Instaception: The Next Level Instagram Makeup Challenge

Nose hair extensions? Check. Unicorn hair? Check. Wavy eyebrows? Check. Glitter tears? Check. Check? Check. Beauty trends, they come and they go, eh? We’ve seen everything, haven’t we? No, there is no ‘slow down’ sign yet.

What’s to be next is ‘Instaception.’ No, it’s not a sequel to ‘Inception,’ it’s actually a wacky makeup trend taking over social media. Makeup artists are flexing their skills with the Instaception challenge, creating tiny, perfect Instagram posts on their face, and painting borders so it looks like a screenshot of an Instagram post.

The trend started by beauty blogger, Dom Ski, who had a stroke of genius and first posted the look three weeks ago and captioned it “picture perfect.” He framed his eyes with the like, comment, and share icons. “I had this idea stuck in my head for a while now, didn’t execute it as well as I could have but oh well,” Dom captioned the picture.

 

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While no one believed embroidering Instagram posts on one’s face with paints would one day be in vogue, the Dom Ski’s post was more than enough to quickly spark Instagrammers and other users to flood social media their own takes and experiments.

“Slithering into that instaception trend 2 weeks late 👀🐍”

 

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“Entropy”

 

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“When you wanna spam @instagram with your makeup looks😏 This is #MAKEUP”

 

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“Yup I never do the old trends but totally gave this one a go”

 

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“Here’s the look I did on my livestream last night inspired by my good sis @dom.skii , this is all makeup except from the profile picture and name!” 

 

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Another Instagram user to point out the imperfections we all have and how we should embrace them, without trying to fit into society’s beauty standards. “I…really wanted to do this trend because it meant something that I [look] a little differently,” she said. “It kind of embodies the pressure of being perfect on social media and never having any flaws, when in reality, we’re all flawed. We all have imperfections. That’s what makes everyone so individualistic. Embrace them!”

 

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Beautiful both way!

 

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Perfectly imperfect!

 

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Picture perfect.

 

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Source: Vt

 

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