7 specialist-approved tips on how to get rid of blackheads
How to thwart that army of pesky blackheads and banish them for good.
If your quest for flawless skin is often thwarted by an army of pesky blackheads that just won’t let up, no matter how hard you squeeze (FYI don’t do that), you are not alone.
Thanks to the growing popularity of Dr. Pimple Popper’s wince-inducing videos and even the rise of DIY blackhead vacuums (yep, totally a thing) we’ve become obsessed with quick and easy extraction techniques, which are essentially a short term solution to clearer skin.
But how can we banish the unsightly black bumps for good?
How To Get Rid Of Blackheads
- Use an enzyme exfoliator
- Try products containing salicylic acid
- Use a moisturiser with a light texture
- Try using a peel-off face mask
- Try skincare products containing retinol
- Consider professional laser treatment
- Don’t squeeze!
Need more info? To tackle blackheads, well, head-on, we need to understand what they are.