Although you wouldn't know it thanks to professional makeup and Photoshop, many celebrities struggle with breakouts and adult acne. For stars, the pressure to look perfect is even more taxing than it is for everyday people.
Imagine life if revealing imperfect skin could keep you from getting your next job, not to mention thousands of critical comments if you posted a less-than-pretty Instagram selfie?
Nevertheless, celebrities are just human, many of deal with acne just like the rest of us. Here are a few of their stories, maybe you can relate.
The gorgeous model Kendall Jenner isn't exempt from the troubles of acne. She recently walked the red carpet with a case of raised pimples. She didn't let "that shit" stop her though. She has even shared her dermatologists tips for combatting acne with her followers. Commenting on her ability to be seen above her flaws made her all the more of a role model to us.
The actress has chronicled her struggle with acne in The Body Book and her aesthetician Christopher Watts told NewBeauty. About the treatments, she uses to treat it. She's conscious of it and goes to significant measures to handle and correct it. I regularly do microdermabrasion on her, with a lactic acid peel,” he said. He added that she also likes to use LED light treatments to help to “lessen breakouts.” Cameron also has adopted a clean eating lifestyle to help on the nutrition side of things.
The American Idol winner has been a spokesperson for acne treatment system Proactiv, after battling acne while in the spotlight. “I just break out, like, all on my chin and I already have enough people judging everything I do, I don’t want them judging my skin,” she has said. She credits the stress of her job for causing her acne to flare up, which may sound familiar to you.
The former One Direction singer has talked about his acne before, which has also been a significant source of media speculation. "I wear so much spot cream at night, I have more on than my mum,” he once told the Daily Star.
Adam Levine is also a spokesperson for Proactiv, who suffered from acne while he was in high school, which he recounts as having made him “insecure.” "When I was in high school and had acne, I spent a lot of time sulking in my room and being upset," he told E! News.
Emma has suffered from acne as a teen and broke out badly while she was filming her breakout role in the movie Easy A."... I had bad hormonal acne when I was 17, and they put me on Accutane for it...since then, my skin, my mouth, my lips, my eyes are all so dry. Then, I had stress acne when I was 20 when I did 'Easy A,' which they kindly video-airbrushed out of the movie,” she told Refinery29 in an interview.
The gorgeous actress has also suffered from acne and has felt insecure about it. "I had really bad skin until I was 24 and up until then I did everything under the sun to it. Then one day I thought I would try to leave it and that's what suited it better," she told Vogue UK in an interview. Despite this, she is just stunning.
Lorde has proven she has quite a sense of humor about breakouts. Even so she admit it sucks completely. “You know what also sucks? When you’ve had acne for years and years and years, done all the drugs, tried all the things, and people are still like, ‘You know what worked for me, is moisturizing! … 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!'”
Katy Perry is a force to be sure! Yet, she is a celeb who has had to deal with public scrutiny about her skin; she used to make her anxious. "My skin used to be a lot worse than it is, so we would do a lot of coverage because I was insecure about my skin,” she told Vogue.
Now for butt acne on celebrities? No one is readily admitting it, but it is safe to say even some of the hottest celebrities have gotten a bum pimple or two. And hey we don't mind you discreetly ordering from us either.