Blackheads are unsightly and unwanted by anyone who gets them which is most people! There are a few ways to prevent and treat blackheads and this can leave skin looking and feeling much smoother and without the black specks that cause self consciousness.
When pores become blocked blackheads form. The most common places to get blackheads is on the nose and chin and surrounding areas.
One way to prevent blackheads is to exercise; work up a sweat. This flushes your pores out. Make sure you exfoliate and cleanse afterward. Try not to go overboard moisturizing parts of your face that don’t need it like your nose. You will make blackheads worse and few people need moisturizer in this area.
Strips are one way to get rid of black heads. You apply the strip to your skin and pull it off. The grime from your pores should be attached to the strip. These are effective but quite harsh and some people experience fine hairs regrowing a bit thicker because of this technique.
Another method is deep cleansing peel off masks. These are applied, left to dry and then peeled off. These too are effective but can cause problems for those with sensitive skin.
Another method is to use blackhead remover gel or cream. These are very effective but should not be used too often. Most creams suggest a time limit of the cream staying on your skin and recommend using this treatment only once or twice a week.
No matter how well you cleanse your skin you are bound to get blackheads. It is only very lucky people who don’t have them. Thankfully there are a variety of techniques out there to combat blackheads. Although they will come back and be prominent if you stop using your removal method by keeping on top of them you reduce their appearance. Your skin appears more blemish free and your make up will glide on much more smoothly rather than getting caught in the bumps and grooves.