Hey guys, Sandra Lee MD, aka Dr. Pimple Popper, here!

I see you’ve found The Pretty Pimple — I hope you’re enjoying the articles and learning something new! I’ve heard your requests for effective, acne-fighting products, and that’s why I’m so excited to introduce SLMD Skincare to you guys. This line exists to provide solutions for the skincare concerns you popaholics have always asked me about. These products bring together the most effective, blemish-banishing ingredients, so you can treat your skin with clinical confidence.

xo, Sandra

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Rachel Kossman

Lead Editor

Rachel Kossman is the Lead Editor of The Pretty Pimple.A graduate of Northeastern University's School of Journalism, Rachel has always held a passion for writing and editing. Over the last few years, Rachel has developed a background in skincare and skin health writing; she previously worked as the Senior Editor at DAYSPA Magazine, a print publication for spa industry professionals.Passionate about all subjects related to skin care, skin health, wellness and dermatology, Rachel is so excited to be launching The Pretty Pimple to bring readers a go-to guide on skin care & dermatology – from a voice they can trust!

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Dr. Sandra Lee aka Dr. Pimple Popper

Dermatologist

Dr. Sandra Lee aka Dr. Pimple Popper is a board-certified dermatologist who practices in Upland, California.

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Karie Lynn Frost

Contributor

Karie Lynn Frost is an award-winning freelance editor and writer, and has more than 16 years’ experience writing about all facets of beauty — from makeup to hair to nails, and, of course, skin! She's helped launch several beauty-focused magazines, including Beauty Launchpad, Beauty Etc. and Nail It!; has written beauty tips for Elle.com, Makeup.com and MarthaStewartWeddings.com; and has been tapped by beauty brands, like Dermelect Cosmeceuticals, Wella, Luxury Brand Partners and Redken, for her expertise. Frost has dealt with her own skin issues — acne and eczema, among them — and is constantly seeking new products, treatments and expert advice to help her — and her readers — put their best (and most confident) face forward.

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Kerry J Heckman

Contributor

Kerry J. Heckman is a freelance writer and therapist based in Chicago. She writes about health, mental health, chronic illness, and travel. Her wellness & lifestyle blog blog, Body Mind Lyme (www.bodymindlyme.com), provides a positive message for those with chronic illness. She is a regular contributor to the Global Lyme Alliance blog and The Pretty Pimple. Her interest and knowledge of skin care stems from personal experience. As a strong advocate of yearly skin checks, she hopes to raise awareness of the importance of having a dermatologist on your medical team.

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Mary Kate Miller

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Laura Pearson-Smith

Contributor

Laura Pearson-Smith is an experienced beauty journalist and blogger from the UK. She has written about all things skincare and makeup for nearly a decade - through her own blog A Life With Frills and for other publications such as Yahoo! Style UK, Metro UK, The Daily Mail and Fashion Fix Daily. She's a true skincare junkie!

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Krista Xavier

Contributor

Krista Xavier is a contributing author who is thrilled to be working with The Pretty Pimple! With a 6-year background in all aspects of the beauty industry including retail, spa, and content creation, Krista is a true skincare junkie whose true passion is providing consumers with accurate, scientifically-grounded skincare information. Krista has been contributing skincare and beauty content to numerous blogs and sites for 2 years, most notably partnering with Adore Beauty, an Australian beauty retailer, to provide full product and ingredient guides to help consumers make the best choices for them. Krista also has a personal blog, www.yeshoneybeauty.com, in which she takes a comedic and lighthearted look at the skincare industry. Krista is truly passionate about the mission of The Pretty Pimple - to give consumers a guide to skincare and dermatology that they can trust!

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Lauren Rearick

Contributor

Lauren Rearick is a freelance writer for places including Teen Vogue, Reader's Digest and more. She also founded a music blog called The Grey Estates. You can visit her at laurenrearick.com.

Lisa Fields

Contributor

Lisa Fields is a full-time freelance writer who primarily writes about health, including skin health. She has written about skin problems ranging from dandruff and eczema to melanoma. Her work has been published by WebMD, Reader's Digest, Shape, Women's Health, Self, Ladies' Home Journal and other magazines and websites.

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Tessa Knight

Contributor

Tessa is a freelance writer and Media student at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. She is a die-hard popaholic who loves all things skin care related, and often falls asleep in the middle of having a facial. As a student, Tessa loves finding products at a bargain and goes out of her way to try new things, especially cool sunscreens that protect her incredibly pale skin. She is excited to be a member of a team that helps people feel more confident in their (beautiful) skin.

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Corinne O’Keefe Osborn

Contributor

Corinne is an award-winning freelance writer dedicated to the promotion of women’s health. As a long-time feminist, Corinne’s goal is to bring women the information they need to make the best decisions possible for themselves and their families. Corinne, who studied journalism at Boston University’s Graduate School of Communications, writes about chronic pain, psychology, addiction, eating disorders, dermatology and nutrition. She is a regular contributor to Healthline, ProjectKnow and Drugabuse.com. Corinne is thrilled to be joining the team at The Pretty Pimple and hopes that she can help women make dermatological care a priority.