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3 of the best ways to remove blackheads

Best ways to remove blackheads, according to skin experts

Extraction, removal, exfoliants—the blackhead treatments that actually work.

Aug 6, 2021 • 6 min read
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Ask Curology: Is it folliculitis?

What causes these tiny bumps, and how can you treat them?

Dec 21, 2020 • 4 min read
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6 Tips to Help Treat + Prevent Pomade Acne

Pimples around your hairline? It could be pomade acne. Learn how to clear it up with these helpful tips.

Oct 16, 2020 • 7 min read
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Swimmer’s acne: Tips for avoiding breakouts after the pool

No-breakout skincare for people who love spending time in a swimsuit.

Jun 12, 2020 • 5 min read
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Ask Curology: Does popping a pimple spread infection?

What really happens when a pimple gets popped.

Apr 16, 2020 • 4 min read
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Cleanser for dry, acne-prone skin

How to find the best acne cleanser for your skin type.

Sep 6, 2019 • 5 min read
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Blackhead removal: facts vs. fiction

Pore strips, face masks, and vacuums — oh my!

Aug 12, 2019 • 4 min read
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Road trip skin: how to prevent acne while traveling

A no breakout how-to for summer wanderlust.

Aug 2, 2019 • 6 min read
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Pore strips and blackhead vacuums: yay or nay?

The right (and wrong) way to purge your pores

Jun 15, 2018 • 3 min read
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8 DIY skincare treatments that are actually bad for your skin

Don’t try this at home.

May 22, 2018 • 5 min read
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What to do about acne scars and hyperpigmentation

Help bid blemish scars goodbye! Tips to help heal skin after acne

Apr 11, 2018 • 6 min read
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