Beauty Club: Getting Rid of Blackheads -- s. There is a natural way to remove your blackheads. You simply need a cotton ball or pad, fine salt, baking soda and gel facial wash. Mix one tablespoon each of baking soda and salt to your gel facial wash and apply this mixture to a damp face. Allow the “blackhead removal” mixture to sit on your face for 5 minutes and rinse your face. Wish I knew this a long time ago!