Filter or just fake: Beauty blogger dragged for before and after looks

Victoria Katei (Instagram)

Houston blogger Victoria Katei, 19, shared photographs of herself on Instagram before makeup and filters and her post-primping photos. They were drastically different. Katel, who has 52,000 followers on Instagram, is a college student who studying chemistry. She was a victim of cyber bullying. Someone posted the make-up free photo of her likely to embarrass her.

She writes, “Accounts have been posting pictures of me with make-up versus no make-up telling me I’m a catfish and that I’m hideous.

Victoria Katei (Instagram)

“People in the comments telling me to kill myself because I’m lying about my looks. Telling me that no one will love me because I’m so ugly and have to cover my “real face,”‘ she said.

Katei claps back, “I love the way I look in makeup and out of makeup.

“I don’t wear makeup to hide or to ‘catfish’ people because I don’t give a s**t what any guy or girl has to say about what I look.

“Makeup is a passion of mine and this is the platform I choose to express that and if you don’t feel like that feel free to unfollow because I’m never going to apologize for being me.”


Yvette Caslin
Yvette Caslin

I'm a writer, image architect & significance marketer. Love photojournalism, creative expression & originality.

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