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
(65 reviews)

Angsana Spa at Vineyard Hotel

60 Colinton Road, Newlands, Cape Town

from R450
(2 reviews)

Beauty Direct Mobile

5 Van Boekhuizen Street, Kuils River, Cape Town

from R350
(0 reviews)

Mommy Wellness Durbanville

Paul Kruger & Hibiscus St, Durbanville, Cape Town

from R750
(66 reviews)

New Image Beauty Day Spa

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

from R295
(16 reviews)

The Majestic Spa

The Majestic Village Main Road, Kalk Bay, Cape Town

R630
(6 reviews)

Thyme Wellness Spa

19 AP Burger Street, Plattekloof, Cape Town

from R335
(0 reviews)

View Health and Skincare Clinic

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

from R670
(14 reviews)

Sorbet Camps Bay

Shop 109 The Promenade Victoria Road Camps Bay Camps Bay Western Cape

from R120
(0 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
(4 reviews)

Le Papillon Wellness and Beauty Studio

50 Buitenkant street, 8001 Cape Town, South Africa

from R550
(57 reviews)

Adore Day Spa & Laser Centre

23 Lourensford Road, 7130 Somerset West, Cape Town

from R400
(34 reviews)

Lavish

14 Lee Road, Claremont, Cape Town

from R295
(13 reviews)

Smart laser Plattekloof

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

R850
(45 reviews)

Smart Laser Blouberg

55 Porterfield Road, Blouberg, Table View

R850
(34 reviews)

The Nail Room

15 Bright street, Somerset West, Western Cape

from R250
(0 reviews)

Ginkgo Petite Spa

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

from R550
(7 reviews)

Elemental Health & Beauty

Atlantic Beach Golf Estate, Melkbos, Cape Town

from R320
(18 reviews)

Mommy Wellness Somerset West

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

R330
(63 reviews)

JustBe Aesthetics

77 Keurboom Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town

from R450
(25 reviews)

Per Donna Beauty & Wellness Clinic

6th Avenue, Melkbosstrand, Cape Town

from R420
(22 reviews)

Oasis Beauty and Massage Centre

Mayfair, Century way, Cape Town

from R400
(24 reviews)

Ohana Beauty and Wellness

71 Briza Road, Table View, Cape Town

R550
(33 reviews)

Smart Laser Rondebosch

Rondebosch Village, Klipfontein Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town

R850
(34 reviews)

Sapphire Spa

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

from R410
(15 reviews)

Sense Spa

The Watefront, Cape Town

R760
(0 reviews)

Little Daydream Mobile Beauty

89 Kloofnek road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town

from R390
(26 reviews)

Aurora Beauty & Wellness Spa

12 Park Lane, Century City, Cape Town 7441

from R480
(43 reviews)

Yemaya Constantia Village

Shop 5, Old Village Constantia, Cape Town

from R600
(11 reviews)

Health and Beauty with Angela

72 Wimbledon Way, Edgemead

from R385
(18 reviews)

Lucent Skin and Beauty

17 Wolfe Street, Wynberg Chelsea, Cape Town

from R400
(14 reviews)

International Academy Student Salon

4th Floor 80 Strand Street Cape Town CBD

R420
(1 reviews)

Smart Laser Durbanville

Unit 37 B Durbanville Village Square (Corner of Oxford and Queen street Durbanville)

R850
(35 reviews)

Smart Laser Vredekloof

Shop 11, next to the Woolworths exit, Glengarry Shopping Centre

R850
(33 reviews)

Smart Laser Kenilworth

74 Loch Road, Kenilworth, Pick & Pay Express Ext

R850
(33 reviews)

Soliette Skincare

12b Durban Road, Chelsea Village Wynberg, Western Cape, South Africa

from R550
(4 reviews)

Asian Blend Spa

1 Old Oak Road Tygervalley, Delphi Arena Building, 3rd Floor

from R300
(1 reviews)

Jia Life Wellness Spa

94 Arum road , Table View Cape Town, Western Cape

from R210
(1 reviews)

Helderberg Skin, Body & Beauty

Pastorie park C/O Reitz & Lourens street Somerset West

from R350
(10 reviews)
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Be-Dazzle Hair, Beauty and Slimming Salon

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

from R300
(1 reviews)

Skin on Plein

22 Oxford street Durbanville, in Vizi Hair, Durbanville 7550

from R280
(0 reviews)

Sunflower Unisex salon N1 City

Game Centre, N1 City Louwtjie Rothman Drive Goodwood

from R195
(2 reviews)

Mukda Thai Spa

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

from R300
(71 reviews)

Bodily Beauty

3 2nd Avenue, Grassy Park, 7941 Cape Town

(23 reviews)

Zanzi Nails

1 Pinewood Avenue, Glenwood, Goodwood, Cape Town

from R350
(25 reviews)

Sublime Skin and Body

16 Crassula Way, Pinelands, Cape Town

from R350
(50 reviews)

RUBY'S ETHNIC FLAIR,BEAUTY AND NAILS

52 SEAPOINT MAIN ROAD, SEAPOINT

from R290
(32 reviews)

Azure Health and Skincare

6 Honeyside Road, Cape Town

from R400
(9 reviews)

Gem Beauty

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

from R490
(61 reviews)

Skin & Body Boutique

B2 Anansi Park, 25 Church street, Durbanville

from R300
(56 reviews)

Desert Rose Health and Beauty

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

from R575
(5 reviews)

Beauty BOX

132 Imam Haron Road, Claremont, Cape Town

from R250
(36 reviews)

Sunflower Unisex Salon Cape Gate

nr Okovango Road, Giant Value Centre, Cape Gate

from R195
(0 reviews)

Body Basics Massage On The Move

10a Max Street Rugby, Milnerton

from R400
(7 reviews)
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Ageless Faces

8 Cavendish Street, Claremont, Cape Town

R700
(27 reviews)

Spa at Banksia

14 Banksia Road, Rosebank, Cape Town

from R420
(7 reviews)

Glasshouse

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

from R500
(48 reviews)

The Glam Bar

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

from R380
(62 reviews)

Yemaya Kloof

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

R755
(18 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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Treatments which can help with the condition Blackheads and blocked pores