Nominated by Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Pia wrote, “Everyday, we all struggle to be comfortable with our imperfections.”
Pia continued, “But today, I’m taking this picture to say hello to ME. Just me. No makeup. No glam team. No styling. And I’m happy with what I see.”
The beauty queen continued, “Life’s too short to be unkind to yourself. So treat your face and your body as an instrument, not an ornament. An instrument to inspire, uplift, and encourage yourself and others who need it.”
On November 7, Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray took on the #AsSheIs challenge where she wrote, “I too have days where I don’t feel confident, or my insecurities are louder...but that's okay. Loving yourself as you are is a journey, but it's a journey worth taking.”
The #AsSheIs challenge is an Instagram challenge that encourages women to be “vulnerable and real” on social media.
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