Whitehead Removal

Whiteheads are generally formed when the skin gets clogged because of different components, for example, oil, dirt and microscopic organisms. Whiteheads, also called closed comedones acne, may show up anywhere in the body, but are usually found on the face, particularly on the nose and chin. They are formed when the flow of sebum inside the follicles gets caught near the surface of the skin. However, they occur more frequently in the oiliest parts of the skin and face.

Whitehead Removal Treatment

The common reasons for whiteheads are genetics, hormonal changes, mainly puberty, menstruation and pregnancy, harsh or low-quality skin care products and excess of oil in the pores, which turns into a decent trap for bacteria and microbes, making it feasible for whiteheads and another type of acne to form on the skin. Though there are numerous home remedies for whitehead removal and topical drugs containing benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid are available for whiteheads, proper whitehead removal treatment procedures like microdermabrasion, chemical peels and cold laser therapy are required for cases where the outbreak is severe.

Treatment for Whiteheads on Face, Nose and Chin

Since these are a form of acne, La Belle acne treatment procedures are most effective in treating a whitehead breakout. Usually, whiteheads removal treatments are non-surgical and require 6 to 8 weeks for complete results. Our expert team suggests the type of whiteheads treatment undertaken for whitehead removal based on a complete skin profile.

FAQ's - Whitehead Removal
Are whiteheads common?

Whiteheads are common on the oily parts of the skin. All of us are prone to getting acne at some stage of our lives, especially during puberty. Like most acne, whiteheads are formed when excess oil from the sebaceous glands clogs up the pores or hair follicles on the skin.

Can whiteheads be prevented?

In order to prevent whiteheads, it is important to keep your skin clean by washing the face gently 3 to 4 times a day and not touching the affected area with hands. Always try to apply water based makeup instead of oil-based. Use a facial scrub that suits your skin, along with a clay mask. Our salon experts shall recommend the most suitable cosmetics for you based on your skin profile.

Do whitehead removal treatment methods have complications?

There are no major complications in treating whiteheads at La Belle. Side effects of treatment vary depending on the method you choose but are minor, like skin dryness and redness, and are temporary.

What are the various methods of acne treatment targeted to reduce whiteheads?

La belle is your one stop solution for all kind of whitehead treatment and acne. The major treatments include

Microdermabrasion: This is a non-chemical, non-invasive procedure that uses a spray of micro crystals to remove the outermost layer of dry, dead skin cells and reveal younger, healthier-looking skin.

Chemical Peels: This is a treatment in which chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off.

Cold laser Therapy: This is an effective way to treat stubborn whiteheads, without oral or topical medication and can be used anywhere on the face or body.

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