Actors extend support to Hania Aamir while accepting their insecurities

Published: May 15, 2019

Hania Aamir’s recent post about her struggle with acne and anxiety garnered a mixed response from her industry counterparts.

While Yasir Hussain made a mockery out of the whole situation, stars such as Mahira Khan, Mehwish Hayat, Nadia Hussain and Fia Khan lauded the Janaan star for her courage.

Acne and anxiety: Hania Aamir opens about her not-so-perfect life

All actresses took to social media to share their own fight with imperfect skin and it’s high time we shattered the myth surrounding ‘perfect beauty standards’ too.

After giving a befitting response to Yasir’s insensitive comment, Mahira was the first celeb to praise Hania.

“I’m not laughing either. Nobody is! Hania Aamir thank you and proud of you for showing courage as well as grace,” she wrote.

Following this, Mehwish took to Instagram to shed light on her own skin problems.

“Flawsome is awesome. Away from the studio lights, the cameras and the glamorous make up, we all battle with the same skin problems and insecurities as any other girl. Let’s embrace it – its called being a woman,” she captioned the picture.

Fia, too, welcomed her ‘flaws’ wholeheartedly.

Supermodel Nadia re-shared a year old image of herself wearing no makeup or filters and captioned it, “It’s been one full year since I posted this picture. Now I’m so happy to see other celebrities embrace their real self in unedited pics being proud of being flawsome and awesome.”

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IT'S BEEN 1 FULL YEAR SINCE I POSTED THIS PIC!!! N now I'm SSSOOOOOO happy to see other celebrities embrace their REAL self in unedited pics being proud of being FLAWSOME & AWESOME!!! ❤️ @haniaheheofficial @mehwishhayatofficial ❤️ #Repost @nadiahussain_khan with @get_repost ・・・ #Repost @cindycrawford with @get_repost #WOKEUPTHISWAYchallenge started by @iamfashionlaine — to help support the journey back to realness… No filter, no makeup, no hair product.. I now nominate @mawrellous @mahirahkhan @sajalaly @ayesha.m.omar PLEASE READ BELOW ✨ • • • Social media is a powerful tool where you’re in charge of WHAT/WHEN/WHERE/HOW you want to present yourself to the world. And of course we all want to present perfection – who doesn’t love a good filter?? But why do we think posting our authentic, real self is somehow not ❤️-able enough? It’s time to wake up. Your true YOU is !!! Today I post this pic in favor of #WokeUpThisWayChallenge & bring some realness back to social media. And now I’m asking YOU to be part of this challenge too and bring awareness and spread this much-needed conversation around the world. Let’s unite and do this altogether! . 1️⃣. Post a photo of yourself how you look when you wake up in the morning (no hair done, no makeup, no filter!!) with the hashtag #WokeUpThisWayChallenge and talk about how you’re spreading the message to bring realness back to social media . 2️⃣. Tag 3 (or more!) friends to challenge them next to post a morning photo

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“Being a celebrity does not mean perfection,” Hania recently wrote in a long post on Instagram, opening up about her long struggle with acne. “I always had these bumps on my forehead that would just not budge! I had gotten used to them,” she confessed.

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