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Edit: I just read the rules, make sure you get a doctor to determine whether retin-a is safe for your skin before using!

My routine is ocm in the morning and at night. Cheapest one I know (and I use it effectively for same thing, the closed dome things), is by Alpha Hydrox who makes those AHA wipes. The blackhead Power Liquid is really impressing me - gentle but my face feels so much softer! The only time I've actually seen any positive impact on my face is when I stopped chemical exfoliation, and also the sulfur ointment is great at getting rid of the comedones and any pustules. 4 weeks already sounds quite long to me for a purge, and if you're adding new products as you "purge", you won't be able to tell if any issues are from your previous product still "purging" or if a new product is causing new issues. I started to use my Clinique Moisture Surge Mask and layered vaseline over it at night. And that's it! Does it seem to help your dry skin at all? You've sold me on COSRX AHA 7! Over the years, I’ve tried benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, sulfur masks, bentonite clay, you name it. I'm new to this sub and have a similar experience with acne. Closed comedones are pimples hidden by a clogged pore. What Causes Comedones? My main concern was my closed comedones on my forehead that have been there for as long as I can remember. Did you use a different cleanser before Cetaphil? There could be 10 or 100 of them. So we exfoliate to remove that excess dead skin. that seal the pores on the topmost layer of the skin, not allowing the skin to breathe. I am now slowly introducing COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid as my only concern now is my visible pores/SF’s. I decide to go to derm to get help. I’ve been contemplating giving it a try but didn’t know if that was something people actually do with success. Skipping exfoliation if you’re prone to dead skin buildup or using too many drying products at once can also play a role in exacerbating preexisting closed comedones, … I’ve had acne since I was a teenager. I’ve also recently bought the Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser. When done with products and at a frequency appropriate to an individual’s skin needs, exfoliation is a great thing! Sep 27: Started using COSRX AHA every other night. :). I'm currently using Cerave Foaming and I have a feeling it might be the cause of my comedones. I love my snail essence too. SAME!!!!! Also, I've been controlling my picking lately and that has helped immensely in getting rid of my bumps! I have a lot of closed comedones on my cheeks mainly and near my chin. are spreading more and more. I just ordered some of the recommended beginner products and am excited to if I can get rid of my closer comedones, too. I used Aztec Secret and am still dealing with the fallout months later. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health related diagnosis or treatment options. They appear like small skin coloured bumps that form on your forehead or jawline. Woop, team no chemical exfoliants! I added Cosrx AHA this week and am using it every other day. Granted, all I’ve tried are the pimple patches and the snail mucin, but I’m sold on it all now. One day I want to stop and give up because I'm not sure if the BHA is making my skin worse or better. You look amazing! I'm glad you found a routine that works for you! I'm lucky I didn't have any purging, they just slowly disappeared. but I definitely saw results after about 4 weeks of use on the strength I have now, not only with active acne but with SFs and CCs!! (Edit: After the popularity of this post, I had another look through my selfies and my CC's appear to have started reducing mid-November. They're not red and inflamed like your typical pimple, and they don't hurt. I wanted to know if anyone on here with closed comedones has had any success on the Acne.org regimen (mainly, with the benzoyl peroxide), as i'm considering getting it, but i'm not sure if that would help at all with closed comedones. Doesn't matter though - they have the same cause. And don't worry, I'm going to tell you how to get rid of them (immediately). I am currently on week 4 of BHA and still purging. I went from not having ever used any AHAs on my skin to directly patting a 5% glycolic acid toner onto a freshly-washed face two times a day, every day of the week. Before I did my research, I was simply cleansing with a 2% salycilic acid and moisturizing with an oil-free moisturizer, both from Clearproof. Results: You cannot squeeze or pick closed comedones. i have cc on my forehead and cheeks but also have a lot of hyperpigmentation. How did you make the decision to give that a try? I use it like a toner now. Aug 15: Started using Stridex Maximum Strength Pads every other night. Please let me know if you have any other suggestions! Anyway, you look great and thanks for sharing your routine! Since the air cannot reach the follicle, the material is not oxidized and remains white or has the appearance of being "closed." Although I came here to tip some who have yet to try it that it's a potent acid for the skin so it kind of dries the area I often use to so you have to resort to a very hydrating serum! Closed comedones are those white or skin-colored bumps that don’t have a collection of pus on top and they are seemingly headless and can’t be popped. Closed comedones are pimples on the surface of the skin that are hidden by a blocked pore. Around this time I settled for the Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion which I’ve been using since, and kept a simple routine until I started chemical exfoliation this summer. Doesn't that make it uncomfortable to fall asleep? A lot of information is in the album, but I'll give my full routine here. Looking back at the situation, I can now confidently say that my stubborn bumps were a direct result from over-exfoliating with the Pixi Glow Tonic. It can prevent some types of breakouts. Wash face with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, Moisturize with Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer, Wash makeup off with Head and Shoulders Shampoo, Cleanse with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, Apply De La Cruz 10% Sulfur Ointment for 10-30 minutes then rinse off, Apply Vitamin E cream/gel from capsules until bed time then wash off. What a clear example of YMMV, not everything works for everyone. In this video I will be sharing how to get rid of whiteheads otherwise known as closed comedones. I was preoccupied with things that I hadn't noticed until recently. You are the only other person that's posted about this online, i usually see raves for the stuff which is why i was surprised that it messed my skin up so badly. Increased to every night a week later, but got new spots the next day, so went back to every other night. Does beard hair have a better chance of growing without a fucked face skin? OTC topical treatments are usually effective in treating and preventing closed comedones. might be a stupid question but I currently use stridex and if I get this aha, what order do I use the products in? The only time I've actually seen any positive impact on my face is when I stopped chemical exfoliation, and also the sulfur ointment is great at getting rid of the comedones and any pustules. that seal the pores on the topmost layer of the skin, not allowing the skin to breathe. I know it probably doesn’t look too bad but it’s always annoyed me. I'm curious: did you ever experiment with Retinola/VitA? Trying to push through the purge! Alright, let's just get down to it. ack! Like if I pick at any blemish, it recovers better with AHA, less redness. You got this! This might be a total newbie question, but why the 30 minute wait before moisturising? After 1 week of using this regimen, i got IB, i broke out bad with 4-5 cyts until now (on 4th week), hope it will be better. Congrats on the awesome looking skin, cheeks to die for. Differin adapalene 0.1% review: My favorite OTC acne antidote. What'd you do with the remaining huge tub. Only COSRX AHA now. Oct 27: Went back to using COSRX AHA every other night. I've been slacking off on the ACV!!! Closed comedones. Washing your face with shampoo? The overall effect on my skin was most impressive though - the texture was much, much softer, and I could barely feel any bumps on the skin. Whenever I suddenly got new spots it was usually where I didn't have CC's, so I immediately cut back my usage. They may be small or large, open or closed. Since I worked it in slowly, I have had very minimal flaking and NO redness or irritation, so once I start using it everyday I might even ask for a slightly stronger formula! My doc started me on .3% gel because it is in the middle, she said if I peeled too much or got red or irritated I could let her know and she would either lower the dosage or switch me to cream or both. Funny, I have been using cosrx bha for a while now and want to introduce cosrx aha. Been thinking about switching to Cetaphil. After applying Glycolic acid, the dead skin cells get wiped off easily. )- extremely inflamed skin and closed comedones for … :D. Great routine! amazing progress!!!! Closed Comedones Extraction. Most closed comedones form a very obvious whitehead on the surface. I bought that ointment, as per your suggestion! http://mymanilagirl.blogspot.com/2018/01/review-on-cosrx-aha-whitehead-power.html. I’m curious as to how a micellar water as a stand alone cleanser is working for you. Edit 11/01/18: So I've become aware of a lot of blogs and articles using my photo and this post to make articles, which as we all know can sometimes lead to a few things being misinterpreted, so thanks to those that came to see the original post, and the one company that actually did ask for permission first today. Also here is what I love about this post: your progress was slow going and didn't happen over night. According to the website verywellhealth, a closed comedo (singular of comedones) develops when a plug of skin cells and oil becomes trapped within the hair follicle. They are EXTREMELY stubborn - I've been there. Often times I would sit and rub my face for 10 minutes with the ponds trying to get pores to unclog. :). I hope it works for me like it worked for you! Blog. Thanks for sharing! .1% is the weakest dosage you can get and the cream is the weakest delivery method you can get, so essential you have the weakest possible formula of Differin. "Finally got rid of my closed comedones with COSRX AHA 7 Whitehead Power Liquid!" Closed comedones are a mild form of acne that form when sebum and dead skin cells build up and clog pores. Closed comedones look like little bumps across the skin's surface. Idk how else to Put it. I’m going in the other order (starting with cosrx blackhead Power Liquid but might try the Whitehead Power Liquid after a while if this doesn’t help my closed comedones). Unlike with open comedones (better known as blackheads), in closed comedo… They may also just make skin feel rough or look dull. Only Stridex now. Aug 28: Started using Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Extreme Night Pads every other night. However, if you attempt to pop them or get irritated by bacteria, they can develop into poppable pimples. Haven't tried it out yet. The plug fills the follicle, swelling it out and creating that bump that you see on your skin. As time going, these small bumps under skin (closed comedones?) She prescribed me Clarytromycin 500 mg once a day, duac gel in the morning and differin in the night. That means it still worked whilst I was using Stridex too, and cutting Stridex out made no difference to my progress. I feel like everything I try with CosRX is a hit. So exfoliate I will. *The Jack Black sunscreen is perfect for people of colour who are allergic to avobenzone like me which is in a lot of chemical sunscreens. Closed Comedones: If an inflamed, angry-red pimple is the skin-care equivalent of a scream, a closed comedone is a threatening whisper. They often look like tiny skin-toned bumps that appear on your forehead or jawline. It can keep pores clean and looking as small as possible. It's definitely a journey, trying different products to see what works and allowing time for each of them. did you not have acne previously? You can’t cover them with foundation or concealer. she wrote on … There are many factors that can contribute to the formation of closed comedones, from overactivity of hormones to smoking and dietary factors. Alright, let's just get down to it. As mentioned in the album, I used to use Alpha Hydrox 14% AHA Swipes for 1 month as well as Paula's Choice 2% BHA and 8% AHA for 7 months, but they do literally nothing for me except create more closed comedones. The culprit of my comedones was the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay, which I actually bought to get rid of them so thats kinda funny. I came across this subreddit over a year ago. The one on amazon is for cleaning butcher blocks. Nov 21: Stopped using Stridex. I came across this subreddit over a year ago. It certainly wasn't an 'overnight' cure for the closed comedones though, it took a couple of weeks for me to start visibly noticing that they were disappearing. She wrote: “This before pic was the result of over-exfoliation by Paula’s BHA + AHA chemical exfoliant (only used it once a day though! How do you apply the power liquid (like cotton pad, fingers, etc)? Getting rid of closed comedones is easy and all you need is to pay extra attention to your skincare routine, especially your exfoliating habits. It was a very gradual process, I just remember looking into the mirror last week and thinking, wait, didn’t I used to have lots of small spots on my forehead? Closed comedones are commonly called whiteheads, which, contrary to popular belief, aren’t those white, pus-filled pimples you’re so often tempted to pop. I know it probably doesn’t look too bad but it’s always annoyed me. July 5, 2018. | Should you use any products, patch testing is highly recommended and never use these products on compromised skin. The culprit of my comedones was the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay. Closed comedones Reddit genegra.
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Edit: I just read the rules, make sure you get a doctor to determine whether retin-a is safe for your skin before using!

My routine is ocm in the morning and at night. Cheapest one I know (and I use it effectively for same thing, the closed dome things), is by Alpha Hydrox who makes those AHA wipes. The blackhead Power Liquid is really impressing me - gentle but my face feels so much softer! The only time I've actually seen any positive impact on my face is when I stopped chemical exfoliation, and also the sulfur ointment is great at getting rid of the comedones and any pustules. 4 weeks already sounds quite long to me for a purge, and if you're adding new products as you "purge", you won't be able to tell if any issues are from your previous product still "purging" or if a new product is causing new issues. I started to use my Clinique Moisture Surge Mask and layered vaseline over it at night. And that's it! Does it seem to help your dry skin at all? You've sold me on COSRX AHA 7! Over the years, I’ve tried benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, sulfur masks, bentonite clay, you name it. I'm new to this sub and have a similar experience with acne. Closed comedones are pimples hidden by a clogged pore. What Causes Comedones? My main concern was my closed comedones on my forehead that have been there for as long as I can remember. Did you use a different cleanser before Cetaphil? There could be 10 or 100 of them. So we exfoliate to remove that excess dead skin. that seal the pores on the topmost layer of the skin, not allowing the skin to breathe. I am now slowly introducing COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid as my only concern now is my visible pores/SF’s. I decide to go to derm to get help. I’ve been contemplating giving it a try but didn’t know if that was something people actually do with success. Skipping exfoliation if you’re prone to dead skin buildup or using too many drying products at once can also play a role in exacerbating preexisting closed comedones, … I’ve had acne since I was a teenager. I’ve also recently bought the Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser. When done with products and at a frequency appropriate to an individual’s skin needs, exfoliation is a great thing! Sep 27: Started using COSRX AHA every other night. :). I'm currently using Cerave Foaming and I have a feeling it might be the cause of my comedones. I love my snail essence too. SAME!!!!! Also, I've been controlling my picking lately and that has helped immensely in getting rid of my bumps! I have a lot of closed comedones on my cheeks mainly and near my chin. are spreading more and more. I just ordered some of the recommended beginner products and am excited to if I can get rid of my closer comedones, too. I used Aztec Secret and am still dealing with the fallout months later. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health related diagnosis or treatment options. They appear like small skin coloured bumps that form on your forehead or jawline. Woop, team no chemical exfoliants! I added Cosrx AHA this week and am using it every other day. Granted, all I’ve tried are the pimple patches and the snail mucin, but I’m sold on it all now. One day I want to stop and give up because I'm not sure if the BHA is making my skin worse or better. You look amazing! I'm glad you found a routine that works for you! I'm lucky I didn't have any purging, they just slowly disappeared. but I definitely saw results after about 4 weeks of use on the strength I have now, not only with active acne but with SFs and CCs!! (Edit: After the popularity of this post, I had another look through my selfies and my CC's appear to have started reducing mid-November. They're not red and inflamed like your typical pimple, and they don't hurt. I wanted to know if anyone on here with closed comedones has had any success on the Acne.org regimen (mainly, with the benzoyl peroxide), as i'm considering getting it, but i'm not sure if that would help at all with closed comedones. Doesn't matter though - they have the same cause. And don't worry, I'm going to tell you how to get rid of them (immediately). I am currently on week 4 of BHA and still purging. I went from not having ever used any AHAs on my skin to directly patting a 5% glycolic acid toner onto a freshly-washed face two times a day, every day of the week. Before I did my research, I was simply cleansing with a 2% salycilic acid and moisturizing with an oil-free moisturizer, both from Clearproof. Results: You cannot squeeze or pick closed comedones. i have cc on my forehead and cheeks but also have a lot of hyperpigmentation. How did you make the decision to give that a try? I use it like a toner now. Aug 15: Started using Stridex Maximum Strength Pads every other night. Please let me know if you have any other suggestions! Anyway, you look great and thanks for sharing your routine! Since the air cannot reach the follicle, the material is not oxidized and remains white or has the appearance of being "closed." Although I came here to tip some who have yet to try it that it's a potent acid for the skin so it kind of dries the area I often use to so you have to resort to a very hydrating serum! Closed comedones are those white or skin-colored bumps that don’t have a collection of pus on top and they are seemingly headless and can’t be popped. Closed comedones are pimples on the surface of the skin that are hidden by a blocked pore. Around this time I settled for the Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion which I’ve been using since, and kept a simple routine until I started chemical exfoliation this summer. Doesn't that make it uncomfortable to fall asleep? A lot of information is in the album, but I'll give my full routine here. Looking back at the situation, I can now confidently say that my stubborn bumps were a direct result from over-exfoliating with the Pixi Glow Tonic. It can prevent some types of breakouts. Wash face with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, Moisturize with Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer, Wash makeup off with Head and Shoulders Shampoo, Cleanse with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, Apply De La Cruz 10% Sulfur Ointment for 10-30 minutes then rinse off, Apply Vitamin E cream/gel from capsules until bed time then wash off. What a clear example of YMMV, not everything works for everyone. In this video I will be sharing how to get rid of whiteheads otherwise known as closed comedones. I was preoccupied with things that I hadn't noticed until recently. You are the only other person that's posted about this online, i usually see raves for the stuff which is why i was surprised that it messed my skin up so badly. Increased to every night a week later, but got new spots the next day, so went back to every other night. Does beard hair have a better chance of growing without a fucked face skin? OTC topical treatments are usually effective in treating and preventing closed comedones. might be a stupid question but I currently use stridex and if I get this aha, what order do I use the products in? The only time I've actually seen any positive impact on my face is when I stopped chemical exfoliation, and also the sulfur ointment is great at getting rid of the comedones and any pustules. that seal the pores on the topmost layer of the skin, not allowing the skin to breathe. I know it probably doesn’t look too bad but it’s always annoyed me. I'm curious: did you ever experiment with Retinola/VitA? Trying to push through the purge! Alright, let's just get down to it. ack! Like if I pick at any blemish, it recovers better with AHA, less redness. You got this! This might be a total newbie question, but why the 30 minute wait before moisturising? After 1 week of using this regimen, i got IB, i broke out bad with 4-5 cyts until now (on 4th week), hope it will be better. Congrats on the awesome looking skin, cheeks to die for. Differin adapalene 0.1% review: My favorite OTC acne antidote. What'd you do with the remaining huge tub. Only COSRX AHA now. Oct 27: Went back to using COSRX AHA every other night. I've been slacking off on the ACV!!! Closed comedones. Washing your face with shampoo? The overall effect on my skin was most impressive though - the texture was much, much softer, and I could barely feel any bumps on the skin. Whenever I suddenly got new spots it was usually where I didn't have CC's, so I immediately cut back my usage. They may be small or large, open or closed. Since I worked it in slowly, I have had very minimal flaking and NO redness or irritation, so once I start using it everyday I might even ask for a slightly stronger formula! My doc started me on .3% gel because it is in the middle, she said if I peeled too much or got red or irritated I could let her know and she would either lower the dosage or switch me to cream or both. Funny, I have been using cosrx bha for a while now and want to introduce cosrx aha. Been thinking about switching to Cetaphil. After applying Glycolic acid, the dead skin cells get wiped off easily. )- extremely inflamed skin and closed comedones for … :D. Great routine! amazing progress!!!! Closed Comedones Extraction. Most closed comedones form a very obvious whitehead on the surface. I bought that ointment, as per your suggestion! http://mymanilagirl.blogspot.com/2018/01/review-on-cosrx-aha-whitehead-power.html. I’m curious as to how a micellar water as a stand alone cleanser is working for you. Edit 11/01/18: So I've become aware of a lot of blogs and articles using my photo and this post to make articles, which as we all know can sometimes lead to a few things being misinterpreted, so thanks to those that came to see the original post, and the one company that actually did ask for permission first today. Also here is what I love about this post: your progress was slow going and didn't happen over night. According to the website verywellhealth, a closed comedo (singular of comedones) develops when a plug of skin cells and oil becomes trapped within the hair follicle. They are EXTREMELY stubborn - I've been there. Often times I would sit and rub my face for 10 minutes with the ponds trying to get pores to unclog. :). I hope it works for me like it worked for you! Blog. Thanks for sharing! .1% is the weakest dosage you can get and the cream is the weakest delivery method you can get, so essential you have the weakest possible formula of Differin. "Finally got rid of my closed comedones with COSRX AHA 7 Whitehead Power Liquid!" Closed comedones are a mild form of acne that form when sebum and dead skin cells build up and clog pores. Closed comedones look like little bumps across the skin's surface. Idk how else to Put it. I’m going in the other order (starting with cosrx blackhead Power Liquid but might try the Whitehead Power Liquid after a while if this doesn’t help my closed comedones). Unlike with open comedones (better known as blackheads), in closed comedo… They may also just make skin feel rough or look dull. Only Stridex now. Aug 28: Started using Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Extreme Night Pads every other night. However, if you attempt to pop them or get irritated by bacteria, they can develop into poppable pimples. Haven't tried it out yet. The plug fills the follicle, swelling it out and creating that bump that you see on your skin. As time going, these small bumps under skin (closed comedones?) She prescribed me Clarytromycin 500 mg once a day, duac gel in the morning and differin in the night. That means it still worked whilst I was using Stridex too, and cutting Stridex out made no difference to my progress. I feel like everything I try with CosRX is a hit. So exfoliate I will. *The Jack Black sunscreen is perfect for people of colour who are allergic to avobenzone like me which is in a lot of chemical sunscreens. Closed Comedones: If an inflamed, angry-red pimple is the skin-care equivalent of a scream, a closed comedone is a threatening whisper. They often look like tiny skin-toned bumps that appear on your forehead or jawline. It can keep pores clean and looking as small as possible. It's definitely a journey, trying different products to see what works and allowing time for each of them. did you not have acne previously? You can’t cover them with foundation or concealer. she wrote on … There are many factors that can contribute to the formation of closed comedones, from overactivity of hormones to smoking and dietary factors. Alright, let's just get down to it. As mentioned in the album, I used to use Alpha Hydrox 14% AHA Swipes for 1 month as well as Paula's Choice 2% BHA and 8% AHA for 7 months, but they do literally nothing for me except create more closed comedones. The culprit of my comedones was the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay, which I actually bought to get rid of them so thats kinda funny. I came across this subreddit over a year ago. The one on amazon is for cleaning butcher blocks. Nov 21: Stopped using Stridex. I came across this subreddit over a year ago. It certainly wasn't an 'overnight' cure for the closed comedones though, it took a couple of weeks for me to start visibly noticing that they were disappearing. She wrote: “This before pic was the result of over-exfoliation by Paula’s BHA + AHA chemical exfoliant (only used it once a day though! How do you apply the power liquid (like cotton pad, fingers, etc)? Getting rid of closed comedones is easy and all you need is to pay extra attention to your skincare routine, especially your exfoliating habits. It was a very gradual process, I just remember looking into the mirror last week and thinking, wait, didn’t I used to have lots of small spots on my forehead? Closed comedones are commonly called whiteheads, which, contrary to popular belief, aren’t those white, pus-filled pimples you’re so often tempted to pop. I know it probably doesn’t look too bad but it’s always annoyed me. July 5, 2018. | Should you use any products, patch testing is highly recommended and never use these products on compromised skin. The culprit of my comedones was the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay. Closed comedones Reddit genegra.
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My routine is ocm in the morning and at night. Cheapest one I know (and I use it effectively for same thing, the closed dome things), is by Alpha Hydrox who makes those AHA wipes. The blackhead Power Liquid is really impressing me - gentle but my face feels so much softer! The only time I've actually seen any positive impact on my face is when I stopped chemical exfoliation, and also the sulfur ointment is great at getting rid of the comedones and any pustules. 4 weeks already sounds quite long to me for a purge, and if you're adding new products as you "purge", you won't be able to tell if any issues are from your previous product still "purging" or if a new product is causing new issues. I started to use my Clinique Moisture Surge Mask and layered vaseline over it at night. And that's it! Does it seem to help your dry skin at all? You've sold me on COSRX AHA 7! Over the years, I’ve tried benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, sulfur masks, bentonite clay, you name it. I'm new to this sub and have a similar experience with acne. Closed comedones are pimples hidden by a clogged pore. What Causes Comedones? My main concern was my closed comedones on my forehead that have been there for as long as I can remember. Did you use a different cleanser before Cetaphil? There could be 10 or 100 of them. So we exfoliate to remove that excess dead skin. that seal the pores on the topmost layer of the skin, not allowing the skin to breathe. I am now slowly introducing COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid as my only concern now is my visible pores/SF’s. I decide to go to derm to get help. I’ve been contemplating giving it a try but didn’t know if that was something people actually do with success. Skipping exfoliation if you’re prone to dead skin buildup or using too many drying products at once can also play a role in exacerbating preexisting closed comedones, … I’ve had acne since I was a teenager. I’ve also recently bought the Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser. When done with products and at a frequency appropriate to an individual’s skin needs, exfoliation is a great thing! Sep 27: Started using COSRX AHA every other night. :). I'm currently using Cerave Foaming and I have a feeling it might be the cause of my comedones. I love my snail essence too. SAME!!!!! Also, I've been controlling my picking lately and that has helped immensely in getting rid of my bumps! I have a lot of closed comedones on my cheeks mainly and near my chin. are spreading more and more. I just ordered some of the recommended beginner products and am excited to if I can get rid of my closer comedones, too. I used Aztec Secret and am still dealing with the fallout months later. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health related diagnosis or treatment options. They appear like small skin coloured bumps that form on your forehead or jawline. Woop, team no chemical exfoliants! I added Cosrx AHA this week and am using it every other day. Granted, all I’ve tried are the pimple patches and the snail mucin, but I’m sold on it all now. One day I want to stop and give up because I'm not sure if the BHA is making my skin worse or better. You look amazing! I'm glad you found a routine that works for you! I'm lucky I didn't have any purging, they just slowly disappeared. but I definitely saw results after about 4 weeks of use on the strength I have now, not only with active acne but with SFs and CCs!! (Edit: After the popularity of this post, I had another look through my selfies and my CC's appear to have started reducing mid-November. They're not red and inflamed like your typical pimple, and they don't hurt. I wanted to know if anyone on here with closed comedones has had any success on the Acne.org regimen (mainly, with the benzoyl peroxide), as i'm considering getting it, but i'm not sure if that would help at all with closed comedones. Doesn't matter though - they have the same cause. And don't worry, I'm going to tell you how to get rid of them (immediately). I am currently on week 4 of BHA and still purging. I went from not having ever used any AHAs on my skin to directly patting a 5% glycolic acid toner onto a freshly-washed face two times a day, every day of the week. Before I did my research, I was simply cleansing with a 2% salycilic acid and moisturizing with an oil-free moisturizer, both from Clearproof. Results: You cannot squeeze or pick closed comedones. i have cc on my forehead and cheeks but also have a lot of hyperpigmentation. How did you make the decision to give that a try? I use it like a toner now. Aug 15: Started using Stridex Maximum Strength Pads every other night. Please let me know if you have any other suggestions! Anyway, you look great and thanks for sharing your routine! Since the air cannot reach the follicle, the material is not oxidized and remains white or has the appearance of being "closed." Although I came here to tip some who have yet to try it that it's a potent acid for the skin so it kind of dries the area I often use to so you have to resort to a very hydrating serum! Closed comedones are those white or skin-colored bumps that don’t have a collection of pus on top and they are seemingly headless and can’t be popped. Closed comedones are pimples on the surface of the skin that are hidden by a blocked pore. Around this time I settled for the Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion which I’ve been using since, and kept a simple routine until I started chemical exfoliation this summer. Doesn't that make it uncomfortable to fall asleep? A lot of information is in the album, but I'll give my full routine here. Looking back at the situation, I can now confidently say that my stubborn bumps were a direct result from over-exfoliating with the Pixi Glow Tonic. It can prevent some types of breakouts. Wash face with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, Moisturize with Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer, Wash makeup off with Head and Shoulders Shampoo, Cleanse with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, Apply De La Cruz 10% Sulfur Ointment for 10-30 minutes then rinse off, Apply Vitamin E cream/gel from capsules until bed time then wash off. What a clear example of YMMV, not everything works for everyone. In this video I will be sharing how to get rid of whiteheads otherwise known as closed comedones. I was preoccupied with things that I hadn't noticed until recently. You are the only other person that's posted about this online, i usually see raves for the stuff which is why i was surprised that it messed my skin up so badly. Increased to every night a week later, but got new spots the next day, so went back to every other night. Does beard hair have a better chance of growing without a fucked face skin? OTC topical treatments are usually effective in treating and preventing closed comedones. might be a stupid question but I currently use stridex and if I get this aha, what order do I use the products in? The only time I've actually seen any positive impact on my face is when I stopped chemical exfoliation, and also the sulfur ointment is great at getting rid of the comedones and any pustules. that seal the pores on the topmost layer of the skin, not allowing the skin to breathe. I know it probably doesn’t look too bad but it’s always annoyed me. I'm curious: did you ever experiment with Retinola/VitA? Trying to push through the purge! Alright, let's just get down to it. ack! Like if I pick at any blemish, it recovers better with AHA, less redness. You got this! This might be a total newbie question, but why the 30 minute wait before moisturising? After 1 week of using this regimen, i got IB, i broke out bad with 4-5 cyts until now (on 4th week), hope it will be better. Congrats on the awesome looking skin, cheeks to die for. Differin adapalene 0.1% review: My favorite OTC acne antidote. What'd you do with the remaining huge tub. Only COSRX AHA now. Oct 27: Went back to using COSRX AHA every other night. I've been slacking off on the ACV!!! Closed comedones. Washing your face with shampoo? The overall effect on my skin was most impressive though - the texture was much, much softer, and I could barely feel any bumps on the skin. Whenever I suddenly got new spots it was usually where I didn't have CC's, so I immediately cut back my usage. They may be small or large, open or closed. Since I worked it in slowly, I have had very minimal flaking and NO redness or irritation, so once I start using it everyday I might even ask for a slightly stronger formula! My doc started me on .3% gel because it is in the middle, she said if I peeled too much or got red or irritated I could let her know and she would either lower the dosage or switch me to cream or both. Funny, I have been using cosrx bha for a while now and want to introduce cosrx aha. Been thinking about switching to Cetaphil. After applying Glycolic acid, the dead skin cells get wiped off easily. )- extremely inflamed skin and closed comedones for … :D. Great routine! amazing progress!!!! Closed Comedones Extraction. Most closed comedones form a very obvious whitehead on the surface. I bought that ointment, as per your suggestion! http://mymanilagirl.blogspot.com/2018/01/review-on-cosrx-aha-whitehead-power.html. I’m curious as to how a micellar water as a stand alone cleanser is working for you. Edit 11/01/18: So I've become aware of a lot of blogs and articles using my photo and this post to make articles, which as we all know can sometimes lead to a few things being misinterpreted, so thanks to those that came to see the original post, and the one company that actually did ask for permission first today. Also here is what I love about this post: your progress was slow going and didn't happen over night. According to the website verywellhealth, a closed comedo (singular of comedones) develops when a plug of skin cells and oil becomes trapped within the hair follicle. They are EXTREMELY stubborn - I've been there. Often times I would sit and rub my face for 10 minutes with the ponds trying to get pores to unclog. :). I hope it works for me like it worked for you! Blog. Thanks for sharing! .1% is the weakest dosage you can get and the cream is the weakest delivery method you can get, so essential you have the weakest possible formula of Differin. "Finally got rid of my closed comedones with COSRX AHA 7 Whitehead Power Liquid!" Closed comedones are a mild form of acne that form when sebum and dead skin cells build up and clog pores. Closed comedones look like little bumps across the skin's surface. Idk how else to Put it. I’m going in the other order (starting with cosrx blackhead Power Liquid but might try the Whitehead Power Liquid after a while if this doesn’t help my closed comedones). Unlike with open comedones (better known as blackheads), in closed comedo… They may also just make skin feel rough or look dull. Only Stridex now. Aug 28: Started using Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Extreme Night Pads every other night. However, if you attempt to pop them or get irritated by bacteria, they can develop into poppable pimples. Haven't tried it out yet. The plug fills the follicle, swelling it out and creating that bump that you see on your skin. As time going, these small bumps under skin (closed comedones?) She prescribed me Clarytromycin 500 mg once a day, duac gel in the morning and differin in the night. That means it still worked whilst I was using Stridex too, and cutting Stridex out made no difference to my progress. I feel like everything I try with CosRX is a hit. So exfoliate I will. *The Jack Black sunscreen is perfect for people of colour who are allergic to avobenzone like me which is in a lot of chemical sunscreens. Closed Comedones: If an inflamed, angry-red pimple is the skin-care equivalent of a scream, a closed comedone is a threatening whisper. They often look like tiny skin-toned bumps that appear on your forehead or jawline. It can keep pores clean and looking as small as possible. It's definitely a journey, trying different products to see what works and allowing time for each of them. did you not have acne previously? You can’t cover them with foundation or concealer. she wrote on … There are many factors that can contribute to the formation of closed comedones, from overactivity of hormones to smoking and dietary factors. Alright, let's just get down to it. As mentioned in the album, I used to use Alpha Hydrox 14% AHA Swipes for 1 month as well as Paula's Choice 2% BHA and 8% AHA for 7 months, but they do literally nothing for me except create more closed comedones. The culprit of my comedones was the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay, which I actually bought to get rid of them so thats kinda funny. I came across this subreddit over a year ago. The one on amazon is for cleaning butcher blocks. Nov 21: Stopped using Stridex. I came across this subreddit over a year ago. It certainly wasn't an 'overnight' cure for the closed comedones though, it took a couple of weeks for me to start visibly noticing that they were disappearing. She wrote: “This before pic was the result of over-exfoliation by Paula’s BHA + AHA chemical exfoliant (only used it once a day though! How do you apply the power liquid (like cotton pad, fingers, etc)? Getting rid of closed comedones is easy and all you need is to pay extra attention to your skincare routine, especially your exfoliating habits. It was a very gradual process, I just remember looking into the mirror last week and thinking, wait, didn’t I used to have lots of small spots on my forehead? Closed comedones are commonly called whiteheads, which, contrary to popular belief, aren’t those white, pus-filled pimples you’re so often tempted to pop. I know it probably doesn’t look too bad but it’s always annoyed me. July 5, 2018. | Should you use any products, patch testing is highly recommended and never use these products on compromised skin. The culprit of my comedones was the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay. Closed comedones Reddit genegra.
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I haven’t noticed any changes with that yet, but I think I needed to get another cleanser anyway instead of just using micellar water. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. The plug fills the follicle, swelling it out and creating that bump that you see on your skin. In some cases, they can turn into painful, red, inflammatory acne. You have tiny skin-colored bumps on your forehead or your cheeks (or both). I have self-diagnosed myself with closed comedones around my mouth, chin, and jawline. How to get rid of comedones? Really? Solar comedones most often occur in people aged 60 to 80 years, but they can occur in people in their 40s with extreme sun exposure. A closed comedo (singular of comedones) develops when a plug of skin cells and oil becomes trapped within the hair follicle. Closed comedones are caused by blocked hair follicles. While knowing how to treat closed comedones is important, it’s also essential to understand how and why they form. My main concern was my closed comedones on my forehead that have been there for as long as I can remember. when you wake up, most of the gunk deep down is at the surface and takes much less effort and damage to get out. The culprit of my comedones was the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay, which I actually bought to get rid of them so thats kinda funny. If you don't have time or money to go to the dermatologist, Differin's formerly prescription-only ingredient may be the answer to your acne problems. Home / closed comedones reddit. Seeing this post gives me hope because: My forehead looks exactly like the before photo (but with more redness since I’m incredibly pale), Your routine seems incredibly simple BUT effective. I know they don't have heads/openings but when I squeeze mine just right, stuff ends up coming out through a tiny little opening that wasn't there before. Are the comedones gonna eventually raise a head or is the acid just gonna flatten the surface? COSRX is my new favourite brand. I used ponds cold cream to wash my face and then would wipe excess off with Thayers alcohol-free witch hazel. Also called senile comedones, these lesions are caused by excessive sun exposure over time. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Great that you posted this! This journey is a rollercoaster ride. So yea that's it, if you have any questions please ask! If you're still purging, I wouldn't begin adding new products, especially actives. Whiteheads (or closed comedones) are small, 1-2 mm "bumps" in the skin. With whiteheads, the hair follicle is completely blocked by debris and oil. I've been on Differin for almost 5 months now and have never seen any results from it. Question: You apply the vaseline all over your face? ), (First picture taken July 31st, second picture taken December 29th). I want to try the AHA but I have something like three other AHAs to get through first. the safest and least-damaging way that i found to get rid of closed comedones is by first poking them open with a pimple-popping lancelet and then putting a pimple patch on them over night (i use the cosrx pimple master patch). The most prominent cause of closed comedones is using skin care products, moisturizers, lotions, etc. It seems like it does. Actual whiteheads aren’t even really poppable. They may clog up pores and lead to closed comedones or breakouts. Did I read that correctly? See something that breaks our rules? Cookies help us deliver our Services. I learnt the hard way that my skin doesn't like them at all. I went from 0 to 60 so to speak and my skin was not happy with me. Solar Comedones . Thanks for sharing! New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the SkincareAddiction community, Press J to jump to the feed. It seems as though the best way to get rid of these things is exfoliation. Although one bottle seems to last for a lifetime lol. I hardly got any new random spots on my face since using Stridex which is why I kept using it, but it did nothing for my CC’s. It's so effective for me I'll definitely buy one again. Seemingly headless and unpoppable, closed comedones are white or skin-colored bumps that gradually build beneath the surface of the skin until they’re large enough to be visible in profile.

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My routine is ocm in the morning and at night. Cheapest one I know (and I use it effectively for same thing, the closed dome things), is by Alpha Hydrox who makes those AHA wipes. The blackhead Power Liquid is really impressing me - gentle but my face feels so much softer! The only time I've actually seen any positive impact on my face is when I stopped chemical exfoliation, and also the sulfur ointment is great at getting rid of the comedones and any pustules. 4 weeks already sounds quite long to me for a purge, and if you're adding new products as you "purge", you won't be able to tell if any issues are from your previous product still "purging" or if a new product is causing new issues. I started to use my Clinique Moisture Surge Mask and layered vaseline over it at night. And that's it! Does it seem to help your dry skin at all? You've sold me on COSRX AHA 7! Over the years, I’ve tried benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, sulfur masks, bentonite clay, you name it. I'm new to this sub and have a similar experience with acne. Closed comedones are pimples hidden by a clogged pore. What Causes Comedones? My main concern was my closed comedones on my forehead that have been there for as long as I can remember. Did you use a different cleanser before Cetaphil? There could be 10 or 100 of them. So we exfoliate to remove that excess dead skin. that seal the pores on the topmost layer of the skin, not allowing the skin to breathe. I am now slowly introducing COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid as my only concern now is my visible pores/SF’s. I decide to go to derm to get help. I’ve been contemplating giving it a try but didn’t know if that was something people actually do with success. Skipping exfoliation if you’re prone to dead skin buildup or using too many drying products at once can also play a role in exacerbating preexisting closed comedones, … I’ve had acne since I was a teenager. I’ve also recently bought the Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser. When done with products and at a frequency appropriate to an individual’s skin needs, exfoliation is a great thing! Sep 27: Started using COSRX AHA every other night. :). I'm currently using Cerave Foaming and I have a feeling it might be the cause of my comedones. I love my snail essence too. SAME!!!!! Also, I've been controlling my picking lately and that has helped immensely in getting rid of my bumps! I have a lot of closed comedones on my cheeks mainly and near my chin. are spreading more and more. I just ordered some of the recommended beginner products and am excited to if I can get rid of my closer comedones, too. I used Aztec Secret and am still dealing with the fallout months later. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health related diagnosis or treatment options. They appear like small skin coloured bumps that form on your forehead or jawline. Woop, team no chemical exfoliants! I added Cosrx AHA this week and am using it every other day. Granted, all I’ve tried are the pimple patches and the snail mucin, but I’m sold on it all now. One day I want to stop and give up because I'm not sure if the BHA is making my skin worse or better. You look amazing! I'm glad you found a routine that works for you! I'm lucky I didn't have any purging, they just slowly disappeared. but I definitely saw results after about 4 weeks of use on the strength I have now, not only with active acne but with SFs and CCs!! (Edit: After the popularity of this post, I had another look through my selfies and my CC's appear to have started reducing mid-November. They're not red and inflamed like your typical pimple, and they don't hurt. I wanted to know if anyone on here with closed comedones has had any success on the Acne.org regimen (mainly, with the benzoyl peroxide), as i'm considering getting it, but i'm not sure if that would help at all with closed comedones. Doesn't matter though - they have the same cause. And don't worry, I'm going to tell you how to get rid of them (immediately). I am currently on week 4 of BHA and still purging. I went from not having ever used any AHAs on my skin to directly patting a 5% glycolic acid toner onto a freshly-washed face two times a day, every day of the week. Before I did my research, I was simply cleansing with a 2% salycilic acid and moisturizing with an oil-free moisturizer, both from Clearproof. Results: You cannot squeeze or pick closed comedones. i have cc on my forehead and cheeks but also have a lot of hyperpigmentation. How did you make the decision to give that a try? I use it like a toner now. Aug 15: Started using Stridex Maximum Strength Pads every other night. Please let me know if you have any other suggestions! Anyway, you look great and thanks for sharing your routine! Since the air cannot reach the follicle, the material is not oxidized and remains white or has the appearance of being "closed." Although I came here to tip some who have yet to try it that it's a potent acid for the skin so it kind of dries the area I often use to so you have to resort to a very hydrating serum! Closed comedones are those white or skin-colored bumps that don’t have a collection of pus on top and they are seemingly headless and can’t be popped. Closed comedones are pimples on the surface of the skin that are hidden by a blocked pore. Around this time I settled for the Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion which I’ve been using since, and kept a simple routine until I started chemical exfoliation this summer. Doesn't that make it uncomfortable to fall asleep? A lot of information is in the album, but I'll give my full routine here. Looking back at the situation, I can now confidently say that my stubborn bumps were a direct result from over-exfoliating with the Pixi Glow Tonic. It can prevent some types of breakouts. Wash face with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, Moisturize with Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer, Wash makeup off with Head and Shoulders Shampoo, Cleanse with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, Apply De La Cruz 10% Sulfur Ointment for 10-30 minutes then rinse off, Apply Vitamin E cream/gel from capsules until bed time then wash off. What a clear example of YMMV, not everything works for everyone. In this video I will be sharing how to get rid of whiteheads otherwise known as closed comedones. I was preoccupied with things that I hadn't noticed until recently. You are the only other person that's posted about this online, i usually see raves for the stuff which is why i was surprised that it messed my skin up so badly. Increased to every night a week later, but got new spots the next day, so went back to every other night. Does beard hair have a better chance of growing without a fucked face skin? OTC topical treatments are usually effective in treating and preventing closed comedones. might be a stupid question but I currently use stridex and if I get this aha, what order do I use the products in? The only time I've actually seen any positive impact on my face is when I stopped chemical exfoliation, and also the sulfur ointment is great at getting rid of the comedones and any pustules. that seal the pores on the topmost layer of the skin, not allowing the skin to breathe. I know it probably doesn’t look too bad but it’s always annoyed me. I'm curious: did you ever experiment with Retinola/VitA? Trying to push through the purge! Alright, let's just get down to it. ack! Like if I pick at any blemish, it recovers better with AHA, less redness. You got this! This might be a total newbie question, but why the 30 minute wait before moisturising? After 1 week of using this regimen, i got IB, i broke out bad with 4-5 cyts until now (on 4th week), hope it will be better. Congrats on the awesome looking skin, cheeks to die for. Differin adapalene 0.1% review: My favorite OTC acne antidote. What'd you do with the remaining huge tub. Only COSRX AHA now. Oct 27: Went back to using COSRX AHA every other night. I've been slacking off on the ACV!!! Closed comedones. Washing your face with shampoo? The overall effect on my skin was most impressive though - the texture was much, much softer, and I could barely feel any bumps on the skin. Whenever I suddenly got new spots it was usually where I didn't have CC's, so I immediately cut back my usage. They may be small or large, open or closed. Since I worked it in slowly, I have had very minimal flaking and NO redness or irritation, so once I start using it everyday I might even ask for a slightly stronger formula! My doc started me on .3% gel because it is in the middle, she said if I peeled too much or got red or irritated I could let her know and she would either lower the dosage or switch me to cream or both. Funny, I have been using cosrx bha for a while now and want to introduce cosrx aha. Been thinking about switching to Cetaphil. After applying Glycolic acid, the dead skin cells get wiped off easily. )- extremely inflamed skin and closed comedones for … :D. Great routine! amazing progress!!!! Closed Comedones Extraction. Most closed comedones form a very obvious whitehead on the surface. I bought that ointment, as per your suggestion! http://mymanilagirl.blogspot.com/2018/01/review-on-cosrx-aha-whitehead-power.html. I’m curious as to how a micellar water as a stand alone cleanser is working for you. Edit 11/01/18: So I've become aware of a lot of blogs and articles using my photo and this post to make articles, which as we all know can sometimes lead to a few things being misinterpreted, so thanks to those that came to see the original post, and the one company that actually did ask for permission first today. Also here is what I love about this post: your progress was slow going and didn't happen over night. According to the website verywellhealth, a closed comedo (singular of comedones) develops when a plug of skin cells and oil becomes trapped within the hair follicle. They are EXTREMELY stubborn - I've been there. Often times I would sit and rub my face for 10 minutes with the ponds trying to get pores to unclog. :). I hope it works for me like it worked for you! Blog. Thanks for sharing! .1% is the weakest dosage you can get and the cream is the weakest delivery method you can get, so essential you have the weakest possible formula of Differin. "Finally got rid of my closed comedones with COSRX AHA 7 Whitehead Power Liquid!" Closed comedones are a mild form of acne that form when sebum and dead skin cells build up and clog pores. Closed comedones look like little bumps across the skin's surface. Idk how else to Put it. I’m going in the other order (starting with cosrx blackhead Power Liquid but might try the Whitehead Power Liquid after a while if this doesn’t help my closed comedones). Unlike with open comedones (better known as blackheads), in closed comedo… They may also just make skin feel rough or look dull. Only Stridex now. Aug 28: Started using Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Extreme Night Pads every other night. However, if you attempt to pop them or get irritated by bacteria, they can develop into poppable pimples. Haven't tried it out yet. The plug fills the follicle, swelling it out and creating that bump that you see on your skin. As time going, these small bumps under skin (closed comedones?) She prescribed me Clarytromycin 500 mg once a day, duac gel in the morning and differin in the night. That means it still worked whilst I was using Stridex too, and cutting Stridex out made no difference to my progress. I feel like everything I try with CosRX is a hit. So exfoliate I will. *The Jack Black sunscreen is perfect for people of colour who are allergic to avobenzone like me which is in a lot of chemical sunscreens. Closed Comedones: If an inflamed, angry-red pimple is the skin-care equivalent of a scream, a closed comedone is a threatening whisper. They often look like tiny skin-toned bumps that appear on your forehead or jawline. It can keep pores clean and looking as small as possible. It's definitely a journey, trying different products to see what works and allowing time for each of them. did you not have acne previously? You can’t cover them with foundation or concealer. she wrote on … There are many factors that can contribute to the formation of closed comedones, from overactivity of hormones to smoking and dietary factors. Alright, let's just get down to it. As mentioned in the album, I used to use Alpha Hydrox 14% AHA Swipes for 1 month as well as Paula's Choice 2% BHA and 8% AHA for 7 months, but they do literally nothing for me except create more closed comedones. The culprit of my comedones was the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay, which I actually bought to get rid of them so thats kinda funny. I came across this subreddit over a year ago. The one on amazon is for cleaning butcher blocks. Nov 21: Stopped using Stridex. I came across this subreddit over a year ago. It certainly wasn't an 'overnight' cure for the closed comedones though, it took a couple of weeks for me to start visibly noticing that they were disappearing. She wrote: “This before pic was the result of over-exfoliation by Paula’s BHA + AHA chemical exfoliant (only used it once a day though! How do you apply the power liquid (like cotton pad, fingers, etc)? Getting rid of closed comedones is easy and all you need is to pay extra attention to your skincare routine, especially your exfoliating habits. It was a very gradual process, I just remember looking into the mirror last week and thinking, wait, didn’t I used to have lots of small spots on my forehead? Closed comedones are commonly called whiteheads, which, contrary to popular belief, aren’t those white, pus-filled pimples you’re so often tempted to pop. I know it probably doesn’t look too bad but it’s always annoyed me. July 5, 2018. | Should you use any products, patch testing is highly recommended and never use these products on compromised skin. The culprit of my comedones was the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay. Closed comedones Reddit genegra.
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