Warning: there are swear words.
As a beauty blogger I tend to see a ton of beautiful things on a daily basis but occasionally, something maybe not as expected – a lot of ugliness. Not ugly products but ugly attitudes and behavior. Some people tend to think because I am a beauty blogger (or hell, just plain heavy makeup consumer even before the blog thing) it means it’s the ONLY thing about me. Like all I care or think about my entire life are beauty products. That I am shallow, narcissistic, vapid, etc. You think of the negative word, people have let me know they thought it about me in emails, comments or tweets to me.
The disturbing thing is it’s not just outsiders of the blogging world who say these things. It’s other nail or beauty bloggers at times. Instead of being supportive of someone trying something new or going out on a limb and showing a photo when they aren’t 100% confident about it, they let them know with a rude comment. Or even worse, they go to a makeup board or other website specifically created to talk crap about YouTubers and bloggers. Oh yes, those exist – can you believe it? I have a hard time wrapping my head around the fact that people spend that much time and energy talking shit about other people. Think of the things they could do with their own lives if they channeled that energy into something more positive! But clearly they have something going on mentally and should probably see a therapist and get it figured out.
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