The Proper Way To Get Rid Of Blackheads At Home, According To Dermatologists

Here you go again with your never ending journey to achieving blackheads-free skin. I know, right? You’re not alone. Blackheads are totally stubborn and always get in our way to achieving a fresh-looking and fair skin.


People who usually have more blackheads or accumulate faster after removal tend to remove blackheads on their own at home instead of booking at a skin care clinic. But, are we sure we’re doing it the right way? Rejoice now as we’re here to share to you the dermatologists’ recommendation on how to properly get rid of blackheads at home. But before that, do you even know what causes blackheads?

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Blackheads are an aggregation of sebum, soil, and dead skin cells in your pores. They get their infamous dark color when their exposed to air that makes them oxidize. Tragically, no one is invulnerable to a nose that is loaded in troublesome dark spots.

Getting of blackheads can be burdensome. It requires a strong skincare schedule, and a boatload of tolerance. It is anything but an incomprehensible accomplishment, however. Here, we tapped what dermatologists recommend as the best way to successfully expel your blackheads.

Removing Blackheads Using Ultrasonic Skin Scrapping Spatula

"Sonic-cleansing brushes use vibrating action to loosen oils, dirt, and debris from pores," Sejal Shah, a board-certified dermatologist.

If you are one of those who have delicate skin, an Ultrasonic Spatula is a brilliant choice to skin-purging tools. You control the weight, point, and course of the spatula to carefully work over your pores, concentrating on an area and shedding the skin tenderly without forcefully brushing or stripping it.

As I’ve said, using the ultrasonic spatula is oddly satisfying to some so you might end up wanting to constantly use this tool because of the satisfaction you get from the results. Too much using any products might cause negative effects in the end. So, be sure to use it moderately.

"Just be sure not to overdo it because irritation from the cleansing brush could flare up other acne. One to two times a week should be sufficient." — Jeremy Fenton, a dermatologist in New York City.

About the Author

Ankur Shah
Ankur Shah is the founder of the Value Investing India Report, a leading independent, value oriented journal of the Indian financial markets. Ankur has more than eight years of equity research experience covering emerging markets, with a focus on India and South East Asia. He has worked as both a buy-side investment analyst for a global long/short equity hedge fund and a sell-side analyst for an emerging markets investment bank. Ankur is a graduate of Harvard Business School. You can learn more about his latest views on global markets at the Value Investing India Report. -- He can be emailed at