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How to Extract a Blackhead Properly

Overview Few people go through life without getting a blackhead or two, but the good news is blackheads can be easily removed. Since a poorly executed job of extracting a blackhead can result in permanent damage to the skin, it is important that yo...

Blackhead Extraction

Overview Blackheads are a form of acne that causes black dots the size of pinheads to develop on the face. This occurrence is often the first incidence of acne. Blackheads can be extracted to remove the built-up dirt and oils that can cause blackhe...

How to Extract a Blackhead in the Ear

Overview Acne can develop just about anywhere hair follicles appear on the body, including within the shell of the ear itself. Blackheads, a mild form of acne, form when the opening to a hair follicle, the pore, becomes plugged. The plugs form wh...

Extraction of Blackheads

Overview Blackheads are a form of acne that affects almost everyone at some point in their lives. And while blackheads are a noninflammatory form of acne, they aren't any easier to get rid of. They most commonly show up on the nose, chin and back,...

Facial Scars From Blackhead Extraction

Overview Facial scars from blackhead extraction are the result of damage to the deeper layers of your skin. It can be difficult to eradicate blackheads, which may make it tempting to extract them. However, you should refrain from doing so yourself....

Tools for Blackhead Extraction

A blackhead is a pore that becomes clogged with dirt and oil, according to Kids Health from Nemours. Unlike a whitehead where the pore closes, with a blackhead, the pore remains open, resulting in a small, dark spot that is noticeable in your pores....

Facial Scars Due to Blackhead Extraction

Overview Much like any other form of acne, blackheads are a result of dead skin and excess oil clogging the pores. It's often considered a minor form of acne, lacking the inflammatory response seen in papules, pustules, nodules and cysts. For black...

How to Extract Facial Blackheads

Overview Blackheads are the result of dry skin cells and bacteria that combine with oil to clog the pores of the skin, forming a small, dark spot, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center website. Extracting blackheads by yourself isn...

How to Extract a Blackhead

Overview Acne is America's most common skin disorder with 17 to 45 million sufferers, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. The UMMC describes a blackhead as "a plugged follicle that opens and turns dark at the surface of the skin...