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Nicole McClelland

4 Ways to Style Our Stunning Lace Masks 
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4 Ways to Style Our Stunning Lace Masks 

Caught up in a whirlwind romance with shadow portrait photography? ?? Good news! We have some seriously stunning Lace masks that just launched as part of our shadow collection that’ll have you and your Instagram followers swooning.

They’re every bit as charming as you’d imagine and the best part is they allow you to add aesthetic lace shadows to images in a single tap (you can cross “going to the fabric store” off your list!). They also create a super flattering golden hour effect. What’s not to LOVE? ?✨

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5 Video Editing Tips to Set Your Instagram Reels Apart
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5 Video Editing Tips to Set Your Instagram Reels Apart

Buckle up and hold on tight! Instagram just released its newest feature, Instagram Reels, and it’s about to be a wild (and ~really~ fun!) ride. ? ?  If you’re familiar with TikTok, then Instagram Reels will be second nature to you ?‍♂️.

Reels are 15-second video clips that can be shared to your Instagram feed. They also populate into the Explore page to increase your video discoverability. ? Like TikTok, you’ll have the option to select from a music library or upload your own original sound. Instagram Reels are also a great way to connect with your Instagram followers, hop on trends, and show a lighter, less polished side of you and your brand. ?

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4 Replays That’ll Have Your Summer Socials Popping
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4 Replays That’ll Have Your Summer Socials Popping

Sun’s out, Replays out! ☀️

With so many hours of light in the day there’s no shortage of summer pictures to be taken — or posted. ?  But, if you’re like us, finding the time to perfect them for social media can be hard when there’s a towel by the pool calling your name and so many glorious cat naps in your future. 

That’s where PicsArt Replay shines! Replays allow you to apply entire looks to your photos in an instant and provide unlimited summer photoshoot ideas for when the heat starts getting to your brain. ?  You can even make your own custom summer filter presets with Replay!

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How to Make Your Own Mobile Presets (They’ll Come in Handy!)
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How to Make Your Own Mobile Presets (They’ll Come in Handy!)

When you see the term “mobile preset” do you automatically count yourself out? ✌️Not so fast! Despite what social media may have conditioned you to think, you don’t have to be a professional photographer (or lifestyle blogger ?‍♀️?‍♂️) to create your own custom photo presets. 

Presets should be on everyone’s list of digital essentials! Having a few presets in your pocket will allow you to easily edit photos to perfection in an instant and make it simple to keep a consistent theme across your feed. Not to mention, they’ll totally level up your social media presence. ?? 

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How to Slay on National Selfie Day!
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How to Slay on National Selfie Day!

In a sea of selfies, let yours take center stage! Selfies have come a long way since they were first introduced in the early 2000s (shout out to front-facing cameras ?). So much so that there’s an entire social media holiday dedicated to them, National Selfie Day. ??

This National Selfie Day, we’re teaching you how to take the perfect selfie and pumping you up with plenty of creative selfie ideas to help you stand out from the crowd! Because let’s be honest, the selfie competition is FIERCE, but so are you. ?

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Make Your Summer Photos Shine Bright in Your Social Feed ☀️
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Make Your Summer Photos Shine Bright in Your Social Feed ☀️

The summer sunshine brings infinite summer photography opportunities. With so many to choose from, it can all get a little overwhelming, especially in 90-degree heat. ? Today, we’re sharing a few of our go-to summer picture ideas and photo editing techniques so you don’t have to sweat it out. All of which are guaranteed to give your social media a boost all season long. Grab a fresh-squeezed lemonade and start reading as we spill the TEA.

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Celebrate Inclusivity This Pride ?✨
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Celebrate Inclusivity This Pride ?✨

Pride means a lot of different things, but at its core, it’s all about sharing who you are with the world and celebrating what makes you unapologetically YOU.✨We’re here to help you do just that all month (and all year) long. ?

There are SO many ways to share your pride and support for the LGBTQ+ community with PicsArt (we see you too, allies ?). It makes our hearts so happy to share a few of our favorite ways to incorporate pride, positivity, and most importantly inclusivity into your edits.

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This Is the Quickest Way to Golden Hour Goals ?
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This Is the Quickest Way to Golden Hour Goals ?

Golden hour, but make it all day. ?✨ With our stickers and blend modes you never have to let the sunset on an Instagram post again. ?‍♀️?‍♂️

We’re not just going to show you how to achieve any basic golden hour glow. We’re sharing the ✨good stuff! ✨Specifically, how to add *super* realistic faux blind shadows to your photos to take your golden hour pics from average to influencer territory.

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We’re Bringing Graduation 2020 to You!
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We’re Bringing Graduation 2020 to You!

While you’ve been busy mastering the art of online learning with Zoom backgrounds, we’ve been creating graduation stickers, templates, and Replays to help you document this milestone with friends and family, and most importantly for yourself! Graduation pictures are officially back in business (with PicsArt). ?  

Not graduating but want to make your favorite grad’s day or take a trip down memory lane? There’s plenty of options for you too! Even your family pet can get in on the action. ??

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3 Creative Ways to Celebrate Mom From Near or Far This Mother’s Day 
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3 Creative Ways to Celebrate Mom From Near or Far This Mother’s Day 

Moms amaze us 365 days a year, but if possible, even more so lately. ?? 2020 has confirmed what we already knew: not all heroes wear capes.

This Mother’s Day, a lot of us can’t be with our moms to celebrate in person, but that doesn’t mean we can’t show them the love and appreciation they deserve from a distance. ? That’s why we’ve put together the below ideas on how to use PicsArt to whip up something that mom will adore. Let’s just say if virtual refrigerators were a thing, these would definitely make the cut! 

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