Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Destination Beauty Red Carpet Challenge

confession, i am that nerdy blogger who enters contests. yes, i enter because 1) i want to win 2) it's actually pretty fun and 3) it gives me a chance to try something new.

when i saw that YouTube was collaborating with L'Oreal's Destination Beauty Channel in the search for the next Beauty Guru i thought, why not?

this contest challenged me in many ways. you are only allowed 4 minutes of airtime, for a full face makeup look, 4 minutes is NOTHING! i also had to learn how to do voice over (excuse my monotonous tone, it was really awkward trying to talk into the microphone on my computer screen). plus, i had an excuse to do a photo shoot with Kellie Anderson (we laughed a lot and are still laughing about it).

here are the criteria:

§ Quality of Instruction (are the instructions easy to understand & follow) (40%)
§ Quality of Production (quality of the video, lighting, etc.) (20%)
§ Quality of the End Result (hair, make-up, and total appearance) (40%)




let me know what you think! i will happily take any and all criticisms. aaaggghhh, this is really embarrassing!

xo,
kristie

11 comments:

  1. You did great Kristie!!! Love it! Dallin keeps asking to watch it ;)

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  2. I love your tutorials. I was never officially shown how to apply my make up. I just kind of learned over the years. I got a book at one point, but it was very dramatic looks and make up-ing. You make the process easy to follow and it's nice that you have brands you like, but I know I could find similar products that work for me/my budget. Thanks for sharing. I hope the contest goes well.

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  3. great tutorial , you did a awesome good! good luck!

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  4. I love it! Just like I love all of your tutorials! Like someone else said, I only know what I made up as I went along. Seeing your instructionals helps a ton!

    PS My fav mascara is Loreal Voluminous! I haven't tried any dept store brands in a long time, but in the past, I always preferred the Loreal.

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  5. Aaaww, this was so cute! Awesome, I love it, and you are so beautiful!

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  6. I really like this look! You did great. What brushes do you use? They look so fluffy!

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  7. How do you vote!??? GORGEOUS
    Love it! You are the best one I've seen Great!
    xoxo

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  8. Jordan K. McClellanFebruary 2, 2012 at 4:15 PM

    This was great Kris! I love the look and you always make it look super easy :) Love you, I hope you win!!

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  9. Wonderful! Great job and you look amazing too!! Hope you win!

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  10. wowww... u did great in 4 mins n looked gorgeous as well. goodluck with the competition.x

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