Stars who have shared their beauty problems with fans

By Chloe Best

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 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: Pimples

Getting pimples is never fun, but Mindy Kaling took a light hearted approach when she had a breakout 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 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: Moustache hair

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 stash in readiness for the Royal Premiere tonight!" she captioned this candid snap.

Hilary Duff

The problem: Eyebrow tinting

"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

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 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

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 was particularly outspoken about her battle with dandruff. In a particularly candid moment, 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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