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Can I use camomile in hot water to steam open my pores then pinch my black heads myself?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Please don't.
Please don't squeeze or scrub! your skin is not a pot, it should not be scrubbed.
In the long run it will only make your acne worse. Also, your pores do not open or close, so don't bother trying to do that either. Try an over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide product, and if that doesn't work, let a dermatologist give you a proper treatment plan, which will be cheaper in the long run and prevent scars.

In brief: Please don't.
Please don't squeeze or scrub! your skin is not a pot, it should not be scrubbed.
In the long run it will only make your acne worse. Also, your pores do not open or close, so don't bother trying to do that either. Try an over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide product, and if that doesn't work, let a dermatologist give you a proper treatment plan, which will be cheaper in the long run and prevent scars.
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