Blackheads and blocked pores in East Rand

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St Andrews Spa

22 Milner Ave, Bedfordview, South Africa

from R440
(111 reviews)

The New You Bedfordview

54 Van Buuren Rd, Bedfordview, Johannesburg

from R550
(1 reviews)

Chique Skin Technology

38 Braambos Str, Glen Marais, Kempton Park, Gauteng

from R350
(198 reviews)

Polished Beauty Bar

92 1st Avenue, 1590 Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa

R490
(15 reviews)

Bodyologie

133 van Buuren, Bedfordview, Gauteng

from R500
(25 reviews)

Le Visage Beauty Salon & Boutique Store

34 Riley Road, Bedfordview, Gauteng

from R350
(42 reviews)

Refined Aesthetics

6 Itogen Road, Selcourt, Springs, 1559

from R350
(18 reviews)

Laser & Beauty 4 You

83 Michelle Avenue Alberton, Gauteng

from R475
(26 reviews)
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Wellness @ Nr 5 Day Spa

5 Agostino Street, Verwoerdpark, Alberton, South Africa

R540
(27 reviews)

Health Hydro Day Spa

8 Viewpoint Road, Bardene, Boksburg, Gauteng

from R250
(453 reviews)

Treatment Couture

c/o Blue Crane and Michelle Ave, Meyersdal, Alberton, Gauteng

from R175
(76 reviews)

Elegant Bliss Skincare and Beauty Therapy Clinic

69 Michelle ave, Randhart, Alberton, 1457 Alberton, Gauteng

from R360
(25 reviews)
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French Clinic

4c Hawley Rd, Bedfordview, Gauteng 2008

from R390
(41 reviews)

Aesthetica Skin Centre

Clearwater Corporate Park, Block J - 1St Floor, Cnr. Atlas road and Park Road, Parkhaven, Boksburg

from R250
(17 reviews)

Cosmos Wellness Retreat

36 Pienaar Avenue, Kempton Park, Johannesburg

from R340
(73 reviews)

Evolve Day Spa

The Terminal, Cnr Dr Vosloo & Trichardts Rds, Bartlett, Boksburg, Gauteng

from R550
(214 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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