Whiteheads, also known as comedones, are cousins of blackheads and both of them are caused by acne. The most commonly affected areas are chin, shoulder, face, nose, and forehead. The only difference between whiteheads and blackheads is that the latter undergoes oxidation. Whiteheads are composed of sebum, dead skin cells and have smaller openings. Whiteheads can be effectively cured by following a strict skin care regimen and by avoiding certain kind of foods. At the same time, you can accommodate several easy to make DIY home remedies to get rid of whiteheads in your skin care routine. Here are some super effective and dirt cheap DIY home remedies for whiteheads.