Bella Thorne went makeup-free for a slew of new Instagram photos shared on Friday as she headed to Coachella and recalled her struggles with cystic acne over the years.
“Fresh Faced Friday!” the former Disney Channel star, 25, recently dazzled during a sexy photo shoot, wrote in the caption to her 25.2 million fans and followers. Your race to Coachella.
The Game Of Love actress then tweeted, “Also if you ever knew I had cystic acne,” and gushed excitedly, “Look at my no-makeup face!!!!” The star stated that she was “so happy” and added that her “new skin routine is killing it for me.”
El Jamal can be seen lounging in the passenger seat of a car as she makes her way to the desert to join other celebrities and attendees at the annual music festival.
She donned a black printed short-sleeved T-shirt to stay comfortable on the short trip out of town, and stuck her tongue out towards the camera for the first take.
Confident: Bella Thorne, 25, stepped out without makeup in a slew of new Instagram photos she shared Friday as she headed to Coachella and opened up about her struggles with cystic acne
On her way! While on her way to the Coachella Music Festival, the star wrote in the post title, “Fresh Faced Friday!” I’m racing you to Coachella
Her voluminous locks of hair were parted to the side, and flowed naturally down her shoulders.
The actress chose to leave makeup free for the photo series to show her positive progress with her skin after she “suffered” from cystic acne, the most severe form of acne.
Natural sunlight streamed into the car through the windows and sunroof as I took some close-up selfies.
Social media users flocked to the comments section to throw their support for Bella, including her older sister Dani, who wrote, “Beautiful angel…you can feel the happiness she radiates.”
In the past, the Babysitter star has opened up about her battle with acne and being positive about her skin.
during an interview with Vogue magazine In 2019, Thorne admitted to the outlet, “I don’t like the whole look of perfection.” This just never works for me.
She then continued, “It’s been a long time since my skin has been in the works.” I don’t even know how many years I’ve had cystic acne, but it started as a dermatitis, and then I tried everything you could think of.
Besides trying many other facials and skin treatments, she revealed that washing her face less has helped her. “There’s something called over washing your face, and when I had really bad acne, that was one of the things I stopped, and it really helped my skin.”
happy! The star stated that she was “so happy” and added that her “new skin routine is killing it for me.”
SEND SUPPORT: Social media users flocked to the comments section to throw their support for Bella, including her big sister, Dani, who wrote, “Beautiful angel…you can feel the happiness she radiates.”
Her struggles with cystic acne weren’t just personal, but involved her professional life as well.
while talking to Pop Sugar Pretty Unfiltered In 2016, Bella revealed, “At one point, they said, ‘Maybe you weren’t hired by the directors because all they keep looking at is your skin.'” ”
She’s also outspoken about “stereotypes” about acne and has explained, “You go out and people think you’re dirty, and you’re, like, gross.”
You should not take care of yourself because you are unclean because you have acne. But it really is something everyone gets! ”
The actress has continued to exude confidence in her own skin and provide inspiration to others.
Earlier this month, she took to her Instagram Stories to share additional makeup-free selfies for her fans and followers. In one of the snaps, she added the caption, “Skin complexion LETS GO NO MAKEUP” towards the bottom of the photo as she confidently shows off her glowing skin.
While standing inside a car, she took another close-up selfie and wrote the word “SKIN SKIN” on it.
AMAZING: Earlier this month, she took to her Instagram Stories to share additional makeup-free selfies and her fans
Inspiration: Bella uploaded past selfies of her glowing skin to show the progress she’s made after battling acne
Sparkling: Bella was getting ready for the weekend at the annual Coachella music festival with the other celebrities and attendees
Regarding his growing confidence over the years, the former Disney Channel star said Yes! magazine In 2021, “Realism and flaunting my imperfections gave me the confidence I have now.”
I didn’t have to sit there and look at an edited photo of myself and say, “Oh, this is what you could look like.” Instead, I’m posting an unedited photo of me, I can see myself in all my natural beauty and be thankful for that.
Bella was gearing up for the weekend at the annual Coachella music festival with other celebs in attendance, like Kourtney Kardashian, who is supporting husband Travis Parker, and Vanderpump Rules stars Ariana Madix and Chyna Shay.
Later on Friday, Bella took to her Instagram Stories to show off her first appearance at the event by snapping a quick video selfie. She can be seen wearing a white one-shoulder top with extra fabric draped around her neck.
The Midnight Sun actress added a chunky gold necklace to accessorize her outfit, along with silver hoop earrings and sparkly ear cuffs. Her locks are styled into a sleek bun, allowing long strands to fall to frame each side of her face.
While posing in front of her phone camera, Ariana Grande’s track, God Is A Woman, can be heard playing loudly in the background.
Coachella officially kicks off on Friday, April 14th, and ends on Sunday, April 23rd. A number of artists will take to the stage, including Blink-182, Blackpink, Blondie, Bad Bunny, Labrinth, and Rosalia as well.
Party-ready: Later on Friday, Bella took to her Instagram Stories to show off her first look of the day by snapping a quick video selfie.
BEAUTIFUL: The Midnight Sun actress added a chunky gold necklace to accessorize her outfit, along with sparkly silver earrings and ear cuffs
Blast: While posing in front of a phone camera, Ariana Grande’s song “God Is A Woman” could be heard playing loudly in the background