Blackheads and blocked pores in Cape Town

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Yemaya Spa & Hair

The Point Center, 76 Regent Road, Seapoint, Cape Town

from R400
(241 reviews)

Gingerlily Beauty Spa

29 Buckingham Rd, Wynberg, Cape Town

from R330
(142 reviews)

Beauty Direct Mobile

5 Van Boekhuizen Street, Kuils River, Cape Town

from R350
(0 reviews)

Cayenne Spa

Cnr Long St and Pepper Street, Cape Town

from R400
(5 reviews)

Mommy Wellness Durbanville

Paul Kruger & Hibiscus St, Durbanville, Cape Town

R425
(266 reviews)

New Image Beauty Day Spa

Palmyra Junction Shopping Centre, Palmyra Rd, Claremont, Cape Town

from R295
(50 reviews)

Rouge Day Spa

27 Gibson Road, Kenilworth, Cape Town

from R350
(245 reviews)

View Health and Skincare Clinic

Devonshire Court, Recreation Road, Fish Hoek, Southern Peninsula, Cape Town

from R350
(40 reviews)

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2 Fairway Business Park, Stibitz Street, Westlake Business Park, Cape Town

R645
(0 reviews)

Ginkgo Express Spa

The Winchester Mansions Hotel, 221 Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town

from R500
(10 reviews)

Thyme Wellness

19AP Burger Avenue, Plattekloof, Cape Town, South Africa

from R305
(163 reviews)

The Urban Spa

Tygerfalls Boulevard, Cape Town, South Africa

from R300
(27 reviews)

Boudoir Beauty

8 Albany Mews, 323 Main Road, Sea Point, Cape Town

from R450
(29 reviews)

Bionic hair and beauty

12 Tulbagh St, 7460 Cape Town, South Africa

R450
(119 reviews)

The Worx Hair, Beauty & Nail Studio

3 Cavendish Place, Cavendish Street, Claremont, 7708 Cape Town

from R280
(48 reviews)

Le Papillon Wellness and Beauty Studio

50 Buitenkant street, 8001 Cape Town, South Africa

R490
(68 reviews)

Adore Day Spa & Laser Centre

23 Lourensford Road, 7130 Somerset West, Cape Town

from R400
(88 reviews)

Utopia Face & Body Salon

1st Floor, Southern Sun, Lower Buitengracht Street, 8001 Cape Town

R360
(18 reviews)

Lavish

14 Lee Road, Claremont, Cape Town

from R280
(33 reviews)

Smart laser Plattekloof

c/o Olienhout Ave and Plattekloof Road, Spar Shopping Centre, Plattekloof, Cape Town

R650
(109 reviews)

Smart Laser Blouberg

55 Porterfield Road, Blouberg, Table View

R590
(99 reviews)

The Nail Room

15 Bright street, Somerset West, Western Cape

from R250
(95 reviews)

Ginkgo Petite Spa

The Andros Deluxe Boutique Hotel Cnr. Phyllis & Newlands Road, Claremont, Cape Town

from R550
(16 reviews)

Annique health, beauty, wellness

Entrance 4, Somerset Mall, Somerset West, Cape Town

R210
(120 reviews)

Foxbox Men at Virgin Active Silos

South Arm Road, Waterfront, Cape Town

from R70
(1 reviews)

Foxbox Women at Virgin Active Silos

South Arm Road, Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001

from R290
(1 reviews)

Elemental Health & Beauty

Atlantic Beach Golf Estate, Melkbos, Cape Town

from R290
(47 reviews)

Mona Lisa Skin & Body Bar

189 Kloof Road, Clifton, Cape Town

from R550
(9 reviews)

The Best Laser & Skin

23 Derry Street, Vredehoek, Cape Town

R590
(102 reviews)

Mommy Wellness Maitland Studio

Eastman Road, M5 Park, Maitland, Cape Town

R330
(147 reviews)

Mommy Wellness Somerset West

The Sanctuary, Corner of R44 and de Beers street, Somerset West

R330
(247 reviews)

Solace Therapy

1 Buitengracht Street,Portside Building, Shop 3, Bree Street. Cape Town

from R280
(27 reviews)

Blissful Beauty

Robyn & Ridge Road, Langeberg Ridge

(20 reviews)

Iconic Beauty

2nd floor, lifestyle centre, 50 Kloof Street Gardens Cape Town, Western Cape

from R350
(57 reviews)

Cha'belle

St Georges House, 73 Saint Georges Mall St, Cape Town

from R275
(129 reviews)

Asunde Day Spa

Paardevlei C/O R44 & De Beers Avenue, Somerset West, Western Cape

from R420
(0 reviews)

JustBe Aesthetics

77 Keurboom Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town

from R450
(64 reviews)

Per Donna Beauty & Wellness Clinic

6th Avenue, Melkbosstrand, Cape Town

from R320
(64 reviews)

Oasis Beauty and Massage Centre

Mayfair, Century way, Cape Town

from R400
(53 reviews)

Gold Leaf Spa

Harry Goeman centre, 151 Main road , Bergvliet, Cape Town

from R200
(19 reviews)

Ohana Beauty and Wellness

71 Briza Road, Table View, Cape Town

R550
(59 reviews)

Smart Laser Rondebosch

Rondebosch Village, Klipfontein Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town

R650
(97 reviews)

Sapphire Spa

O on kloof boutique hotel and spa, 92 Kloof Road Bantry Bay, Cape Town

from R410
(41 reviews)

Paardevlei Sanctuary

65 Caledon Street, Somerset West

from R350
(59 reviews)
(20 reviews)

Little Daydream Mobile Beauty

89 Kloofnek road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town

from R390
(92 reviews)

Aurora Beauty & Wellness Spa

12 Park Lane, Century City, Cape Town 7441

from R480
(23 reviews)

Yemaya Constantia Village

Shop 5, Old Village Constantia, Cape Town

from R600
(11 reviews)
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Be-Dazzle Hair, Beauty and Slimming Salon

Retail business Park, 81 Chichester Road, Kenilworth, Cape Town

from R300
(103 reviews)

International Academy Day Spa Cape Town

80 Strand Street, Cape Town

(0 reviews)

Mukda Thai Spa

2 Watermill Road, Sir Lowrys Road, Gordons Bay, South Africa

from R300
(198 reviews)

Smoothe Beauty

25 Eden On The Bay, Otto Du Plessis Rd Cape Town, Western Cape

from R250
(34 reviews)

Bella Gente

Edgemead, 7441, South Africa

from R170
(8 reviews)

Pure Indulgenz

19 Maidstone Road, Heathfield, Cape Town

from R350
(171 reviews)

Spatique

13 Villa Malinda, Ibis Street, Sonstraal East, Durbanville, South Africa

from R260
(22 reviews)

Bodily Beauty

3 2nd Avenue, Grassy Park, 7941 Cape Town

(23 reviews)

At Beauty Wellness

Parow Centre, 7500 Cape Town, South Africa

from R160
(22 reviews)

Urban Beauty Academy

10 Lang Street, Kuilsriver Cape Town, Western Cape

from R250
(167 reviews)

Absolute Beauty

43 PROTEA ROAD, PROTEA HEIGHTS, BRACKENFELL, 7560 Brackenfell

from R240
(112 reviews)

Zanzi Nails

1 Pinewood Avenue, Glenwood, Goodwood, Cape Town

R180
(32 reviews)

The Pamper Party Beauty Salon

Lions Square, Main Road, Somerset West

from R250
(34 reviews)

Sublime Skin and Body

16 Crassula Way, Pinelands, Cape Town

from R350
(146 reviews)

RUBY'S ETHNIC FLAIR,BEAUTY AND NAILS

52 SEAPOINT MAIN ROAD, SEAPOINT

from R290
(107 reviews)

Azure Health and Skincare

6 Honeyside Road, Cape Town

from R400
(31 reviews)

Gem Beauty

Aurora Shopping Centre, c/o Aurora and Burton street, Durbanville, Cape Town

from R490
(160 reviews)

Skin & Body Boutique

B2 Anansi Park, 25 Church street, Durbanville

from R300
(51 reviews)

Desert Rose Health and Beauty

Mezzanine floor, Bank Chambers bldg, 144 Longmarket street, Cape town

from R575
(7 reviews)

Beauty BOX

132 Imam Haron Road, Claremont, Cape Town

from R250
(49 reviews)

International Hair Academy

80 Strand Street, Cape Town

R420
(0 reviews)

Elements Wellness-Health & Beauty Clinic

76 Pluto Road, Plumstead, Cape Town

from R290
(0 reviews)
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GojiSpa

Tygervalley, Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre, Cape Town

from R630
(49 reviews)

Langaro Lifestyle Centre

c/o The Fairway and Park Avenue, Camps Bay, Cape Town

from R625
(96 reviews)

Sanctuary Spa V&A

Queen Victoria Hotel, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town

R670
(36 reviews)

The Lash Fairy

Somersault Studios, 89 Kloof Neck Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town

R650
(52 reviews)

Chelsea Clinic & Spa

51A Waterloo Road, Wynberg, Cape Town

R1040
(42 reviews)

Dante Wellness

94 Regent Road, Seapoint, 8005 Cape Town

from R310
(317 reviews)

Spa at Banksia

14 Banksia Road, Rosebank, Cape Town

from R420
(15 reviews)

DermaPulse

49 Victoria Street, Somerset West, Western Cape

from R420
(35 reviews)

Glasshouse Rejuvenation

Shop 5A.3, Silo 5, South Arm Road, Waterfront, Cape Town

from R500
(150 reviews)

D'vine Skin and Body

Cinsaut House, The Vineyards Office Estate Welgemoed, Western Cape

from R500
(47 reviews)

Aesthetic eleven skin & body clinic

65 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town

from R460
(147 reviews)

Lokkima Cape Town

205 Prestwich street, Cape Town

(36 reviews)

The Glam Bar

Winston Place, 65 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town

from R380
(182 reviews)

Renascent Health

42 Ringwood Drive Pinelands, Cape Town

from R900
(15 reviews)

Yemaya Kloof

1st Floor, Lifestyle on 50 Kloof Street. Gardens, Cape Town

R755
(0 reviews)

Platinum Hair & Beauty

10 Twist Street, Bellville, Western Cape

(27 reviews)

Redlipstick Pamper Lounge

Trading Post Myburgh Street Trading Post Centre Somerset West, Western Cape

(30 reviews)


 

What are the blackheads? 

Black heads, known as an open comedone, is a blocked pore. Blocked pores or comedones occur when the pores of the skin becomes blocked with an oily substance known as  sebum or with dead skin cells. The dead skin cells or sebum build-up which is blocking the pore reacts with the oxygen in the air and it turns black (oxidisation). Acne lesions are closed , whereas black heads are open. They  look like specks of black siting on the skin and can be found on the face, neck, ears and back. Black heads are easily formed on the chin and nose where there is a build-up of excess oils.

 

What causes blackheads?

Black heads appear when your hormones increase sebum (oily substance) production.

Blocking or covering of pores with cosmetics

Excess sweating

Shaving and opening up the hair follicle

Steroid based drugs

High humidity

 

How to prevent blackheads from forming?

Black heads can be prevented or treated with a careful cleaning regime, which includes decent facial products.

 

What are the best treatments for blackheads?

Microdermabrasion

Chemical Peel

Deep Cleanse skin facial

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