Once upon a time, I loved an accent nail

It’s crazy to me how beauty trends constantly evolve and change, and how our own tastes for those trends change!

For example, I remember when accent nails first hit the scene and thinking that it was a little odd to have a single nail with a different color, but eventually I came around to liking it and rocking it all the time. This was 2013 or 2014?

Anywho, now, years later, I much prefer to have a more traditional mani with just a single color across all my fingers. No more accent nails for me (for now, at least).

Some other trends within the last few years that I tried, in no particular order…

  • Bold brows — I even went through an intense phase where I did a complicated routine with carved out brows, OMG!
  • Nose contouring — I did this for a while and liked how it looked in pictures, but then I stopped doing it when I felt like I *had* to do it every day to just step out of the house. I think that feeling like I needed to correct how my nose looked made me perceive that there was something wrong with my features, and I didn’t think that was healthy for me mentally in the long term. So I stopped.
  • Overdrawn lips — Again, I like how this looked in pictures. In real life though, I think it might’ve just looked like I couldn’t figure out where my real lip line was. LOL! At the time I thought it was cute, though.
  • Intense bronzer — Man, I wore so much circa 2014!

How about you? What are some beauty trends from the last few years that you’ve tried? Do you still like them?

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,



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