Blackheads—You've Had Your Fun, But Now It's Time to Go

Blackheads are annoying, and that's one of life's simple facts. You might have gotten your dry cheeks under control or settled your overzealous sebaceous glands, but then a smattering of tiny black dots comes along to ruin the overall look of your complexion. Not everyone has them, or at least not often (more on that later), but if they do dot your complexion, there are quite a few things you can do to get rid of them. We called on a few top skin experts to reveal what these irritating spots of congestion really are, how to prevent them and how to tackle them head-on when they appear. Consider this your blackhead bible.