Lorde claps back at people offering her acne advice

Yes, Lorde has acne, and no, she doesn’t want ideas for curing it. And don’t even think about telling her to wash her face!

The gorgeous New Zealand songstress took to Instagram Stories to express her frustration at getting bombarded with acne treatment ideas.

Shining a purple LED light on her face, the 21-year-old GRAMMY-winner voiced how much “acne sucks,” in a video posted over the weekend.

“You know what also sucks?” she added. “When you’ve had acne for years and years and years, done all the drugs, tried all the things, and people are still like, ‘You know what worked for me, is moisturizing! … Make a mask out of honey, greek yogurt and avocado. All you need to do is buy an apricot scrub! Coconut oil – the secret is coconut oil!'”

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YUZAWA, JAPAN - JULY 30: Lorde performs onstage during Fuji Rock Festival 2017 on July 30, 2017 in Yuzawa, Japan. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)
ROSKILDE, DENMARK - JUNE 30: Lorde performs on stage at Roskilde Festival on June 30, 2017 in Roskilde, Denmark. (Photo by Joseph Okpako/Redferns)
GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 23: Lorde performs on day 2 of the Glastonbury Festival 2017 at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 23, 2017 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Redferns)
NEUHAUSEN, GERMANY - JUNE 25: Lorde performs during the third day of the Southside festival on June 25, 2017 in Neuhausen, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Redferns)
TORONTO, ON - JUNE 18: Lorde performs at the 2017 iHeartRADIO MuchMusic Video Awards at MuchMusic HQ on June 18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images,) on June 18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by GP Images/Getty Images,)
TORONTO, ON - JUNE 18: Lorde at the 2017 iHeartRADIO MuchMusic Video Awards at MuchMusic HQ on June 18, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by GP Images/Getty Images,)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16: Musician Lorde performs onstage in celebration of the release of her new album 'Melodrama' for SiriusXM at Bowery Ballroom on June 16, 2017 in New York City. Performance airs live on SiriusXM's Alt Nation channel. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16: Musician Lorde poses backstage in celebration of the release of her new album 'Melodrama' for SiriusXM at Bowery Ballroom on June 16, 2017 in New York City. Performance airs live on SiriusXM's Alt Nation channel. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 552 -- Pictured: (l-r) Musical guest Lorde talks with host Seth Meyers during an interview on July 17, 2017 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 552 -- Pictured: Musical guest Lorde performs on July 17, 2017 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0693 -- Pictured: Musical Guest Lorde performs 'Perfect Places' on June 15, 2017 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 11: Singer Lorde performs onstage during the 2017 Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival on June 11, 2017 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage)
MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 11: Lorde performs during the 2017 Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival on June 11, 2017 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Lorde performs onstage during 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 1 at Randall's Island on June 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: Jack Antonoff and Lorde perform during the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island on June 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Governors Ball)
Lorde performs during 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island on June 2, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
HULL, ENGLAND - MAY 27: Lorde performs on Day 1 of BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend 2017 at Burton Constable Hall on May 27, 2017 in Hull, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jo Hale/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: Singer Lorde attends the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/BBMA2017/Getty Images for dcp)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: Recording artist Lorde (L) and Sonja Yelich attend the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/BBMA2017/Getty Images for dcp)
CARSON, CA - MAY 20: Singer Lorde performs during the 2017 KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta at StubHub Center on May 20, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
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“And, the very worst one of all is when people think you’re just dirty,” the Kiwi candidly continued. “'Do you wash your face?’ It’s like, ‘Yes, I wash my face, I’m just genetically cursed.’”

The “Royals” singer concluded the video by assuring other acne sufferers they weren’t doomed.

“I feel your pain,” she offered. “We’ll get there. We will. I promise.”

In another Instagram post, the focus was on her hair rather than her skin as Lorde shared her plans to grow out her dark locks. “I want it to be as long as possible. Maybe to my kneecaps,” she dished.

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Taylor Swift and Lorde together
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Taylor Swift and Lorde attend the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
New Zealander singer Lorde (R) and US singer Taylor Swift pose as they arrive to the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California on February 28, 2016. / AFP / ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ (Photo credit should read ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 13: Taylor Swift and Lorde perform onstage during The 1989 World Tour Live at Nationals Park on July 13, 2015 in Washington DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/LP5/Getty Images for TAS)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 13: Taylor Swift and Lorde perform onstage during The 1989 World Tour Live at Nationals Park on July 13, 2015 in Washington DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/LP5/Getty Images for TAS)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Actress Jaime King, singers Lorde and Taylor Swift arrive at the 16th Annual Warner Bros. And InStyle Post-Golden Globe Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: (L-R) Recording artist Taylor Swift, musician Este Haim, actress Jaime King, producer Harvey Weinstein and recording artist Lorde attend The Weinstein Company's 2015 Golden Globe Awards After Party with Moet & Chandon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Singer Lorde, model Karlie Kloss, singer Taylor Swift and singer Sam Smith in the audience at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/AMA2014/Getty Images for DCP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: (L-R) Singers Lorde, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift attend the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2014/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Singers Lorde (L) and Taylor Swift attend the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2014/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: (L-R) Recording artists Taylor Swift, Lorde and guest take a selfie at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/MTV1415/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Singers Taylor Swift (L) and Lorde attend the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/MTV1415/Getty Images for MTV)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Lorde and Taylor Swift attend the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MTV1415/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Taylor Swift and Lorde attends the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 25: Recording artists Lorde (L) and Taylor Swift attend the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
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