The list of skin enemies is quite long and might be different for different people, but blackheads are a common enemy for most of us. Now, are you one of those people who detest buying the products over and over again without seeing perfect results? Are you looking for a one-time investment that will permanently provide results?
- Blackheads – We All Hate Them, but Do We Know What They Are?
- Traditional at-Home Blackhead Treatments
- Blackhead Masks
- Blackhead Extractors
- Exfoliation Scrubs
- Fastest, Safest, and Most Efficient Treatment for Blackheads
- How Can Blackheads Be Prevented
Blackheads – We All Hate Them, but Do We Know What They Are?
Blackheads are open bumps on your skin that appear due to clogged hair follicles. Their name comes from the fact that their surface looks black or dark. They are a mild sort of acne, and they appear on the face, but they also can be found on other body parts like arms, shoulders, neck, back, and chest. They are easy to spot, and unlike pimples, they are not painful because they aren’t inflamed.
Traditional at-Home Blackhead Treatments
The most popular traditional blackhead treatments are manual removal, blackhead masks, exfoliation scrubs, and blackhead extractors. While they may do something for you, the list of their downsides is quite extensive, and you can do more harm than good.
This product gained massive popularity over the years because it promises to rid your skin of blackheads and leave it looking flawless. In reality, like any skincare product, blackhead masks come with their own set of benefits and downsides.
Irritation and Sensitivity
While they are quick and convenient to use and produce a certain exfoliation effect, the list of downsides is longer. Namely, the ingredients, especially in peel-off masks, can be harsh on the skin. They may strip natural oils away and cause irritations, redness, or sensitivity, especially for sensitive skin.
Effectiveness for All Skin Types
They may not work as effectively for everyone, and some skin types may even experience worsened breakouts or increased blackheads.
Risk of Overuse
Using blackhead masks too frequently can lead to over-exfoliation, weakening the skin’s protective barrier and causing more harm than good.
Peel-off blackhead masks can be painful to remove, and if not done gently, they can damage the skin’s surface, causing redness and inflammation.
While they provide a non-invasive, more direct approach compared to topical treatments and give you a sense of instant gratification, the risks involved with using blackhead extractors are the following.
Risk of Skin Damage
They can cause bruising, redness, and even scarring if not used correctly.
Using unclean or improperly sterilized blackhead extractors can introduce bacteria to your skin, leading to infections.
Some individuals become obsessed with using blackhead extractors and may overdo it, leading to skin irritation and further problems.
Pain and Discomfort
Extracting blackheads can sometimes be painful or uncomfortable, especially for those with sensitive skin.
While blackhead extractors can provide immediate relief from blackheads, they do not address the root causes of the issue, such as excess oil production or improper skincare routines.
We don’t question exfoliation scrubs becoming a staple in many skincare routines, and while we appreciate their contribution to blackhead prevention, they have minimal effect on blackhead removal. Exfoliation scrubs only affect the surface of your skin without sucking or pulling out blackheads.
Fastest, Safest, and Most Efficient Treatment for Blackheads
Unlike semi-solutions presented to you so far, FOREO KIWI™ is a perfectly calibrated vacuum suction that is gentle on the skin yet effective at extracting stubborn impurities from deep within pores. Blue LED exterminates any remaining bacteria under the skin to prevent future breakouts. The clinical results speak volumes with:
- 100% of users report that the device unclogs pores from the very 1st use.
- 100% of users say KIWI™ reduces blackheads, whiteheads, and excess oil.
- 90% of users report that pores look smaller from the very 1st use.
- 90% of users report an improvement in skin blemishes and uneven texture.
That’s why this device is the fastest, safest, and most efficient way to remove blackheads from the skin, and no other method can be compared nearly to what KIWI™ provides.
How Can Blackheads Be Prevented
From the experience, we know that prevention doesn’t work 100% but can contribute significantly to the desired result. In the case of blackheads, you can do a few things without spending a ton of money, and it is pretty simple to execute. First and foremost, cleanse your face regularly and adequately. We highly recommend double cleansing with LUNA™ 4, performing a unique protocol Swedish Cleansing Routine. You should also use oil-free products and use gentle exfoliating products from time to time.