14 Instagram Makeup Trends Everyone Can Do But You
And I can't even cover up a pimple fully…. pic.twitter.com/GtvPXRynHU
— Marcella (@marcellasaund) April 8, 2015
If I am ever in the mood to feel moderately-to-severely inadequate, the first thing I do, of course, is get on the Internet. I am sure you can relate — everyone online, on any platform of social media, always seems to have their lives so definitively together that it’s hard not to feel a little twinge of jealousy or self-doubt upon glancing at a computer or phone screen. Facebook makes it seem like everyone is constantly achieving all of their goals all at once except for you, Snapchat makes it seem like everyone in your life is having fun except for you and Instagram makes it seem as though everyone is a personal fitness, fashion, and makeup guru. Except for you.
The moral of the story here, I guess, is that the Internet, above all else, is a truly humbling place. (But we already knew this, didn’t we?) Of course, it’s important to note that most of what you see anywhere on the Internet isn’t the way it actually is in real life — people only highlight the good things happening in their lives, so it everyone else who only sees their social media presences an unfair imbalance of information — so everything that you see through a filter is not to be taken at face value. Every flawless contour and sharp winged liner you’re about to see, then, both took a lot of work and some heavy-duty filtering to make it look so good. Still, it’s fun to look at. So, let’s check out these Instagram makeup trends that everyone, it seems, can do. Except for you: