Uttering the word “celebrity” means that we are referring to a group of people who are perfect in every way of their lives. Looking at their flawless skin and beauty makes us wonder, what have we lacked? And to fill that gap, we start experimenting with our skin. Shortly, a B-town celebrity, Sonam Kapoor, took a dig at the same issue and addressed it in the most amazing way possible.
SHE ALSO NEEDS MAKE-UP
Public figures, since ages, have been thought of like those glowing stars in the dark sky, but it is rightly said that “all that glitters is not gold”. On the presumption of considering ourselves as some beauty deficient creatures, we slap our skins with different costly and branded products over and over again to reach up to the mark of looking and stunning as a celebrity.
We all have set the parameter so high that each time we try, we fail. Not because we didn’t follow the procedure well but because we miserly rejected the best versions of ourselves. The race of looking like a star turned us blind to the fact that we can also be perfect.
NO CELEBRITY IS PERFECT!
To explain this issue with uttermost brillance, Sonam Kapoor released how we see the celebrities is not how they look in real life as well. Her words were:
So, for every teen girl leaning into her bedroom mirror, wondering why she doesn’t look like a celebrity: Please know that nobody wakes up like this. Not me. Not any other actress. (Not even Beyoncé. I swear.) Here’s the real deal: Before each public appearance, I spend 90 minutes in a makeup chair. Three to six people work on my hair and makeup, while a professional touches up my nails. My eyebrows are tweezed and threaded every week. There’s concealer on parts of my body that I could never have predicted would need concealing. I’m up at 6am every day and at the gym by 7:30. I exercise for 90 minutes and, some evenings, again before bed. It’s someone’s full-time job to decide what I can and cannot eat. There are more ingredients in my face packs than in my food. There’s a team dedicated to finding me flattering outfits. After all that, if I’m still not “flawless” enough, there are generous servings of Photoshop. I’ve said it before, and I will keep saying it: It takes an army, a lot of money, and an incredible amount of time to make a female celebrity look the way she does when you see her. It isn’t realistic, and it isn’t anything to aspire to. Aspire to confidence. Aspire to feel pretty and carefree and happy, without needing to look any specific way. And the next time you see a 13-year-old girl gazing wistfully at a blemish-free, shiny-haired Bollywood actress on a magazine cover, but the myth of flawlessness for her. Tell her how beautiful she is. Praise her smile or her laugh or her mind or her gait. Don’t let her grow up believing that she’s flawed, or that there’s anything she’s lacking for looking different from a woman on a billboard. Don’t let her hold herself to a standard that’s too high, even for the women on the billboards.”
WHAT YOU SEE IS NOT THE REALITY
Kudos to her for finally making it clear how no one is perfect, not even the celebrities. There is even a fault in our stars, so believe in yourself and walk with your heads held up high. Stop measuring yourself on the unreachable marks that you have set for yourself. All of us are the best versions of us. We can on polish ourselves and that’s it. As you work on the outer beauty, try to give time to inner beauty as well that also counts. If you liked this article then like, share and comment down below to give us your feedback.