She’s recognized for the no nonsense, right down to earth angle that propelled her to fame on TV present Gogglebox. Now Scarlett Moffatt is getting actual about filtered footage of ladies on social media.
The 2016 winner of I am a Movie star Get Me Out Of Right here and now presenter of relationship present Streetmate, posted two selfies facet by facet on Instagram showcasing two very totally different appears, together with a warning for younger women.
In a single image a natural-faced Scarlett smiles into the digital camera. The opposite reveals the TV character in full make-up along with her options accentuated by a Snapchat filter.
“To all all you younger women (and older girls) on the market do not imagine all you see on social media,” she posted on Sunday.
“This goes to point out what make-up and a filter can do. Love who you’re and do not examine your self to anyone else. As Dr Seuss as soon as stated…. Right now you’re You, that’s more true than true . There isn’t a one alive who’s Youer than You.”
The 27-year-old’s put up has been preferred greater than 180,000 occasions on Instagram with many praising her resolution to share the pictures.
“You’re such an important function mannequin for younger girls. I’m a mum of two women and suppose it is nice seeing this, thanks,” commented one Instagram person.
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One other mum who additionally responded to Ms Moffatt’s Instagram put up commented: “Sensible put up… I’ve proven my 13-year-old daughter this … so essential for our younger women to know what actual life appears like and never life via a filter. Thanks.”
On Twitter there was related response when the picture was posted to Ms Moffatt’s Twitter web page the place the put up has been preferred nearly 2,000 occasions.
One other tweet learn: “Thanks – my daughters confidence is so low as a result of stress from friends & her idols as they give the impression of being ‘excellent’ – simply proven her your tweet to encourage her!”
Others who had been additionally impressed by the put up shared their very own make-up free selfies.
“I awoke like this”
It is not the primary time celebrities have shared pictures on social media of themselves with out make-up.
Holly Willoughby, Susanna Reid, and Kirstie Allsopp are simply a few of the different TV presenters who’ve posted make-up free pictures on Instagram.
The development to put up pure pictures can be standard amongst artists within the US. Celebrities stateside posting unfiltered pictures embrace Alicia Keys, Tyra Banks, and Cameron Diaz.
A well-liked hashtag typically accompanying these make-up free pictures is #NoFilter, though mannequin and TV presenter Tyra Banks warned in a put up she shared in 2015 about using the time period.
“You understand how folks say #nofilter however you understand there is a freakin’ filter on their pic? Or possibly there is a smidge of retouching occurring however they’re mendacity and saying it is all uncooked & actual? Nicely, this morn, I made a decision to present you a style of the actually actual me,” she stated within the put up that has been preferred greater than 216,000 occasions.
Final yr Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley additionally issued a warning concerning the stress to look excellent on social media when she posted a photograph and the phrases, “I awoke like this #nofilter #nomakeup” written on it.
She stated: “Social media is nice but additionally a bit scary ‘trigger what folks put up is essentially the most filtered, most fastidiously chosen and cleverly edited moments of their lives.”