Black Heads

What Is Black Heads?

Blackheads are a type of comedo. Comedones occur when the pores in the skin become plugged with dead skin cells and an oily, protective substance known as sebum.

The top of the blackhead, which is visible on the surface of the skin, has a dark color.

Normally, hair grows from hair follicles in the pores, and the sebum-producing sebaceous glands lie underneath.

What causes Black Heads?

They are a feature of mild acne, but they can appear without other signs of acne being present.

What treatments are available for Black Heads?

We offer free consultations for most treatments and you can often get an appointment to discuss your needs within a matter of days.