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Bobby Jean Spears On Make-up, Content material Creation & Standing Out


Bobby Jean Spears on TSC


BOBBY JEAN SPEARS is on the weblog at present !!

I met Bobby on Instagram & discovered him completely hysterical & a really craft, distinctive content material creator. Instantly I appreciated his power, his spirit & he was a part of The Skinny Confidential group.

Saying that, I made a decision to kick off somewhat collection the place I characteristic a few of the group on the weblog. And first up is the person, the parable, the legend, Bobby Jean Spears.

On this publish he will get into his favourite make-up brushes, his most cherished merchandise, why he loves ice curler, & normalizing make-up for males & all genders.

With that, let’s get into it with Bobby Jean Spears.

Bobby Jean Spears On Make-up, Content material Creation & Standing Out

Introduce your self to The Skinny Confidential Neighborhood.

Bobby Jean Spears

Bobby Jean Spears: What the fuck is up TSC Fam?! I’m the one & solely WORLD Famend Tremendous Star ( that you simply’ve by no means heard of ) Bobby Jean Spears. I entertain 10’s & 10’s of individuals on-line with make-up & skincare content material.

I wouldn’t think about myself a typical “magnificence influencer” – I’m not, nor do I ever faux to be wealthy or dwelling lavishly. And I work part-time from residence so I’m somebody who hopes driving through Starbucks doesn’t overdraft my account ( lmao ) & I simply don’t have it in me to pretend this excellent, glam, “insta life.” 

My “insta life” is simply my life. I do promo for manufacturers & completely different merchandise, however I don’t oversell.  I make actual connections with my viewers & that’s what’s most enjoyable for me. AND I don’t suggest issues I don’t like or wouldn’t use. It’s not value 20% of a $25 greenback sale, ya know? I lean extra in direction of simply making an attempt to be an entertaining & relatable character that my viewers can examine in with on-line & escape a shitty day….or generally share in mine!

I additionally am very open about my wrestle with psychological sickness ( Main Depressive Dysfunction / Extreme Nervousness / ADHD ) & really feel it’s crucial to be simply as open about my highs as I’m my lows. If it helps 1 individual then I’ve made a distinction then that’s fairly cool. I by no means need to create a facade on the web. On the off likelihood I had been to ever blow up & “make it,” I couldn’t think about the strain you’re feeling to maintain that facade up always. So if I’m going to make it, I don’t need to fear about maintaining with a self created false perfection that doesn’t exist.

You’re SO GOOD at doing make-up. Are you able to give us your prime suggestions?

BJS:

My first & crucial tip I may give you entails your mindset.

Do your self a favor & settle for the truth that you might be most definitely not going to be excellent or nice at EVERYTHING. For instance: I completely fucking SUCK at eyeliner. I’m shaky, uncoordinated, have hooded eyes, & doing it’s the bane of my existence. It used to essentially deter me from creating ( generally it nonetheless does ), however I’ve come to comprehend I can cowl that weak point with completely different strategies, & in some instances a tremendous instrument will current itself that makes one thing simpler.

I’m happy to say that simply days in the past I discovered a product that might be recreation altering for me & my fellow eyeliner challenged. Check out Information Magnificence! I actually suppose it’ll be a life saver for me! On the time of this writing I’ve solely used it twice as a result of I simply bought it, however I’ve by no means been extra excited for a product. I feel it is not going to solely elevate my appears to be like, however give me an enormous enhance of confidence in myself & my talents.

It’s perf that we’re already speaking about magnificence instruments as a result of that takes me proper into my NUMBER 2 TIP: INVEST IN GOOD, HIGH QUALITY MAKEUP BRUSHES!!

Inexpensive make-up manufacturers have stepped their pussy up over the previous few years by way of high quality so that you now not have to lay our a fortune on all of your cosmetics. Discover some cheap dupes for a pair issues & take that extra cash & GET GOOD BRUSHES!!! The most effective brushes can apply a $12  basis higher than an terrible brush can apply a $70 basis.

The very last thing I’ll say to persuade you that brushes must be your subsequent obsession is that the sturdiness makes them an INVESTMENT. Odds are that prime high quality basis brush can be with you 10 years down the highway if correctly cared for, saving you a lot cash in the long term. My HANDS DOWN favourite brushes come from Anisa Magnificence they’re not like any others.

+ Pinnacle Basis Brush

+ Crescent Contour Brush

+ Angled Concealer Brush

are all MUST-HAVES!

Additionally they make wonderful skincare brushes that I’m obsessive about. I like them a lot that I reached out to see if I might get them to offer me a reduction code so I can impress you all & bribe you for affection. Nicely, I’m happy to say that you should use code ITSBOBBY for 15% off! In the event you strive them, let me know what you suppose!!

I’m writing a novel so I’ll do a 3rd & closing fast tip:

In the event you’re something like me you are taking eternally to prepare, however even in case you are tremendous punctual this tip will show you how to save & handle a while! In case you have an occasion, social gathering, picture shoot, or something the place you’re planning to serve some glam…DO A DRY RUN!!

What I imply by that’s 1-3 days earlier than your occasion, begin  planning out your look, get your inspo, collect all of the merchandise you will want or use ( I put all of them in a plastic shoe field lol ) & then do your make-up. I do that as a result of it helps me save time. After I go to truly prepare on the precise day I already know precisely what eyeshadow shade story I’m going with & precisely tips on how to create it.

I’ve labored out all of the kinks & errors & tweaks I need to make. Perhaps not a tip for everybody, however I’m very simply distracted & have bother making choices, so if I give myself a day to be artistic with no time restrict to determine precisely what I need to appear to be with no strain of being late, then on the day of the occasion I simply sit down & do the very same factor in half the time, as a result of the artistic half that may gradual my anxious mind down & make me take eternally has been carried out. I can simply set myself on autopilot! 

Bobby Jean Spears makeup tips

Is make-up utility completely different for a person than it’s for a girl?

BJS: Make-up utility is completely different for each particular person no matter gender. Everybody’s pores and skin is completely different, everybody has completely different style, everybody has completely different bone construction, everybody has completely different insecurities they use make-up for.

I’m being repetitive with the phrase “everybody” on objective. I actually need to get to a spot on the planet the place make-up has no gender. I get requested this query so much & I perceive & the quick non-preachy reply is “no” lol. The query can simply generally really feel condescending ( I’m positive it’s by no means supposed & I’m not offended nor do I communicate for anybody however myself ). My emotions come from a spot of insecurity that the world appears like I’m an imposter & that make-up is a cis girl’s recreation & we as males ( or different genders ) don’t belong.

I need to normalize males in make-up & anytime I can get an opportunity to clarify that its not about gender in any respect, besides to society, I do it. The quantity of “nobody desires to see a man in make-up” feedback I get are so ignorant & I’d be completely happy if I might higher educate only one reader. 

What are your suggestions for contouring?

BJS: Don’t contour precisely like that YouTuber you watched. Study the speculation & artwork of contouring. Your face is a completely completely different form than that YouTuber’s. You have got completely different bone construction. Contouring shouldn’t appear to be an enormous darkish line down your face. It takes follow & an understanding of your individual face & how mild hits it. I’m being tremendous nerdy about it as a result of it’s actually my favourite a part of the make-up course of since you actually get to grab & rework your face.

I began to offer personal Zoom classes through the pandemic & contouring was the primary factor folks needed to study. They might all say that they had watched tons of tutorials & nonetheless can’t get it. As soon as they study to contour for THEM & study precisely what contouring does they’re at all times shocked by how a lot much less intimidating & scary it really is! 

You’re superb at creating content material that’s humorous, whereas additionally being academic. What are your suggestions for different content material creators?

BJS: Simply be your self, cease caring about likes, & views & simply do it & be constant. I’m nonetheless so removed from being profitable that I nonetheless must strive & observe my very own recommendation. I’ve actually tried this previous 12 months to simply keep in mind that it solely takes one publish, one alternative or one connection to realize traction & take off so the extra constant you’re the higher the possibility of that occuring.

In the future I feel I gained 100+ followers merely since you ( Lauryn ) posted me in your story, & my highest seen reel is since you shared it. By no means in my life did I feel I might even barely join with you & now due to one or two posts, I’m answering your questions which is an honor, & additionally one other alternative to develop & acquire publicity.

Do my social media stats & self doubt make me marvel why on the planet you’ll even take an curiosity in me? ABSOLUTELY….however I’ve to place that to the aspect & embrace any alternative that comes my approach, even when I really feel like I don’t deserve it. The chance you say no to since you’re fearful of success or placing your self on the market might be the chance that takes you to a brand new degree of success. If it doesn’t….say sure to the following alternative.  

Bobby Jean Spears favorite skincare products

What prime 3 skincare merchandise are you able to not reside with out & why?

BJS: 1. My THE SKINNY CONFIDENTIAL HOT MESS ICE ROLLER & ICE QUEEN FACE OIL as a result of DUHHH! Can we even want to enter how wonderful these are? I feel everyone knows by now.

2. Epicuren Colostrum Luminous Glow Cream. This moisturizer is the TITS & not simply because colostrum is in breast milk lol. It’s really a tremendous moisturizer. So hydrating, light-weight, & colostrum stimulates collagen manufacturing, improves pores and skin elasticity & can assist easy wrinkles.

 

3. Lastly, I like The Unusual’s AHA 30% + BHA 2% Exfoliating Peeling Answer.  I attempt to use this a minimum of as soon as per week. Your pores and skin is so gentle & easy you’ll really feel such as you simply bought an costly ass facial. The kicker is that it’s solely like 7 fucking {dollars}! The one different comparable product in high quality is the Drunk Elephant AHA+BHA Child Facial, however it’s 80 bucks. In the event you can select to spend $7 on The Unusual & not sacrifice high quality why wouldn’t you? 

What prime 3 make-up merchandise are you able to not reside with out & why?

BJS: Gerard Cosmetics Clear Canvas Eye Base. For my part there isn’t a greater eyeshadow base in the marketplace. It’s self-setting, the proper quantity of cheesy, & somewhat goes a good distance. It is available in 4 common shades: Honest, Medium, Cocoa, & White.

I exploit all of them at completely different occasions for various functions. For instance, the white is wonderful for minimize creases or making pastels POP ( as is the Honest ) & the Cocoa can be utilized to create a deeper, smokier look. In the event you simply want one for on a regular basis use although, I like to recommend the one closest to your pores and skin tone. 

Gerard Cosmetics Lip Pencils ( my fav shade is Sugar & Spice ). Their Lip Pencils are a gel formulation & I’m simply completely obsessed. They’re my go-to liners. They apply like a dream & neglect worrying about your lipstick bleeding. The gel formulation may also be used as an throughout shade! You’ll be able to store all their wonderful lip merchandise at gerardcosmetics.com & use my code ITSBOBBY anytime for 30% off! 

Lastly I can’t tremendous slender it down however I’m a blush WHORE!! I completely love blush a lot. There are such a lot of methods to make use of blush & get completely different results with completely different colours & placements. Ugh I LOVE it! A few of my favs are The Scott Barnes Cosmetics Stylish Cheek Palette which is presently offered out 🙁 however he has lovely blush singles as properly.

I additionally love Trixie Cosmetics Blush Palettes, Made by Mitchell “Blursh” Liquid Blush & Moira Magnificence Ombre Blushes.

makeup tips for men

What’s your recommendation for a person who desires to start out carrying make-up? The place ought to they begin?

BJS: If a man desires to start out carrying make-up, whether or not or not it’s a minimal quantity simply to reinforce & look pure otherwise you need to stroll round along with your face snatched & beat for the gods, my recommendation is to simply do it.

Begin by grabbing some fundamentals ( basis, concealer, translucent powder, bronzer, some brushes ) & get to practising. I discovered a whole lot of my fundamental strategies from Wayne Goss movies on YouTube. He’s such an idol & inspiration of mine. He has a more moderen cosmetics line carried on Beautylish & it’s all wonderful! ( BTW, circling again to wonderful brushes, his are prime of the road, legit wonderful! )

Anyway, he is a superb useful resource for ANYONE, no matter gender, prepared to start out their make-up journey 🙂 !! 

Inform us why you’re keen on ice rolling & the advantages you’ve seen.

BJS: OMG I like my HOT MESS ICE ROLLER. The truth that it stays colder than a witches tit is wonderful! It’s a gem of a product! I exploit it morning & night time straight from the freezer. It’s wonderful to depuff, particularly my below eyes & discuss a WAKE UP!

I like the way it constricts the pores the identical approach chilly water does, serving to to cut back their look & seal in my skincare at night time after making use of. To not point out it’s so aesthetically pleasing & SOLID. 10s throughout the board A++++. Can’t wait to expertise the long run advantages from utilizing it constantly!

What’s your morning routine with regards to skincare, make-up & wellness?

BJS: Biiiitch I can not even sit right here & faux I’ve it collectively sufficient to have a morning wellness routine. Like your ice curler I, too, am a HOT MESS. I envy these that may stick with a routine. It’s undoubtedly one thing I want to enhance on for the sake of each my psychological & bodily well being. Working from residence more often than not can put you in a rut particularly if you have already got some psychological well being points you might be coping with already.

I do my skincare daily after I bathe ( however woman that’s not at all times the technical “morning” lol ) & once more after I wash my face at night time. If anybody desires to assist me turn into a functioning human with a wellness routine hit me up & carry out your magic! I pity my potential life coach that tries to deal with that with me!

What’s one tip you suppose everybody within the magnificence area ought to know?

BJS: Solely evaluate your ability to that of previous variations of your self. In the event you see enchancment in your individual work then it’s not vital the way you evaluate to others. I actually consider that making it within the magnificence area doesn’t in the end imply it’s important to be the BEST at make-up. Be your self…. deliver a novel perspective, a enjoyable character & be sincere with who you might be. Individuals are actually beginning to crave extra authenticity & transparency from Magnificence Influencers & they need to be entertained so don’t be boring.   

The place can everybody discover you? Pimp your self out!

BJS: I’m most lively on Instagram @itsbobbyjeanspears  & like to work together so please discover me over there!

I’ve TikTok though I might stand to be extra lively, however observe me anyway @BobbyJeanSpears

I’m on YouTube too, simply search Bobby Jean Spears. I finished importing after I needed to have spinal surgical procedure final 12 months however I’m presently brainstorming methods to come back again in a distinct, extra enjoyable capability. The million greenback thought simply hasn’t hit me but. I don’t need to do what everybody else is doing. I’ll consider one thing!

I’m beginning over on Twitter so I might use all of the followers I can get….My outdated account bought completely suspended as a result of I referred to as Anne Coulter a “C U Subsequent Tuesday” so what can ya do? My new Twitter is @bobbyjeantweets (https://twitter.com/bobbyjeantweets)

Lastly ( if anybody has gotten this far ) for anybody who’s involved in on-line make-up programs tailor-made precisely to your wants & what YOU need to study. DM me on instagram or electronic mail me at bobbyjeanspears@gmail.com & we’ll talk about all the main points. Point out discovering me by way of The Skinny Confidential & could have particular costs or bundles for you 😉

AND, okay, that is really lastly, you possibly can take heed to my podcast, Hey Lady With Bobby Jean Spears on Apple, Spotify, Google, Amazon, & Podbean.

Thanks, Lauryn, for this wonderful alternative & I’m nonetheless blown away that I used to be of any curiosity to you in any respect! I’m humbled & extraordinarily grateful!

xx

Bobby Jean Spears

Bobby Jean Instagram

You should definitely stalk Bobby on Instagram @itsbobbyjeanspears – he’s fucking hilarious. Watch this video of him impersonating me & Zaza. LOL.

Hope you all cherished this publish & LOL’D as a lot as I did.

x, lauryn

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