KARACHI: Hania Amir has opened up about struggling with skin issues like acne and the pressure of living up to society’s standards of beauty. The actress took to Instagram, where she put up two make-up free images of herself and said that over the past few months, the journey she has been on has “been quite a painful one”.
She wrote that after a trip up north, she had a break out of tiny red spots on her face. “They would show on camera, everbody started to ask me, started with totkas and then came the anxiety,” she wrote, adding, “Nothing seemed to fix my skin and i had my night and days of crying; feeling insecure. Anxiety. I was a messs but i went through it an got out of it too.”
She goes on to question why we let our skin define us. “Who has made thse beauty standards that we always feel the need to match? The society? Clear skin is beauty? I know that the idea of being ‘perfect’ is appealing to majority but you dont to been an aitbrushed dlawless image to feel beautiiful.”
Terming such stands of beauty ‘ridiculous’, the actress writes that one should vreate their own standards and that beauty comes from within.
“Yes I am struggling but my skin DOES NOT define me,” she concludes.
We couldn’t agree more, Hania. We’d take courage and honesty over clear skin, any day!
And it seems a few other celebs agree!