Daring Danae ‘Pulls Back The Curtain’ On Social Media’s Unrealistic Body Depictions And Exposes The Shapeshifting Culture
With this bold and daring boss lady, things are EXACTLY as they seem.
Danae Mercer is the region’s most powerful voice on body positivity and body acceptance, inspiring thousands of women every day with her willingness to expose her imperfections and insecurities she has become one heck of an icon here in the Middle East.
Mercer, 33, shows her 1.4 MILLON insta-fam how influencers well… shapeshift. Exposing how changing the lighting, positioning your body a certain way, pushing your hips can and sucking your tummy and catching the right angle can completely TRANSFORM your body. Revealing the tricks that social media models and influencers embody to get that ‘one shot of insta-perfection’.
Coming from a publishing and editorial background, the chirpy 33-year-old is no stranger to the world of posing, and knows very well how influencers so easily contort their bodies into unnatural poses to create an illusion that doesn’t reflect the reality of how they actually look.
With her candid and realistic body depiction content, Mercer is steadily growing the largest online community of body-confident women in the UAE, having inspired 1.4 m followers already with her portrayal of self-love and body acceptance
“For me feeling heard is one of the most beautiful and powerful things. Especially when you’re laying your soul bare and you’re like this scares me, I feel vulnerable, I feel fragile… just to have someone be like, ‘I hear you and you’re not wrong for feeling those things.'” – Danae Mercer
Mercer revealed how putting her insecurities out there and talking about her journey of overcoming an eating disorder she feels a sense of self-empowerment and by default empowers women around her who have faced similar hurdles in their journey towards self-love.