19 Times Acne Commercials Had No Idea What Acne Looked Like


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Somebody please save Vanessa Hudgens.

1. Acne
adverts are particularly skilled at convincing
us that flawless models are riddled with acne.

Acne adverts are particularly skilled at convincing us that flawless models are riddled with acne.

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2.
They’ve pretty much always been this way.
Exhibit A is Aaron Paul in 1999, battling a
particularly bad case of invisible acne.

They've pretty much always been this way. Exhibit A is Aaron Paul in 1999, battling a particularly bad case of invisible acne.

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3.
Exhibit B is a young, spot-free Felicity Jones
being absolutely disgusted in her beauty.

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Many of us long for the state of your skin.

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4.
Remember that one time the flawless Vanessa
Hudgens was literally attacked by black heads?
But don’t worry guys she’s fine.

Remember that one time the flawless Vanessa Hudgens was literally attacked by black heads? But don't worry guys she's fine.

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Somebody please save Vanessa.

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5. This
advert had to use a “dramatization” to show us
Bella Thorne’s acne.

This advert had to use a "dramatization" to show us Bella Thorne's acne.

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This is what it MIGHT look like if Bella Thorne
was as hideous as you.

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6. This
advert couldn’t even be bothered to give Olivia
Holt spots so just gave here this horrifying
mask instead.

This advert couldn't even be bothered to give Olivia Holt spots so just gave here this horrifying mask instead.

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7. Acne
adverts believe that spots are lone rangers,
conveniently placed to look like beauty marks.

Acne adverts believe that spots are lone rangers, conveniently placed to look like beauty marks.

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I’d be honoured to have that spot.

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8. And
they often have to point out the spot to us,
because honestly otherwise it’s not visible to
the naked eye.

And they often have to point out the spot to us, because honestly otherwise it's not visible to the naked eye.

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Fairly sure this isn’t even real.

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9.
Sometimes they don’t even bother pointing to an
invisible zit, but instead place the word
“pimples” around the model so we’re reassured
she is familiar with the struggle at a
distance.

Sometimes they don't even bother pointing to an invisible zit, but instead place the word "pimples" around the model so we're reassured she is familiar with the struggle at a distance.

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10. In
this one they just surrounded the model with
problems you might have, but she doesn’t. Just
so you’re aware that this is only a problem you
have.

In this one they just surrounded the model with problems you might have, but she doesn't. Just so you're aware that this is only a problem you have.

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11. We
all know it’s impossible to hire anyone with
actual acne, but it is possible to hire an
actor to play the role of acne.

We all know it's impossible to hire anyone with actual acne, but it is possible to hire an actor to play the role of acne.

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12. This
guy doesn’t need spots, because if you shout it
loud enough with a megaphone then everyone will
believe you have acne.

This guy doesn't need spots, because if you shout it loud enough with a megaphone then everyone will believe you have acne.

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13.
Although they don’t actually show acne, the
adverts do make sure to highlight a destructive
side effect of it: breaking pencils.

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When will the violence end?

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14. And
also in the art of face washing without looking
ugly.

And also in the art of face washing without looking ugly.

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How can someone look so at peace while covered
in water?

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16. his
is not only impractical but also has the
potential to cause a slippery surface.

his is not only impractical but also has the potential to cause a slippery surface.

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An accident just waiting to happen.

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17. This
advert replaced the product with a leaf,
because leaves are what we’ve been missing all
along!

This advert replaced the product with a leaf, because leaves are what we've been missing all along!

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Brb just gonna try washing my face with leaves.

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18. The
worst is when they’re really having a hard time
squeezing away that ghost pimple.

The worst is when they're really having a hard time squeezing away that ghost pimple.

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Why don’t they at least do a little prosthetic
pimple?

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19.
Finally, we have this classic where the model
exclaims “oh great a pimple!” and we all worry
for her health because there is literally
nothing there.

Finally, we have this classic where the model exclaims "oh great a pimple!" and we all worry for her health because there is literally nothing there.

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Cassie Smyth is a junior staff writer at BuzzFeed UK
and is based in London.

 

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