Should I get a tool to remove my blackheads, like an extractor?

Girl after using a blackhead extractor

Hi, Sophia. Blackheads extractors can damage your skin. It's better to fight blackheads with gentler and safer tools. The best idea is to start with blackheads removal strips and continue with the blackheads prevention creams or gels. Examples of such products are creams that contain salicylic acid and gels and the Differin gel which contains retinoids (similar to Retin-A). These products can be easily available over the counter without a prescription. Using these special creams/gels at night with both loosen and help remove your current blackheads and prevent new ones. 🙂
Examples: salicylic acid product Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Defense Face Lotion and Differin Gel 0.5%

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