There are two kinds of people in this world: those who admit to enjoying popping pimples, and liars.

I’m not ashamed to admit there’s something so satisfying about popping a zit, to the point where I almost get excited when one shows up. I know, I know. It’s not the best thing to do for your skin, but I’ll be damned if I don’t pop that pimple as soon as it appears.

Dr. Sandra Lee, a.k.a Dr. Pimple Popper is well aware that people love this gross habit, and she’s built herself an empire on it.


Dr. Lee has a YouTube channel with millions of followers who tune in to see her popping pimples, blackheads, cysts, and anything else that needs draining.

“I really think that people like this because, in general, it makes them happy, for multiple reasons,” Lee said of people’s obsession with pimple popping. “Either it relaxes you, decreases your anxiety as you feel a sense of completeness. It gets rid of your compulsions. It