When it comes to celebs, we usually think of gorgeous, perfect from head to toe people who never have a bad hair day and look like they spend hours in the gym and large amounts of money on expensive treatments.
Floating down the red carpet in their designer gowns, looking flawless with their pro done make up and covered in thousands of dollars worth of jewelry, celebrities seem completely inaccessible.
The cruel truth is, they’re human too and they have human problems, one of those being skin problems- a lot of celebrities struggle with acne.
You watched her in the Proactiv commercials and it that wasn’t just for marketing reasons: since her teenage days, Katy Perry has struggled to keep her porcelain skin acne free.
Alicia Keys is a beautiful, amazingly talented artist and she never ceases to amaze us with her incredible voice and piano skills. While in the past couple of years her skin calmed down, when Alicia became famous, she constantly struggled with skin problem.
He was named by People Magazine the sexiest man alive, but even he was not immune to the terrible effects of acne as a teenager. After Adam Levine won the title of the world’s sexiest man, some high school pictures of him with a backwards hat and a face attacked by acne, were released.
It is a known fact that Cameron Diaz has struggled with acne since her teens and well into her adult life. Cameron was sincere about the fact that she used to eat a lot of junk food including burgers and fries, but as soon as Cameron changed her diet into a healthier one, she noticed good changes and improvements in her skin and hasn’t looked back since.
It is rare to see Rihanna looking anything but gorgeous and radiant but even she had some acne issues. Whether it’s the serious amount of makeup being applied on her face on a daily basis, or the stress that comes with being a celebrity, sometimes, Riri’s glowing skin can fall prey to acne. Even with the rare breakouts, this young beauty is still absolutely stunning.
Jessica Simpson has been in the spotlight more than once for less than desirable situations- from badly ending relationships to disturbing weight gain during her pregnancy. One of those unfortunate struggles has also been her acne battle. At one point, Jessica became a spokesperson for Proactiv and adopted a rigorous care regime as her new method of defense. Whether it was age or a religious Proactiv routine, Jessica’s skin seems clearer and more radiant than ever.
In an interview with Australian Vogue, Keira Knightley opened up about her struggles with acne. Fortunately, the occasional acne breakouts don’t seem to change the fact that she is still classically gorgeous.
The hot Megan Fox, every American boys dream, may be strikingly beautiful, but she had her fair share of acne struggles too. Because of the baby hormones, or the stress of filming a movie, we can occasionally see Megan fighting the acne battle alongside the rest of us. Despite the occasional breakout, Megan always looks sexy and stunning.
Jessica Alba is the perfect girl-next-door, that all the boys were in love with in high school and you couldn’t even dislike her because she was funny and nice too. On the Hollywood scene Jessica has been able to keep her kind and sweet reputation among the rich and the famous, but as seen in this picture, perfect beauty has some flaws. Jessica uses exfoliation and has a healthy diet to keep her acne from reoccurring.
Scarlett Johansson is known for many good things, and certainly acne isn’t one of them. Scarlett is almost every man’s dream with her golden blonde hair, stunning green eyes and her curvy shaped body, but even this Hollywood beauty had her fair share of skin problems. Over the years, Scarlett has found her own method for keeping her skin acne free and glowing: she never goes to sleep with her makeup on, she washes her makeup brushes religiously and she is using pore-clarifying masks on a regular basis. Scarlett’s beauty routine worked beautifully for her, as she is one of the Hollywood’s flawless beauties.
America’s ex pop princess Britney Spears is known for struggling to maintain her flawless tanned skin. After struggling with some acne breakouts, Britney chose to receive some help from laser resurfacing to reduce the scars from the breakouts she had experienced before. Britney also tries to reduce her sugar intake in order to minimize her breakouts.
The “Royals” singer Lorde is not afraid to be honest about her fights with acne. The 18-year-old, New Zealand singer and songwriter made her debut onto the music scene at the age of 16 and as most of us recall, that can be an age for hormones to wreak havoc on our skin. But unlike most of us who would try every to hide our flaws, Lorde opens to her fans that it’s okay not to be perfect.
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