Why do I have blackheads on my cheeks?

Blackheads on the cheeks, also called open comedones, can be specifically caused by sun damage and smoking as well as by the typical causes of blackheads which include excess sebum production, clogging of pores with oil from moisturizer or makeup,” says Wiederkehr.

How do you get rid of blackheads on your cheeks at home?

How to get rid of blackheads on your cheeks at home
  1. Seek out salicylic acid. Products containing salicylic acid target blackheads and whiteheads by breaking down excess oil and deceased skin cells.
  2. Get your face mask on.
  3. Exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate.
  4. Try oil cleansing.
  5. Suck it up with a vacuum tool.
  6. Roll with retinoids.

Is it okay to squeeze out blackheads?

‘You should absolutely not squeeze blackheads. Squeezing a spot can push the inflammation deeper and this can cause scarring of the skin,’ she says. Squeezing a spot can push the inflammation deeper and this can cause scarring of the skin.

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