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Saturday, 4 July 2015

'YOU LOOK DISGUSTING': Viral Video

This video was only posted a few days ago by a woman named Em Ford (who also starred and directed in it) and already it is making a huge impact.

Read the description below:

Three months ago, I began posting images of myself without makeup on social media. The following film contains real comments that were left on images of my face.

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The description continues:

Over the past few months, I've received thousands of messages from people all over the world who suffer or have suffered from acne, an insecurity or self confidence issues. 

I wanted to create a film that showed how social media can set unrealistic expectations on both women and men. One challenge many face today, is that as a society, we're so used to seeing false images of perfection, and comparing ourselves to unrealistic beauty standards that It can be hard to remember the most important thing - You ARE beautiful. 

You are beautiful - no matter how flawed you feel, no matter how upset you may about the way you look or how hard you find it to make friends, or be confident. Believe in yourself, and never let anyone tell you're not beautiful - not even yourself.  

Join the discussion and share your thoughts - #YOULOOKDISGUSTING

Links:

INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/mypaleskinblog
BLOG: http://www.mypaleskin.com TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/mypaleskinblog 
EMAIL: em@mypaleskin.com

Crew: 

Directed by - Em Ford
Director Of Photography - Pete Wallington
Hair Stylist - Nikki Wright
Production Assistant - Charles Carter 
Edited by - Em Ford
Animation - The Brewery VFX

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Makeup Products Used in the video:

Tears: Kryolan Tear Stick
Primer: L'oreal Infallible Mattifying Primer
Foundation: Mac Prep & Prime BB Cream / L'oreal True Match 
Concealer: Kryolan Dermacolour Quintet DQ1 
Concealer: Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer - Chantilly
Highlighter: The Balm - Mary Lou-Manizer
Blusher: Milani - Illuminating Face Powder
Contour: Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream & Powder Contour Kit - Light
Powder: Ben Nye - Neutral Set Colourless Powder 
Eyebrows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Medium brown 
Eyeshadow Base: Mac Pro Longwear Paint Pot - Soft Ochre
Eyeshadow: Anastasia Beverly Hills - Fawn, Cognac, Amber
Eyeliner: Artist Of Makeup - Extreme Art Liner Pen.
Mascara: Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara
Eyelashes: The Vintage Cosmetic Company 
Lipstick: Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick - Lovely

Brushes: All brushes used are from Zoeva or Crown Brush
Sponge: Beauty Blender
Face Wipes: Mac Cosmetics Wipes

Tears were produced using a tear stick - No Youtubers were hurt in the making of this video.

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