12 Celebs Who Have Spoken Out About Their Battles With Acne


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KENDALL JENNER: “Where it really impacted me was how self-conscious I became about it. It completely ruined my self-esteem. I wouldn’t even look at people when I talked to them.”

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LORDE: “You know what worked for me? Moisturising! Make a mask out of honey, Greek yogurt and avocado. All you need to do is buy an apricot scrub! Coconut oil – the secret is coconut oil!”

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DAISEY RIDLEY: “I’ve tried everything: products, antibiotics, more products, more antibiotics and all that did was left my body in a bit of a mess. Finally found out I have polycystic ovaries and that’s why it’s bad.”

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ALICIA KEYS: “It took me forever to get this skin. I know how it feels to have a face full of bumps & pimples. But when I first got pregnant I started to eliminate dairy from my diet & drank a lot more water, which made a huge difference to my skin."

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MANDY MOORE: “Nobody’s perfect, we all suffer from one thing or another, and bad skin really sucks. It’s a crappy thing to have to deal with on a daily basis.”

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SZA: “Don’t get discouraged with your skin when it doesn’t do what you want it to do and you feel like, 'f**k this product'. Give it some time. Some of that s**t takes a month to break through.”

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JOHN MAYER: “In Atlanta, I had acne so bad that I would cancel dates and plans and stay in the house. I would not go out. When I was a kid, I remember thinking, Well, I’m not going to be a model, so I better get real good on the guitar.”

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BELLA THORNE: “[Having acne] really stresses me out, but my sister Dani always reminds me, ‘It’s okay!’ She always cheers me up when I see it so that I don’t immediately think negative thoughts.”

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SELENA GOMEZ: “I wear a hat, and if I have a pimple, I let it be. I’m like, ‘Yeah, look, I got a pimple. So?’ Everybody does.”

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ADAM LEVINE: “As a teenager, I had horrible breakouts. I would hide from cameras, hide in my room. I was just ashamed of my acne … Today, even though I’m a celebrity, I’m no different than anyone else. Acne just shows up and causes trouble.”

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EMMA STONE: “I had stress acne when I was 20, when I did Easy A, which they kindly video-airbrushed out of the movie. But I realised how debilitating and embarrassing it can be to have cystic acne.”

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LILI REINHART: "Every time I have a big cystic pimple or something, it very much triggers that part of me where I don't want to look at myself in the mirror… It’s a matter of realising that I can't let a pimple on my face decide what I do and where I go."

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