The Expert-Approved Guide To Getting Rid Of Your Blackheads
Blackheads may seem complicated (and they’re definitely complicated to get rid of), but as dermatologist
Hadley King, MD, explains, the reason for their existence is simple. “Blackheads form when a pore becomes clogged with dead skin cells and oil,” Dr. King says.”When this material becomes oxidized by exposure to air, it appears black, hence the name ‘blackhead’.” Essentially, blackheads occur over time as sebum, makeup, and other environmental debris build up within your pores.