"There's gold in them there blackheads!" cried Dr. Pimple Popper as she dug into one of the gnarliest open comedones we've ever seen. We're not even joking-that's literally the caption on Dr. Sandra Lee, MD's latest Instagram video, where the dermatologist extracts an ungodly amount of pus from a massive blackhead.
In the video, posted Tuesday to Dr. Pimple Popper's Instagram account, Lee takes her famed extraction tool to one "goldmine" of a blackhead. It starts off a little slow, as Lee works to free the pus from underneath the skin, but once things get going, they really get going-we're talking a long, thick strand of pus that looks disturbingly like a worm.
Watching the video, we gasped in horror and astonishment-and honestly, wondered how on EARTH there was room for all that pus in there.
"It just doesnt stop! I don't know if I've ever seen a blackhead go on for that long ," one commenter wrote.
Watching the video, you might notice that the contents go from brown to off-white; that's because the pus that was exposed to the air became oxidized, turning it dark. (In fact, that's how "blackheads" get their name!)
"loooooook at this piece of perfection... the color grading is so divine...." another commenter said.
View this post on Instagram Theres #gold in them there #blackheads! #goldmine #drpimplepopper A post shared by Sandra Lee, MD, FAAD, FAACS (@drpimplepopper) on May 14, 2019 at 4:43pm PDT