‘Dr. Pimple Popper’: Why Dr. Sandra Lee Calls Herself a Born-Again Popaholic
Dr. Sandra Lee has kind of become the face of
Popaholics refer to a subculture that is really into watching pimple-popping videos
Dr. Pimple Popper didn’t start the pimple-popping craze. Dr. Sandra Lee admitted that she noticed something that was already there.
“I started an Instagram page because I’m a dermatologist and I wanted to show a little window into my world and early on I put up a blackhead extraction video and it got a
She later said, “I did it again and it happened again, and through
She decided to tap into that, which led to her YouTube channel then show. Dr. Lee also sells merchandise that refers to
She previously admitted to popping her own pimples
Many doctors and beauty experts would advise against popping your own pimples. However, many people do it and that included Dr. Lee. She gave advice on the best practices to do so if you can’t help yourself.
“My mantra is ‘Know when you
She also advised paying attention to the coloring of pimples too. “When you have a red pimple under your skin, it’s not ready to pop,” the doctor noted. ”
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.”
Although Dr. Lee could be referred to as a popaholic herself because she pops pimples, she admitted to not being a fan of watching other people’s pimple-popping videos.
“I don’t know if the environment was clean, or if the person was in pain,” she told Hello Giggles. When she films she knows she is using clean and proper equipment and she’s in a medical office. Now she refers to herself as a born-again popaholic, why?
Dr. Lee said she’s a born-again
Although popping has gained her fame, the dermatologist never expected her career to be focused on it. She revealed her new nickname for herself.
“I call myself a born-again
Her father was a dermatologist so she was used to seeing growths and extractions growing up, but never expected she would become one herself. Things still happened to come full circle and she gained fame from it.
It sounds like the dermatologist can joke about where her life ended up with her new nickname. Fans can find her she posting new popping videos on social media.
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