Julianne Moore, in an interview with The Sunday Times, spoke about how she suffered all her life because of freckles, eyebrows and red hair, and how she managed to cope with anxiety about her appearance.
When I Growing up in the USA, it seemed to me that no one had freckles. I just wanted to look like any other tanned American kid. I hated being the one who couldn't go to the beach or had to wear long sleeves. I think it kind of stayed with me. But since childhood, she has been trying to teach her daughter Liv to love herself.
Liv has red hair and gorgeous dark eyebrows, and I tell her, “Please don't touch them. I'm serious. And don't let anyone touch them,” — she confessed and added that she herself “as a teenager, continued to pluck them, bleach them, do anything with them, so they really disappeared.”
Julianne Moore with her daughter
Today, the opinion of others about her appearance no longer bothers the actress.
I think this is because others have appeared in life important things that came to the fore, — family, relationships, work. And the worry about how you look is gone, — she shared.
It is unlikely that this anxiety will disappear altogether. I don't think there is a person in the world who doesn't give a damn about how he looks. But with age, your interest in this disappears, and the pointlessness of worrying about this becomes obvious. Two years ago, Kylie Jenner was in the spotlight thanks to freckles: during the quarantine, she posted a photo on Instagram * without makeup and received many compliments. Seeing a reality TV star with freckles was unusual for subscribers, since Kylie usually hides her skin under a thick layer of makeup.
*Instagram belongs to Meta, recognized as an extremist organization in the Russian Federation