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How to remove black heads?

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Dr. Kakkar S.

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Posted on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 in Sun Burn
Question: 1 week I got black heads I am using scrub also what can I do for remove that prob?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 18 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Apply a topical Retinoid e.g adapalene gel

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to healthcaremagic

I am Dr kakkar. I have gone through your query.

Blackheads or open Comedones are a common cosmetic concern .

Rather than using a scrub , you can apply a topical retinoid once daily at night e.g Adapalene gel. Retinoids are comedolytic and would gradually exfoliate blackheads.

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