Blackhead VS Whitehead – A Progression from Pimples

blackhead vs whitehead

Among the list of predominant skin disorder, Blackhead, whitehead, Acne, Acne scars and Pimples tops the list.

The reason is that they share similar formation process.

This skin disorder is closely associated with oily skin type but it does affect those with other skin types such as sensitive skin, mature skin, dry skin, acne-prone skin, etc.

What causes Pimples

Pimples occur as a result of bacteria reactions on clogged skin pores. When there is an excess production of oil by the sebum, the oil clogs the skin pores which when exposed to bacteria results to Pimple.

Various studies have shown that when the clogged pores are not quickly unclogged, it leads to severe acne which then leads to acne scars.

For those with sensitive skin, combination skin and mature skin, pimples can lead to redness on the face. Sometimes it is normally seen as rosacea but the difference is clear.

Rosacea is visible skin rashes that appear on the face especially around the cheek, nose and neck. Pimples are also a visible skin rash but it’s bolder than rosacea and its caused by excess secretion of sebum on clogged pores.

What causes Blackheads?

Like I said, pimples are caused by excess secretion of oil on clogged pores. Blackheads are also considered as the first stage of Acne.

when there is a tiny opening on Whitehead or the root of clogged pores which allows passage of air, Blackheads are formed.

Most times blackhead is caused by chemical reaction on pimples as a result of using a wrong skin care product.

Wrong skin care product can lead to excess secretion of oil from the sebaceous gland because most of them will dry off the skin oil.When the skin is dried up, the body will produce more oil so as to balance the lost oil on the skin.

How to prevent blackhead Blackheads

Always remove your makeup every night before sleeping.

Cleanse your face with a gentle cleanser after sweating

Do not pick, rub, scrub and scratch your face with your sponge before and after bathing.

Avoid eating meals that contain sodas, sugar or processed food. Eat more of vegetables and fresh fruit.

Drink enough water daily at least 8 glasses. These help to hydrate the skin and remove toxins from the body.

How to treat Blackhead: There are several method uses for the treatment of blackhead. We do recommend that you make use of GLYTONE Acne Self Foaming Cleanser and LILYANA natural Retinol Cream Moisturizer.

What causes whitehead?

Whitehead is caused by excess secretion of oil from the sebaceous gland. These are mostly seen among those with oily skin. People with other skin type experience whiteheads as a result of wrong use of skin care products.

Whiteheads are just pimples that are filled with pus. These pus doesn’t give room for the passage of air so the skin appears white.

How to prevent whiteheads?

Increase the level of Vitamin D in your body using Vitamin supplement.

Wash your face with cool clean soap three times daily.

Do not scratch, pick, scrub, rub your face with the same sponge you use on the rest of your body.

Do not sleep with your makeup, always clean your face with Essential oils.

Reduce your intake of processed foods. Eat more of vegetables and fresh fruits.

Take at least 8 glasses of water daily.

Stop smoking because smoking increases the outbreak of whiteheads, blackheads and Acne.

How to treat Whitehead.

There are two basic ways to treat whiteheads. One is by using natural ingredients as a facial mask and the other is by using skin care products such as GLYTONE Acne Clearing System Four Piece KIt and BaeBody Retinol Moisturizer Cream.

Issues related to blackheads and whiteheads are easy to treat if one follows these instructions given. Do not worsen your case by disobeying this instruction because it can lead to severe Acne and Acne Scars. Ensure you stay away from smoking and eat more of fresh fruits.

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