How To Conquer Self-Doubt When Posting Content on Social MediaIn the age of Instagram, self-love is the key to feeling yourself.
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” These are the words of the famous Chinese philosopher, Confucius. With the creation of the internet came the advent of social media, and now more than ever, country borders have become blurred, and information spreads faster than the speed of light. Now, we share personal memories with strangers. We lead private lives in public and lead public lives in private. Although social media allowed us to share information with the rest of the world at the click of a button, it also presented a lot of difficulties such as cyber bullying, anxiety and crippling insecurities. Instagram has made many people feel insufficient through cyberbullying and the constant flooding of pictures by people who appear to have near-perfect lives. Perfect bodies. Perfect jobs. Perfect lives. Many times before many of us post a picture, a wave of doubt breezes through our minds. Am I too fat? Am I too slim? Are the eyebags underneath my eye visible? Is there too much acne on my skin? Am I beautiful enough in this picture? So, we scamper through several photograph editing apps and apply as many filters as we can to hide the ugly parts of ourselves, to please an audience that should have no business determining how we live our lives. There is no predefined standard for beauty. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” I spoke with several Instagram users and we collectively compiled a five-step guide on how to conquer that crippling self-doubt that swarms us whenever we want to post a picture on social media Self-AffirmationBefore posting a picture on social media, affirm yourself positively. Remind yourself that you are enough. You are worthy. You are beautiful. A positivity/meditation app could help, an example is Calm. Positive ReinforcementWhenever you feel unsettled by the comments you would receive when you post a picture, go through previous positive comments on your old posts. Also, send the picture to your friends that make you feel good about yourself. If the doubt persists, post the picture and turn off comments on the picture.Streamline Your TimelineThe kind of content you consume on Instagram influences you consciously or subconsciously. Constantly look to filter the people you follow on Instagram. Unfollow the accounts that make you feel uneasy about yourself, and follow the accounts that make you feel happy and positive. Let your Instagram and other social media be your corner of the internet that is unashamedly you.Music Music speaks when words can’t. Before clicking post on that picture, get yourself in high spirits with music that elevates your mood. Play a lot of Lizzo, Beyonce or whatever music keeps your juices flowing and when you feel psyched enough, click post on that picture.CaptionPicture captions are used to express the words the picture doesn’t say. Sometimes, captions attach contextual meaning to a picture. A good caption often helps with self-doubt. When in doubt, bare your emotions out through the caption of your picture. The world is a global village, and however diverse we are, we still go through similar issues. Baring yourself out through your captions is a surefire way to help you and others going through something similar at the time overcome their insecurities and self-doubt.
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Attention girls🤩! First time ever, we're focusing on a brand - The Ordinary - today! Lots of users in our Cherie community have been recommodating The Ordinary to improve skin problems🥳. Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation left by cystic acne, for example, can be possibly removed by using The Ordinary niacinamide.@marydtorres, I saw your post seeking help for your skin problem, and there were some Cherie users recommodating you to use The Ordinary. How did it go? It would be super helpful if you could make a post and talk about the progress😚! Besides from post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, there were also users sharing how large pores can be improved by The Ordinary products.@MelissaLawrence212,@MelissaLawrence212we'd love to see you keep making follow-up posts and share your progress with us! @katieleI saw you were recommodating The Ordinary to other Cherie users for pimples - why not making a post yourself and detailing how The Ordinary improve your skin🤣? I also saw@MadelineJaneStewart is a big fan of The Ordinary. After using The Ordinary products in your daytime and nighttime skincare routines, it's pretty clear that your skin has been improved. Great work! Keep us updated girl❤️! For other Cherie members, feel free to make posts about The Ordinary and @ me. I'd love to hear your reviews of the products, or you can leave your comments below. I am so excited to see your feedback and reviews! S/O to all the experts who gave reviews on The Ordinary!! Love y'all🥰! 👀👀👀 Don't forget to follow your best friend CheriePick, an official Cherie account, to interact with other Cherie members and get the best content in the community. Xoxo.
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Hi darlings🤣! Today I am gonna introduce a new friend to you @Mallory. She's such a beautiful human being who has helped so many people in our Cherie community. I mean, no one is a skincare expert in front of her🤓. We truly hope that there will be more Cherie members like @Mallory who are devoted to helping others out! Check out the screenshots of the super helpful comments from @Mallory Again, thank you so much @Mallory for sharing all these super practical skincare tips with us😗! S/O to all the warmhearted beauty experts! 👀👀👀 Don't forget to follow your best friend CheriePick, an official Cherie account, to interact with other Cherie members and get the best content in the community. Xoxo.
How to get the smoothest and straightest hair
Tips: grap a section! comb out ! section! “C” shape ghd - Silver Moon Gold Styler Set Upbeat Collection A RPO way of actual application is to find the tooth of the comb, place the iron in right behind the fine tooth and move it through with the comb down to the end. Make sure your comb is heat resistant so you don't have to worry about it moving with your iron. By using the comb here is to use the tooth leading the straight hair right into the mouth of the iron. This would give the best result. If you dont comb it out before iron, you are just cook the knots and tangles and bends into your hair. Dont suggest horizontal sections, leave hair flat looking. People want smooth hair when they look for a straightener.if your iron is not giving you a smooth finish with one single pass through the section, then you'll probably need to search for a new one. You dont want spend double or tripple the prices on masques or serums for damaged hair. When you are done with parting into sections, you are ready to iron. Grap a section, comb out your hair before. Hold that portion and go close to the scalp, pull straight down, slowly steady. When you are about to go a little close to the root area. and slide it down and got a nice finish. Make sure you are pulling toward your face and creating“C” shape into your face and run your fingers through it finished and smooth end .Pulling and steady all the way down to the end and get a nice flat finished shinny section. it's easier to comb your hair right away. give the hair a little movement, pull the section in the back to the side,i nstead of being stick straight. Typically I would go with a second pass, but that depend on your hair type and temperature setting.
I look kinda psycho lol. But I have zero makeup, filters or special lighting. I feel like I’ve come a long way and my skin is definitely where I wanted to be. I have large pores overall so looking back at my other scans the toner combo that I am currently using has become a banger in my book. cocokind - Raspberry vinegar toner + VERSED - WEEKEND GLOW
Quarantine hobby: Nail stamping 💅🏾
I spent the first three months of quarantine staying with friends so I wouldn’t go stir crazy from isolation. During that time, one of my friends introduced me to nail-stamping and I was hooked. Before this, it had been years since I’d painted my nails because I hated using nail polish remover. (I am more of a let the polish chip away person.) Soon enough, I got the Maniology - Forever Young: Nail Stamping Starter Kit Plates, Polishes, Scraper, & Stamper and only had to pay for the cost of shipping. The kit comes with a stamped, scraper, two plates and two mini polishes. More than enough bang for my $7.99. From there, I admit I went a little crazy getting nail polishes from ILNP, OPI, other stampers, etc., BUT I used an Amazon gift card to finance my new habit so 🤷🏾♀️. For the my current mani completed on July 5, I knew I wanted to use my new OPI - Worth A Pretty Penne polish with my marble plate. As you can tell from my collage, I initially wanted to have a matte white (from Sinful Colors) accent nail on my ring fingers. But I hated how it looked. The rose gold marbled look could stand on its own. I love how it turned out and it reminds me of the crackle nail polish that I had a while ago with none of the texture. Here are some tips: ￼ ￼￼100 percent acetone or bust: Use 100 percent acetone to clean your plates properly. Regular nail polish remover has oils that will prevent your polish from settling in the groves, which will result in the stamped not picking up the images. ￼ ￼￼Not all polish is created equal: There are specific polishes that are meant for stamping. Stamping polishes tend to have opacity in the first stamp. You can use stamping polishes for your base color, but you might not be able to use regular polish to stamp. It can be a trial-and-error process. Favorite stamping polishes: Maniology, Painted Polish and Pueen. ￼￼A clean plate is a happy plate: Be sure to clean the image on the plate your are stamping after each use. You can’t layer polish over dried polish that is trapped in the wells. ￼￼Lint roller or tape: To get your stamper clean after each stamp swipe the stamper face over the sticky side of the tape or roller. It will pull any remaining polish or lint from it. ￼￼Can see clearly now: I love the clear ice cube stampers from Maniology because you can see through to the nail to see where you are placing the imagine. ￼￼THE CLAW: To combat damage, I got cotton claws so I wouldn’t have to hold the acetone-soaked cotton round while cleaning a plate. ￼￼POBC: Peel-off base coats are your friends. I use them when I know I am going to want to do more than one set in a certain time. Favorite one: Unt’s POBC is the one I used. What are some of the hobbies you’ve picked up during quarantine?
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