Want to remove those annoying blackheads? Make sure you follow the correct daily routine. Blackheads 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. Discover more
Fights breakouts and blackheads
Unclogs and visibly refines pores
Reduces discolouration from breakouts
The Breakout-Fighting Bestsellers contains a trio of essentials to help you battle breakouts, blackheads & scars from post-breakouts marks.
Reveal your clearest skin yet with this 4-step skincare routine that unclogs pores, fights breakouts and blackheads and minimises post-breakout marks.
Calms red skin
Reveal your clearest skin yet with this essential 3-step skincare routine that unclogs pores, fights breakouts and minimises pores.
Fast-absorbing liquid formula
Removes built-up dead skin cells
Fast absorbing liquid formula removes built-up dead skin cells and fights blackheads.
Hydrates without clogging pores
Sheer lotion texture, absorbs quickly
This oil-free night cream moisturises acne-prone skin without clogging pores or making breakouts worse.
Visibly reduces enlarged pores
Smooths skin's surface
Fades brown spots
A highly concentrated niacinamide treatment that effectively tightens and minimises the look of sagging pores and rough bumps caused by age or sun damage.
Mattifies shiny skin
Protects from sun damage
Suitable for breakout-prone skin
Water-light fluid minimises the appearance of pores and protects skin from the sun.
Fights signs of ageing
Lightly tinted moisturising lotion protects skin from sun and absorbs excess oil.
Concentrated 10% niacinamide visibly minimises pore size and improve skin’s texture.
Soothes skin and reduces redness
Gentle on skin
A non-abrasive, leave-on exfoliant that gently smooths away dull build-up and unclogs pores while preserving skin’s delicate barrier.
Reduces signs of ageing
Suitable for sensitive skin
Ultra-light exfoliant improves visible signs of ageing and refines pores for radiant skin.
Gives skin a matte finish
Light lotion, does not feel oily
Lightweight, mattifying lotion protects skin from signs of ageing caused by the sun.
Lightweight lotion softens and hydrates skin while diminishing blackheads and blemishes.
This gel moisturiser absorbs quickly to give a matte finish, without clogging pores.
For a radiant, healthy glow
A gentle rinse-off exfoliant peel that dramatically resurfaces skin. The multi-acid blend is suitable for weekly use and visibly smooths wrinkles, refines rough, bumpy texture, brightens tone & unclogs pores.
This set tackles multiple signs of ageing and keeps skin breakout-free.
Soft on skin, hard on breakouts
Liquid exfoliant quickly penetrates deep inside pores, effectively clearing breakouts.
Liquid exfoliant gently exfoliates the skin’s surface and inside pores for clearer skin.
Light gel, does not feel sticky
Leave-on gel exfoliant gently targets blackheads and enlarged pores.
This Set balances oily skin, minimizes pores and reduces redness.
This set works to unclog pores, prevent breakouts and fight blackheads and redness.
Looking for advanced results? Let our award-winning powerduo enhance your routine. These products work hand in hand to unclog pores and significantly refine the skin.
Improves skin tone and texture
Smooth skin and reduce breakouts from top to toe with this daily exfoliating duo
Removes excess oil
This mask is specially formulated for acne-prone skin. It mattifies shiny skin, helps prevent breakouts and soothes redness.
Absorbs oil, reduces blackheads and enlarged pores, and balances oily skin.
When excess sebum in the pore combines with built-up layers of dead skin cells on the surface of skin and inside the pore, it clogs the pore's opening. This means sebum can no longer naturally sit on top of your skin. The combination of excess sebum and dead skin cells is exposed to oxygen. The result? The mixture oxidises and turns black, forming a blackhead.
Removing blackheads: step 1 Always choose a facial cleanser against blackheads, preferably a cleanser from the Paula's Choice collection. By cleansing your face every day, you reduce blackheads and prevent the emergence of new ones. A cleanser allows you to remove excess sebum. This ensures that an exfoliant (which you use afterwards) can reach and unclog the pores better.
Removing blackheads: step 2 Use a BHA exfoliant that penetrates deeply into your pores and removes excess sebum and dead skin cells. This helps prevent clogged pores and blackheads.
Removing blackheads: step 3 Apply an SPF moisturiser formulated to address blackheads. Sun damage sometimes distorts your pores or makes them bigger. Sebum then accumulates in your pore and grows into a blackhead. Using a moisturiser with cell-communicating ingredients helps restore your pores.
Paula's Choice moisturisers, salicylic acid products & face cleansers for blackheads Do you regularly experience blackheads? Target blackheads with the right Paula's Choice products for your skin. BHA is a powerful ingredient that helps get rid of blackheads. Use BHA for blackheads by looking for cleansers, exfoliants and treatments that include BHA or salicylic acid and use them consistently on the areas of your face that you experience blackheads. Our bestselling liquid exfoliant for blackheads and other concerns has a liquid formula to penetrate skin quickly and 2% BHA to unclog and refine pores.
Our philosophy? Smart, Safe Beauty. The products you use should work and be good for your skin, no exceptions. Based on our heritage in consumer advocacy, each of our formulas is effective, safe and backed by cited research.
We uncover the truth about skincare and share all of the facts with you along the way - because keeping your skin healthy shouldn't be a mystery.
Our products do what they promise and we want you to experience that for yourself, that's why we offer a 60 day money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, contact us within 60 days for a full refund.
For any questions about our products or for help on building a skincare routine, please contact our Customer Care team. Our skincare experts are on hand to help you find the best products for your skin.
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