A rare video (eek, argh, cringe, etc, etc…)

Posted by Lipglossiping On October - 2 - 2011

I woke up on Saturday morning and decided that I wanted to make a video.  Infact, I was completely inspired by Jerry’s videos over at silhouettescreams when I had a watchathon (like a marathon but creepier) on her blog the night before.  It’s great to feel a connection with someone you’ve never met through the medium of blog or youtube, and Jerry’s vids reminded me that you don’t have to be doing tutorials or showing hauls to be able to enjoy that connection and I was just able to sit there with my cup of tea, smiling along to her being adorable/funny/warm/makeup-loving.  Simple things in life can bring great pleasures!

Ok, so I should preface this by saying that I’m not as endearing as Jerry and the lighting in my video is not only shit but quite irritating to watch but I tried my hardest to chat in the same way as I do when I’m tapping out stuff on the keyboard.  Making videos is HARD.  Hats off to you girls who do it everyday.

So anyway, um… hello…

I’m trying not to CRINGE and I haven’t even pressed play – the still image is making my face turn inside-out as I sit here.

Anyway, I hope you’re having a lovely weekend!

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* PR Samples: Cosmetics A La Carte Secret Concealer, Katy Perry Purr, Kleenex Facial Wipes


21 Responses to “A rare video (eek, argh, cringe, etc, etc…)”

  1. eRiN says:

    Oh hush, you were fine ^.^ I love the makeup you’re wearing in this vid, too!

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  2. LeanneOCD says:

    Awww I liked the video Charlotte! I hope you weren’t cringing too much ;o) x

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  3. Simone G says:

    I liked it, especially when you said you were going to try and not be uber awkward, ha! :)

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  4. Jo says:

    You were totally fine, really chatty! It did make me laugh when you were talking about being awkward, because those were the only bits where it looked like you did actually feel awkward, the rest was natural!

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  5. sara says:

    More please Charlotte – I liked being able to see and hear you, smile more…we like you !!

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  6. Anitacska says:

    Don’t worry Charlotte, you look just fine and the video’s great! ;) You didn’t say what you thought of the Nails Inc nail polish, I have to say I’m not too blown away by it. Found it hard to use and the pattern was very uneven. I only did one coat though, maybe that’s the problem? Tx.

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  7. DRTVrMoi says:

    I’m new to your blog and have loved reading your thoughts. Adding video is a natural next move; more warmth and personality. I produce videos for a living and this is an excellent initial effort. The more you do, the better they will be. Brava.

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  8. pauline says:

    Loved the video! You’re not awkward at all, I love listening to you as much as reading you :)

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  9. Kristina says:

    Love the video, you looked great and weren’t awkward at all. Really down to earth so complete opposite in fact!

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  10. Julianne says:

    I really liked it, more please! And I’m glad to be reminded that I’m not the only one who dislikes Katy Perry with a passion.

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  11. Halima says:

    You have to do more of these, Charlotte! xo

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  12. Leah says:

    Not cringey at all, and I must say you are even prettier on video than in photos! Be-a-ootiful!

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  13. Utterly fab and not in the least bit cringey! You are welcome in my house via the medium of YT anytime :D

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  14. Ashley says:

    The video was fine, not cringe worthy at all!

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  15. Rachel says:

    Lovely to hear and see you speak Charlotte, it reminded me how sweet and ‘normal’ you are :) Not cringey at all. One thing though you should do is make the screen bigger so we can see more of you rather than just a rectangle :)

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  16. SamMakeup says:

    oh you’re funny!

    seemed chilled out all the way through! I have to confess though, it was a tad long for my normal watch length, so I kept pausing it, send out a couple of emails, come back and watch some more, pause again…! Glad I watched to the end though!

    great info, I’m a hand-wiper too, and my bathroom is an en-suite, I’m just lazy…! Oh, and re the Nails Inc polish, yes, same as No 17, Filthy Gorgeous et al. Tooled and manufactured by one firm!

    Sam x

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  17. May says:

    I love the video idea! Iv been reading your blog everyday for about a year now, and its lovely to kinda meet you in person- or rather in a video :) Want more of these pretty please!

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  18. NeenaJ says:

    Lovely vid! I think you look terrific and you definitely warmed up toward the end. Loved the bit about washing your hands on the wipes – it felt like we were two old girlfriends sharing secrets. Only, in that internet-creepy way ;-)

    You were very personable and really enjoyable. More, please!

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  19. OMG *flails everywhere* thank you for the lovely shoutout Charlotte! Your video was lovely, you’re so natural and chatty on camera and it wasn’t awkward at all. I love your accent too ^_____^ <3

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  20. Well hello there gorgeous lady! Too glam for words and not awkward at all. I demand more vids. x

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  21. Naomi says:

    You sound like you’re from Laaaandan! Weird, but you always have a jolly good posh English accent in my head. This was amazing!

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