10 Things No One Ever Tells You About: Blackheads

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Let’s face it, blackheads are the worst. We poke, and prod, and try to remove them, but they always come back. It’s easy to get discouraged and succumb the idea that these dark, pesky pores have set up shop on our faces. But remember, ladies: Never settle!

Turns out, there are some things you may not know about blackheads and the proper ways to treat them, things that could potentially prevent them from reoccurring. All hope is not lost! Below are 10 little known facts and tips about blackheads. Equipped with the right knowledge and products, those annoying clogged pores could be a thing of the past!

MORE: How to Get Rid of Blackheads: 6 Tricks for Clear Skin

1. What they actually are: Blackheads, or open comedomes, are essentially widened hair follicles that are filled with skin debris, bacteria, and sebum oil.

2. The reason they’re black: The sebum…

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