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13 Dr. Pimple Popper videos that are deeply satisfying (look away now if you're squeamish)

Why can't I stop watching?

13 Jun 2019

I don't ask or question what simple, harmless things bring people joy. (It is 2019, after all โ€” we need to grab happiness any chance we get.) For some, it's CBD-based...everything. For others, it's going down an ASMR rabbit hole. And for a small subset of the population, it's Dr. Pimple Popper videos.

Actually, I should rephrase: It's not just a small group of people who enjoy these insanely graphic blackhead removal clips. Dr. Pimple Popper, a.k.a Dr. Sandra Lee, has over 3 million followers on Instagram. That's 3 million people who voluntarily choose to fill their feeds with hair, puss, and pain. But like I said: I'm not judging.

In fact, a psychology professor once told Glamour that seeking these videos out is akin to the desire to visit a haunted house or watch horror movies. "A lot of disgusting imagery is also associated with fear," explained Dean McKay, Ph.D. "In the real world, we generally avoid disgusting thingsโ€”as well as things that are dangerous."

So if pimple-popping videos is your YouTube hole of choice, then you've come to the right place. I scoured Dr. Lee's Instagram page for the most hypnotising popping videos, and the 13, below, are simultaneously cringe-worthy and calming. Watch for yourself if you don't believe.

Fair warning, though: Those with sensitive stomachs should avoid.

The time she compared what came out of this pimple to "fire butter."

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Steatocystoma like fire butter... ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿ”ฅ #drpimplepopper

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When she laughed in the face of this blackhead inside someone's ear.

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Howโ€™s your weekend going? If blackheads make your day better, EAR ya go! ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿผ#Drpimplepopper

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The time she called one of her popping conquests "cute."

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Even the wet ones are cute. #drpimplepopper

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And when she said these cysts popped out like "ribbons." (I don't see it.)

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Cysts are so #cute when they ๐Ÿ’ฅPOP๐Ÿ’ฅ out in ๐ŸŽ€ Ribbons! Get your own OFFICIAL Dr. Pimple Popper Extractor at www.drpimplepopper.com/shop #drpimplepopper

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The time "bright summer colours" were involved.

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Bringing out those bright #summer colors today with #mommasquishy! ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿผ #lemonade #steatocystoma #drpimplepopper

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This upper lip extraction video that I definitely watched with one eye closed.

A blackhead removal situation that will both horrify and mesmerize you.

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Why not..it's way back Wednesday๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ#drpimplepopper #dpow #bigblackheads

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When she dedicated one of her pops to International Women's Day

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Hereโ€™s a POP๐Ÿ’ฅ for all the LADIES! #happyinternationalwomensday #mommasquishy #drpimplepopper

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The time someone in Dr. Pimple Popper's chair tried to do her job.

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LOVE when I have a #popaholic in the chair and letting them try their hand at a #pop! โœŒ๐Ÿปโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฅ #linkinbio for the FULL VIDEO #confessionsofapopaholic #dreamjob

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Wow, she really compares puss to "butter" a lot, doesn't she?

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Hope your post #superbowl Monday has been smooth as butter. Enjoy a good #steatocystoma... #drpimplepopper #poppybowl๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ’ฅ

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The time she randomly decided to soundtrack one of her pops with Ansel Elgort's "Supernova."

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A whitehead #supernova #anselelgort #drpimplepopper ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

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I don't even know what's happening in this video but I can't stop watching.

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A line of marching ants on the forehead๐Ÿœ๐Ÿœ๐Ÿœ๐Ÿœ #blackheads #drpimplepopper

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And last but not least, a little Prince to go with your pimple-popping.

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If Blackheads are diamonds, MILIA are PEARLS... #drpimplepopper #prince #goodnight

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