Are Blackheads Bad?

Ages ago I remember having strips that you laid across your nose that would adhere to the blackheads, and as you peeled it away, a light forest of these guys would be standing tall for your amazement; perhaps disgust.

Anyway, as I’m getting older I’ve been trying to take better care of all the stems of my body. In regards to my pores, and the dirt that collects on your nose I came across these two handy links that explain what they are, and how to go about removing them.

Also, why does it seem that moms and girlfriends have a fascination with trying to help you remove them by squeezing them out for you…