Elisa Berrini Gómez has accepted the aging process and is proud of her gray hair – and now she wants to help encourage others not to be too scared about growing old
Image: elisaberrinigomez / Tiktok)
Getting older is something we all do, but there’s still a huge stigma attached to this idea, and we’re constantly told that we should do whatever we can to stick to what’s going on. remaining youth.
Elisa Berrini Gómez, 56, regularly creates videos in which she shows off her full gray hair and discusses her journey to self-acceptance and love yourself as she tries to encourage others to feel the same way about them.
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In a video, Elisa quoted one of her critics, who said that “silver hair makes you look old” as she stood with her arms crossed and her head down, wearing baggy clothes and looking annoyed look.
Clip, posted on her @elisaberrinigomez account, then saw her transform into a glamor beauty in a stylish mini dress with a stylish leather jacket to complete the look alongside text that read: “Here’s the new old , old thing.”
The woman’s video quickly went viral and now has more than 254,000 views – and commenters can’t understand how “beautiful” Elisa looks.
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One said: “There’s nothing wrong with looking older, it’s part of life, honey.”
While another wrote: “Beautiful goddess!”
After receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback, Elisa posted a follow-up video in which she shares her thoughts on ageism – and declares people shouldn’t be “afraid” of growing old.
She said: ”I know that a lot of people don’t like getting older because they’re afraid of growing old, they’re afraid of becoming invisible, they’re afraid of pain – and all of that is a part. bigger.
”It’s actually a price we have to pay for that privilege. “
The woman also claims she has more “freedom” now as she gets older because people see her as “useless” and therefore don’t ask for her things.
She added: “I like to look ‘old’. Because I’m seen as old, invisible and therefore useless – freedom!
“The narcissism is what got me excited about my old self.”
Elisa received even more praise in her second video, and people thanked her for helping to normalize the aging process.
One person said: “Love this mindset so much and will start doing it right away.”
As another added: “Your freedom is what’s turning your age around. Live it to the fullest!”
“‘Thank you for this today. Let’s preach it!”, a third posted.
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