Do the carefully-curated images on social media worry you that your imperfections — stretch marks, cellulite, and scars — might make your Instagram photos unsightly? Meet fitness blogger and new social media sensation, Amie-Jane, a 25-year-old from Buckinghamshire, UK, who has shared many side-by-side photos to remind us that yes, everyone gets stomach rolls.
At first glance, you may not know what the point is of her Instagram photos. Amie-Jane recently posted two side-by-side pictures that look pretty similar and underneath each of them it says, “Not me.” Her caption to the post reads, “Both of these pictures are over exaggerated! They are both not me!”
She goes on to say that, aside from normally wearing more clothes than this, in the photo on the left, “I have forced my hips forward to give myself hip dips and the illusion of being bigger then what I am and the other is me pushing my hips back to give myself some shape!”
People are clearly loving her honesty, as the post has already generated almost 7,000 likes. By demonstrating just how easy it is to exaggerate poses and manipulate your body on Instagram, Amie-Jane has become a social media hit, earning over 18,000 followers in the process.
She told Popsugar that she posted these because she “wants to be honest.” She doesn’t think either photo is bad, but she wants to make the point to remember that we can create the way we look by the different positions we make with our bodies. She admits that some days she looks in the mirror standing in a weird way and thinks, “Wow I look big there then I turn a different way and think I look good.” Amie-Jane said, “I catch myself in the mirror from different angles and I look different all the time!”
“People post their best selfies on social media because that’s the society we live in and that’s okay!” she continued. “But it’s also good to be honest and real now and again to show that we’re not all perfect… but we are all perfect in our own way in our own bodies… imperfectly perfect.”
Keep in mind that different angles, lighting, and poses “can shape us in a way we are not 100%!!” Amie-Jane said, “Just always remember to love yourself no matter what you look like it’s how you feel that will determine you happiness in life!”
With her posts routinely receiving hundreds of likes, Amie-Jane is proving herself to be a force for good against the falseness of Instagram. For her healthy tips, recipes and honest confessions, you can check her fitness blog here.
Also, Amie-Jane’s before-and-after photos are very popular, getting her thousands of likes,a post.
She has shown just how easy it to make a difference to your body by changing how you wear your clothes.
And how posing is basically a bit of lie to make yourself look better.
And how easy it is to give the world an imagine of yourself that is completely fake/ Photoshopp-ed.
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