If you spend any time on social media, you’ve probably noticed a certain aesthetic developing over the past several years.
It is especially prominent on the photo-sharing app Instagram, which is filled with images of flawless skin, contoured features, and a perfect pout. This look has become so popular that it is often referred to as Instagram Face.
Continue reading to learn how Instagram Face has evolved over the last decade, and the lengths that people go to in order to achieve this aesthetic.

What is Instagram Face?

Instagram face is a term used to described a homogenous look popularized on social media platforms including Instagram and Snapchat. It is typically characterized by:

  • Thick arched brows
  • Voluminous lashes
  • Full, sculpted cheeks
  • Smooth, pore-less skin
  • Dainty, streamlined nose
  • Contoured jawline
  • Plump, defined lips

What Factors Contributed to the Age of Instagram Face?

Celebrities like the Kardashians are one of the most notable influences. They regularly post filtered photos in full hair and make-up and are often accused of using Face Tune, sometimes badly, to alter one or more aspects of their appearance.
Several members of the famous family are also open about their love of cosmetic treatments like Botox, laser treatments, and dermal fillers.
Technological advancements and the ever-growing selfie trend have also played a role in the rise of the Instagram face.

How to Achieve an Instagram Face?

While some people rely on an arsenal of skincare and makeup products to achieve this look, others use filters and photo-editing apps like Facetune.
The quest for an Instagram Face has also caused an increasingly number of women and men to seek plastic surgery and noninvasive cosmetic procedures.
That being said, a majority of Instagram influencers use all three methods to conceal perceived flaws and unique features in order to get this desired look.

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