Zoom Makeup And Lighting Tips To Feel Better About How You Look On Video Conference Calls
Zoom makeup and lighting tips can make you feel better about how you look on camera
Zoom makeup and lighting tips to the rescue.
I feel you.
You were thrust into a working from home situation and shoved in front of the camera.
You’re doing it with your job and all those friends who want a chance to see your gorgeous face.
Thing is, you don’t feel so gorgeous.
I’ve curated for you what I think are three good YouTube videos that can help.
I’ve skipped over the 20-something make up vloggers.
Instead I’m keeping it real with women who have lived.
I’ve also made sure to include a makeup tutorial for women of color.
And I have one recommendation for a light you might want to purchase.
The first video is from Angie who creates videos on her YouTube channel.
Basic lighting can be your friend
- Find a window with some nice diffused light in front of you.
- Make sure it is not too bright.
- Make sure you’re not backlit.
- At 2:20 she has a good trick for finding the best lighting in your house.
No reason to go full on glam
- If you do one thing do your eyebrows.
- Great tutorial at 1:45
Even beyond the make up and lighting
- Check your look BEFORE the Zoom call.
- Once you’re on the call, look at the camera as much as you can.
- Smiling and eye contact are as important as good make up and lighting.
An easy ring light
I’ve made an investment since this all began. Truth is with all the video work I do, I should’ve bought a ring light earlier.
This is the one I bought. Honestly, I think it’s more complicated than you want.
So, I went looking for a simple one that you can set up easily to use with your phone or stick it behind your laptop or home computer.
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Now go shine and be beautiful!