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With advances in skincare and a booming influencer culture, more people than ever are normalizing the struggles people face with their skin. Acne influencers are inspiring their followers by sharing honest product reviews and skincare routines and embracing their beauty. They create a safe space online for those struggling with similar issues. Check out these top influencers spreading acne positivity.

Top acne influencers spreading skin positivity

Maia Gray

As the creative mind and inspiration behind the popular “It’s Just Acne” account, Maia shares her journey with acne with over 130K followers. Maia posts unfiltered photos of her skin to serve as an inspiration to others. Her posts often include uplifting affirmations that show her followers the importance of self-love.

Maria Bilenka

Maria is an inspiring skin positivity influencer who not only shares her experiences with acne, but also as a refugee from Ukraine. Maria has caught the attention of more than 64.8K followers by telling her story. With a series on acne awareness and her experiences with Roaccutane, Maria is open and honest about acne.

Faye Seager

Acne positivity influencer Faye is a bright light for more than 45.2K followers as she shares her love for herself and her skin. Her Instagram serves as a happy place with her skincare routines, self-love and confidence, and tips for how to feel cute in your own skin.

Lavinia Rusanda 

Skin positive influencer Lavinia hosts a podcast and is one of the most well-known acne influencers on TikTok. Her goal is to help her 234.3K followers on their skincare journey. From explaining skin texture and products that are worth a splurge to showing her own skincare routine and supplements, Lavinia shares it all.

@laviniarusanda Replying to @0g5__ answering the question you’ve all been asking me ❤️ I’m on my acne journey without accutane for the time being. Gotta put my health before the way my skin looks 🥰 #acnepositivity #acneisnormal #acnefighter #acnejourney #accutane #accutanejourney #skinpositivity #skincareroutine #skincaretips #normalizenormalskin #acneskin #realskin ♬ original sound - Lavinia

Sofia Grahn 

Sofia is an acne influencer that aims to teach 98.3K followers skin neutrality. Her Instagram is living proof of her confidence and exciting lifestyle. From stylish outfits and creative makeup looks, Sofia is living proof that you can love your skin in any condition.

Rylie — ryryboom

As a 21-year-old college student based in California, Rylie uses her platforms to spread skin positivity. While explaining her favorite products that help acne-prone skin and reduce clogged pores, Rylie has collected more than 43.7K followers. Her videos cover everything from her own skincare routines and advice on improving your skin on a budget to morning skin affirmations.

@ryryboom Love this gentle cleanser! Its great to add into a two step cleansing routine as it removes excess sebum, and cleans out clogged pores, like blackheads and whiteheads. As well as removing dead skin, pollutants, and makeup! ✨🧴 #acnecleansers #cleansingbalms #productsforacne #oilbasedcleanser #theordinary #skincarecommunity #cleanserforacneskin #cleanserforoilyskin #skincareaesthetics ♬ bug collector cover - BEN SCOTT

Izzie Rodgers

As Izzie explores her newly found self-love, she inspires over 220K followers with her uplifting and honest posts. Izzie preaches body and skin positivity by telling her vulnerable journey with acne. Her feed shows her positivity, creative makeup looks, and bright-colored outfits.

Kadeeja Sel Khan

Award-winning acne model and skin activist Kadeeja has become a skin positive icon on Instagram and TikTok. Kadeeja uses her platforms to share her love for her skin and show the importance of self-confidence. As an influencer focused on posting filter-free, Kadeeja offers tips to clear up skin, routines and the best makeup to use on acne-prone skin.

Liz Claire

Liz is a skin and acne influencer who discusses topics like gut health, hormones, and things that affect acne-prone skin. Her bright smile reflects her self-confidence in photos and she shows her skin journey to more than 71.4K followers on Instagram. She explains that there is beauty in being different from the normal beauty standards and that everyone deserves to find self-love.

Courtney Leigh

Skincare and lifestyle influencer Courtney shares her acne journey with over 764.7K followers. From starting Accutane to experimenting with skincare products, Courtney talks about her acne and offers tips. She often shares her makeup routines and products that help her skin long term.

Shiny — its.shiny

As a New York City self-care and self-love enthusiast, Shiny uses her Instagram platform to showcase her inner confidence and beauty to over 44.2K followers. Her positivity shines through her self-care routines and photos of her living her best life. From her skincare routines to her favorite outfits and travel experiences, Shiny shows all aspects of her life.

Galina — healmyskinfromwithin

Galina joins the acne positive influencers list with her confidence and uplifting spirit. She uses her platform to talk about her journey of finding skincare that works on acne-prone skin to help others feel beautiful. Galina shares the truth behind beauty filters and often tells stories of growing up with acne-prone skin.


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