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Ear blackheads- how to remove from squeamish 11yr old!
DS1 has 2 massive blackheads in the flat inner part of his ear, the bit you can see straight in front of you if you look at his sideways head, iyswim. So they're sort of flat 'into' his skull!
He conceded tonight that they're sore (though not inflamed or red, even, but they're both on raised, whiteish bumps they're so big) and that he's 'had them long enough'. I'm a bit worried he'll get teased about them at school.
DS1 is a wuss by his own admission. But I need a suggestion about how to attempt to get these 2 blackheads out, bearing in mind I couldn't get 2 fingers in there to squeeze them!
Use a biro, pen, bic, whatever you want to call it. Take the pen apart and yoy have the perfect ear blackhead removing implement. Using the outer part (the hole that the ball point normally comes out of) put it over the blackhead and press in. The gunk will all come out. I love doing this, my weapon of choice is a parker pen!!!
A friend showed me this hideous game on her iphone the other day where you see a cartoon face of a teenage girl and she has spots and you squeeze the screen to make them pop and she moans and groans with pain / pleasure - YUK! They won't pop if you don't do it right. WHO THINKS THIS STUFF UP?!