More than just appearance: Saheefa Jabbar speaks out against beauty norms affecting men

Known for her thoughtful takes on various social issues, model and actress Saheefa Jabbar Khattak recently shared her two cents on how beauty standards harm both, men and women. The celebrity took to IG Stories to express her issue with an article lauding fellow actor Khaqan Shahnawaz for his ‘perfect complexion and blue eyes’.
Coming to Khaqan’s defence against such narratives, she furthered on, “Similarly, my colleague, despite his good looks and privileged background, is more than just his appearance. Media outlets should be mindful of how they frame narratives and consider the multifaceted identities of individuals.” Saheefa went on to share an IG reel about a man who underwent an expensive limb-lengthening procedure after giving in social preferences for tallness and ended up facing critical side effects. “It is very, very important to call out these standards for what they are – harmful and unhealthy,” the actress wrote in an accompanying message.