Discover how to prevent blackheads using three skin care products from L’Oreal, Joey New York, and Cellnique.
blackheads plural of black·head (Noun)
- A plug of sebum in a hair follicle, darkened by oxidation.
Translation, a blackhead is created when the hair follicle becomes plugged with oil and once it’s exposed to air, it turns black. And as ugly as blackheads are, please don’t let your impatience get the best of you and start squeezing away unless, of course you’ve got the correct implement to remove it safely like the Tweezerman LTD Skin Care Tool (walgreens.com and in stores, priced per store).
Instead of concerning yourself with how to get rid of blackheads after they’ve formed, be proactive and kill the threat before it becomes a problem by using one of these products…
L’Oreal offers up 360 Clean Anti-Breakout Facial Cleanser ($5.99, ulta.com) which penetrate clogged pores & does its damndest to prevent blackheads and pimples and helps eliminate new blackheads from forming.
Go 360 Clean Anti Breakout penetrates pores to eliminate most blackheads and pimples and helps prevent new blackheads. It also reduces two times more breakout-causing bacteria, blackheads and impurities than the leading brand.
Formulated with salicylic acid, Vitamin E & Indian Gingseng Extract Complex, Joey New York Bye Bye Blackheads ($25, hsn.com) is a multifunctional gel treatment that helps to clear blackheads as it helps reduce the size of pores.
HKI’s loving Cellnique’s off with those heads blackheads sebum gel by b. liv skin care ($49, cellnique.com). The gel feels cold on your skin as it relieves your pores of hard to remove blackheads and whiteheads with gentle exfoliation action in as little as 14 days with daily application. ‘off’ is ideal for people with oily skin of all ages because it keeps oil production under control as it prevents future breakouts from happening.
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