Blackheads, blackheads, blackheads. We all had it before, those tiny black dots on our skin that decides to pop up during the most random times. But what exactly are blackheads? In short, blackheads are a type of acne. They are a combination of excess oil and dead skin cells that are stuck in the pores and are often troublesome to remove for many.
Well, not anymore. Today we will let you into the secret on how to get rid of blackheads with these simple tips.
1) Use exfoliator and scrub the skin in circular motion
Exfoliating is one of the most important steps when it involves removing blackheads Keep blackhead at check by using an exfoliator to remove the dead skin cells on the surface—which is one of the reasons for the existence of clogged pores. Depending on the skin type and condition, how often a person should exfoliate in a week differs per person, but at least once in a week is recommended.
The [KLAIRS] Black Sugar Facial Polish is a gentle exfoliator that exfoliates the dead skin cells while controlling the blackheads and excessive sebum from appearing.
2) Apply clay mask to draw out blackheads
Clay masks are known to be one of the most effective product to draw out the blackheads and wash out the surface of the skin cells/surface skin cells. It also neutralises the waste and purifies the skin for a clearer and brighter skin.
The [I’M FROM] Volcanic Mask is rich in natural minerals and contains 8.6% real volcanic clay from Jeju island. This mask removes the outer dead skin cells, tightens the pores and removes the excess sebum.
How to: On a washed face, apply the volcanic mask all over the face and avoid contact with the eyes. Relax for 10~20 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
3) Use oil-free moisturiser to prevent clogging the pores
There is a chance that the steps above could dry out the skin, since the process could strip the natural oils away. It is therefore important to hydrate our skin and moisturise. When moisturising, choose for oil-free moisturisers to hydrate the skin and prevent it from clogging the pores, as clogged pores are created by excess oil in the first place.
The [I’M FROM] Vitamin Tree Watergel is a non-sticky, fast-absorbing and watery type of daily moisturiser that contains carefully selected natural ingredients to calm the irritated areas and deliver refreshing, cooling hydration to the skin.
How to: Apply a thin layer all over the face while avoiding the eyes. For intense hydration, apply another layer of the moisturisers on top.
Final words: We hope that these few tips will help with preventing and clearing up blackheads! All the products that was mentioned are listed down below for convenience!