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I'm 16/17 (girl) and have had small white pimples under my skin all over my forehead and chin for years. I ocasionally get odd cystic acne but I'm more worried about all the small bumps because they completely ruin my skin texture and apperance. I wash my face twice a day with clean and clear dermatologica cleanser, use with hazel rose water toner, kiehls ultra face moisturise and exfoliate and use mud masks once a week. I also have regular teen facials, but none of this help, what I have been told are closed comedones. I have fairly sensitive skin recently and I don't want medication or any products too harsh. Is there any ways of getting rid of these bumps? I've read about Paula's choice 2% bha but I'm worried it will be too harsh for my young skin I don't want to damage it in any way. Should I try it? 

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Hi there - I too struggle with closed comedones.  While I haven't gotten rid of them entirely yet, there are a few things that help:
The acne.org AHA sold on this website (or any AHA) - I've been using this for years and it keeps a lot of areas of my face clear.  It's pretty mild, I got some slight purging when I started it, but purging can be expected with any products to try to get rid of closed comedones.
I also use differin gel on the really stubborn areas of my face.  This stuff is harsher, you WILL get an initial breakout from it as your skin purges, and too much of it will make your skin peel, so I use it every second night.  Some people love this stuff and some people hate this stuff.
Green and pink clay masks have also been awesome, if you want to go the more natural route.  I like to use the pink clay once a week to maintain my skin when it's in a good phase, as it is not as harsh, and the green clay if my skin is looking congested, as it is a lot more powerful and drying.
One annoying thing I've noticed about trying to get rid of my closed comedones is that most of the time they turn into a red bump or a whitehead before they go away.  Some people luck out and they just go flat.  

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