A make-up artist who’s ridiculed over her pretend lips has hit again at ‘jealous and bitter’ web bullies who branded her a ‘practice wreck’.
Shauna Sargeant, 22, from Oakdale, Caerphilly in Wales, is consistently subjected to merciless taunts from web trolls who steal photographs of her newest make-up appears and publish them with nasty feedback mocking her massive lips.
However the freelance beautician, who has spent £1,300 on lip fillers after changing into ‘actually insecure’ about her tiny lips, is adamant that individuals who insist on ‘slating’ her are simply jealous.
‘I positively suppose they’re posting out of jealousy. Possibly they’re simply bitter they do not have the arrogance to go on the market and take a look at new appears like I do.’
The make up artist is consistently subjected to merciless taunts from web trolls who steal photographs of her newest make-up appears and publish them with nasty feedback mocking her massive lips
Earlier than having fillers, Shauna was very self-conscious concerning the dimension of her lips and used to make use of lip liner to ‘overdraw’ them to make them look greater
She continued: ‘They prefer to ridicule folks for having that confidence. I am making an attempt to take it as a praise. They’re stealing my photographs so I should be doing one thing proper. I am not stealing their photographs.
Shauna finds her photos plastered throughout social media with hurtful captions comparable to ‘trout pout’ and ‘fish lips’.
However Shauna refuses to let it get her down as she loves her luscious lips, which include 4ml of fillers, and works onerous to pay for them.
‘I’ve had my lips carried out and folks have a look at me like I should be within the clinic on daily basis, however I am actually not,’ mentioned Shauna. ‘Folks simply do not know what they’re speaking about.
The 22-year-old finds her photos plastered throughout social media nearly on daily basis with hurtful captions comparable to ‘trout pout’ and ‘fish lips’
She continued: ‘People who go and get their lips carried out have clearly had insecurities about that, so to select up on that and make enjoyable of it’s a actually low blow.’
‘But it surely’s a day by day factor, I see it on a regular basis. I am in a make-up group the place I publish my photos and everyone seems to be so supportive however my photographs are being stolen. It is taking place to me and so many women, we’re being slated.
‘Our photos are taken with out permission they usually’re simply being ridiculed. It is disgusting and completely uncalled for.’
However Shauna is decided to disregard the trolls and has even carried out a ‘resentful’ impressed make-up look to hammer residence her defiance.
‘One individual mentioned my lips appear to be I’ve had the laughs sucked out of me like in Monsters Inc,’ she defined. ‘That is nothing to do with my make-up, it is really simply mocking my face. I labored onerous to pay for the lips I wished so I am positively going to flaunt them.’
She added: ‘I made a decision to make use of the negativity to encourage me and did a resentful make-up look. It went down very well. I’ll carry on being defiant and flaunting myself.
‘It does not matter what any bullies need to say, they are not going to take my goals and ambitions away from me.’
Earlier than having fillers, Shauna was very self-conscious concerning the dimension of her lips and used to make use of lip liner to ‘overdraw’ them to make them look greater.
Shauna refuses to let it get her down as she loves her luscious lips, which include 4ml of fillers, and works onerous to pay for them
‘I really like my lips, I am so pleased with them,’ defined Shauna. ‘They’ve helped me grow to be extra assured. Earlier than I had them carried out, I used to be actually self-conscious. I felt actually insecure. I had had tiny lips and I used to overdraw them in order that they regarded greater.’
However two years in the past, Shauna determined to make the leap and pay £230 to have 1ml of fillers injected into her lips earlier than having a further 0.5ml top-up one month later for £100.
Since then the cosmetologist has had 4 extra 1ml injections at £230 a go, spending a complete of £1,250 up to now.
Shauna believes some folks conceal behind pretend accounts to steal photographs and ‘tear one another down’, ignoring the true penalties of their brutal phrases.
‘I am so sick of seeing folks tear one another down,’ she defined. ‘I believe they use pretend accounts. And I believe being on-line positively makes it simpler for folks. It dehumanises it.’
She continued: ‘It is not straightforward to insult somebody to their face since you see that uncooked emotion of upset or anger however on social media you are protected.’
‘They’re simply phrases you have typed on a display screen. They have not even come out of your mouth so it is like you have not actually mentioned them or carried out something.’
The freelance beautician is adamant that individuals who insist on slating her should be jealous – and even did a ‘resentful’ impressed make-up look to hammer residence her defiance. Above, pictured along with her boyfriend Liam Mantle, 20
Shauna is decided to disregard the trolls and mentioned: ‘It does not matter what any bullies need to say, they are not going to take my goals and ambitions away from me’
‘It is just like the trolls do not see actual life and digital life as the identical however it’s all the identical and people phrases have actual penalties. They harm simply the identical.’
‘My look is essential to me so seeing somebody ridicule it, it is taken very personally. It is all I take into consideration each day.
Talking of the emotion she goes by way of when she reads the merciless jibes, Shauna mentioned: ‘After I see these posts, I begin shaking and my anxiousness goes by way of the roof.’
However Shauna is a part of a make-up group which she claims has helped her take care of the backlash she receives each day.
‘The help from my make-up group has helped a lot however then somebody has to come back alongside and attempt to knock you again down,’ she mentioned. ‘I believe folks ought to simply ignore the bullies.’
She added: ‘The one one dwelling your life is you and the one one who could make you cheerful is you so I will not allow them to get in between me and my love of make-up or my lips. And to the bullies, I might inform them to place that negativity into one thing constructive.’
Whereas their repairs is not low cost, Shauna would not change her lips as she credit them for enhancing her vanity which in flip allowed her to launch her profession. Above, along with her boyfriend Liam
Praising the arrogance her pretend lips have given her, Shauna defined: ‘I’d inform anybody fascinated by having their lips carried out that if they will afford it they usually’re completely satisfied then go for it. Do what makes you cheerful’
‘In the event that they put that vitality into saying one good factor or doing one good deed, the world could be a significantly better place.’
Shauna has to go to the clinic roughly as soon as each 4 months to maintain her lips the dimensions they’re now.
Whereas their repairs is not low cost, Shauna would not change them for the world as she credit them for enhancing her vanity which in flip allowed her to launch her profession.
‘I really like my lips, I am so pleased with them. I like the dimensions they’re now. I get a 1ml prime up each 4 to 6 months. That is how lengthy they final however no one appears to know that.’
She added: ‘There’s so many misconceptions about having your lips carried out. I’d inform anybody fascinated by having their lips carried out that if they will afford it they usually’re completely satisfied then go for it. Do what makes you cheerful.’
‘My lips have stopped me being so self-conscious and helped me exit and meet extra purchasers and go to extra occasions.’