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Why do we need to get back to thinking and developing our own creativity? Think about it. All people want to be, feel and be seen as beautiful. There's no denying that! But your inner beauty should drive your creativity for your outer beauty. Don't get sucked into the Insta Rut! So here are a few tips to get your makeup mojo back in check!
1. Stay off Social Media for a while!
WHAT you say! Shut yo' mouth! Girl, yes! I said it. Boy Bye! I said it! Take a break. When we are bombarded with the same visuals and trends, we tend to fall into questioning our psyche and the definition of beauty. We all are beautiful with and without makeup! Remember that. If you are feeling the pressure of trying to keep up with IG beauty gurus - switch your focus and nix social media for a couple weeks. Easier said than done right? I know.
2. Find inspiration in other aspects of life!
Use different moods, colors, real life scenery, a life situation, reading a good book, music, dance or the fine arts as other mediums for inspiration! Find inspiration in God, the earth, moon and stars! Start spending more time in the real world. Submerge yourself in the best of what your city has to offer! Explore a new place, like a museum or restaurant. Go to your park and take a walk. Let's start getting inspired by our real world environments!
3. Ready, Set, Go! Just Play with your beat!
Plain ole' experimentation will inspire you to try new color combinations, product placement, techniques and will overall improve your makeup application skills. Your skill level will always improve due to new discoveries - period.
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In the makeup community, images are created and recreated, which lead to a multitude of visuals that establishes a false standard of how makeup should look. Creativity comes from within. Let your mind work and explore uncharted territory that lies within you. We have to find our center in everything we do - regroup, repurpose, get back to our purpose - makeup is no different. Once you find that balance again, you then can have a different appreciation of those perfect social media images that we love to ❤!
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