Doctors told me I had the worst acne they'd ever seen

Emily Keel

Imagine being told by doctors you have the worst acne they've ever seen.

It was a devastating moment for Emily Keel from Portsmouth, who spent her early twenties living with cystic acne, a condition that caused aggressive boil-like spots to erupt across her entire face.

The emotional stress of living with the skin condition had previously led the personal trainer to quit her job at her local gym.

Although in recent months her skin has cleared drastically, the 25-year-old hopes sharing her story online will raise awareness about the impact acne has on people's mental health.

See more of her story in the video above.

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