Blackheads & Whiteheads

Explore Whitehead and Blackhead Removal Products with Paula's Choice

Battling blackheads and whiteheads can feel like a never-ending war. Not anymore! Paula's Choice is here to help with a range of potent exfoliating products designed to remove blackheads and whiteheads. With our scientifically-formulated exfoliants, you can reveal smoother, clearer skin in no time.

Our blackhead & whitehead-banishing and pore-refining formulas feature ingredients that address the root of blackheads & whiteheads and clear out pores—all without irritating skin. If you want to target blackheads & whiteheads, make sure you follow the correct daily routine. Blackheads & whiteheads are caused by an overproduction of sebum that accumulates in your pores. Dead skin cells that clog the opening of the pore also contribute to this. The pore then gets clogged, which may result in a blackhead or whitehead. 

Discover the potential of your skin by exploring the range of Paula's Choice products designed to address blackheads, whiteheads, and other skin concerns, and start your journey towards healthier, clearer skin today.

The Benefits of Exfoliation for Your Skin

Proper exfoliation is the secret to maintaining vibrant, healthy skin. Whether you're dealing with blackheads, whiteheads, or looking to enhance your skin's natural glow, our range of remover creams and cleansers offer numerous benefits.

Unclogs Pores and Brightens Skin

Exfoliation aids in the removal of dead skin cells, clearing out your pores and revealing a brighter complexion underneath. Regular exfoliation can reduce the occurrence of blackheads and whiteheads on your forehead, nose, cheeks or chin, keeping your skin fresh and clean.

Reduces Fine Lines, Wrinkles, and Hyperpigmentation

Regularly exfoliating your skin can help diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation. It promotes skin renewal, revealing newer, healthier skin cells and providing a more youthful and radiant complexion.

Enhances the Effectiveness of Other skin care Products

Exfoliation improves your skin's ability to absorb other skin care products, making them more effective. By clearing away the layer of dead skin cells, exfoliants allow serumsmoisturizers, and targeted treatments to penetrate deeper into the skin, thus amplifying their benefits.

Our Range of White and Black Head Removal Products

Our line of blackhead and whitehead removal products are meticulously designed to unclog your pores and give your skin the radiance it deserves. Our collection encompasses powerful exfoliants and intensive treatment masks, each meticulously crafted to address specific skin needs.

BHA Exfoliants

Our BHA exfoliants are a fantastic solution for those dealing with the removal of blackheads and whiteheads. Formulated with salicylic acid, these exfoliants dive deep into pores to dislodge impurities, significantly reducing breakouts. 

They are suitable for all skin types but particularly effective for oily and acne-prone skin. Whether you opt for our gentle 2% BHA exfoliants or the more potent extra strength exfoliating solutions that have concentrations of more than 2%, you're bound to see a noticeable improvement in your skin's clarity and texture.

AHA Exfoliants

Our AHA exfoliants are fortified with glycolic acid, a superstar ingredient known for its ability to brighten skin and even out skin tone. These exfoliants gently slough off dead skin cells, revealing a fresher, more vibrant complexion beneath. While they're suitable for all skin types, it proves exceptionally effective for dry and sun-damaged skin. This powerful formula is a sure-fire way to rejuvenate your skin and maintain its youthful radiance.

Charcoal Mask

Our charcoal mask is another excellent option for those seeking to remove blackheads and whiteheads. Enriched with activated charcoal and clay, this mask draws out impurities and absorbs excess oil. It's ideal for all skin types, but especially beneficial for oily and combination skin. Incorporate it into your skin care routine once or twice a week to help reduce the appearance of pores and prevent future breakouts.

Frequently Asked Questions About Whitehead and Blackhead Removers

How often should I exfoliate?

Exfoliation frequency depends on your skin type and the specific product used. To effectively combat blackheads and whiteheads, it's typically recommended to exfoliate 2-3 times a week.

Can I use an exfoliant and a scrub at the same time?

It's best to avoid using an exfoliant and a scrub simultaneously. This is because such a combination could lead to over-exfoliation, which might irritate your skin and exacerbate whitehead and blackhead issues.

Which exfoliant is best for my skin type?

BHA exfoliants are excellent for oily and acne-prone skin prone to blackheads, while AHA exfoliants work wonders for dry and sun-damaged skin that might struggle with whiteheads. Everyone's skin is unique, so finding which products work best for your specific blackhead or whitehead concerns might require some experimentation.

Can exfoliants help with anti-ageing?

Absolutely! Regular exfoliation can help reduce the appearance offine lines and wrinkles. By promoting skin cell turnover, exfoliants can reveal fresher, younger-looking skin.

Can exfoliants help with hyperpigmentation?

Yes, exfoliants, especially those containing AHAs like glycolic acid, can aid in fading hyperpigmentation by accelerating the skin's natural shedding process.

How often should I use the charcoal mask?

We recommend using our Pore Clarifying Charcoal Gel Mask, a powerful tool against blackheads and whiteheads, once or twice a week, depending on your skin's needs and tolerance.

Can the BHA liquid exfoliant be used on the body?

Yes, the BHA liquid exfoliant, a popular choice for addressing blackheads and whiteheads, is safe for body use and can help with issues like body acne or keratosis pilaris.

Can the 2% BHA liquid exfoliant be used on sensitive skin?

While the 2% BHA liquid exfoliant is generally well-tolerated, those with extremely sensitive skin or those new to using products for blackhead or whitehead removal may want to start with a lower concentration BHA product or use it less frequently.

Can the exfoliants be used together with other skin care products?

Indeed they can! Exfoliants, including our blackhead and whitehead removers, can significantly enhance the effectiveness of other skin care products like cleansers and creams. Exfoliation removes the layer of dead skin cells on the surface, allowing cleansers to work more efficiently and creams to penetrate deeper, ensuring optimal absorption.