Julia Grandoni has been dubbed catfish online for her stunning makeup transformation videos, but has insisted she’s perfectly comfortable in her own skin
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A woman dubbed “catfish” for sharing a makeup transformation video online has stood up to her haters by insisting she’s comfortable in her own skin — and no problem with it has to take on her makeup-free qualities.
Julia Grandoni, from Quebec, Canada, went viral after participating in a trend on TikTok, in which she shared a clip of herself in full makeup and a tight black dress as she prepared for a night out on the town .
The video is then cut to Julia lying in bed without makeup to show the extremes of her transformation.
But the clip – which garnered 1.9million likes and 12million views – divided users in the comments, with many raving about leaving nasty messages about “trust issues” over the difference in their looks.
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One person wrote, “This is why guys need to swim with girls before committing to a relationship.”
While another added: “That’s why I have trust issues.”
And a third said: “Must be illegal.”
But Julia has since slammed the vicious trolls, telling them their words won’t reach them because she’s comfortable in her own skin and knows she’s not hiding anything by putting on makeup.
She said: “I decided to do this to show people that I’m comfortable in my own skin, to show them that I don’t need makeup. It’s important to show others that they should be comfortable in their own skin too.
“It usually takes me two hours to get ready – to put on full glam and extensions.
“In the beginning the reaction was pretty good, but later people thought differently and said I was just a catfish.
“The angle I used at the end of my video was totally over the top and he should realize I’m BIG ugly, but other than that it doesn’t take much for me to look like I normally do – I never normally wear.” Make up .”
However, the comments on Julia’s video were not all negative as she had many messages from supportive people who also shared their own experiences of being treated differently when wearing makeup.
One wrote: “I understand. One time my neighbor came to the door and asked for my ‘sister’. I have no sister! She was used to seeing me pimped up, not teasing me.”
As another said: “I love that you show your face without makeup! We have to normalize that being natural is also beautiful.”
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