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  1. Lisa Bushey

    Blackheads are deep inside your skin, like a tree root, and many of these treatments just attack the surface; the only way to truly remove a blackhead is through extraction. Try – very carefully – a bobby pin as a blackhead extraction tool. Wash your face with warm water – or better yet, steam it, hot shower or towel draped over your head, with your face over a bowl of steaming hot water. Pat dry. Now that your pores are primed, use the round part of the bobby pin, and center it over your blackhead (s). Push down – ouila! Nine times out of 10, the oil plug is removed! This works so well in the crevices of the nose! Then use cool water, pat your face, and use the scrubs above to try to keep new blackheads from forming.

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  3. Norma

    Hi, I have a whitehead on my face that I cannot get rid of. Can you please help or ask your readers if they know a remedy to get rid of it. I am 74 years old and wonder if this is somethin that old people get Thank you.

    • dawnita may

      This is quite probably a papule, not a whitehead. How big is it? Does anything come out when it is squeezed? It also could just be an age spot. I am in my 50’s and still get blackheads and the occasional pimple. If it is recurring in the same spot, I would have it looked at as it might be something more serious.

    • Gail D.

      Norma, I m 67 and still battling acne! I frequently develop those white bumps, and I do not think they are papules because there is no inflammation. What they are is oil trapped under the skin. After consulting several dermatologists, I extract them myself: I steam my face and clean it very well. Then I take a very sharp needle and unroof the bump, then gently squeeze it until the pore is empty. This is the only thing that has ever worked. Good luck to you.

  4. richiet

    I have done egg white masks before and they do help with blackheads because egg whites form an easy mask – and it tightens my pores, thus reducing chances of future blackheads. It does get a bit messy though. When I do not want to get mess, I use the Clay Blackhead Mask from Citrus Clear. Both are excellent!

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  6. Wayne Fogel

    The bobbie pin method works although you have to be very careful not to press so hard as to leave a scar! However I have made two devices that work better and won’t expose you to making a scar!

    1. Use a rounded paper clip that is firm and smooth on the edge
    2. I took a firm plastic pen and took everything out of it! Then I rounded the tip side opening making it NON sharp! After gentle exfoliation and after warm wash cloth sitting on area to be treated, I press the area with the tip. It pops stuff up into the device as well as to the sides just from the applied pressure. I should make this device patent it and sell it! It works well!

  7. dylan

    you guys i havent tried to remove blackheads yet but im also only 16 and ive been thinking wouldn’t a thumbtack work just as well after you steam the spot the black heads are in i have them on my nose bad and i was wondering would this method work

  8. None of these were very helpful but they were great inspiration!

  9. skylar

    I hate them with a passion.

  10. That’s sounds a great tips.. Everybody should learn this.. :)

  11. does steam workable???i think pores remains open aftr steam???

  12. Does steam workable???pores remains open in after steam??

  13. helene

    I have eczema, adult acne blackheads. it sounds counter-intuitive, but I take flax oil capsules and borage oil.I clean my skin very very gently with the very softest brush I could find (it feels almost like mink)and noxema. I follow this with grape seed oil, which is absorbed almost immediately.

    This has not only freed me of blackheads, but my skin is gorgeous. I credit the flax and borage oil mostly.


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