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Danae Mercer: la modelo que se hizo famosa por publicar fotos reales de su cuerpo

19 julio, 2020
Danae Mercer: la modelo que se hizo famosa por publicar fotos reales de su cuerpo

La periodista y modelo estadounidense, Danae Mercer, es noticia estos días. La causa podría parecer ordinaria para muchos: simplemente publicó fotos sin filtro de su cuerpo. Sin embargo, esta se ha vuelto una práctica “tabú” en redes sociales, donde se dibujan seres casi perfectos.

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How do influencers get GREAT BOOTIE PHOTOS? But also – SOCIAL MEDIA is NOT REAL. Seriously. It’s not. Look how much my bumbum transforms just by how I’m standing. PLUS I’m in SHADOW, which hides my cellulite and stretchmarks. And I’m filming on a LOW RES FRONT CAM, which does the same. Here’s how I did it. THE BIKINI: You usually see this pose in TRAVEL SNAPS, with a tanned beach bum framed against a blue sky. Sometimes there’s a guy’s hand reaching up. HOW: Bikini high for longer leg lines; step my feet apart; pop my hips back; arms overhead so waist looks longer; and bam take photo. It looks crazy from the side though 😂❤️. THE WORKOUT WEAR: Bonus points for light coloured leggings and/or bum rusching, which adds to this. HOW: Face away from camera, legs in a line. Rotate over one shoulder. Squeeze back bum cheek. Arch hips back. Squeeze core. Arms overhead for long waist. Bam! Take photo. So there you go. Look, if you want to run around taking all the bumbum photos and rocking all the angles, go for it. But more importantly, remember this: SOCIAL MEDIA is not REAL. It’s POSED. FILTERED. PERFECTED. Especially with aesthetic photos. So don’t compare yourself. Don’t be hard on yourself. You’re doing great – no bootie pose required x . Also top is @womensbestwear @womensbest.me . #instagramvsreality #socialmediavsreality #fitspo #bodyconfidence #selflove #posing

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Con el body positve como referente, Danae Mercer tomó su tiempo para desmontar los mitos de la “perfección” a través de su cuenta de Instagram. En imágenes y videos cortos, la modelo compara poses y resultados de cómo sería una foto “real” y una preparada.

En uno de sus posts comenta: “Mi objetivo hoy es simplemente retirar esa cortina. Y recordarles una y otra vez, y tantas veces como sea necesario, que los MEDIOS SOCIALES NO SON REALES. Estas instancias rápidas y fugaces se filtran: posado, alisado, iluminado, engrasado, glosado… Hasta que la perfección sea todo lo que se nos presente”.

Danae Mercer tiene 33 años y “freelancea” para varios medios internacionales. Desde hace algún tiempo publica fotos sobre la “realidad no real” de los cuerpos en Instagram, y sobre cómo una imagen puede tener dos caras.

“Más del 80 por ciento de las mujeres tienen celulitis. Ese es un número ENORME, y sin embargo, nos dicen que es malo e incorrecto y, sutilmente, enseñamos que es vergonzoso”, recuerda Mercer.

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CELLULITE is so darn COMMON. So WEAR that swimsuit. Rock that bikini. Get out there and roll with the full wonder of all that you are. And don’t let any little lumpbumps make you second guess for a single minute. Over 80 percent of women have cellulite. That’s a HUGE number – and yet we are told it’s bad and wrong and subtly, so subtly, taught that it is shameful. Some of us learn these lessons as little girls. Yesterday I shared a YouTube video that wants to teach exactly that. It featured a slight child deciding she was TOO BIG, so she exercised and weighed herself and ate carrots and weighed herself and climbed stairs and weighed herself. Some of us learn these lessons as adults, when brands try to SELL TO US and make money from SHAME. From creating flaws that don’t exist, or from turning incredibly common bits of bodies into things that must be fixed. Wherever you learned these lessons, know that they are wrong. Your cellulite is NOT an error. A glitch in perfection. It’s incredible. Unique. A stamp mark of who you are. A sign that your body is functioning and alive and doing the same thing as over 80% of other women. So today, babygirl, get out there and rock your cellulite. Celebrate your dips and rolls. Embrace your curves or your straights. And most of all, do whatever makes you SMILE. Because you are a GLORIOUS CELEBRATION. A song of limbs and heart and soul. Don’t you forget it. Bikini @heiress_swimwear #selflove #bodyacceptance #normalizenormalbodies #cellulite #strengthmarks

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Para Mercer, en las redes sociales también hay espacio para cuentas como las suyas. El culto excesivo del físico es uno de los riesgos que denuncia en sus publicaciones. Frente a ello aconseja “no compararse jamás con una persona desconocida de Internet”, “abrazar tus curvas o tus rectas” y, sobre todo, “hacer lo que sea que te haga sonreír”.