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How to get rid of blackheads? Press with bobby pins?

How to get rid of blackheads? Press with bobby pins?

Blackheads: Tretinoin (retin-a, atralin, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a and works by increasing cell turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the sloughed cells. It helps expel the plugged material returning the pore to normal. Tretinoin can be irritating, so specific instructions should be followed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads?

Blackheads: Best evidence for over the counter are the salicylic acid washes and creams. If those don't work, best evidence for prescription are the retinoid preparations like tretinoin and adapalene. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads!?

How to get rid of blackheads!?

Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more

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How to get rid of blackheads easily?

How to get rid of blackheads easily?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of blackheads?

What do I do to get rid of blackheads?

Comedones: Open comedones are referred to as blackheads -- they are retained oxidized keratin in dilated pores washing with or applying a salicyclic acid containing otc product could help. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of blackheads?

What can I do to get rid of blackheads?

Comedone extractor: Don't pick your face. A comedone extractor is a metal loop with a handle. It can be placed over the blackhead and gentle downward pressure is exerted to extract the black head. ...Read more

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How can you really get rid of blackheads?

How can you really get rid of blackheads?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (including blackheads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, etc.). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of blackheads for good?

You might not be: able to. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of blackheads naturally?

How can I get rid of blackheads naturally?

Steam and express: Gently warm and moisten the area with a heated moist hand towel for 10 minutes. Then use either slight pressure from 2 fingers or 2 q-tips in a rocking motion to gently express the contents. A purchased comedone extractor may be used, a small round end of a paper clip may also work in a gentle rocking motion. Sometimes the skin will need to opened slightly, this should only be done by your doc! ...Read more

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How can I naturally get rid of blackheads?

How can I naturally get rid of blackheads?

"naturally" ?: Swimming and long showers may help. Any kind of peel. Squeezing them out. Best remedy long-term is prescription tretinoin (Retin A) or adapalene (Differin). Available in different strengths and forms, typically applied at bedtime for at least several months. May be irritating at first but better tolerated with time. Blackheads are NOT DIRT. They are not related to food or stress. ...Read more