Blackheads :: Blackhead Removal :: Acne Blackheads
There are many
tried and tested ways to remove blackheads.
The best ways to remove blackheads are
not necessarily the most natural; however the chemicals
used do not cause any side
What is a Blackhead?
caused by the same build up of Sebum that causes
whiteheads and acne. The effects are, however, different.
Blackheads are not usually painful and can last for
nearly your entire life, if not correctly
A blackhead is
often put down as a build up of dirt in the pores. This
is NOT true. While the Sebum does trap dirt and dead skin
in the pores, this is not what gives them their black
color. This is caused by the bacteria that live in the
Sebum. Blackheads are very easily treated, although the
process can take a long time.
Get Rid of Blackheads
While you can
just squeeze out a blackhead, it will not solve the
problem completely, as they can return over a short
period of time. The best idea is to use a strict
cleansing routine, using a gentle and moisturizing facial
cleanser that will wash out any excess oil (Sebum) and
bacteria. Antibacterial soaps are good, but they can dry
the skin so it is a good idea to follow up with
For a number of
years the ClearSkin™ Face wash has been the best as it
gently exfoliates the skin at
the same time as cleaning. Proper skin care using this
kind of face wash is definitely the best choice for the
blackheads, but the results can take a long time to
become visible. This method is better used as a
preventative measure as a pose to a
If you have had
blackheads for a while, and scrubbing or cleansing does
not seem to work, it may be worth purchasing some
blackhead removal strips. These are available over the
counter at any good pharmacy and are very effective. You
simply stick the strip across the affected area; wait
patiently for the length of time stated on the box, and
remove like a waxing strip.
The results are
instant as they trap any blockage on the sticky side of
the strip, and pull it out from deep in the pores. This
is the best way to remove blackheads, although many
published physician’s articles suggest that the effects
are not permanent.
over again, there seems to be no medical way to best
treat blackheads. While there are creams, gels and
lotions available, they are not the best way to remove
blackheads. All physicians and patients say that the best
way is to practice a proper skin care regime.
You will see results; all you need is a gentle cleanser,
lots of patience and