Imagine being told by doctors you have the worst acne they've ever seen. It was a devastating moment for Emily Keel from Portsmouth, who spent her early twenties living with cystic acne, a condition that caused aggressive boil-like spots to
The large majority of celebrities might appear flawless, but many of them live with ongoing skin complaints – just like us.A host of A-listers have been frank about their struggles with acne: Earlier this week, 22-year-old model Taylor Hill spoke about her battle with acne, saying she had struggled with the condition since the age of 15.“[I get acne] because of make-up, travel, and hormones. I get my really bad breakouts around my period,” she told Allure. The Victoria’s Secret model is known for sharing unedited, make-up free selfies with her 12.3 million Instagram followers, which only highlight her skin complaint. “I think it’s so important to share that realness and that part of my life because I’m a human being,” she told the publication.From Katy Perry to Emma Stone, click through the slideshow to see the other celebrities who have also opened up about their battles with acne.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Skincare tips and tricks to sort out your complexionCould changing your diet cure your acne?These ‘human skin’ shoes are seriously dividing opinion
Acne sufferers are taking to social media to announce they’ve discovered the answer to their skin problems, with the help of a bar of soap which only costs £6. The alleged ‘miracle’ charcoal soap is made by hot, new start up company Charcoal Theory, which, with it’s stark black and white packaging and lab formulated ingredients is reminiscent of worldwide sensation and beauty brand of the moment, Glossier. The soap comes as a little black bar, containing natural ingredients like organic activated charcoal, organic tea tree oil and shea butter.
Hailey Wait, a blogger who writes about acne, going makeup free, and art, describes a potentially simple way to help clear your skin.
"It's so specific for everyone and I tried many different things but honestly it was just a fluke that I found something that worked," wrote Ellie Mahan.
Natalie Portman may not be French, but her beauty secrets are almost inherently so. Which makes a lot of sense, given that she is the face of Dior's newest fragrance and a former resident of Paris. "I’m vegan and I found my skin was much, much better than when I was a vegetarian," Portman told the publication.
It’s lurking at the back of our kitchen cupboards, but what’s apple cider vinegar actually good for? Making chutneys – salad dressings?Of all the bottles and condiments we have lying around, none is more popular than apple cider vinegar for helping with a variety of ailments; from acne to losing weight.While there’s a lot of information out there, here are the real reasons you should be using it.Though remember – don’t start downing the stuff – dilute it before you drink for the sake of your teeth and lungs.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Could eating kiwis help you sleep better?Next-gen sex dolls with personalities are on their way – but what does it mean for our sex lives?A baby fed a gluten-free diet has died weighing just 9lbs