A combination of sebum and dead skin cells that build up in closed pores.
Whiteheads that oxidize and turn blackish when they react to outside air.
Small, red bumps that are tender to touch and can get as big as 1cm across.
Infected papules with pus at their tips. May appear as red bumps with white or yellow tips.
Inflamed lumps beneath your skin surface. Caused when bacteria enter pores of blackheads.
Pus-filled lumps beneath your skin surface. Red, swollen and painful. Caused by bacteria.
So how do we fix this?
There are three essential skincare ingredients to help you get rid of these blemishes, no matter what form it takes: salicylic acid, a tried-and-tested ingredient to cleanse and exfoliate skin, herbal clay to calm inflammations and scrub beads to slough away dead skin cells to ensure pores do not become more clogged.