Rated 3.72 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review Goodbye, clogged pores!
I can't lie here. I used to be one of those girls who would use her fingers or tweezers to try to get those pesky clogged pores to release their demons. I saw this, and thought it was worth a shot. Holy cow, am I glad I got it! It's so easy to use, and my pores get cleared out once a week! No more giant blackheads! I found it's best to use it after a hot shower. Make sure to disinfect the tool and your skin before and after use. I like to soak the tool in rubbing alcohol for a few minutes. After I'm done I'll do the same. Rub your skin with some peroxide before use, and use a product after that has peroxide in it (don't want any bacteria to get into those newly evicted pores!). Hello, clear skin! Goodbye, clogged pores!
Most Helpful Critical Review Supposed to be a better way . .
I got this tool for easier extraction of white heads and black heads so I don't mark my skin using my fingers. The directions instruct you to to use on skin that has been steamed so the pores are open. Whether wet or dry the use of this tool is a bit difficult. It hurts from time to time too and being fair skinned sometimes with that hurt I end up with a few marks from one to many passes over any one area.
Overall it does get the junk out of the pores of your nose and chin easy, but other areas of the face, such as the cheek or forehead, are harder.
Reviewed by 187 customers Essential for skin care
MariC from Bordentown, NJ
I get occasional blackheads and this tool is the safest way to remove them.
Follow up review
PickyPurchaser from USA
Forgot to add! You must wash your face after using this otherwise you will break out. When you're extracting, you're pulling out oil, dirt and bacteria, so this must be sanitized before AND after each use otherwise you're just spreading it all over your face over and over again. The process for using this may seem convoluted and impractical, but you just have to find the best way of integrating it into your routine and using it properly. I promise you will not know how you ever did without this!
Other reviewers need to use this properly.
PickyPurchaser from USA
If I had a deserted island skincare tool, this would be it without hesitation. I have used this tool for years and I recently lost mine for the 2nd time, and finally got my replacement today. I have tried a few other brands but have not used a more effective and gentle one than tweezerman.
In regards to the bad reviews, you really need to be careful about how you use this. Users on here assume you can push this on a dry, unwashed face and that is simply not the case. Your face will be red and inflamed if you attempt to do that and don't roll the tool gently around your pimples as directed. I only use it after I've taken a shower and my pores are fully open and ready to be extracted. It removes all of my dead skin, white heads, clears out blackheads on my nose (except for the really deep ones), and truly reveals the radiant new skin underneath all of the gunk it takes off. All extractions should be done when your pores are open, they should never be attempted dry or without prep. You should also go upwards and not downwards to loosen up the sebum properly. I highly suggest the bad reviewers use it again and do it GENTLY! It really takes practice and trial and error. This tool is a lifesaver and I promise you it will become your HG for your skin once you figure it out. Give it another shot! It's amazing!
Val from Apex, NC
SO sad I'm just now finding this product. I love it!
Good Extraction Tool
BM from Midland, MI
This tool can be used on clean or dry skin, but it's best to use it on freshly washed skin. I was skeptical about buying because I thought it was going to be a waste of money. To be honest, it works great! It frees pores of debris, getting the job done. It's best to take your time to avoid irritation. Also, try not to go over parts of the skin several times, as it will cause marking. Other than that, it's a must have.
Great for Clogged Pores
M. Davis from Massachusetts
I have been trying a lot of skincare products to help get rid of some clogged pores/ blackheads, but they were so stubborn. This tool got rid of them with the utmost ease. For VERY stubborn ones, a warm washcloth over the skin for a couple minutes opened the pore right up for extraction.
worked so well, I bought more for family
Busy Bea from Florida
The two different sized ends make it twice as effective. The larger end works best on swollen whiteheads or cysts. The smaller end easily removes blackheads. Bought more for my husband and teenagers to use individually. Using this is more gentle than trying to squeeze the skin between fingers.
Great but it hurts a little
M from USA
This is good for removing heads of white and black heads. It hurts a little but is worth it.
Didn't Really Work For Me
A from Hey
It only works after a shower when your pores are open, but doesn't really even work on blackheads. When you don't use it after the shower, the blackheads don't pop and it just leaves a mark from the tool.
Hedgehog from Utah
ONLY USE ON THE TOUGHER PARTS OF YOUR FACE, LIKE NOSE AND CHIN. Works really well in those areas! Finally got rid of stubborn black heads on my nose.
Lily from San Francisco
It works really well, just use it the correct way :) wash face and tool each time.
Shelby V. from Woodinville
This thing is magical. It took my blackheads out that a peel-off face mask couldn't get.
Red, inflamed face
Melissa from Hoboken NJ
This is supposed to be a "better way" to pop pimples, but this is not the case at all. This extractor opens pimples and also makes them bleed. No I am not pushing down hard, just a normal amount. It also leaves the skin around the pimple red and inflamed for days. Not sure why I ever stopped using my fingers, but this definitely didn't happen before. I will be returning this for sure.
It is overpriced and it only works for giant pimples.
Saba from Columbus
I bought this to clean my pores but it does not work that way. It only leaves my face red and swelled up for hours and leaves a dark mark for days.
Ashley from Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Before I bought this product I would use my hands to extracts my blackheads (Horrible I know).. My skin would be left red with scabs and was just unpleasant looking. Buying this changed the game!! My skin has CLEARED in the past week, it's like a miracle worker for people with clogged pores lol. You do have to apply pressure for things to come out, but it's never left a scab or a mark that is visible after 30 minutes. It honestly get the dirt out for a few days. I must say I love it, and anyone with problematic skin SHOULD BUY.
Great for ears!
Belle from North Carolina
My boyfriend has trouble with buildup in his ears and neither of us like using q-tips so I ordered this tool for the purpose of cleaning ears over using a Bobby pin (don't judge, we've all done it 🤣) but it really works well! Although I haven't actually used it on my face!
Gets the job done!
Kell from Wisconsin
I wanted something to help remove whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples. This tool does the job! You need to apply some pressure for it to work properly, so it can leave temporary redness. However, that redness will fade in an hour or 2.
Not the best but it works
Brigitte from Miami, Florida
You have to use this after you wash your face and your pores open up. One you slide the tool you'll see all the gunky stuff that will come out .
Raya from Michigan
I use this every night after a facial steam or hot shower. It gets EVERY single clogged pore and blackhead out of my face. Highly recommend, especially for people with oily or acne prone skin.
I was nervous at first but this tool works great!
Beeps from California
After I cleansed my face I made sure the tool was disinfected (rubbing alcohol). Being a first time user I made sure to be very light handed with the tool because I've read about scarring that could happen if you scrape too hard. The tool definitely helped pull the nasty build up out of my massive pores so for that I give it 5 stars.
Great! If you know how to use it
Babydoll from East la
I was a little hesitant about spending 13 on a tool that looked so flimsy. But it's definitely not! It's definitely sturdier than it appears. I've used it a few times and i saw a difference in the first 2 uses. It does leave some minor redness and even swelling but i do this after a shower...and before bed so honestly doesn't even matter because any marks are long gone when i get up the next day. I think people that are having issues might not be cleansing and opening up their pores properly before using this product
I would buy this product again
Taylor from Louisiana
It was very useful but my nose was red for a few hours after but skin feels cleaner
does not work at all
Sara from Jax, FL
This tool does not work. I have tried both sides multiple times with no results, except for a loop-shaped mark on my face with redness.
If you love seeing your white heads come out haha!
Carly from Clarksville, TN
On my face for extractions of white heads! :D
Happy with my purchase
Allyson from Modesto, CA
Does what it's meant to do. I would recommend if you're looking for one of these.