How to be a ‘Reverse Catfish’

Have you heard of the term ‘reverse catfish’? A reverse catfish is someone who looks better in real life than in photos. No doubt, one aspect of looking good is to have clear skin. With countless Instagram filters, photo pre-sets and photo editing apps available to enhance your looks virtually, it is not easy to look better than you do in photos.

So how do you be better-looking than your online self, especially when you are dealing with acne? Individuals who have acne often face issues with having blemishes and textured skin. The Instagram filters do a great job at smoothing out your face. The photo pre-sets casts complementary shadows on your face. The photo editing apps help cover up your zits. What should we do?

The key to this is to have a good skincare routine. Having quality skincare products would definitely play a big part in your journey to having flawless skin. Especially with acne-prone skin, it is important to keep your face clean, treat your spots and have sun protection.


Firstly, having a good facial cleanser is important to detox your skin and unclog your pores. The Skin Laundry III Refresh Sapphire Cleanser does just that and more! The fruit enzymes help to control sebum – a crucial benefit for acne-sufferers. Furthermore, it doesn’t leave your face dry and tight, but instead leaves it velvety smooth. It is important to choose the right facial cleansers to prevent the accumulation of dirt and pollution which leads to the creation of more acne. Washing your face properly would also allow serums and other products to work properly. You wouldn’t want your effort afterwards to go to waste, would you?


Speaking of serums, they are essential for targeting any skin concerns you might have. Now, you might be reminded of those serums you’ve used in the past that were way too oily. Not this serum though. Moreover, the Fruit Enzyme Refining & Renewing Serum is a great product for acne-prone skin as it not only helps to heal your acne blemishes but also prevents future breakouts simultaneously.


To give yourself a little confidence booster, you might want to use some foundation or concealor to cover up your imperfections. Before that, apply a layer of the BB Crème Anti-Acne, which contains the ever so famous benzoyl peroxide, to help fight your acne while you are busy hustling throughout the day. Apart from the usual benefit of a BB crème, this product also has SPF 30 to protect your skin from harmful UV rays.

Working towards having flawless skin is tough. Unless you’re one of the lucky ones who are blessed with naturally flawless skin. Good for you. As for the rest of us, we shall be consistent and use our skincare favourites to get the compliment of being a ‘reverse catfish’!


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