Learn more about blackheads!

What are blackheads?

Blackheads are small bumps that appear on your skin due to clogged hair follicles. These bumps are called blackheads because the surface looks dark or black. Blackheads are a mild type of acne that usually form on the face, but they can also appear on the back and chest parts of the body.

Should you squeeze blackheads?

You should not squeeze blackheads. Squeezing a spot can push the inflammation deeper and this can cause scarring of the skin. Try to avoid touching them when not applying treatment.

How do I get rid of blackheads?

The best way to get rid of blackheads is to use a salicylic acid gel or cleanser to dissolve the blackheads. Exfoliate at least twice a week using a mild scrub. Don't poke too hard into the skin to remove blackheads, as it can cause infections.

Do Face Masks help clear blackheads?

Sheet masks that contain pore-clearing ingredients help reduce blackheads while leaving you skin plump and hydrated, something those old clay masks could never do. These tend to be suitable for all skin types allowing anyone to take advantage of them.

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