Style & Beauty

End Blackheads With These Genius Skin Tricks

02/13/2015 10:17am ET | Updated February 13, 2015
Black heads under the lips area of a teenager

You've seen the YouTube tutorials (google "Blackhead Removal SHOCKING Video" -- or don’t), the DIY facial-scrub recipes, and yes, even the little black dots all over your nose in your 10x magnifying mirror. Blackheads are exceedingly common. But, why are they so irksome?