Skip Nav

8 Editors Share Their Biggest Acne Confessions, Because Zits Happen to All of Us

As frustrating as it can be, the important thing to remember is that you're not alone in the struggle. Whether you're battling acne for the first or 100th time, or dealing with persistent pimples or the occasional yet very angry flare-up, we're in this together. We all have some sort of "acne confession" that we're holding, deep down inside. That's why we asked POPSUGAR editors to share theirs — from pimple-popping habits to (the most relatable) embarrassing stories — so we can relish in the shared experience.

Read More
How to Keep Acne Skin Hydrated on Accutane
Acne and Vitamin Deficiencies: What You Should Know
Whiteheads: Causes, Treatments, Removal
Differin Gel Adapalene Acne Treatment Review With Photos
Cosrx AHA 2 BHA 2 Blemish Treatment Serum Review With Photos
Acne Medication and Photosensitivity
Best Whiteheads Treatments of 2023
Top Acne Causes and Solutions
Facial Acne Mapping on Forehead, Cheeks, Chin, and Nose
18 Best Acne Treatments Dermatologists Swear By
Severe Acne: Types, Treatments, and Tips
Acne Types: How to Identify and Treat Them
Everything You Should Know About Using Filler for Acne Scars
38 Best Skin-Care Products For Acne of 2023
Pimple-Popping Videos: Why Are They So Popular?
CeraVe Acne Foaming Cream Cleanser Review With Photos
How to Do At-Home Blackhead Extractions Safely
Blackheads in Ear: Removal, Causes, Prevention
Hyperpigmentation on Black Skin: Tips and Treatments
Best Acne Patches | 2023
Prescription Products For Acne
How to Get Rid of Acne Scars, According to Dermatologists
How to Get Rid of Back Acne
Shoulder Acne: Causes, Signs, and Treatment Options
Blackheads: Removal, Treatments, and Tips
Skin Texture vs. Acne: Differences and Treatment
How to Treat Acne on Your Scalp, According to Dermatologists
Best Butt-Acne Treatments, According to Dermatologists
Boil vs. Pimple: How to Tell the Difference
Pimple Stages, From Dr. Pimple Popper
How to Get Rid of Pimples Without Popping Them
What Is Tretinoin? What to Know About the Acne Treatment
Why I Embrace My Freckles Even When Experiencing Acne
Sudocrem Alternatives That Treat Acne, According to a Derm
Does Lavender Help Treat Acne? We Asked the Experts
Do Acne Supplements Work? We Asked the Experts
Can Biotin Cause Acne? We Asked a Dermatologist
Which Proactiv System Is Right For Me? Here's a Guide
YouTuber Cassandra Bankson on Acne Positivity
Has the Pandemic Impacted the Acne Positivity Movement?
My Personal Journey Taking Spironolactone For Acne
Cortisone Shot For Acne: Everything You Need to Know