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Face Make-up tips for your online meetings and video conferences

With what is currently happening in the world and the pandemic issue, there has been an increasing need to work from home, partake in online interviews, Increased rate of online meeting and conference calls and thus the needing to adequately prepare for these virtual situations.
In this blog, I would be giving tips on how to appear professional as well as make-up tips to make you look as presentable as possible.

Considering a makeover for work/conference calls?

If you’re the type of person that loves to wear makeup to work and give a very professional appearance, that should not change. You should remain consistent with it when you’re on an online meeting if not you might look tired and unpresentable. The point is, do not change your outlook you might appear negatively different. Secondly,
It could be you previously don’t wear makeup to work, but now you are needing to apply at least a light make up for your online meetings because the camera has the ability to make people look very gaunt. If you don’t shape your face a little bit with some colour, it can make you look extra tired on camera. A dull look like you just rolled out of bed. To avoid this and to look as professional as possible, you would need to apply light makeup.

Makeup Tips for zoom/conference calls

* Put on some light makeup; You might not have the time to do an overtly showy make-up but ensure you wear makeup.
* Make sure you even out your skin tone.
* Darken your eyebrows
* Put on some eyeliner
* Add some colours to your cheeks with your blush.
* Use a lip gloss
These are the basics, which you can’t afford to leave out before you start your online meeting. Because it’s a professional setting, you want to look your best. You need to feel good about yourself.

Extra tips on giving an excellent outlook on camera

* If you feel your laptop camera is not good enough, use a plug-in web cam so the quality of the camera is a little bit higher, sharper and helps you look more professional.
* Make sure your camera is on same eye level with you. This would prevent a scenario that’d make you seem to be looking down. To achieve this, place your laptop on a stack of books.
* Avoid looking too long at yourself, it is usually obvious that you are. So instead face the people you’re talking to.
* Ensure your lighting is perfect. Make sure you’re sitting in front of an open window so it illuminates your face and background.
* Make sure your background is very presentable.

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What are the pros & cons of a silk lace top wig

A while back, the silk base closure wig used to be well sought after before the lace wigs became so popular. The fact that lace wig is all we hear lately doesn’t mean the silk lace wig doesn’t have its strength, in fact there are people who still prefer to use a silk base wig. But unfortunately, some beginners (millennials ) didn’t get the chance to see for themselves what the lace wig alternative had to offer, millennials came to know about wigs when the Lace wigs were dominating social media.
Although no one really knows why the silk wigs are not being talked about as much as lace wigs , it could be because people love to try new things. Whatever the reasons are, people gradually, slowly transitioned to using lace wigs and most people joined the tren. Though there are people who still very much use a silk wig, beginners are just a little Percent. I’d give you the pros and cons of a silk wig, and you’d decide for yourself if it’s worth trying.

What is silk lace top wig?

The silk lace top wig has silk at the crown. So at the place where you’d do your part, it has silk instead of lace. But in all other places it has lace. Unlike a lace wig, you won’t find knots on your silk top and so you don’t have to go through the process of bleaching. It’s made in a way that the strands of hair are pulled through the silk base after it’s tied to the lace, so the silk hides the knots. The silk helps hide the grids of the lace. With The silk you can’t see the lace as well as the knots. The silk top mimics the scalp, it looks so much like a real scalp. Your part won’t be as wide as a lace, and your hair leaves the silk exactly how your real hair leaves your scalp.

Pros of silk lace top wig

* The silk top wig usually looks Fuller
* The silk top wig mimics the natural scalp. It has the look of a scalp.
* It is knotless at the point you’d want to do your part, which is where the silk is located. So you don’t have to go through the stress of bleaching it.

Cons of silk lace top wig

* It is expensive
* It might not take the colour of your skin. You could either lightly apply a concealer or tint it.