Those Are Not Blackheads In Your Nose

…..most of the time.

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Almost every day I get clients at my acne clinic who want me to tell them how to get rid of blackheads in the nose. I know that what they see in their nose looks just like blackheads, but it is not.  Those are what is called sebaceous filaments. They are basically the oil glands on your nose and in the chin area just below the lower lip. They are meant to be there and will never go away. Even if extracted, it still looks the same and it fills right back up again a week later. (more…)