Whiteheads are a deposit of dead cells with a single pore covered by a thick film of skin. Skin deposit when exposed to air oxidizes and turns to black colour which are blackheads. But whiteheads are more annoying since they tend to breakout easily even for people who follow standard skin care regime. Popping whiteheads to lead to more complicated skin issues like breakouts. Whiteheads are often a result of poor skin care, hygiene excessive usage of make-up or hormonal imbalance.
Skin needs to be gently exfoliated skin by chemical exfoliators and maintaining basic skin hygiene would help to get rid of whiteheads to a great extent. Chemical exfoliators containing salicylic acid or glycolic acid are often used to treat whiteheads. Besides this, basic skincare tips are required to be followed to ensure the skin pores do not contract dust or dead cells in the pores.
Whiteheads if left unattended may stay for a longer time. The best way is to consult an expert and get prescribed chemical exfoliators that best suits your skin type.
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