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How to get rid of my blackheads?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Exfoliate ; comedone

Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products.
No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. 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). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, et.

In brief: Exfoliate ; comedone

Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products.
No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. 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). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, et.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Greg Sexton
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Comedones

Blackheads or comedones are blocked pores.
They can be reduced with washing with soap and water morning and night, and exfoliation.

In brief: Comedones

Blackheads or comedones are blocked pores.
They can be reduced with washing with soap and water morning and night, and exfoliation.
Dr. Greg Sexton
Dr. Greg Sexton
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