Beauty

Married at First Sight confession: I had bigger concerns than who I married

“What am I going to do about my face?”
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Married at First Sight star Simone Lee Brennan has revealed she was terrified of what people would say about her skin while on the reality show.

The 29-year-old make-up artist said she was more worried about her acne scarring than the ordeal of getting hitched to a stranger.

“When I got the call to say I was going on the show, as excited as I was, I called my mum, and said: ‘Mum, what am I going to do about my face?’” she says.

She developed adult acne at 20, which lead to five years of Roaccutane, and said she still suffers from self-esteem related issues.

“Acne stole a large portion of my self-esteem: my ability to confidently look people in the eye and hold my head high, particularly on days when the sun is beaming down on my face and my skin is on show for the world to see,” she wrote on her blog.

Her acne “hell” has now prompted her to use her new-found fame to help other sufferers.

“Acne and adult acne is something that people don’t want to talk about. It’s something that takes over your life,” she said.

“I want to show people what works for me.”

She shared her beauty-bag must-haves on her blog which include Aspect Purastat 5 Cleaner, $62 and Benzac AC Gel, $19.99.

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