10 Wonder Products That Will Banish Your Blackheads
Say bye-bye to those unsightly blemishes with these finds.
(SPOT.ph) Blackheads are one of the most common—and most stubborn—blemishes out there, and it’s often frustrating to look in the mirror and see dark speckles on your nose that just won’t go away.
Getting rid of blackheads requires a consistent skincare routine, one that deeply and thoroughly cleanses your pores, while also exfoliating your skin to get rid of dirt and dead skin cells. Here are some must-try products you need to add to your routine so you can finally say hello to a clear complexion.
Clean It Zero Purity (P970) from Banila Co.
There’s a good reason why K-Beauty lovers always recommend double cleansing. It might seem like an added step to your routine, but it ensures that your face is completely free of gunk that could lead to blackheads. The Clean It Zero cleansing balm from Banila Co. easily removes dirt and makeup without leaving any oily residue. Just follow it up with a foaming cleanser so your skin is completely dirt-, oil-, and makeup-free.
AHA/BHA Clarifying Treatment Toner (P690) from COSRX
This cult-favorite toner from COSRX contains two chemical exfoliants that work in tandem to give you a clear and smooth face. AHA sloughs off dead skin cells to prevent the formation of blackheads, while BHA deeply penetrates your pores to break down existing blackheads. Don’t worry if this sounds too complicated; it’s gentle enough to be used every day!
Blackhead Clearing Green Tea Scrub (P220) from St. Ives
If you suffer from blackheads, redness, and acne, this St. Ives scrub targets all those your skin concerns. It’s formulated with salicylic acid that fights pimples and calms irritated skin, as well as green tea that unclogs pores.
Super Volcanic Pore Clay Mask (P560) from Innisfree
Give your skin a deeper cleanse once a week with this fan-favorite clay mask from Innisfree. It contains “super volcanic capsules” that claims to draw out deep-seated dirt, excess oil, and stubborn blackheads. It also has a cooling after-effect that refreshes the skin and tightens the pores.
Bio-Peel Gauze Peeling Green Tea (P1,100) from Neogen
Feeling a bit lazy with your skincare? Neogen's peeling pads make exfoliating so much easier! Each pad gently clears dead skin cells and other impurities while tightening the pores and boosting your skin’s elasticity. It’s also infused with green tea and centella extract, soothing redness and acne flare-ups.
Black Sugar Mask Wash Off (P330) from Skinfood
Use this wash-off scrub from Skinfood once a week to get the clear and smooth complexion you’ve always wanted. It’s enriched with black sugar that removes grime and oil, shea butter that deeply moisturizes, and meadowfoam seed oil that seals in moisture. It also has self-heating properties that opens pores, which allows your skin to absorb all of the product’s benefits.
Pig Nose Clear Blackhead 3-Step Kit (P80) from Holika Holika
Want to get rid of blackheads fast? A nose strip is the easiest (and most satisfying) way to remove those unsightly dots on your skin. This kit from Holika Holika has three strips, breaking the process into three steps: The first strip opens the pores, the second strip extracts sebum and blackheads after peeling it off, and the third strip comes with a gel to soothe your newly cleaned pores.
Pore Corset Serum (P1,050) from Skinmiso
You can’t shrink the size of your pores, but you can minimize their appearance by ensuring they're free of any gunk. This serum from Skinmiso targets large pores on your T-zone while balancing out your skin’s hydration levels. It’s perfect for folks with large pores and oily skin.
All Kill Blackhead Remover Stick (P400) by Rire
Don’t have time to use a clay mask? This handy exfoliating stick from Rire has a special balm-to-scrub formula that whisks away impurities with just a few quick swipes. It contains black bean extract that helps retain skin’s moisture, black sesame extract that repairs and detoxifies, and charcoal powder that draws out the oil and dirt clogging your skin.
Pinky Clay Nose Pack (P849) from April Skin
Want a blemish-free nose ASAP? This trio kit from April Skin comes with a toner, a clay nose pack, and a soothing gel. The toner promises to open pores and loosen blackheads so they’re easier to extract, while the clay nose pack infused with charcoal deeply penetrates pores and removes dirt and oil. Finally, finish off your routine with the gel to calm the skin and control excess sebum production.