Blackheads are like acne. They appear as a result of clogging of pores. The contain oxidized melanin that is why they appear black. Melanin is a pigment that provides darkness to your skin.
Sebaceous glands in your body produce a natural oil called sebum to maintain your skin moisturized. Production of too much of sebum clogs the pores and cause acne. The area around clogged pores gets swollen and red breakouts appear on the surface of the skin.
Mumps is a contagious viral infection that is common among the children ages between 5 and 15. Adult are also not spared although incidences are reduced as you age. Usually you get affected by mumps only once in lifetime. It is rare, but some people may get it second time.
Dandruff is a very common condition in which white flakes of skin appear on the scalp with itchy feeling. It is an embarrassing condition. Dry skin, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, yeast infection, stress, poor diet, age and certain hair care products and other medications can cause dandruff. Natural remedies such as aloe vera along with other natural products works very well for dandruff.
A boil is a skin infection usually caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus (Staph) in a hair follicle or oil gland. This infection can be treated with natural remedies such as tea tree oil effectively.