Emma Chamberlain Talks Acne, Bad Habits, and Changing the Beauty Industry
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Bad beauty habits: we've all got 'em. Whether it's sleeping in makeup, skipping out on washing our hair one too many days in a row, or picking at pimples. Most of us just aren't as open to discussing them in a public forum as Emma Chamberlain, but that's kind of her area of expertise. If there's one thing Chamberlain is, it's unapologetically herself, in real life and on social media in front of her millions of followers.
While for most of us, the idea of being completely candid on the internet sounds scary, that's where Chamberlain feels most at home as a 19-year-old content creator. "I've always been really open about acne, and period problems, and my mental health, and all of that," Chamberlain told POPSUGAR. "That's always been really easy for me to talk about. I don't exactly know why, [it] probably leads back to something with my childhood that went right." Her openness and willingness to share have landed Chamberlain many opportunities — most recently as the global brand ambassador and creative director for the new, clean, Gen Z-focused skin-care brand Bad Habit.
Ahead, Chamberlain keeps that same candid energy as she talks about the ups and downs of her skin-care journey thus far, where the beauty industry needs to improve, and her advice to someone struggling with acne.