Frank on Depression: Makeup Edition

Is it possible to be depressed from makeup? Yes. Yes it is. Maybe depressed isn't the right word, but I definitely don't feel the joy of makeup anymore... at least, not like in the beginning. And I have to remind myself that I can't always be euphoric with makeup - it's not healthy. And someone …

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So much for shutting down…

So my pops had an emergency surgery recently, which was quite scary in the sense that it was definitely unplanned and very necessary. In all the chaos that followed, I haven't filmed. And the clusterfuck that tagged behind has me reconsidering the plan to shut down the YT channel.

Life Update 4: YouTube, Work+School, Etc.

Ah, YouTube. How you used to be on a pedestal for many who were sick of regular TV. Now, you can't think of the platform without being made painfully aware of the controversies that hover over it like a dark cloud. You may or may not know it, but I have a YouTube channel too! …

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One Trick Pony

Or the reality of burnout in a super-saturated industry. I stopped keeping up with the latest-and-greatest releases in makeup. Even skincare. I'm tired and I just don't care anymore. Edit # 2: After some tinkering, here is the GIF that should have been here in the first place: One (if not THE NUMBER ONE) unspoken …

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Choosing Platforms: YouTube vs Blogging

When I wanted to create an online presence to discuss my personal beauty preference(s), blogging was the first thing to come to mind. At the time, many people were flocking to YouTube with the hopes that they'd be the next big beauty channel with subscribers, free PR, and millions of views. From a business standpoint, …

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Outside My Beauty Bubble (Part 3)

In the last entry, I mentioned a brand that I had no access to in the US: BYS Cosmetics. The brand hails from Australia and is mainly available to Southeast Asia, Australia (obviously), parts of Europe and the Middle East, Southern Africa, and in Colombia and (soon) Chile in South America. At this time, there …

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