What are Blackheads?
Blackheads are small, dark bumps that appear on the surface of the skin around face and neck due to clogged hair follicles. These circular bumps or Comedo, appear when skin gets plugged with dead skin cells, sebum and oxidised melanin (dark pigment in the skin).
What causes Blackheads?
Most common causes are
- Age and hereditary factors
- Hormonal changes in puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, birth control medication and male sex hormones.
- Skin sensitivity to certain medication or active ingredients cosmetic products.
- Blocking of pores due to clothing and cosmetic products
- Heavy sweating
- Enlarged pores
What treatments are available for Blackheads?
At Dermacore, we offer a broad range of treatments for Blackheads that are non-invasive and highly effective. Book a free consultation to discuss your skin concerns with our skin specialist and develop a plan for a clearer, radiant and youthful skin.