‘Dr. Pimple Popper’: Does Dr. Sandra Lee Pop Her Own Pimples?
Dr. Sandra Lee became
She is a big promoter of exfoliation
The doctor revealed she is a big supporter of exfoliation. She explained to Yahoo! why this step should be included in your skincare routine.
“Exfoliation aids in skin cell turnover, meaning you’re sloughing off dead skin to allow new skin cells to shine through,” she explained. “Exfoliating is key for everything from acne management to anti-aging. You can use a cleansing
But exfoliation won’t take away all of your skincare woes. Dr. Lee talked about fighting blackheads. “You can’t scrub them off,” she told Reader’s Digest.
She also recommended a cleanser with salicylic acid when it comes to exfoliating. “It crystalizes and is small enough to settle in pores and prevent the formation of new blackheads.”
It’s probably not surprising that Dr. Lee recommends a product from her own skincare line to do this trick. She told New York magazine that one of her favorite products she uses is the SLMD Salicylic Acid Cleanser.
“This is the best-selling product from my line,” revealed the reality star. “Salicylic acid is an amazing exfoliating ingredient and it can really help to lighten up hyperpigmentation and dark spots on the skin. It’s great as a face wash but here’s what I personally love to do: I’ll apply it like a mini-mask and leave it on my skin for a few minutes while I do something else like wash my hair or shave my legs.”
Exfoliation might be important to Dr. Lee but does she pop her own pimples?
Dr. Sandra Lee pops her own pimples
The doctor gives very specific skincare advice to her fans who she knows are interested in pimple popping. She admits to having to follow it herself.
“My mantra is ‘Know when you
One sign to stop is coloring. “When you have a red pimple under your skin, it’s not ready to pop,” continued the dermatologist. “You know it’s there, but you can’t get to it. The thing to do is to apply a warm compress and wait for it to come to a head.”
So Dr. Sandra Lee doesn’t recommend popping your own pimples, but if you do know the signs of when it’s appropriate. Also, don’t forget to exfoilate.
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