Posted on Feb 5th 2016
Thousands of girls suffer from blackheads and waste their money on products that prove inefficient. Today we will help you understand what blackheads are, why they appear, and how they can be treated.
The first thing you need to understand is that blackheads are extremely persistent, so getting rid of them won’t be easy even if you develop an efficient skincare routine. You will need to wait for quite a while to make positive changes stick, but the right treatments will provide almost immediate results.
The key to fighting this kind of skin condition is consistency. If you have blackheads, your beauty routine must account for them even after they disappear. Otherwise, they will come back again and you will need to start over with your treatment.
Despite the fact that these nasty blemishes look like specks of dirt stuck in your pores, they don’t occur because your face gets dirty. However, lack of proper cleansing is a major factor that can contribute to their appearance.
In the vast majority of cases, the real reason behind blackheads is a hormonal imbalance. They appear when your sebaceous glands produce too much oil and your skin cells can’t shed normally. In this case, dead skin cells mixed with sebum oxidize and turn black.
Considering the ‘mechanics’ of their appearance, exfoliation is the key element to blackheads treatment. In essence, an effective treatment of this particular skin problem consists of the following elements:
When you put it this way, it seems like the problem is easy to solve, right?
Unfortunately, nothing is simple when it comes to blackheads. The vast majority of ‘anti-blackhead’ products aren’t capable of doing all of the above effectively, and missing even one point renders all your other efforts useless because the problem will persist.
In many cases, the products that claim to target blackheads specifically contain ingredients that contribute to their appearance. Therefore, using them actually reduces your chances of successful treatment. You need to consider this and other factors that make the problem worse in order to make sure you don’t make mistakes in your beauty routine.
These factors are:
How to Get Rid of Blackheads Once and For All
Consistent specialized skincare is your solution. The tips that will help you solve this problem permanently are:
For a detailed skincare guide for treating blackheads check out this post.