Kw-logo-holiday

Battling Blackheads and Acne

Acne forms when bacteria gets trapped beneath your skin and causes and infection.
Simon and Sindy Deal With Acne

Acne, pimples, zits, blackheads - no matter what you call em, get advice about how you can start getting rid of 'em right here on Kidzworld! We offer the quickest and most effective treatment for acne.

Battling Blackheads

Both blackheads and whiteheads form because of excess skin cells being shed and plugging your pores. In order to prevent blackheads from forming in the first place, exfoliate your skin on a regular basis with something like a basic apricot scrub. This will help remove the dead skin cells before they get the chance to clog your pores.

For those blackheads or whiteheads that already exist, there are many products on the market that claim to be able to help you remove those pesky blemishes. Try pore strips from companies like Ponds or Neutrogena. They can remove debris from the pores without risk of damaging the skin. Avoid pushing on the blocked pores as you might push the blackhead or whitehead deeper into the pore and that can result in infection.

Attacking Acne

Acne is the result of an infected whitehead. Bacteria manage to get trapped underneath your skin and then cause an infection. The best way to treat acne is by applying a cream or ointment with a drying agent like benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. These can be found in a number of products at your local drugstore.

Time to See the Dermatologist

If you have tried several products and acne removal techniques with no results, it's probably time to see a dermatologist. They can assess your skin condition and might have to prescribe special medication for your acne problem. Remember that you are not going to see results within days of using any particular treatment, so do give things a chance before rushing off to see a doc.

Related Stories
>

readers voted!

Comments

SelenaGomezFanGirl
It is so freaky and makes me uncomfortable!Thanks for the tip!
commented: Fri Jul 18, 2014

Moon_Walker

Moon_Walker wrote:

I am soo insecure with my face because of the constant pimples that appear on my forehead. I've tried all kinds of acne creams, cleansers, and natural remedies. Nothing works. Most of the kids at my school barely have any skin problems.. it's not fair Frown
commented: Fri May 30, 2014

xPrincessPikachux
I'm unfortunately experiencing with it again...
commented: Mon Dec 23, 2013

there are 74 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like it!

latest videos

F1050441061671

Do You Know What Causes Acne?

  • Eating too much greasy food.
  • Playing too many sports.
  • Excess skin cells getting trapped in your pores.
  • From kissing too many toads.

related stories

Pretty Girl asks: "Dear Dish-It, I'm 9 years old and I have a pimple on my back!! I dunno why - i...
I’ve been having trouble with my skin for a couple years now. I keep breaking out especially on m...
Those nasty zits you keep popping aren't going to go away. Instead of wearing a bag over your hea...

Dear Dish-It in the forums

FudgeBrownies
why isnt she around were is she??? :annoyed
reply about 7 hours
urifour11
just did
reply about 10 hours
jaymir2cool14
friend request me
reply about 11 hours
urifour11
alright here we go i feel depressed like no one gets me and they all think im this perky girl. but im not...its just my act. my family drives me INSANE. i really wish they knew but i wish they didnt at the same time.....i find myself hateing comeing home and i DON'T want to talk to any of them. so i just stay locked up in my room trying to escape the world. 
reply about 11 hours
wwefan90
wwefan90 posted in Family Issues:
my mom is not around has not been fore 16 years 
reply about 14 hours

play online games

Hour-of-code-tumb

Codey the troll is lost! Help him avoid obstacles and get back into the computer...

Candy-quest-feature

Your troll is lost! Help it avoid obstacles and get back into the computer.

Fo...

Dragon-dash

Your dragon must return to guard the treasure! Help it gather lost coins and avo...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properties to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be r...

1005_cc_kidz_100x100_vlh

Candy's got her candies into a terrible mess, can you help her to sort them out?

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

_thumb_100x100

Bloons 2 is here! A worthy and awesome sequel at last to our original Bloons gam...

Frostbox_100x100

Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...