It’s time for my April Instagram snap recap! I’ve been focusing a lot on instagram this year. I love getting to interact with beauty and lifestyle accounts everyday. There’s so much bad in the world that beauty is my happy place where I forget about all the negativity. Once or twice a week I haul all my makeup upstairs, pull out some magazines and props and create flatlays for my insta. It’s so much fun for me, I’m sure my husband thinks I’m crazy but whatever!
I’m currently sitting near the 1100 followers mark. I had just hit 1000 when I posted my March 2018 Instagram Snap Recap. Since starting My YouTube Channel I’ve been devoting a little bit more time to filming and editing (even though I have only 18 subscribers xD) so I haven’t had quite as much time on my hands for insta.
New Instagram Algorithm
Instagram has changed their algorithm once again. They aren’t going back to a chronological feed but they are supposedly trying to stop spamming our feeds with posts from three days ago. The change I’ve noticed however is that the posts that I DO double tap on disappear from my feed and instagram leaves the ones that I haven’t double tapped on. WTF. Also hashtags now have a top posts scroll AND a recent posts scroll. I thought this would be great at first but I think a lot of people are just scrolling through the top posts so it’s harder to get your recent post noticed.
April Instagram Snap Recap
Day 4 of the #30DaysOfMakeupWithAyRGalaxy hosted by @ayrgalaxyblog is Nude. Here's my nude lipsticks & eyeshadows! I've been really loving the @bareminerals Gen Nude lipsticks, I got a little sample lipstick book from Sephora and these lipsticks are so creamy and so comfortable on the lips! I'm wearing the shade Sexpot in the second pic ➡ I also picked up the @wetnwildbeauty rosé in the air color icon palette yesterday at superstore and I tried it out for the first time, It's supposed to be a dupe for the ABH Modern Renaissance which I never seem to have money for. I'm planning on posting a review at some point! 😊
I filmed this look yesterday using the #colourpopme Double Entendre palette! I was going for orange vibes but wanted to keep the look wearable. Most of the inspo videos I watched with the palette use the same shades and created the same look over and over so I was trying to think outside the box. I'm calling this look Butterfly Dreams 💖
Happy Saturday everyone! I wish I had the weekend off, but alas I have to work. Gotta pay the bills somehow 😩 what are you all up to this weekend? Day 7 of the #30DaysOfMakeupWithAyRGalaxy challenge is Favourite pink lipstick. Mine is currently the #Colourpopme Satin Lippie Stix in Aquarius. It's a really flattering nude pink shade that seems to go well with everything 😘
Thursday's makeup! When I don't want to fuss much getting ready I wear the @tartecosmetics tartelette tease eyeshadow palette. It's got the prettiest muted pinks and a few shimmery/glitter shades. I was getting ready to go to my advanced road test and get off my GDL license and I didn't want to be super glam at 11am but I still like feeling put together. I had to parallel park but I passed!! That's my grown up thing for the week 😂
Here's a sneek peek at what's coming up on my blog and YouTube channel tomorrow: I tested out a makeup kit by Beauty Scene Cosmetics which you can find at London Drugs. This giant set is $20CAD, but is it worth it? Good question! You'll have to check in tomorrow 😉 #affordablemakeup #beautycommunity #beautygram #beautylover #beautybloggers #bblogger #bbloggersca #bloggerlife #beautytalk #cosmetics #discoverunder5k #discoverunder10k #drugstoremakeup #flatlay #flatlays #instadaily #instabeauty #igbeauty #lblogger #lipstick #makeupflatlay #makeupgram #makeuptalk #pinklipstick #prettythings #redlipstick #shinyhappybloggers #wakeupandmakeup #youtubers
Catching up! Day 11 of the @ayrgalaxyblog #30DaysOfMakeupWithAyRGalaxy challenge was halo eyes! 👁 I created this look for my #Colourpopme Double Entendre 1 palette 3 looks video on YouTube and I adore how it turned out! I love me some @colourpopcosmetics 💖 #affordablemakeup #canadianblogger #beautyaddict #beautyblog #beautychallenge #beautylover #bbloggersca #beautyjunkie #beautygram #blogginggals #colourpop #colourpopcult #discoverunder5k #discoverunder10k #igbeauty #haloeye #makeupaddict #makeupblog #makeuplover #makeupgram #makeupoftheday #motd #shinyhappybloggers #selfie #slay #slave2beauty #wakeupandmakeup
Playing with this @wetnwildbeauty Rose in the air palette again 🌹❤ Day 14 of the @ayrgalaxyblog #30DaysOfMakeupWithAyRGalaxy challenge was smokey eye. I didn't want to get too crazy so I did a wearable day time smokey eye. Today is my day off so I'm just lounging in my PJs anyway 😂 I've been wearing the @lorealmakeup Lash paradise mascara a lot lately as well. I found it didn't give me a lot of curl originally, but I finally bought myself an eyelash curler and it's a night and day difference. It may not give me curl but it certainly holds my existing curl when I use a curler!
Lookit what came in the mail yesterday! 😍 I filmed my @sephora VIB sale haul yesterday but when I went too edit the video I found out that 6 minutes was completely blurry! Grrrr 😠 So I'm going to refilm some of that today. I'm already thrilled with the @anastasiabeverlyhills Soft Glam Palette, it's my first ABH palette and it's exactly what I expected: pigmented, blendable, not to mention beautiful. #obsession
What are your favourite morphe brushes, or makeup brushes in general? These brushes are from the @morphebrushes Eye Slay set and they're beautiful! I'm honestly enjoying the individual brushes I ordered more though, these ones are nice but not as soft as I expected 🤔 #bblogger #bbloggersca #beautyaddict #beautycommunity #beautyblog #beautygram #beautyful #beautyjunkie #blogginggals #discoverunder2k #discoverunder5k #discoverunder10k #flatlay #flatlays #flatlayoftheday #instalove #lovely #makeupbrushes #makeupgram #makeupgrammer #makeupmess #makeupmafia #morphe #obsessed #prettythings #pinkflashesofdelight #rosegold #shinyhappybloggers #thegirlgang #wakeupandmakeup
May Instagram Goals
Many of you know that Nova and I are doing an instagram challenge for May! all the details are in my #SpringintoSummer2018 Blog Post, I’d love it if some of you beauties followed along with us! My follower goal for insta this month is 1300.
What are your May instagram goals?
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