Miley Cyrus shares she blames unexpected body changes on touring life

Miley Cyrus doesn't seem to miss her touring days. In June, she confessed to British Vogue that being on stage in front of 100,000 people was "so isolating," and more recently, she further explored the challenges of touring life in her new "Used to Be Young TikTok" series. Her Part 6 video, released on Sunday, August 27, reveals the surprising body changes she underwent during her 2014 Bangerz tour.

"Have you ever seen a girl who's been on tour for two years? I'm telling you, they come back with hair all over their face," Cyrus said in the video. The "Flowers" singer knows this little side effect of touring through first-hand experience. "I'm telling you right now, I bought a dermaplane when I was at Bangerz," she jokingly added, "We're here for Miley, but we're buying ZZ Top!"

On a more serious note, Cyrus also touched on some of the emotional and mental challenges of touring. “When I’m on tour, I feel like there’s a level of self-awareness that’s overused, and once that self-awareness is on, it’s hard to turn it off,” she says. "I think that was the hardest switch for me to turn off when you're training yourself to be active every night."

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The singer-actress further explained that she finds it unhealthy to be in a relationship with others where she is "the subject and the observer" on a daily basis, as is the case on tour. "It erased my humanity and my connection, and without my humanity and my connection, I couldn't be a songwriter, which is my number one priority," Cyrus said.

Her thoughts echoed her June cover interview with British Vogue . "Singing for hundreds of thousands of people is not really something I enjoy," she told the magazine. "There was no connection. There was no security." After her last headlining show in 2014, the year she went on the Bangerz tour, she started asking herself: "Who else do I want to be for besides myself? Live for other people’s happiness or success?”

After British Vogue 's report was published, Cyrus provided further context in a social media statement, clarifying that she does feel a connection with her fans and is "constantly creating and innovating new ways" to keep it that way. connect. When she does, she works hard to make sure she doesn't "sacrifice [her] necessities." Still, while that means touring isn't Cyrus' top priority right now, she noted that her stance could change.

The singer is currently going through what she calls her "endless summer vacation," and one of the perks seems to be not having to resort to an epilator to get rid of unwanted facial hair.