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Your guide to

Blackheads

Blackheads are small bumps, especially on the face or neck, that look like they have a black tip. These bumps are sebaceous glands plugged with dirt and oil.

Your guide to

Blackheads

Blackheads, also known as congestion, are a mixture of dead skin cells, oil, and debris mixed together to form a little oxidized ball that plugs up hair follicles.

WHY does it HAPPEN?

Blackheads are caused by build-up in the pores, lack of cleansing, or lack of regular exfoliating.

WHY IT HAPPENS

Blackheads are caused by build up in the pores, lack of cleansing, or lack of regular exfoliating.

how to treat

treatment

If you have blackheads, your go-to ingredient should be salicylic acid. 

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Helps the skin shed dead cells from the top layer and decreases inflammation. This decreases the number of blackheads and blemishes that form and speeds healing.

serum

Reduces the appearance of hyperpigmentation, redness and acne, leading to a clearer and healthier-looking complexion.

PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION:

iS Clinical Active Serum

cleanser

Removes make-up, dead skin cells, oil, dirt, and other types of pollutants from the skin, helping to keep pores clear and prevent acne and blackheads.

Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser - Derm to Door
Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser - Derm to Door

Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser

The ultimate acne gel cleanser helps dissolve excess oil, purify pores, clear existing blemishes and prevent future breakouts.

PRO TIP

Cleanse twice a day (AM & PM) with lukewarm water, then pat dry with a soft towel.

exfoliator

This scrub provides deep mechanical exfoliation that uses grains to remove clogged pores and dead skin cells.

PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION:

SkinKure Microdermabrasion Scrub

moisturizer

Reduces the chance of developing extreme dryness or oiliness. Both extremes are harmful for skin and cause common skin conditions like acne and blackheads.

PRO TIP

The rule of thumb is to start with the thinnest consistency products and work your way up to the heaviest. Serums go on first, followed by oils, then creams. The one exception is sunscreen, which should be applied last.

sunscreen

Don’t forget your SPF! This lightweight, oil-free sunscreen protects blemish-prone and sensitive skin.  

PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION:

EltaMD Original UV Clear SPF 46


face masks

Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Acne Treatment Mask - Derm to Door
Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Acne Treatment Mask - Derm to Door
Patchology The Good Fight Moodmask - Derm to Door
Patchology The Good Fight Moodmask - Derm to Door

face masks

Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Acne Treatment Mask - Derm to Door
Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Acne Treatment Mask - Derm to Door
Patchology The Good Fight Moodmask - Derm to Door
Patchology The Good Fight Moodmask - Derm to Door

More products we love for blackheads

iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance Plus - Derm to Door
iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance Plus - Derm to Door
iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance Plus - Derm to Door
iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance Plus - Derm to Door

iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance +

iS Clinical Cleansing Complex - Derm to Door
iS Clinical Cleansing Complex - Derm to Door

iS Clinical Cleansing Complex

iS Clinical Active Serum - Derm to Door
iS Clinical Active Serum - Derm to Door

iS Clinical Active Serum

Phyto-C O-Live Gel - Derm to Door
Phyto-C O-Live Gel - Derm to Door

Phyto-C O-Live Gel

Bioderma Sensibio Mild Cleansing Foaming Gel - Derm to Door
Bioderma Sensibio Mild Cleansing Foaming Gel - Derm to Door

Bioderma Sensibio Soothing Micellar Cleansing Foaming Gel

Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask
Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask - Derm to Door

Lapcos Charcoal Pore Care Sheet Mask

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