Blackheads, also known as open comedones are mainly located in the T-zone of the face (nose, chin and forehead). Their dark color is related to the oxidation of sebum which is an oily substance secreted by the skin. Because it is hard to remove the blackheads, here are some secrets to fight against these skin imperfections.
Appropriate daily care and good hygiene
Wash your skin in the morning and before going to bed with gentle products, cleansing gels or dermatological unleavened soap. Choose a non-comedogenic cream or lotion that do not block pores and refine the skin texture. Remember that moisturizing your skin is something you should do on a daily basis.
To avoid the appearance of the blackheads, once a week exfoliate your skin with a gentle scrub to remove the dead skin cells and unblock the pores of the impurities. After the exfoliation, skin treatment, apply a purifying mask to gain the best result. Always protect your skin when is exposure of sun with a specific sun care with SPF 30 or 50, depending on your skin type. Ask your dermatologist if you have big skin problem, maybe you will need an exfoliation treatment once a day for a longer period.
Every night make a thoroughly face cleansing. You can use a facial soap which is good to remove all the skin impurities. Once a week put a face mask, which is suitable to your skin type. Leave it for 10 or 15 minutes (always read the instruction on the product), then rinse with cold water, do a little face massage and always use a skin moisturizer.
It is hard to remember, but avoiding the skin tampering techniques, make your skin healthier and clear of pimples and blackhead, also prevent contamination and infection. Take your hand off your skin.
Beside all the needed skin care at home, once a while go to your beautician and allow someone who is professional to take care of your face. Use the opportunity to get better skin treatment and enjoy during the relaxing treatments.
Always remember that prevention is better than cure!
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