If you don’t see results with this strategy, you’re likely not dealing with blackheads but rather sebaceous filaments (oil lining your pores). Sebaceous filaments look similar to blackheads but are generally smaller and lighter. Like blackheads, they’re a very common trait of oily skin—I have them on my nose (hi, Rob here). While you can’t actually get rid of sebaceous filaments, you can greatly lessen their appearance by using the right oil-regulating skincare products.
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