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What substances are absorbed through skin when pores are open through heat? [closed]

It can go directly in your bloodstream. Most substances are absorbed faster through skin than when ingested(from what I've read) I know apparently Chloride is effectively and quickly absorbed. "...
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What are the differences between blackheads and whiteheads? Different oils? Or different outcome?

What are the differences between blackheads and or whiteheads? Are different types of oils (sebaceous) involved? Or are they irritated by different things? Or does one become a pimple? And the other ...
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Is frequent steaming of the face (like in a sauna) an effective way to open up skin pores and detox? Hydrogen Peroxide prevent acne?

For those who suffer from acne -- is frequent exposure to steam an effective way to keep the skin clean? My understanding is heat opens up the skin-pores, and the skin pores are better able to detox,...
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Does having one's skin pores closed or open affect its health?

I've stumbled upon a long marketing post about better shaving techniques and instruments, which briefly mentions that "You should close your skin's pores after shaving by splashing your face with cold ...
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Are there any health risks with regular, long term use of anti-perspirant?

Is there any evidence that the chemicals used should be a cause for concern? Do any active ingredients enter the blood stream and is there any risk to damage to your pores?
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