Holika Holika The Pig-nose clear blackhead steam starter
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Holika Holika The Pig-nose clear blackhead steam starter review




Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Fragrance, Moroccan Lava Clay, Kaolin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Water, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Water, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben

Holika Holika The Pig-nose clear blackhead steam starter

How to use it

After cleansing, apply to the area with blackheads and massage for 3 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water. Follow up with any type of pore cleansing, ex strips or an extraction tool.


This gel type starter helps to open your pores while reduces dirt from the pore. Its pink clay ingredients help absorb excess sebum and soften stubborn blackheads.

My thoughts on Holika Holika The Pig-nose clear blackhead steam starter

This is one of those products that I heard so many different thoughts about. Some people seem to love it and some seem to think that it doesn’t do anything. I am more towards really liking it than not liking it.

The Holika Holika The Pig-nose clear blackhead steam starter is a product you can use before cleansing your pores with a regular pore cleansing torture device like a pore strip or an extraction tool


If you have really stubborn pores Holika Holika The Pig-nose clear blackhead steam starter might be really good for you. Since you can use it as a pore softener (that just sounded weird) but what it does is that it warms up when you massage it and thereby making the extraction easier. You will have the same effect after taking a warm shower or using a warm cloth on your nose before working on your pores.

If you keep on using this on a regular basis, this might be the only type of extraction you need. I am lazy though so I only use it when I feel that my pores need a good cleaning.


I am not going to tell you that after using this the next step is pain free, it really isn’t. instead I do feel that it hurts as much (when using a tool) but I get those stubborn parts out much easier. The gel itself is clear and lightly scented. On the thicker side, but it is easy to apply and to work with. After rinsing it doesn’t leave any weird residues on my skin.

This will not make your pores smaller (there is no product that can do that) but by cleaning your pores the appearance of your pores will look smaller.

Swatch blended
Swatch blended

I give this product 4/7

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