A BARRY girl had a Shrektacular time celebrating hitting 150,000 followers on TikTok.
When 25-year-old Charly Anne from Barry began utilizing TikTok throughout the first nationwide lockdown she didn’t anticipate how her following would develop – with the star even recognised whereas on vacation in Cyprus.
She makes use of TikTok to advertise physique positivity, sharing her key message that “fashion has no weight limit” and that individuals ought to eat what they need (so long as it is not severely impacting their well being).
“I didn’t expect this following at the start,” stated Ms Anne.
“I simply randomly began doing it and I loved it; as extra folks adopted I posted extra – it’s like my web household.
“TikTok has grow to be part of my life – I submit 4 or fives occasions a day. Filming and enhancing each day may be fixed, however I’m so fortunate to have a job which I really like.
“I still can’t believe it.”
Content material on her TikTok consists of:
- What she eats in a day, which has helped followers with consuming problems by encouraging them to eat;
- Physique positivity;
- Be part of her for the day;
- Modelling outfits, and extra.
She admits that she struggled with weight when she was youthful, along with her weight-reduction plan from an early age and – at occasions – refusing to eat.
“I had no one to look up to and say it was okay, that weight doesn’t matter,” stated Ms Anne.
“At one level I used to be a measurement 12 and I nonetheless thought I used to be fats; it was that mindset, and I don’t need younger folks to assume that’s okay.
“I by no means dreamed I’d do one thing like this and I want extra folks have been doing it again then.
“Most individuals don’t care what you seem like – be your self, be assured.”
Her full-time position on TikTok isn’t all work and no play although – to rejoice hitting 150,000 followers she hosted a Shrek themed party.
Surrounded by family and friends in costume, she even managed to hit 160,000 followers by the next morning.
“Shrek is my comfort film when I feel anxious, I love it,” defined Ms Anne.
“The party was completely wonderful – we danced all evening, my buddy stunned me with a selfmade Shrek cake, it was simply such good vibes.
“Hitting 160,000 followers the next day was amazing – I couldn’t believe it.”
She added that – like all social Media platforms – there are trolls on TikTok, however she feels the nice outweighs the dangerous and it’s “mostly a happy place full of positivity”.