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Whiteheads are a combination of oils, sebums and cellular fragments that forms firm plugs within hair follicles. Whiteheads are normally closed from the skin’s surface by cellular debris present at the opening. Because they are closed and have no contact with oxygen, hence, hence they do not oxidize brown as blackheads do.

Instead they form a light or yellow white lump and are called milia. When bacteria gets added to these plugs, then the condition can lead to acne, particularly cystic acne.

Causes of whiteheads

Whiteheads are caused by excessive cellular exfoliation, which quickly clog or block the follicles. Whiteheads produce sebum that is drier than normal and conductive to forming firm plugs. The sebaceous glands normally produce sebum with linoleic acid that is an essential fatty acid.

It is calming to the skin and does not causes follicular irritation leads that leads to plugs. When linoleic acid is not available, then the sebaceous glands promote sebum with oleic acid. This oleic form of sebum is irritating to the skin and promote plug formation. This causes the formation of whiteheads which can further lead to acne infection.

Treatment of whiteheads

Skintactix’s whitehead dissolve, dissolves, the white head is 3-4 weeks. This dissolver must be used twice following cleaning. First of all, the small amount of the dissolver is applied, immediately following the cleansing.

It is applied with the help of a finger and the cotton or gauze should not be used. Then person should rub it into the skin lightly in order to allow it to penetrate into the follicles.

Whiteheads may develop into blackheads during the third to fourth weeks as the plug gets exposed to oxygen. Following the initial treatment phase, the dissolver must be used daily or once every other day, following cleansing to maintain the results. It is especially important to get the proper treatment of whiteheads because these plugs can develop into cystic acne, which are hormonal and causing disfiguring.

Salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide can be used to soften and dissolve whiteheads as they can dehydrate dry normal and combination skin. Antibacterial cleanser and Septicide cleanser do not dehydrate the skin. They effectively cleanse and reduce bacteria and thus inhibit the development of acne infections.

During its treatment the people with dry skin should use a moisturizer to prevent the skin becoming dry and consider essential fatty acid supplements, if not pregnant or nursing. Dissolver used for natural plant extracts.

Some of these same extracts are used for the treatment of psoriasis, eczema and similar other conditions of excessive cellular proliferation. Some of the extracts are able to soften the break down lipids, like the dry sebum that form the plugs. Other extracts down-regulate the production of dihydrotestosterone which stimulates the production of sebum.



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