Joanna Kenny is an English beautician that I go through Instagram he decided to normalize all those characteristics that make us human, challenging the beauty standard. How? Valuing all that they have educated us to shave or hide, for example by exalting the mustache with the mascara. “I have a hard time talking about perfection. In my opinion we were born to be human, not perfect. This type of language raises the unrealistic beauty standards with which many of us measure ourselves. And it is the inevitable failure to satisfy these patterns that makes people unsure and anxious about their appearance. Here because it is important to normalize being normal, in fact, ”says Joanna in an interview with D. of Republic. “I put mascara on my lip mustache to emphasize how normal being hairy is. Not shaving my face doesn’t make me or any other woman ugly, ”says the activist.
Joanna Kenny on social also has launched the hashtag #poresnotflaws, “Pores are not defects”. “We still have no idea of the extent of the psychological impact of such self-editing. Your brain sees one thing on your phone and then something completely different in the mirror. That’s where I noticed the biggest problem in the beauty industry. They ask me for tips for skin care to get it ‘perfect’ with a ‘filtered effect’. But it’s simply not possible“.