7 Instagram Beauty Trends We Stole From Drag Queens

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The art of creating cheekbones and giving yourself a nose job was also pioneered by drag queens, who use extreme contouring to give the illusion of a more feminine face shape. Us ladies though, contouring in this style can actually give us a more masculine and harsh effect. But hey, whatever floats your boat!","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"3. Cut Crease","level":3,"displayType":"header"},{"elements":[{"text":"View this post on Instagram When I think of summer, I think of yellow 🌻 Lips: @anastasiabeverlyhills lip palette \"primary 4\" Eyes: @hudabeauty rose gold palette (sandalwood, henna, cocoa, black truffle in the crease/outer corner & bae on the lid\" Lashes: \"ALINA\" by @lillylashes @maccosmetics \"Nylon\" in inner corners and used as a face highlight A post shared by ALINA (@makeupbyalinna) on Jul 14, 2017 at 12:07pm PDT","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Look familiar? Our beloved cut crease is also a staple in the drag queen community. This eyeshadow technique is popular with our queens because of the 3D illusion it gives the eyes.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"4. Overlining Lips","level":3,"displayType":"header"},{"elements":[{"text":"View this post on Instagram Mug for @vaudviledrag cabaret last night!! PUFFERFISH REALNESS!!!!!!!!!🐡🐡 A post shared by Jemima Handful (@jemimahandful) on Oct 21, 2017 at 4:04pm PDT","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"No, Kylie Jenner did not invent the trend of overlining lips. This technique has been around for a while, with drag queens taking it to extremes to create the illusion of a fuller pout.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"5. Lashes That Are Dramatic AF","level":3,"displayType":"header"},{"elements":[{"text":"View this post on Instagram My eyes def look bald AF A post shared by WAKE UP AND MAKEUP (@wakeupandmakeup) on Nov 9, 2017 at 7:47pm PST","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Yes, the tarantula eyelash trend that the media touts as the trademark look of the Kardashians was also popularized by drag queens.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"6. Instagram Brows","level":3,"displayType":"header"},{"elements":[{"text":"View this post on Instagram 💕💕💕 I‘m starting to like this matte look🤔 should I post more matte pics? A post shared by n a t h a l i e 👸🏼 (@nathaliebbyy) on Nov 30, 2017 at 12:37pm PST","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Highlighting underneath and above the eyebrow? Creating an ombre effect at the tip? Brushing brow hairs up in a vertical direction? THAT WAS ALL DRAG QUEENS SIS.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"7. Lace Front Wigs","level":3,"displayType":"header"},{"elements":[{"text":"View this post on Instagram #myfirstwig #wigforbeginners @dyamondmyne LFW008 from @myfirstwig_com, you can part it freely and will looks natural with middle-part and side-part. #naturalparting #lacefrontwig #lacewig A post shared by My First Wig (@myfirstwig_com) on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:40pm PST","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"We all know our drag queens love a snatched wig and laid edges!","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Now let’s give credit where it’s due, ladies!","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'https://www.instagram.com/p/BcVhjonhsn4/?hl=en&tagged=dragqueenmakeup'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname + location.search; var base_url = '/2018/01/10/drag-queens-makeup-tips-instagram-beauty-trends/'; var next_gallery = '/2014/11/18/ugly-christmas-sweaters-photos-xmas-gifts/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "7 Instagram Beauty Trends We Stole From Drag Queens"; var path = base_url