8 Celebrity Tricks for Getting Rid of Pimples

If you read our recent roundtable discussion on acne, you know that many of us are unfortunately familiar with the perils of blemishes at Byrdie HQ. It's during this discussion that we dive into our emotional and physical relationship with acne: how it shaped our adolescent and teenage years as well as our 20s. We discuss feeling like the only people who have acne in a sea of porcelain-skinned peers and the inevitable embarrassment that harvests itself.

Working in the beauty industry, we've learned that many celebrities face this same issue—they're not exempt from acne just because they're famous. Selfishly, knowing this comforts us and makes us feel less like outcasts. We take their product recommendations and tricks to heart, as we literally see them working right before our eyes in glossies, on their Instagram pages, and on the silver screen. And below, we've compiled some of their best acne-clearing advice in hopes of also having a complexion fit for the red carpet. Keep scrolling to learn more.

What's your go-to zit-zapper? Tell us below!