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Blackhead

These are tiny clogged areas on skin which form sebum in a hair follicles.

Technically, debris and oil in the skin form partial blockage in sebaceous glands due to hormonal fluctuation, they remain open on the skin’s surface resulting in blackheads irrespective of acne as a precursor.

Contrary to their name, blackheads may appear yellowish in colour, however, they may turn black due to oxidation.

Whitehead – White Spots

Whiteheads are closed pustules on the skin. Unlike blackheads, they remain white as oxidation does not occur. Infection on effected causes inflammation and the growth of pus. The combine term for both blackhead and whitehead is called comedo (plural comedones).

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Causes Of Comedones

  • Puberty
  • Smoking
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome in women
  • Overused makeup, moisturizers or sunscreen
  • A hair that does not grow normally

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Typically Effected Body Areas

Comedones may occur at:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Upper Chest
  • Shoulders
  • Back

White Heads And Blackheads Treatment Options (Comedones Treatment)

Despite various DYI solutions or home remedies being available, the problem may still persist. Here are few cosmetic whiteheads and blackhead treatment options which can help treating blackheads and whiteheads along with acne symptoms for long-term:

Tips

  • Stress worsens blackheads/whiteheads. Relaxing may help alleviating this issue.
  • Treatment may take time to show their complete effects. Staying consistent can also help curing comedones.
  • Avoid unnecessarily Touching comedones as it may increase irritation and spread infection.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Are Blackheads?

However, small bumps on the skin caused by clogged hair follicles are known as blackheads.
They’re small and have dark or black surfaces. Blackheads are a mild sort of acne that most
commonly develop on the:
• Face
• Nose
• Chin
• Back
• Chest
• Neck
• Arms
• Shoulders

What Causes Blackheads?

Blackheads can appear for a variety of causes. The most common cause is that if your body
generates too much oil, your pores can clog, resulting in blackheads and whiteheads.

What Is The Best Way To Avoid Blackheads?

• Wash Your Face Regularly
To eliminate oil buildup, wash your face when you get up and before you go to bed.
• Use Items That Are Oil Free
New blackheads can be caused by any substance that includes oil. Choose an oil-free products.
• Try An Exfoliating Items
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What Are Comedones?

A clogged pore is referred to as a comedones. However, when the dead skin cells along through the
sebum and oil stop hair follicle in the skin, it develops a skin lesion or small bump. When the
follicle is totally blocked, closed comedones appear as whiteheads. When a comedone is open, it
oxidizes when it comes into touch with oxygen, becoming black in colour.

What Causes Dark Spots On Our Noses?

The black spots on the nose’s surface are blackheads. When the pores get clogged with sebum, dead
skin and bacteria become oxidized when they come into touch with oxygen resulting in a black
appearance.

What Are The Symptoms And Signs Of Blackheads?

Blackheads are easy to notice on the skin due to their dark colour. They’re mildly raised, but they’re
not as painful as pimples since they’re not inflamed. However, pimples develop when bacteria
invade the blockage in the hair follicle, producing redness and inflammation.

What Causes Clogged Pores?

Your skin’s pores might get clogged due to oil generated by the skin, dry or dead skin cells, and
dirt. Pore clogging can also be caused by external factors such as pollution and the use of a lot of cosmetics. Hormonal changes might also be to cause.

What Are Whiteheads?

Whiteheads are closed pustules on the skin. Unlike blackheads, they remain white as oxidation does not occur. Whiteheads are typically small, firm and white or yellowish. However, a person cannot extract them by squeezing them.

Why Dermal Roller Treatment Is A Suitable Option For White and Blackheads Removal?

Derma roller is seen to be helpful in the treatment of acne. Blackheads are a mild type of acne; thus, derma roller is an effective treatment option. It assists in developing younger, healthier skin cells,
preventing the occurrence of plugs and clogs. It has become one of the famous cosmetic procedures because it offers cheap, simple, effective and safe technique.

Why Choose Cosmedocs?

At CosmeDocs, we improve skin appearance and help remove white and blackheads through our treatments. Treatments are performed by doctors who are fully experienced in the process with a good track record. Various treatment options are available for our patients. As a result, we are rated one of the best skin cares in London and pride ourselves on having a professional team skilled in the most treatments to overcome the issue of blackheads and whiteheads.

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