Does Pore Extraction Can Help Oily Nose Skin ?

I see small black dots on my nose , if I do pore extraction with my hands , does it help my oily skin? or is there a better way?

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Black dots on nose

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You may have open comedones (black heads) and extractions can clean them out temporarily.  Using a benzoyl peroxide cream or wash can help (may stain clothes, read label). There are are reasons for black dots, including trichostasis spinulosa in which minute hairs are seen in the pores. These can be removed by tape stripping in a spa (similar to waxing for hair removal).

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