Riverdale leading lady Lili Reinhart may seem like a perfect goddess of a human on screen (and in our opinion, she totally is), but the actress wants fans to know that the flawless face we see on TV is not necessarily realistic. You see, Lili has struggles with acne – and she wants it to be known that her complexion isn't quite as smooth in real life. And hey, that makes her all the more beautiful. Skin imperfections aren't a bad thing.
"It makes you feel like s--t when everyone on TV or in the movies has perfect skin because it’s just not realistic. I look at myself on the show and my skin looks pretty perfect, but it’s not in real life. It really isn't. It's smoke and mirrors, really. I have cystic acne so I get major breakouts and have to go to the dermatologist all the time," the actress revealed in an interview.
It's true! Sometimes seeing the way stars look on screen can totally warp people's sense of reality. That's why Lili loves the fact that another Hollywood actress is super upfront and open about her acne. Yep, that's right. We're talkin' Bella Thorne.
She added, "I really commend Bella Thorne. She talks about her skin all the time. I think the way she talks about her skin and the way she just accepts it is something that I really do genuinely admire. It is something that I still struggle with. I do get self-conscious. I do cover up my skin with concealer every time I leave the house in case someone wants to get a photo. Definitely being in the spotlight is hard."
There's nothing wrong with feeling a little better with makeup on, but going bare-faced is totally beautiful too. All we know is we'd love snapping a selfie with Lili with or without makeup. She's flawless either way.
Lili continued, "This is my skin. It’s me and there's nothing I can do about it. It’s not like I can hide it by wearing a baseball cap on the red carpet."
SO. MUCH. YES. Way to keep it real, Lili!
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