This Woman's Viral Photo Proves THIS Is The Best Foundation For Acne Scars

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Looks like the world finally found the best foundation for acne scars after beauty influencer Abbie Bull shared her 'before' and 'after' pictures

All beauty junkies know the importance of a good foundation. It is the canvas of your entire look and finding one that not only suits your colour but also hides any texture or acne scars, can be nothing short of a miracle. And it looks like the world has finally found the best foundation for acne scars. 

Beauty enthusiast Abbie Bull, who suffers from cystic acne recently tried her hands on a foundation and shared her before and after pictures, creating frenzy among netizens. In her 'before' pictures you can see all her acne scars--which by the way she has been very open about. While in the 'after' picture her face looks like it never even saw cystic acne. 

She even shared that as somebody who has suffered from severe acne all her life, she was amazed at how well this foundation worked. And that it didn't clog her pores any further. Thanks to her powerful endorsement, the miraculous foundation has now become viral, and girls are clamouring to get their hands on it. 

 
 
 
 
 
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THIS Is The Best Foundation For Acne Scars: Bull

The mysterious foundation that Bull used for her incredible before-and-after pictures on Instagram has gone viral. But its not a new one. 

Apparently, it is the Huda Beauty's FauxFilter Foundation in Crème Brulée, $75.00. In addition to the Instagram post, she even shared the details of the foundation in a YouTube video listing her current favourites.

 
 
 
 
 
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"A lot of people ask if it breaks me out even more and it doesn’t, I also love the smell of it," Bull shared in her Instagram post. She even added that she was grateful to have found a product that worked so well on her problematic skin. 

As Bull opened up to her followers in a heartfelt Instagram post, she also added that she wanted Huda Beauty to share her post so she could spread the message of skin positivity to even more people.

 
 
 
 
 
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"I’m determined to get the message out there that we are beautiful with or without makeup, acne sufferers deserve to be in the light as much as anyone else and not feel the need to hide away. I CHOOSE to put makeup on because I like being creative, not because I have to. I love myself both ways and you guys should too," she added in her caption.

 
 
 
 
 
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Bull had previously shared a video two months ago where she came clean about her daily acne struggles. She mentioned that they started back in her teens when she was 15-years-old. But she has held her head high and remained positive, even though she gets trolled for her skin.

With this revelation, her followers are even more keen to know how she maintains her confidence and skin-positivity, despite her acne battle.

 
 
 
 
 
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"People say to me "you're so brave OMG how do you put pictures up like this, I wish I could leave the house without makeup, I wouldn't dare be seen without a full face of makeup on," said Bull.

 
 
 
 
 
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"I've had spots that were on my face for months," Bull continued. "They really, really got me down. And hurt. Even when I was eating, when I was talking. Sometimes I would skip meals because eating just hurt that much. It got to me,"she added as she shared painful times when her acne was so bad, it affected her appetite.

"I was absolutely terrified, I thought what are they going to think of me they're going to think that i'm ugly that I don't wash my face - all these kinds of things were going through my head," she recalled. She shared that it was the first time going to work where she did not have make-up on, because of the sore condition of her skin.

"But they were really lovely, so I was ok, I noticed it was there but wasn't thinking about it that much, until this customer said to me "you really need to eat more fruit and veg" and I cried my eyes out," Bull said.

"Why should I feel belittled because I have acne or feel judged when I leave the house? Be kind on yourself. Be happy and enjoy life," Bull noted.  

Unfortunately, she is not the only one with this condition. There are many people across the globe who suffer from cystic acne. So how severe is it and why does it happen? Scroll down to know. 

What Is Cystic Acne?

If you have "large, red, and painful breakouts deep in your skin" chances are you have cystic acne. These are formed like usual pimples, where gunk gets trapped inside the pore.

But these often go deep in because they infect that area and are usually full of pus and can be extremely painful and unsightly. Unfortunately, if you pop any cystic acne, bacterial can spread into surrounding areas causes more pimples, as a result.

This may be critical to note, since it tends to linger for a long time on large areas of the skin, it can be damaging and leave behind permanent scars. Women who suffer from cystic acne often find that the infection flares up in the lower half of their face. 

Causes of Cystic Acne

Besides family history, the exact cause of cystic acne is still unknown. Although hormones known as androgens may be a factor. They appear mostly in teenagers, which triggers clogged pores and acne changes in the skin.

Women may experience significant hormonal changes caused by menopause, menstrual cycles, or pregnancy.

Treatments Of Cystic Acne

Consult a dermatologist to come up with a treatment plan. The over-the-counter medicines are normally reserved for milder acne and that may not help those suffering with cystic acne.

More effective solutions may involve using oral antibiotics to lower inflammation and control bacteria, or birth-control pills for women to regulate hormones.

Alternatively, you can try prescription-strength creams, or gels with retinoid, to free up pores.

Also read: How Derma Rolling Transformed My Skin And Cleared My Acne Scars

(All images courtesy: Instagram) 

Written by

Melia Widjaja