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  1. vanillapods added a post in a topic rin / gothfruits   

    Unfortunately, I kinda doubt Too Faced would drop him as they are not new to drama themselves, and they occasionally thrive on it, even.
    anyway it's nice to see so many people opposing Rin these days. Petty? Perhaps, but supporters of sexual abuse and all-around dumbasses deserve it
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  2. vanillapods added a post in a topic rin / gothfruits   

    Rin's constant begging for people to engage with his works was the reason why I stopped following him.  
    I used to follow a lot of creators- artists, MUAs, influencers etc- who would just condtantly beg for people to engage with their shit, and as soon as they find their works not receiving the engagement they had hoped for, they post tweet after tumblr post after instagram story complaining about their followers not engaging, aggressively vagueing about their mutuals "not giving a shit" about them, and they never take a step back and question themselves, "Why did my latest creation not receive as much attention as I wanted it to? What could I do in the future to obtain the reach I was aiming for?" Etc etc. It's frustrating to watch and it probably just leaves their followers feeling guilty/more put off from engaging with their works. 
    (Granted, some creations do flop even though they absolutely deserve more attention than they received- looking at you, fanfic writers who aren't popular in the fandoms they're in!- and it's understandable that creators want their works to receive attention for the sake of their motivation and standing in whatever industry their working in, but I'm particularly talking about the level of brattiness Rin and Thomas H and co. reach with their posts.)
    In the end, audiences don't have to engage with creator's works if they don't want to, and throwing a tantrum about it won't do much help. 
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  3. vanillapods added a post in a topic rin / gothfruits   

    Ttdeye's racism is well known in the cosplay community on instagram/twitter, but these events happeed a few years ago, so some people have forgotten since then/just dont know about it. I assume Rin posted this because he assumed that a decent number of his followers/mutuals already knew about this. It would definitely help if he did a quick refresher tweet tho
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  4. vanillapods added a post in a topic Melvnin Ig famous   

    are we seriously saying that a black girl is blackfishing. really. LMAO
    i mean I wouldn't be surprised if she does darken her skin tone, which would be shitty, but it's possible for people to be as dark as she is 
    also the people saying that she can't be black bc "her features are white"- certain features are definitely common amongst certain races but that doesn't mean these races must have these features. tho, again, I wouldn't be surprised if she does slim her nose in photo editing apps 
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  5. vanillapods added a post in a topic rin / gothfruits   

    ((OT but I'm stunned no other makeup company has made colourful brow products like KVD has. Especially considering that the poople I know who still use KVD's products only use her colourful brow pomades due to no other company catering for that market, and said people really wished that other companies would create colourful brow products because they don't actually wanna support Kat.))
    Also that cursed Milk Makeup collab gothfruits did came up on my recs  really wished other nb/trans influencers that aren't complete eggheads were being sponsored by these companies instead of Fuckboy McGee here. It's not difficult to when recommendation functions are a thing on every second platform these days
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  6. vanillapods added a post in a topic rin / gothfruits   

    Hey can I just quickly say that I'm so grateful this thread exists? Because Rin's by far my least favorite infleuncer/internet famous etc person out there and im glad he's finally getting called out for his shit LMAO I
    also I can't believe Rin is bragging about having fans that don't think for themselves/utilising young people to attack others whilst fully well knowing that they'll do whatever he says because he has such influence upon them and they're young and impressionable and will do anything for their idols. Stunning/10 
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  7. vanillapods added a post in a topic Safiya Nygaard   

    In one of her videos, she was sponsored by a  mobile sticker? company to pay for most of the lipsticks at a physical Sephora storefront, but she covered the rest of the costs herself. Her videos likely earn her enough money to do so (millions of views per vid = decent cash flow I guess)
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  8. vanillapods added a post in a topic Safiya Nygaard   

    Nice to see a thread going on for Safiya! 
    She's my fave too!! And i've definitely noticed her gaining weight over the past year. Where I live, it even comes up as a Google search. A lot of people on gurugossip pin it on her and Tyler's poor eating habits, and while I wouldn't be surprised if that was the case (they do eat a lot of junk food in their videos,) Safiya is also growing older, and people tend to gain varying degrees of weight as they mature.  
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  9. vanillapods added a post in a topic rin / gothfruits   

    Ironically, he could've used a name that does have ties to Japanese culture, as well as other cultures (eg. Kai, which is a suuuper common n cute name used in the NB community lololol, or Ari,) and yet, he still went with Rin, a very. Japanese name 
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  10. vanillapods added a post in a topic rin / gothfruits   

    Your discussion about presentation, being non-binary, being in the LGBT+ community was very well written. thank you!
    I decided to emphasise and bold what I did because I feel like you addressed two other issues regarding Rin being in the beauty industry that are both interesting and very true. I don't really see that many beauty specific influencers out there that use makeup in a way that could be considered more masculine. I guess, in a way, this reduces Rin to him receiving as much attention as he does because his looks are colourful, not so much because they're feminine and he's a feminine presenting NB person? Which is what he's said in the past, and what we've commented on before, but it does kindaaa highlight how he isn't necessarily getting popularity in the industry for being a feminine presenting NB person 
    And the other people who are ignored for not being skinny or white enough! This is something I've noticed with Instagram-based influencers like him. So many of them are white-passing, white, at least somewhat slim etc. It's a shame that people who don't fit into this bubble will likely be ignored because of this. Again, another factor as to why he has received a decent amount of attention: because he fits into these categories (very slim [though that's due to his stomach issues and definitely of no fault of his] and white-passing.) 
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  11. vanillapods added a post in a topic Your favourite/signature perfume?   

    Finally!! A thread for me
    I've used cotton candy perfume since I was around nine, and now I'm nineteen! If anyone here lives in Australia, and they wanna try out some cotton candy perfume for themselves, I strongly recommend Urban Rituelle's Cotton Candy, both the original formula and the new one!
    you can buy the original formula (the first pic) at physical shop locations like Forever New! They also sell a fragrance called caramella, which has a Persian cotton candy base note and is more suitable for Summer. Otherwise, if anyone is interested in finding other cotton candy perfumes, feel free to DM me~ 
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  12. vanillapods added a post in a topic Xiao.anna (possible snowflake & PULL user??)   

    Why. Why would u wanna stand on a bunch of pebbles with a dress like that. What kinda shoes was she wearing. Was she standing on those pebbles in heels. Where is she. Wh
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  13. vanillapods added a post in a topic rin / gothfruits   

    It's surprisingly difficult to put into words, but the way he treats his femininity to be one of the most notable aspects of his ride within the community... It rubs me the wrong way. Like I'm a feminine presenting NB person too and I feel like him doing what he does is more so of a "fuck you!" towards that nb/trans community's values and how it treats masculinity/adrogyny/femininity more so than a fuck you to the beauty community in general, though he does well represent a segment of people who use makeup/the beauty community who are effeminate NB. If that makes sense? If more comes to mind I'll edit/comment, and I'd greatly appreciate it if anyone else here who is NB or binary trans shared their opinion on this haha 
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  14. vanillapods added a post in a topic Xiao.anna (possible snowflake & PULL user??)   

    uuughhhh wjsadkhakdjakl Many of the cosplay girls around here (Brisbane) use the word loli as a descriptor of their aesthetic and. I'm getting real tired of it because they usually associate it with more raunchy aesthetics too
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  15. vanillapods added a post in a topic Geheichou   

    I definitely get him in regards to the kpop thing! I get tired of it myself. But, by god, that chandelure gijinka. It doesn't remind me of chandelure at all. Good concept, underwhelming execution 
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