Blogger exposes reality behind Instagram snaps and says ‘tummy rolls are normal’
An influencer wants the world to know that she’s not always picture perfect.
Sara Puhto shared “Instagram vs Reality” snaps in a bid to show followers that “imperfections” are normal.
In a message to her 318,000 fans, she wrote: “It's hard to remind ourselves that things like tummy rolls, weight gain and bloating are normal things to have and happen to your body.
“Ignore those thoughts that you have to be or look a certain way.
“You don’t have to workout like crazy and eat clean in order to wear a bikini on your next holiday to look good in photos, you don’t have to stress about going on a diet to wear certain clothing.”
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The 20-year-old also opened up about her own insecurities.
Just like many women who share photos on social media, she poses so she looks as flattering as possible.
Sara said: “In photos I constantly suck in my tummy or try and hide it and stick out my booty as much as possible.”
So in a bid to change her perceptions of herself, the has started to accept herself.
The Finnish woman added: “Don’t focus on negativity, focus on accepting and loving what you dislike about yourself.
“You have this body and it allows you to live life.
“Look at yourself and realise that this is who you are, you are unique, incredible and capable of loving all your quirks.”
Sara’s followers have lapped up her message of body positivity.
More than 38,600 of them have liked her post in recent weeks.
Many have also taken the time to leave a comment, with some hailing the self love guru as an “inspiration”.
One responder remarked: “You’re beautiful and amazing.
“You should be proud of the message you are sending and actively changing unhealthy ideals.”
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Another said: “Your posts are always something I look forward to seeing.
“I love being able to see something I can relate to and remember that I’m more than just the way I look.”
And a third added: “Girl – I love you and you are a true inspiration.”
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