What are Blackheads?
Blackheads are a type of acne (non-inflammatory acne) that can form in any pore on the body that secrets oil. But blackheads specially appear on your nose because the pores on your nose are larger and more prone to getting clogged with dead skin cells and sebum.
How Do Blackheads Form?
Both blackheads and whiteheads occur when a buildup of dead skin cells, sebum(oil) and debris clog your pores. But while whiteheads are trapped within a closed pore, blackheads are open and exposed to the air. When exposed to the air, the white buildup is oxidized and turns black color.
How to Remove Blackheads?
1. Gently Melts Down Blackheads!
Don’t Squeeze Blackheads. Squeezing the blackheads can irritate your pores and make your situation a lot worse. Try Blackhead Out Sheet to get the job done gently and effectively instead.
Blackhead Out Sheet contains BHA and Soapberry Extracts, which together can gently melt down the blackheads and dislodge deep blackheads without causing damage to the skin.
Just put a sheet on your nose for 10 minutes to make pores and all you need is to gently wipe the nose with the cotton swipe. You may use on other parts of face that concern the blackheads or whiteheads such as chin, and between eye brows.
2. Reduce Excess Sebum Production
Sebum is an essential for keeping the skin healthy. However, the overproduction of sebum can lead to oily skin, clogged pores and eventually can cause blackheads.
Enter our Pore Minimizing 21 Serum and Cream! The powerful blend of Niacinamide, Zinc PCA, and Willow Bark works together to balance oil production, refine the texture of your skin and improve elasticity, making your pores less noticeable after removing blackheads.
Considerations: Pore Minimizing 21 Serum contains high concentration of Niacinamide (20%) so start slowly. We recommend 2-3 times a week to start, and gradually increase as your skin allows.
3. Hydrate, Hydrate, and Hydrate
When your skin is dehydrated, it might produce more oils and sebum to compensate for the lack of hydration, leading to an even oiler complexion. So, keeping your skin hydrated is essential to reduce the oil on the skin and prevent blackheads from forming.
Our hydrating duo Vita B5 Toner and Hyaluronic Water Plumping Serum work well on hydrating your skin and maintain the right balance in the skin.