Jessica Alba Reveals the 3 Steps to Popping Her Own Pimples

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Jessica Alba and acne don’t seem to go together, but the 35-year-old star recently told People that, yes, even she gets breakouts. And when she does, she takes aesthetician-level measures to get rid of it. 

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“When I wake up with a pimple I immediately scream,” she said. “If there’s a whitehead, I’ll extract it. I’ll clean it properly and then I’ll use some type of salicylic acid or alcohol to dry it up and let it breathe for a little bit and close up.”

The finishing touch? Alba recommends a concealer that doesn’t have pore-clogging ingredients to cover it up.