Dr. Pimple Popper Has The Solution for Your Breakouts
It’s safe to say dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee M.D., more commonly known on the Internet as Dr. Pimple Popper knows her way around a blemish. People from around the world rack up frequent flier miles making visits to the dermatologist’s Southern California practice for one of her infamous extractions, and over 3 million combined followers on Instagram and YouTube regularly keep up with the latest pimples she’s popping.
When it comes to resisting the urge to pop our own pimples, most of us have no self-control which usually makes the situation worse and results in scarring. So in the name of clear skin—and leaving the extracting to the professionals—Dr. Lee has launched her first skincare product: An acne spot treatment.
Loaded with 2% salicylic acid, SLMD x Dr. Pimple Popper Acne Spot Treatment ($25; slmdskincare.com) is a liquid treatment suitable for all skin types that dries up zits—fast. While the active acne-fighting ingredient may be potent, it won’t doesn’t irritate or dry out skin when used in moderation and the rollerball applicator makes it easy to target spots and apply the product without overdosing.
While the spot treatment treats current breakouts by calming and soothing pimples, redness, and eliminates the risk of scarring, it also helps prevent future blemishes from forming by controlling excess oil production. Along with its acne-zapping prowess, the formula absorbs into skin quickly which makes it easy to take with you on-the-go and apply it over and under makeup without messing it up, after a workout, or before a Tinder date. Consider this travel-sized vial a popaholic’s cure.