How to Ditch Blackheads for Good
Follow this step-by-step guide to rid your skin of stubborn blackheads and get clear skin -- finally
But before you bust out that magnifying mirror and start popping blackheads like it's a game (seriously, don't do that), you'll want to check out our helpful guide to getting rid of blackheads fast. In other words, we picked the brains of experts so you don't have to pick at the blackheads on your nose.
Read our guide to ditching blackheads for good now.
So, what is a blackhead? Blackheads are basically the same as whiteheads, except blackheads have an oxidized fatty deposit, which makes them look dark, giving them their name, explains Dr. Harold Lancer, MD, dermatologist and Medical Director of Epicuren. "Blackheads differ from other pimples because they are open, and not enclosed by a layer of skin like most spots or pimples," he says.
And what is the best way to remove blackheads? We rounded up trusted, expert-approved techniques for blackhead removal -- which should prevent you from ever having the urge to pick again. Here, your ultimate guide on how to get rid of blackheads once and for all.
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