How to Safely Pop a Pimple

How to Safely Pop a Pimple

Let’s talk about when it’s okay to pop a pimple. Now, no one is going to walk out of the house with a whitehead that is about to burst. These are the kinds of pimples that are safe to pop, with minimal risk of scarring and pigmentation. Picking in the morning is not...
Bathroom Surgery (How To Pop A Pimple)

Bathroom Surgery (How To Pop A Pimple)

My clients are always asking if it’s okay to pop their own zits. I give them permission to pop, as long as it’s done correctly. Because, let’s face it–We both know that it’s just about impossible to leave a big, giant whitehead alone that is clearly...
The Acne Diaries: “How 3 Estheticians Fought Their Acne — & Won” on Refinery29

The Acne Diaries: “How 3 Estheticians Fought Their Acne — & Won” on Refinery29

Name: Alissa Chasen. Occupation: Esthetician, founder of POREspective skin clinic and products. The Acne Trigger: Going off birth control. What Finally Worked: Changing her diet, never picking, and finding a product cocktail that worked. “In high school, I...

Clean Up Your Lifestyle to Clear Your Skin

Interrupted sleep increases cortisol and makes it harder to clear acne: Night-shift jobs Broken sleep from new motherhood Insomnia Menopausal hot flashes Long plane trips Crossing time zones   Laundry products must be free of perfumes and dyes. Safe detergents...

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