Make-up artist reveals 25 product that cured her severe acne within weeks
“Not even my own family saw me without a full-face of make-up when the acne got really bad,” she said.
“It would take me up to one-and-a-half hours every day to just put my full face on.”
Her doctor prescribed a series of lotions, creams and antibiotics, in a bid to improve her skin, following her cystic acne diagnosis, aged 19, but nothing seemed to work.
“I realised it was the make-up I was applying on my course that had started the terrible acne, but there seemed to be nothing I could do about it,” she recalled.
When she landed her current job, following her two-year course, Alice felt ashamed of her acne-covered skin when she was applying clients’ make-up and helping them to choose expensive skincare products.
She said: “I was supposed to be advising people on how to care for their skin and which make-up to use, but they must have been looking at me thinking, ‘Sort out your own skin before giving me advice’.