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10 celebrities who have opened up about their beauty problems

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Chloe Best
Lifestyle Features Editor
December 8, 2016
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They may regularly make glamorous red carpet appearances with flawless hair and make-up, but behind-the-scenes these celebrities are just like us. These famous faces are keeping it real by proudly showing fans their beauty problems and how they tackle them.

Jessica Alba

The problem: Dark circles under eyes

Jessica Alba© Photo: Instagram

Jessica Alba even manages to make eye patches look good. The entrepreneur tackled the dark circles under her eyes with a gold infused collagen eye mask, telling her Instagram fans: "My #nye2016 beauty pre game – get those eyes lookin fresh and hydrated.

Mindy Kaling

The problem: Spots

Mindy Kaling© Photo: Instagram

Getting spots is never fun, but Mindy Kaling took a light hearted approach when she had an outbreak hours before she was due on TV. Sharing a photo of herself with spot cream on her blemishes, the actress wrote: "That zit cream in your 30's life. At least I'm not going on The Tonight Show later."

Miley Cyrus

The problem: Hair removal

Miley Cyrus© Photo: Instagram

Miley Cyrus has never been one to hold back on social media, with even a before and after of her armpit wax documented for fans.

Thandie Newton

The problem: Hair bleaching

Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton won praise from her legion of fans after sharing the reality of getting red carpet ready, including using Jolen crème bleach. "Dealing with the tash in readiness for the Royal Premiere tonight!" she captioned this candid snap.

Giovanna Fletcher

The problem: Post-pregnancy hair loss

Giovanna Fletcher© Photo: Instagram

Many women suffer hair loss after pregnancy due to their changing hormones, and Giovanna Fletcher was no exception. The HELLO! Online Blogger shared a snap of her hair regrowth and told fans: "I look like a troll!"

Hilary Duff

The problem: Eyebrow tinting

Hillary Duff© Photo: Instagram

"Think Ima leave em like this," Hilary Duff jokingly told fans while having her eyebrows tinted. With a thick dark dye painted over her naturally blonde brows, the singer showed what us women go through in the name of beauty.

Chrissy Teigen

The problem: Stretch marks

Chrissy Teigen© Photo: Instagram

You can count on Chrissy Teigen to keep it real. The model posted a photo of her stretch marks and later explained why she did it in an interview: "I think we forgot what normal people look like now," she said.

Cara Delevingne

The problem: Psoriasis

Cara Delevingne© Photo: Instagram

Cara Delevingne has been open about her battle with stress-induced psoriasis, but didn't let a flare up stop her from enjoying a premiere of her film Suicide Squad in the summer. The model-turned-actress has previously discussed her experience with the auto-immune disease, saying: "People would put on gloves and not want to touch me because they thought it was, like, leprosy or something."

Brooklyn Decker

The problem: Enlarged pores

Brooklyn Decker

It looks like we're not the only ones who undergo a number of skincare rituals to get clear and healthy skin. Brooklyn Decker took to Instagram to share a photo of herself wearing a number of pore strips, proving celebs are fans of at home beauty treatments too.

Tyra Banks

The problem: Dandruff

Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks was particularly outspoken about her battle with dandruff. In a case of TMI, the model once said: "My hair's all over my head. It's sticking straight up and it's dirty and full of dandruff. And every time I scratch my scalp, I get this gook of nasty dandruff under my nails."

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