When it comes to your face, seeing spots isn’t fun. The fact that there are so many possibilities that could be causing that congestion, acne, or blackheads can make it harder to get to the bottom of it. To keep your skin clear, it starts with being able to identify exactly what type of breakout you’re experiencing so that you’ll know how to treat it.
It all comes down to proper prevention—and, of course, knowing how to banish blackheads safely if and when they do inundate your pores. As meticulous as we may be with our skincare, there’s always going to come a time when we slip up and blackheads come out to play. First things first, though, what even are blackheads?