Skip To Content

    These Amazingly Satisfying Pore Strips Are A Cult Favorite For A Reason

    Cancel my Friday night plans because I plan on extracting all the built-up gunk in my nose. Goodbye, blackheads. I've always hated you!

    We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Popping pimples is extremely satisfying. You know what else is satisfying? Seeing all your blackhead gunk (#ewwwww) on a little piece of paper rather than hanging out on your nose.

    Buena Vista Pictures

    If you agree with the above statement, then you'd be a fool not to try the Bioré pore strips — the cult-favorite clogged-pore slayers that honestly should be a permanent fixture in your bathroom medicine cabinet.

    These original Bioré strips are known for being THE premier blackhead removers on the scene and have been on the market for decades. And it's because they don't disappoint!

    So how does it work? Wash your face, wet your nose, peel off the plastic liner on the strip, and stick it on. In about 10 to 15 minutes, the strip will dry up and feel stiff. Then, just slowly peel it off and VOILÀ!

    What are the results? The deep-rooted dirt, pesky oil, and annoying blackheads buried within your nose will come to the surface — without irritating your skin in the process.

    DON'T BELIEVE ME? 1) How dare you. 2) You don't need to believe me — because while a picture may speak a thousand words, a before-and-after picture speaks about a million.


    These pore strips have the ability to reduce the appearance of blackheads and remove a significant amount of them after ~just~ one use.

    Damn, Bioré pore strips, talk about a deep clean.

    "These are great! I've been using them since the early '90s, and I tell everyone about them. I look at these strips with amazement every single time I pull it off my nose. A must-have for every beauty routine!" —dukegirl98

    And if these pictures don't make you say "WOW, I never realized how badly I needed these pore strips..." then the reviews below probably will. Because the people? They love 'em.

    "I wish I had a lifetime supply of these things. I love them! The first time I used this, I pulled a lot of blackheads out and opened my pores to the point where the oils stuck in my nose were able to come out. Sounds gross, but it's so good!" —Amazon Customer

    "Let me preface this by saying that I have horribly clogged pores. Like, ridiculously clogged. These things are able to remove about 30% of the crap in my pores, and that is a serious accomplishment. Another 50% gets brought out to the surface, but not removed, giving me an easier time squeezing them out. The other 20% are just hopeless, and I've accepted my fate. These strips are great!" —Don

    "Holy _____! These are amazing. I have spent so much money trying to get rid of my blackheads. Gels, painful facials, masks.... all of which didn't do what they promised. I was truly surprised when I peeled off the strip and saw what was on it! Such a weird feeling of EWW but YESS! I'm a customer of this product for life now." —R.H.

    Now who's ready to give their skin some TLC? Get a pack of 14 pore strips from Amazon for $7.14.

    United Artists

    Don't worry, you can thank me telepathically...seeing as how we will probably never meet in person.

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

    Shopping for something specific? Check out BuzzFeed Reviews to find the best things for every budget!