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How To: Get Rid of Blackheads

How To Prevent Blackheads - Woman Using Pore StripA lot of you ladies found my advice on blackhead prevention and removal useful, but what if you really need to rid your skin of the tricky little buggers you’ve already got? Not to worry! I’ve created a guide specifically meant to get rid of the blackheads that plague your face already. Here are a few different methods of removing blackheads yourself at home:

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DIY Beauty: Make Your Own Exfoliant

Exfoliating your skinIt’s tough to find an exfoliant on the market that satisfies me. Either the beads are too squishy to really slough off anything, the formula is too creamy, or my skin ends up feeling like I’ve tenderized it into beef carpaccio.

Naturally, I take my typical bootstrapping approach and create my own exfoliant! Here are a few of my favorite recipes for all natural, cheap exfoliants you can create in your own kitchen:

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How To: Prevent Blackheads

How To Prevent Blackheads - Woman Using Pore StripI have had problems with blackheads since middle school, and I imagine a lot of you have faced the same issues. (Well, maybe you haven’t, but I’d feel better if I weren’t the only one, so humor me.) As you might assume, I’ve learned a trick or two over the years for ditching these little buggers.

Here’s some tips on both how to prevent your skin from getting blackheads, and how to rid yourself of some of the ones you have now:

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How To: Avoid Oily-Looking Skin

How to Prevent Oily Skin and a Greasy FaceIf you’re young, in a humid climate, or just have naturally oily skin, you know the pains of a greasy, unwashed-looking face. Heck, even living here in the desert, by the time 5pm rolls I’m usually glinting off the bathroom lights like nobody’s business. There’s nothing wrong with a little “fresh from the beach” glow, but when people have to shield their eyes from the glare when looking at you, your mug’s gone way beyond dewy and entered downright drippy.

How can you solve oil problems and beat excess shine? Easy! Simply check out these great tips and affordable! products that you won’t want face the humidity without.

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