You and I know it’s oxidized oil, not dirt. But blackheads make your skin look dirty and your pores appear huge. Let’s talk about three ways to erase them in five minutes or less a day.
First, obviously, you can extract blackheads. There are all sorts of blackhead removal products like comedone extractors and pore vacuums. But in unskilled hands, some of these tools can scar your skin. Depending on how many blackheads you want to remove, you might be better off using a different method.
Second, scrubs, peels, face masks, and pore strips also physically eliminate blackheads. They are less invasive, and better for treating a large area like your nose or chin. The first time you use them, you may not clean up everything. But repeated attempts will make a noticeable difference. (more…)