Doing #Vlogtober and a Giveaway

So lovelies,

I am doing Vlogtober on my YouTube channel. I would love it if you checked out my two Vlogtober videos.
The first one is me talking about my Vlogtober plans. I will do it a bit differently. Coz my life is not full of trips and PR hauls, I will vlog every other day and then have normal content as well. I will be sharing videos from Monday to Friday.
The other video I shared was mu September favourites

Products I talk about are
Elf no budge eye shadow sticks. I loooooove them
No7 eye shadow stick in gunmetal.
Golden rose nail strengthener (if you get your nails done with gel all the time, you need to watch what my nail artist told me).

Una Brennan daily moisturiser (radiant). It smells so nice!! 🌹🌹🌹🌹Oh! It does a good job as well!!

Sophie X Highlighter palette. My Becca Opal highlighter broke into pieces. I am so happy with my new purchase!

Chanel Mademoiselle Coco. This has been an oldie but goodie.
OK, so if you would like to watch my video and hear details about everything, please do so. I am trying to hit the 1000 subscribers YouTube benchmark. So, if you watch and subscribe…. thank you xxx

That is all for now. Oh!

Hang on…. If you are in the UK, you should check out my foundation giveaway video. It is actually a makeup haul.

OK! Now I am off!! Till next time.
xx
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Current skincare faves

Hi lovelies,

I am sooooo busy this week. Trying to juggle work, life and making videos. I just posted a video about my skincare faves and because it is almost bedtime and you want something to watch before you

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Here you go. Check out my skincare faves if you are in your 40s, have sensitive skin, have a bit of rosacea or just love watching skincare type videos. I talk about face and body. I mention well known products and other not so well know products.

OK and I am 5 subscribers away from 200 (sooooo pls watch and subscribe :))

 

Till next time…..

Jo

Chatting about makeup and being colourblind

Yesterday was colour blind awaress day and I tried to do that. Raise awareness. The main focus was on students who are colour blind, but I did post a video about my whole makeup application process and what I, as an achromat, find difficult.

Struggling

Foundation/concealer

I cannot pick a shade for my skin. Whatever I use is based on what a makeup artist or sales assistant has chosen for me. I am OK with that. They are helpful. I can see if the foundation/ concealer is full or medium coverage, but I cannot see if it goes orange, if it is a cool or warm undertone.

Eye shadows

I cannot see the colours. I mean, I can see them, but not really “see” them the way you do. That is why I have ranted over and over about cosmetics companies and how they name their products. I need a clear colour name. Dark brown, light shimmery pink. What I do not need is a name like showery rainbow or unicorn breathe. That says nothing to me. It does not help me buy an eye shadow and in all fairness, it drives me away from purchasing a product with a random name. Now, as far as pigmentation is concerned, the lighter the shade, the harder it is for me to see it on my eyelid.

Lippies

Same as above. I have no idea what I am buying

But

I can see if it looks nice on me, or at least I think I can.

If you want to hear more about this, do watch my video, where I also talk about cb students and teachers.

Thanks for stopping by.

Xx

Jo

August faves: beauty & random ðŸ˜ðŸ˜

Yup

I am going to be

cheeky

lazy

tooting me own horn

Here are my beauty faves and 2 random bits.

My video (please watch and it would be great if you gave me a chance and subbed❤❤❤)

Products mentioned

Benefit golden rush blush
Sephora amazing foam
Johnson’s baby lotion
Nivea After sun lotion
The Ordinary Natural hydration factors
M&S roll on HA
Nivea lip balm
Amy Cuddy Presence (book)
L’oreal mascara Extatic
Zara white cardigan

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Jo

Xx

The London Vlog: Transport & Fashion

Hi everyone!

I went to London a few weeks ago and had a lovely time.  I went to the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) and also the London transport museum. I saw lots of fashion items at the V&A and really enjoyed looking at the clothes. The exhibition I saw was the fashion in nature and it was lovely. There were beautiful clothes made from all sorts of items that can be found in nature. Loads of weird stuff and some small animals had to suffer in the past as well (was not expecting that 😦 ).I also went to the transport museum and saw lots of vehicles that were used in the past. I saw buses, taxis and the first ever underground cabin. For more click here and do subscribe. It means a lot to me xx

This is the video

Thanks for watching!!

Till next time.

xx

Jo

Vlogging time: York, Primark and my 1st white cane

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Hi lovelies,

YouTube promo time. I filmed a vlog cause my life is sooooooooooo interesting. What do I show you?

Two hauls 😳😳

A grocery haul and a Primark haul.I love watching what people think about food and seeing what they consume. I get ideas about what I could buy.

My Primark haul was a good one actually (mind my saying!). I got Tees and a really cool makeup bag (I strongly suggest you pick one up if you have the opportunity).

I also bought pressies for my family.

I show you my new lap top/ table tray. I like that as well.

I am using my white cane for the first time. I think that if you are partially sighted like me, you really need to get one! Of course I walk around York which is a lovely place!!

Here is my vlog. Do check it out and subscribe if you wanna hear more from me…..

More vlogs are coming your way this time from Crete, Greece, so stay tuned.

Don’t forget to connect with me somewhere, somehow (check the sidebar for details.

have a nice day/ night.

Chat soon

xx

Jo

Get ready with me//partially sighted

Hi everyone,

I have been watching Youtube makeup tutorials for a while and I really enjoy them, but they are not for me. What I mean is, I see titles like:

Makeup for glasses

Or

Get ready with me in the dark

And I kinda cringe.

You see, I have registered as partially sighted (visually impaired) and have achromatopsia (rare color deficiency). I cannot relate.

When you cannot see well, makeup tutorials for people who wear glasses cannot be intricate coz well…. you cannot see. It is as simple as that!

I filmed a Get Ready With Me video and showed how I do my makeup.When I watched it I thought to myself,

Who will watch this amateur GRWM?

But then I thought,

this IS my reality.

And the reality of many, like me. So, I shared.

GRWM

My focus is on the base (foundation). At the moment, I am using the Clinique Beyond Perfection foundation (I like it). I also choose a bold (ish) lip colour (I 😍 Clinique Pop).

My eyes usually have one colour on them. I usually use an eye shadow stick because they are easier to control and harder to mess up.

I use primers and setting sprays to hold the look together.

I do not really do smokey eyes or wings or yada, yada, yada.

Oh! And if someone is around, I ask them to check my makeup. See if everything is looking OK because I cannot seeeeeee.

You see, for me, putting on my makeup in the dark is kinda like a reality, NOT a fun YouTube click bait idea idea. So, if you are in the same boat as me, check out my video and maybe give me some tips. I will be back with more Get Ready With Me videos coz I need to be more descriptive.

This is the video

Let me know what you think.

xx

Joanna