Few things in life are as truly satisfying as squeezing a particularly bulbous pimple between your fingertips.
Pinching and twisting until the stubborn surface breaks and oozes fluid can brings a feeling a relief, and weirdly, an achievement. However unhygienic it might be.
And this doesn’t necessarily have to be your own pimple. The success of Dr Pimple Popper’s excruciatingly excellent spot busting videos show there really is a market for vicarious popping.
Check out Dr Sandra Lee, aka Dr Pimple Popper, in action below:
This obsession can also bleed over into your romantic life. Picking away at your other half’s pimples, the bigger and gnarlier the better, can also give you a guilty sense of euphoria.