blackheads and whiteheads
  • Non-irritant
  • Paraben-free
Cons
  • May not work for stubborn blackheads
  • Too mild for problematic skin
Rating

4 /5

Most Suitable For

Normal and dry skin (not for aging and problematic skin)

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10. Fabindia Neem Tulsi Face and Body Gel Scrub

Product Description

This is a gel-based scrub containing walnut, tulsi, and neem extracts (you can see the crushed neem leaves in it). The product claims to clear dead skin cells, reduce inflammation, clear blackheads and whiteheads, and make your skin glow.

Pros
  • Gentle on the skin
  • Very effective
Cons

Expensive

Rating

4.8/5

Most Suitable For

Any skin type

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11. Plum Grape Seed and Sea Buckthorn Renaissance Face Mask

Product Description

The product claims to be a mild and non-drying exfoliating scrub. It contains grape seed oil and sea buckthorn oil and is loaded with antioxidants and linoleic acid. These clear your skin and aid the cell renewal process, thus eliminating the possibility of blackheads.

Pros
  • Removes dead skin cells
  • Contains mild beads and granules
  • Paraben-free
Cons

None

Rating

5/5

Most Suitable For

All skin types

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12. Biocare Blackheads Scrub

Product Description

This product has been specially developed for blackheads. It not only removes blackheads but also cleanses your skin and makes it soft and supple.

Pros
  • Good exfoliant
  • Works well on blackheads
  • Clears dirt and oil
Cons
  • Granules may feel a bit harsh on the skin
  • Doesn’t suit dry skin
Rating

4/5

Most Suitable For

Oily skin

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13. O3+ Volcano Professional Scrub

Product Description

This product is specially formulated to clear congested skin. It not only rids your skin of excess oil but also keeps it hydrated. It cleans and tightens the pores, thus reducing blackheads and preventing their occurrence.

Pros
  • Exfoliates
  • Clears blackheads
Cons

May turn dry skin drier

Rating

4/5

Most Suitable For

Oily skin

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14. Himalaya Herbals Gentle Exfoliating Walnut Scrub

Product Description

This scrub contains crab apple that soothes your skin and keratolytic agents that remove dead skin cells along with blackheads. It is rich in wheat germ oil and vitamin E that cleanse and moisturize your skin.

Pros
  • Light exfoliation
  • No parabens
  • Effective in blackhead removal
Cons

May feel a bit drying on the skin

Rating

4.5/5

Most Suitable For

Oily skin

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15. Everyuth Advanced Walnut Scrub

Product Description

This exfoliating scrub is formulated with a hydrogel technology that not just cleans dead skin cells and blackheads but also moisturizes your skin. It contains natural walnut shell particles that unclog the pores and apricot oil that nourishes your skin.

Pros
  • Creamy consistency
  • Controls oil
Cons
  • Not suitable for dry and sensitive skin
  • Granules may feel coarse on the skin
Rating

4/5

Most Suitable For

Oily skin

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Try these products today and let me know which one you loved the most. And if you think I missed including any product in the list, do let me know in the comments section below.

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