Selena Gomez's No-Makeup Instagram Photos Go Viral

In a world where social media criticism is rampant, American singer Selena Gomez has taken a stand for self-love and acceptance of imperfections.

by Faruk Imamovic
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Selena Gomez's No-Makeup Instagram Photos Go Viral

In a world where social media criticism is rampant, American singer Selena Gomez has taken a stand for self-love and acceptance of imperfections. The pop star recently took to her Instagram account and posted two makeup-free selfies, showcasing her natural beauty to her almost 400 million fans.

The post was well-received, racking up over 21.6 million likes and numerous comments from fellow celebrities such as Miley Cyrus and Paris Hilton. Gomez has been a champion of self-love and mental health, and her makeup line, Rare Beauty, reflects this advocacy.

By posting photos that highlight her natural features, the singer is sending a message to her fans that beauty comes in many forms and that self-confidence and self-love are the keys to both outer and inner beauty.

The Pressure to Maintain a Certain Image on Social Media

Despite her efforts to promote self-love, Selena Gomez has candidly spoken about the pressure she felt to maintain a certain image on social media.

In an interview, the singer spoke about how criticism of her weight gain due to her lupus led her to lie about the impact of social media criticism on her. She stated, "I was being shamed for gaining weight because of my lupus.

I lied. I would go online and post a picture of myself, saying 'it doesn't matter' and I'm not accepting what you're saying, all the while being in the room posting that, crying my eyes out, because nobody deserves to hear those things." Gomez's struggles with negative comments and the pressure to maintain a certain image are a testament to the unfair reality of social media criticism.

The singer shared, "I was posting these things saying 'it doesn't bother me' because I didn't want it to bother other people who are experiencing the same thing: getting shamed for what they look like, who they are, who they love.

I just think it's so unfair. I don't think that anybody deserves to feel less than." Selena Gomez's message of self-love and acceptance of imperfections serves as a beacon of hope for those who are struggling with self-confidence and the impact of social media criticism.

By sharing her story, the singer is showing the world that beauty comes in many forms and that self-confidence and self-love are the keys to both outer and inner beauty.

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