There are indulgent salon visits – the ones where you check in for long, relaxing hair spas, blow-dry’s and massages and then there are the ones with the clean-ups.

Doesn’t matter how skilled your aesthetician is, no one comes out of those two minutes of blackhead extraction thinking, ‘well, that felt great!’. A blackhead is basically a clogged up pore, filled with excess oil and dead skin cells. The best way to counter the problem is to balance the level of sebum on your skin and help it clear debris before it starts building up.