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We Sucked Shit Out Of Our Pores And Holy Hell It Was Gross

For everyone who's just a *little* obsessed with their dirty pores.

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Hi hi, party people! We recently saw some reviews about a PORE-SUCKING VACUUM, and because we're all gross and obsessed with our dirty pores, we just had to try it.

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There's only one speed/power setting on the device, and we found that if you stay in one place for too long you'll end up giving yourself a lil' hickey.


Claire figured out that it does take some time to get used to, and you have to keep returning to the same spot in order to really get everything out.

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It's like you loosen things up with the first round, and the second round you really suck the gunk out.

Lauren actually really liked it and was getting major ~spa vibes~.

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While this didn't work out PERFECTLY, it still got my pore juices out of my face, and like 1-2 of those hard little seedlike things. It felt like a face massager, and I noticed that my skin was more ~glowy~ than usual for a couple days following. So while I think other masks might do the blackhead-sucking thing better than this product did, I'm still gonna give it props for the nice massage and for not leaving any scars (which I usually get from digging my nails into my face trying to pop a pimple — I KNOW).

Rating: 3.5/5

Sam didn't see much of a difference, but could definitely feel the pressure of the device.

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I wasn't really that impressed by the device, but I wasn't necessarily disappointed either. I could tell it definitely picked up some oil and at least one blackhead from my face. Honestly, though, I didn't notice much of a difference in my skin after using the vacuum, for better or for worse. My face was still as slick as the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and my T-zone was shiny like a disco ball. To be honest, I'm just glad I didn't vacuum a huge chunk of my face off.

Rating: 2.5/5


And Claire was not a fan.

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For something that looks as adorable as Qbert, I was massively disappointed. It gets two stars because it did kinda pull up some gunk from my pores but ultimately is NOT worth it. I mean, I gave myself a hickey, and it made me BLEED MY OWN BLOOD. As I went over a patch of skin, it would leave a red trail of irritated skin behind, and the redness STAYED for at least a day. I'll just have to add this to the file of fancy face things that didn't help cure my problematic skin and keep searching for the thing that will.

Rating: 2/5