How to squeeze blackheads on the nose to help reduce skin damage?
1. Clearly identify blackheads
Blackheads form due to dirt and oil being accumulated in the pores, causing blockage. It usually has raised bumps on the skin, black and hard. The longer you leave it on, the more blackheads make the pores bigger, making the skin rough and unsightly. If you are sure that your skin problem is blackheads, you can get rid of them by squeezing them. However, you need to know how to squeeze acne without darkening and safely, without leaving scars after acne heals.
2. How to squeeze blackheads
Wash your hands: This is very important to prevent infection in the dermis - the layer of skin where bacteria can easily get trapped. You can also put on rubber gloves before squeezing the blackheads; Using your fingers, press gently around the blackhead. You should use extra tissue or clean gauze to block between your hand and the pimple; Squeeze your fingers around the blackhead. Accordingly, you need to try to squeeze the entire blackhead by using arbitrary force and angles but do not press so hard that it scratches or bruises the skin; Squeeze out all blackheads. If the acne cannot be completely removed, you need to wait for some time for the skin to recover before trying again; Clean the skin that has just been squeezed with rose water or toner. You can also apply a little witch hazel toner to the area where the blackheads have been squeezed. This helps kill harmful bacteria and soothes and removes sebum in the pores.
3. How to treat blackheads?
Remember, most blackheads are caused by the skin producing too much excess oil. Even if you've found a product that helps get rid of blackheads, they'll keep coming back, unless you address the cause. For stubborn blackheads, you should consult a dermatologist about treatment.
4. Blackhead Prevention Measures
4.1 For people with sensitive or dry skin that peels off easily Exfoliate gently every day using an exfoliating product or dry brush. This helps to remove skin flakes that clog pores; Use an unscented moisturizer to keep the skin moist; Drink plenty of water during the day for a healthier skin; Cleanse skin properly from makeup before going to bed. A mild cleanser such as micellar water or cucumber cleansing wipes can add moisture to the skin while cleansing. 4.2 For people with oily skin Apply a clay mask to absorb excess oil on the skin, making the skin smoother; Use products containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide for skin care. These ingredients can dissolve sebum and excess oil, avoiding clogging of skin pores; Make your own baking soda scrub to absorb oil and tighten pores; Use a retinoid cream or serum to condition your skin. Note, because this ingredient can make your skin more susceptible to sun damage, apply extra sunscreen when outdoors.
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