Creating Video Posts ✨ Cherie Creator 101

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Oct. 14
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❤️Hi, CreatorsWe're so grateful to have such an engaging community that continues to share such insightful information with all of us. Your posts have helped to make cherie such a diverse and inclusive community space and we appreciate every single one of you!When posting on cherie, there is a secret tool that you should definitely try if you haven't already: creating video posts! Our community members really enjoy watching videos because of how much more information can be shared in a visually engaging manner. For this edition of Cherie Creator 101, we will be sharing some tips to help you get started with creating great video posts on cherie that will bring in cheers!🍒Videos are a better way to showcase a product's texture / consistency!In this example from @Mallory, this video demonstrates how effective videos are in capturing more details about a product. In the post, she recommends gel formula products to those with oily skin and is able to clearly showcase the lightweight gel texture of this product by shooting a video!
A common question I get at work is “Do I still need a moisturizer if I have oily skin?”. I’m not sure when or where this myth started but a lot of people I’ve encountered have been told in the past that if you have oily skin adding a moisturizer on top is going to make your oils worse. This couldn’t be farther from the truth! Every skin type can benefit for a moisturizer, you know have to find the right one. When you cleanse your skin you have potential to strip it if it’s natural oils. In order to keep balance you have to supplement it with hydrating ingredients. I know the go to thought process with oily skin would be to take away those oils (maybe with stripping ingredients like alcohol filled toners) but if you pair it with the right moisturizer you’ll actually feel more balanced. I learned in esthetics school about the three basic types of moisturizers. You have humectants (which attract water), emollients (which smoothes the skin by filling in dry patches), and occulsives (which form a protective layer). With oily skin you’ll want to focus on humectants because you need less “oily” ingredients and more “watery” ones. These will be mainly found in gel formulas. They will be lightweight enough on the skin to where you don’t feel heavy and gross but give you the hydration your skin craves. Some of my favorites are the 🛒|GLOW RECIPE - Watermelon + AHA Glow Sleeping Mask |⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Farmacy Daily Greens, and the Clinique ID series with the clear gel base. In the long run using gel moisturizers will actually help contribute to balancing your oil production and your skin will thank you in the long run. 🖤
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🍒 Videos can be used to show how to use a product! In this post, @Zoelamps shares an electronic beauty device that makes her skin amazing. Her video post is able to effectively show how to use the product better than a still image would be able to!
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🍒Videos can be used to share a complete product routine / collection!In this example, @athena__17 shares her PM skin journey and uses a video to show the products one by one all in the same video, which is more convenient than taking photos of each one and uploading them separately.
Im just going to go through each of these AMAZING products! Not all of these will necessarily work for your skin, but ill try to list some information on all of them so you can make some informed decisions 🛒|LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Face Cleanser |⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I literally love this cleanser. Everything about it. As a niacinamide based cleanser, it cleanses the skin of dirt, makeup and impurities whine maintaining the skins natural moisture barrier and pH. All while leaving my skin hydrated and refreshed. When i use this cleanser, i usually wet my face and hands, take 1-2 pumps of cleanser, and just rub it into my skin. I've heard there's a version for skin that's just as good. 15$ 🛒|THE inkey LIST - Hyaluronic Acid Serum |⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This works pretty well. This is probably not ESSENTIAL essential for my skincare routine, but it definitely packs a punch! It hydrates and feels really nice. When i use it, all i need is 1-2 drops to cover my entire face! 8$ 🛒|The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% |⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Niacinamide sure does live up to it's hype. From the ordinary, it sooths and and so much more. Honestly, the benefits of niacinamide are endless. I love the formula. It sinks effortlessly into my skin. All i do is take a couple drops on my hands and rub it in! It usually can make my disappear overnight! ( it doesn't work this way for everyone) Definetly think this is worth adding to your routine 6$ 🛒|The Ordinary - Lactic Acid 5% + HA |⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A very mild exfoliant, it works wonders on my skin. If you have skin, i would recommend a BHA instead of an AHA, but lactic acid is good for my skin. It gets the job done. I apply it every night and it feels nice, but it also smells weird and is kinda boring. no ✨ p i z z a z✨ 6.50$ 🛒|The Ordinary - Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2% |⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ DO NOT BUY THIS IF YOU HAVE SKIN! This product has a sh*t ton of vitamin c, and should definetly be applied sparingly. Definetly recommend only applying small amounts to limited parts of the face. When used properly, however, this product can work wonders. I give it 4 stars because the instructions don't really specify this, but it REALLY helped my skin. 6$ 🛒|CeraVe - Eye Repair Cream |⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This eye cream worked wonders for my s!! It didn't help as much with my puffiness, but still HIGHLY recommend! This is a relatively cheap eye cream, with niacinamide as the SECOND ingredient!! See how many exclamation points im using?!?! This product is worth using explanation points for!!! 13$ 🛒|CeraVe - PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion |⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 🛒|The Ordinary - 100% Organic Cold Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil |⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ These two work together REALLY well. Take 2 pumps of the lotion, 2 drops of the rosehip oil, mix, and rub it in? Incredible. Amazing. Hydrates and moisturizes beautifully and feels like heaven. $12 $10
🍒 Voice-overs: Including voice-overs and audio in your videos can make them even more informative and interesting!In this post, @xreyymua recorded an unboxing video to introduce a collection of Sephora brushes. He verbally explains the function of each brush and the voice over adds a personal element to make the video more engaging. For those of you looking for new ways to create video posts on cherie, you could try filming a video with your own voice in it or even edit a voiceover into the video after you are done recording! Voiceovers can be used for product reviews, tutorials, tips and tricks, and anything else you would like to add your own personal touch to!
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To get started on creating video posts, you can click "Upload" to upload existing videos from your camera roll, or click "Shoot Loop" to shoot a 10-second loop.
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Thanks for reading and being a part of the cherie community! We are so grateful for all of you and we can't wait to see the amazing videos you have to share. Cheers and happy posting!
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