Skip to main content

Top Five Tips For Beauty Blogging

Our 600th post 😀 Thank you for sticking with us.

1. Start with what you have.

https://michaelhyatt.com image

Precisely that. Years ago I thought I had to get at least half of a lipstick range to be able to do an overview. As you can imagine, such thinking is expensive. Cause de stores/brands ain't givin yuh nein. What's worse, by the time I accumulated what I figured was sufficient the interest in the product might be long gone. This tip doesn't only apply to products; it could be a backdrop, a camera...whatever. I'm sure you have a unique perspective that fellow beauty lovers want to hear. Just put the information out there. The fancier stuff will come in time. Trust.

2. Write what you want.

It doan mek nuh sense tuh force it buddy. Your authentic self is what you should be bringing to the topic. Your audience will find you, as they say. It has been my experience that a common interest can bring all types of people together. Your genuine expression is what will keep people engaged. Plus yuh could might as well write what yuh want since it's mostly you that will be reading it initially 😂

3. Do your research.

Provide the best information you can find. Think of what your readers would want to know and answer the question before they ask it. Think of the information you would want in order to make an informed choice and provide it to others.

4. Be consistent.

Feels like I'm preaching to muhself now. I'm not good at sticking to posting schedules but if you can, do that. Let the readers know what to expect from you. Hold yourself accountable. And if you're like me and write when you feel like; just don't fall off the face of the earth. Engage your people on other social media platforms. Let them know when you're having difficulties too. Their support will be the fuel that gets you through the tough times.

5. Give back.

They're limited minutes in a day and we should be very grateful when someone chooses to spend their precious time on any of our platforms. Show your supporters that you appreciate them. I don't just mean with tangible items (although giveaways are always cool); answer their queries, help them find solutions to their concerns. Do shoutouts. Spread an encouraging word.

If you're thinking about starting a blog, of any type, I hope you do it. Even if you use the medium as a personal archive for your experiences 😜


Take care of yourself.
1 💓

Popular posts from this blog

Sunday Riley Good Genes versus Drunk Elephant T.L.C Framboos Glycolic Night Serum

If you're an avid YouTube watcher you've probably heard about these products. Both brands blew up on the skincare seen in short order as expensive, but effective. If you're like me you quickly began to wonder: which is better? Short answer: it depends.


Long answer...

I've mentioned Good Genes a few times before on the blog. This 'all-in-one lactic acid treatment' is raved about by the likes of Stephanie Nicole and Caroline Hirons.

From the box: "Deeply exfoliates the dull surface of the skin for clarity, radiance, and younger-looking skin. Visibly brightens the appearance of age spots and discolorations. Instantly plumps the look of fine lines and wrinkles in 3 minutes*

*Clinically tested and proven to significantly improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles in 3 minutes. Results obtained via profilometry analysis.

With Key Ingredients:

Purified Lactic Acid: One of the most hydrating Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs), Lactic Acid exfoliates the surface layers of t…

It's A Dupe!

Long time no dupe.

Corny? I know. I try.

Faithful readers would have seen me rave about the Becca Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector, a.k.a Face Cement, numerous times. Well, we have a dupe: The Make Up For Ever (MUFE) Step 1 Skin Equalizer Mattifying Primer. I knew it instantly. So instantly that I've used the MUFE twice and decided that it's ridiculous to keep both since they are the same.

You can read all about the Becca primer in the link above so I'm just going to talk about the MUFE version here.

swatches straight from the tubes swatches blended out
Can you tell which is which? No? Well, neither can I.
From the MUFE site -  "Details: STEP1 Skin Equalizer triples the power of your foundation: easier application, optimized makeup result, improved wear. STEP1 is the range of skin equalizers developed to refine, smooth and even out. Our exclusive Equalizer Complex delivers 3 key actions:

- APPLICATION : makeup goes on seamlessly
- RESULT : optimized color & finis…