Learn how to clear and prevent blackheads without damaging your skin.
When it comes to clearing blackheads, prevention is key. Blackheads form when excess sebum (oil), dead skin cells and breakout-causing bacteria collect and form a “plug” in your follicles. This plug still lets a bit of air in, which is why this mixture turns black – like what happens to an apple that is cut open.
5 ways to prevent blackheads
Sun exposure, pollution, make-up and dehydration can all worsen the appearance of acne breakouts, oily skin and acne scars.