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Eliminating Blackheads

blackheads

What are blackheads? When a pore is clogged with skin debris (dead skin cells), sebum (oil produced by sebaceous glands) and Propionibacterium acnes (also known as P. acne), a comedo is formed. A comedo can be closed (whitehead) or open at the skin’s surface (blackhead). Oxidation (i.e. exposure to air), not dirt, is what causes…