What can I do about stubborn blackheads on my nose?

I have had stubborn blackheads on my nose for 20 years. I don't have oily skin anymore (I don't have a thyroid anymore), so what do I have to do to get rid of these? Thank you.

There are two good options which work well together.  Start using a retinoid cream nightly like Renova, Retin A, Retinol (1.0%).  The SkinCeuticals Retinol 1.0% is a good non prescription option.  After using the cream for several weeks, get the Biore sticky nose strips (there are some lower cost generics now too) and start using those 1-2 x a week.  That will usually do it!   Expect to need to maintain it though.  Dr. I

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