Basically, Both a Blackhead and a whitehead is a blocked pore of a sweat or sebaceous gland, filled with bacteria, dead cells, grime, etc. It is a closed comedy. In a blackhead, there is an opening in the skin, exposing the melanin in sebum to air, turning it black. Here a tip to remove the black and white head from your face.
- Mix cinnamon and honey to make a paste and cover the affected area. Press a clean strip of cotton cloth. Keep for 3 to 5 minutes, remove, rinse face. Moisturise.
- Apply a heat compress or stream to the area. This opens the clogged pores and releases the dead skin, bacteria and sebum. Wash well with a medicated soap and then pat dry.