But, what we once thought of as beauty sci-fi, we now look to as a skin-care necessity: Pore strips are one of those inventions we didn't really know we needed, but now that we've experienced them, we don't think we can live without them.
Once established though, where could this brave new world of pore de-clogging really evolve to? Deeper, apparently: The latest strips on the market boast deep-cleaning claims that make them sound like a Roto-Rooter for your nostrils.
We wanted to see if these strips could live up to their blackhead-erasing hype, so we asked three of our enterprising interns — all total pore strip newbies — to test out two of the latest contenders, plus one seriously sketchy-looking DIY option. Read on for all the dirty details and to see how their skin-excavating adventures fared.
Photos: via Sephora, Soap.com, Drugstore.com, Whole Foods
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