6What causes whiteheads?
Whiteheads are comedones that are formed due to clogging of the skin pores with dead skin cells, oils, grime, and/or bacteria. They appear white or yellowish and are firm.
The problem of whiteheads can easily deteriorate one’s self-esteem and confidence. They can pop up anywhere and anytime, and ruin your look.
Your search for the perfect remedy for these comes to an end here, with this article.
Clogged pores are the primary cause of whiteheads appearing on your skin. This blockage can occur due to various reasons like –
- Excessive production of oil (sebum)
- Hormonal changes during puberty, pregnancy, and menstruation
- Birth control pills
- High levels of humidity in the environment
- Certain cosmetics or products meant for facial use
- Eating greasy foods
- Genetic predisposition
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