Acne commercials these days follow a pretty typical pattern: Some celebrity with flawless skin tries to convince you that she gets zits like everyone else—or at least she did, until she started using a product that magically made her skin amazing. Cue the shot of her hair in a pony as she splashes water on her face, followed by another close-up of her zit-free skin, and there you have it.  

But acne commercials didn’t used to be so standard—and some were even straight-up mean. With that in mind, we rounded up the best vintage ones, including a commercial that featured none other than a young Justin Bieber.