Blackheads & Clogged Pores on Face

Smooth skin begins with clean pores. Get rid of blackheads and clogged pores for good!

Age Most Affected: 14+

For optimal results, 3-12 treatments are needed

Results will last up to 3 months

Over ——- treatments have been done

Rehabilitation time: up to 24 hours

This is a pain free treatment

Suitable for any skin type

Clogged Pores and Blackhead Treatment:

If you’re tired of waking up to blackheads on your skin, enlarged nose pores, or a face that feels congested and inflamed, you likely have clogged pores. When your pores are full of oil and debris, your skin appears bumpy and thick, your cheeks may look red or irritated, and you don’t feel your best.

You can completely cleanse your pores and finally have smooth, clear skin!

At Novuskin, our scientific, technology-based skincare treatments don’t just help clear pores and get rid of blackheads and whiteheads. They clean deep down into the dermis to fully detoxify the skin and remove oil plugs, nourishing the skin and sealing the pores, so you have smooth, soothed skin with smaller, tighter pores. 

The best way to remove blackheads is by treating the cause. Treatment for how to make your pores smaller begins by calming the skin from the inside, encouraging your body to produce less oil, and keeping the skin free of dirt. Until your skin’s sebum is extracted fully, you can’t have complete relief. But regular deep cleansing can help unclog and shrink pores, so you have the gorgeous skin you’ve always wanted.

No matter your skin type or color, there is a pore opening treatment that’s right for you.

What Are the Symptoms of Clogged Pores?

Clogged pores leave your skin feeling bumpy, irritated, and thick. But clogged pores can also lead to more severe problems if left untreated. Clogged pores, or sebum plugs, happen when sebum builds up under the skin. This can happen for three reasons (sometimes, all happening at the same time): 

  1. The skin can produce too much oil.
  2. The skin may be dirty and excess debris may be mixing with oil and clogging the pores.
  3. The skin may be covered in dry, dead cells that are blocking the top of the pores, trapping oil inside.

Clogged pores are sometimes called blackheads (or black pimples), and look unsightly on the skin. They can also lead to skin problems that can be dangerous to the health of your skin, or lead to scars or dark spots that can take years to fade.

Blocked pores and blackheads can cause:

  • Irritated skin
  • Enlarged pores
  • Sore pimples or pustules
  • Infections under the skin
  • Acne breakouts
  • Permanent scars
  • Congested, sore skin
  • Oil bumps on face

Where do clogged pores appear on the face?

Blackheads tend to appear on the face. This is usually the most common area for people to experience clogged pores. We can get clogged pores anywhere on our body, but it’s less common because our clothing tends to help our skin shed, much like an exfoliation. When our dead skin cells build up on our faces, they clog our pores, trapping dirt and oil inside. This leads to skin plugs, also known as blackheads.

The most commonly affected areas on the face:





If you’re experiencing blackheads or large pores anywhere on your face, there is help!

Best Treatments for Blackhead Removal

While implementing a consistent skincare routine will help you have fewer blocked pores and less blackheads, you’ll only find long-lasting relief when you deep clean your skin.

At Novuskin, we use the most advanced, FDA-approved technology, laser treatments, and products to help you finally get relief, and get back your confidence.

Enzymatic Pore Cleanse
Enzymes are applied across the entire face, similar to a chemical peel, but very gentle. The enzyme-infused mask creates a chemical reaction that increases blood and oxygen flow to the skin cells of the face. This opens the pores, allowing the enzymes to exfoliate and remove impurities while imparting hydrating, nourishing serums deep into the skin.
Frax Laser
The most ideal wavelength for smoothing the skin’s texture and removing dead skin, the Frax (or fractional) Laser is non-ablative: instead of destroying the surface of the skin, it heats only the deepest layers of the dermis, so you have less surface redness, burning, and peeling. With the Frax Laser, your skin will benefit from new collagen and elastin fiber growth to dramatically improve the look and texture of your skin.
Aqua Pure
Our most popular treatment, Aqua Pure uses hydradermabrasion to simultaneously exfoliate, deep clean pores, and nourish the deep layers of the skin. The thin jet spray offers painless pore extractions for fully cleansed skin. Hot and cold energy allows the pores to be opened and then closed to trap in moisture for smoother, hydrated, fully exfoliated skin.
IS Clinical Fire & Ice
The IS Clinical Fire & Ice Facial is a multi-step treatment that includes the use of two powerful mask applications. The Fire mask is clinically formulated to resurface the skin, removing dead cells without residual peeling. The Ice mask soothes, nourishes, and hydrates, helping to reduce irritation and sore, inflamed pores. The treatment encourages the natural cellular renewal of your skin.
Chemical Peels
Novuskin uses advanced, professional-grade chemical peels to formulate tailored treatments for unique skin conditions and goals. By safely removing lasers of unhealthy skin, we can uncover radiant, healthy skin and work towards keeping it that way. Chemical peels can safely and effectively improve the look of acne, blackheads, and whiteheads, and smooth your skin texture.


  • Had such a great experience with Katie and Jelena! It's been so long since I've kept up with facials and she did awesome making me feel comfortable and did an amazing job! My skin feels so soft now and looks so much healthier! I'll definitely be coming back for more work here as the entire team was so knowledgeable and professional. I'm very excited for before and ...
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Before & After

Pore Treatment Cost

Novuskin offers flexible and affordable membership options to keep treatment for clogged pore and blackhead treatment costs among the lowest in our industry. At Novuskin, you’ll never worry about unexpected expenses and enormous investments to reach your skincare goals.

Our all inclusive memberships with a set price are the affordable solution you’ve been searching for.

*Cost and payment options are always fully discussed at your initial consultation.

Learn more about our affordable Novuskin VIP membership options.

Finance your Procedure

Сelebrities with Enlarged Pores on Their Face

Even celebrities get large, clogged pores. While they may look flawless on screen, celebrities have all types of skin conditions, including pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads.

Kendall Jenner

Taylor Hill


Olivia Wilde

Kristen Stewart

Celebrities use the same treatments we offer to help open the pores on the face.
At Novuskin, we use the world’s best pore cleansing treatment technology and make it affordable for you!

How Do You Get Rid Of Blackheads and Large Pores?

The first step is to book a consultation at Novuskin, your premiere membership MedSpa.

Novuskin’s expert aestheticians give you a complete digital skin analysis and talk about the options available for you. We’ll answer all of your questions and help develop a treatment plan centered around your goals.

Pore shrinking treatments are fully customized for your skin type and color.

There is no one-size-fits-all approach for how to make your pores smaller!
Contact us today to set up your first appointment.

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    About Novuskin Staff

    At Novuskin, we’re specialists at helping you to minimize pores. We’re ready and waiting to help you get the relief you want and deserve. We can’t wait to see you glow!

    Our team includes licensed medical staff, Aestheticians, Laser Techs, and Beauty Consultants.

    Our aestheticians are highly trained professionals who’ve studied extensively to deliver world-class technological treatments with excellence. Aestheticians are trained to know the physiology of the skin at a cellular level, and to understand the relationship between the science of our bodies and the technological treatments we offer.

    We’ve performed more than 58,000 treatments for our VIP Members.

    You’re in excellent hands at Novuskin.

    Blackhead Skincare

    Clogged pores aren’t always caused by poor skin hygiene, but regular and consistent skincare will go a long way to slow down the progression of clogged pores and keep other issues like breakouts and aging from developing prematurely.

    Novuskin developed our gentle CTREASURE skincare line that can be used every day. CTreasure is full of the world’s best skincare ingredients like caviar, apple stem cells, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and Matrixyl 3000. CTreasure is highly effective yet gentle enough to be used daily.


    What are pores?

    Our pores have a few important jobs to do for our skin. Pores are tiny openings in the skin that aren’t much bigger than the width of a hair. They allow oil and sweat to escape onto our skin. They also serve as a channel for hair to grow. So, pores and hair follicles are the same thing, however, not all pores have hair growing from them.

    What are blackheads?

    All pimples happen because there is oil and/or dirt trapped in the pores that can’t get out. Usually, this is because the pore is overproducing oil, or because the top of the pore is clogged and not allowing oil to escape. Black heads are black or dark pimples. They are the same as white pimples (closed comedones), but at some point, blackheaded pimples have been exposed to air. The air makes the oil turn a dark black color.

    How long does it take to remove blackheads?

    All of our treatments take approximately 45 minutes, and in many cases, most of your blackheads may be relieved after just one treatment. However, it may take 3 or more consistent, ongoing treatments to see fully cleansed, clear skin. 

    The best outcome for your situation depends on a number of factors, including your commitment to at home care, the regularity of your treatments, and the severity of your clogged skin.

    Does it hurt?

    In most cases, treatment for blackhead removal and reducing pore size doesn’t hurt. In fact, many of our treatments are relaxing! However, laser treatment may be painful. A topical numbing cream can be applied to help minimize the pain. Chemical peels may feel slightly uncomfortable. Some people describe them as feeling itchy or like a mild burn. We will always work within your comfort level. Let us know if at any time you aren’t feeling comfortable with your treatment.

    What’s the recovery time after removing blackheads and reducing pore size?

    In many cases, there is no recovery time needed after a blackhead removal treatment at Novuskin. You should be able to go back to your regular activities immediately. In some instances, you may find your skin is slightly red or warm for a few hours following your treatment. 

    If you opt for laser treatment, you may experience some mild peeling of the skin. If so, it should be gone within a week.


    Fortunately, there isn’t a lot you need to do after your procedure, and after care depends on the procedure you have done. Your aesthetician will give you specific homecare instructions following your session so you know exactly what to do. We will recommend a comprehensive homecare plan that will help you reach your skincare goals much faster while also giving your skin additional health benefits. Here is some general advice. 

    What To Do After Your Procedure

    After every treatment, drink plenty of water and rest. If it’s possible, leave your skin free of makeup for the day. Be sure to use products as directed by your aesthetician.

    What not to do after professional pore cleansing treatments?

    Be sure to avoid direct sun after your treatment. Always apply an SPF of 30-50. We recommend this every day, but especially after treatments. Your aesthetician will tell you when it is safe to begin using retinols, exfoliators, or chemical peels.

    Are treatments for unclogging pores and removing blackheads safe? What are the side effects and contraindications?

    Novuskin’s deep cleansing treatments for reducing clogged pores on your face are very safe. In most cases, there are not many side effects or complications of treatment. However, your technician will discuss any possible issues that could arise during your treatment. Side effects and contraindications vary depending on which treatment you choose to help control and heal your skin.


    Contraindications to pore treatments may include pregnancy and cancer, however, your contraindications to your individual treatment plan should be discussed on a one-on-one basis, since treatment plans can vary.

    Side Effects

    In most cases, there are no side effects to pore shrinkage or cleansing treatments. However, side effects may include redness after treatment that lasts a few hours to a few days. Laser treatments may leave you feeling a bit sleepy. Since treatment plans vary from person to person, be sure to speak to your aesthetician about your specific treatment.

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