My Makeup and Costume for Pole Recital Photoshoot
I can say Iâ€™m a late bloomer.Â I mean, I could have done all these things earlier â€“ dancing, makeup, fashion and sewing!Â But instead, I took a route to the corporate world first.Â Not that I regretted ever studying Accounting and working for a corporationâ€¦ I think all of that was meant to be and I enjoyed the journey I took and the people Iâ€™ve met along the way (which also incidentally prompted me to start my blog).Â At least, no one can say Iâ€™m a dumb bimbo now coz I have proof â€“ Iâ€™m a licensed CPA baby! but meh, I discovered that I wanted to do more things other than corporate.Â I have used the left side of my brain and used it well, it is time for me to use my right brain 🙂
I knew I had to finally do this since I need to do my own makeup for my TV show Tek Tok TV.Â Â I took a one-day personal makeup training with Cielo Frontreras.Â If you see me and how I do my makeup now from time to time and you like it â€“ thatâ€™s thanks all to Cielo!Â I also watched Michelle Phanâ€™s tutorials on YouTube from time to time 😛
To be honest, I havenâ€™t sewn in more than 10 years already.Â I studied sewing in high school as a side subject.
I knew I also needed to buy one because I have been dying to â€œcreateâ€ and sew my own dresses.Â I often get frustrated at going around malls and not finding what I want!
One day, thanks to my Google Adsense earnings, I boldly bought a sewing machine!Â I didnâ€™t even know at that time if I can sew again.Â But what the heck, I tried making my Akazukin Cha Cha costume and I was doing fine!Â Not the best tailoring, but good enough to start with (on me making my own costumes).
I donâ€™t know how to make patterns though! >.< Which is a very important factor in sewing!Â I tried trying to find online video tutorials, but sadly, I find their explanations to complicated.Â I NEED to go to a school soon.Â But how did I survive sewing my costumes even without me having any knowledge on pattern making?Â I will share that secret in a bit!
Fashion and sewing go together!Â I love dressing up!Â but I donâ€™t only love styling myself, I also think I have many ideas that would only be materialized if I sew them myself.
Luckily, I met a new friend at my Pole Dance Classes that helped me find a Fashion School Iâ€™m going to attend soon!
I have always been a dancer.Â But I stopped when I was taking my Accountancy course in College.Â Biggest regret in my life! I shouldnâ€™t have stopped dancing!Â But itâ€™s never too late to dance again and I would like to thank the Polecats for inviting me once to try their class and ladies and gentsâ€¦ I am now hookedâ€¦ hooked on a pole â€“ Iâ€™m in love!
We will have a recital soon on June 4.Â Can you believe it? Iâ€™m going to perform and dance again! This is awesome!Â Dancing and performing is just one thing I would love to do for life!
I just got home from our Pole Class Recital Photo Shoot.Â and yaye, I did my own makeup (proud of myself that I can do this on my own now THANK GOODNESS!) and I tailored my own shorts for this since I couldnâ€™t find any glittery shorts in the mall.
my goal was to look like Dita Von Teese (at least the makeup part)
I canâ€™t do my own hair that well yet, so I took my wig and voila!
While doing my pantsâ€¦ sewed these myself!
remember how I managed to sew without knowing how to make patternsâ€¦
well â€“ I kind-of patterned it from one of the shorts I have at home 😛
I know, I knowâ€¦ I need to study pattern-making! >.<
This is me and my friend RJ. We will be dancing together! <3
Behind the set of our Photoshootâ€¦ it all happened quick! will post photos soon once they publish them!
had to cam-whore while Iâ€™m made-upâ€¦ it took me like an hour to put on my makeup and stuff 🙂
So remember ladies (and gents if applicable), follow your dreams â€“ NO EXCUSES!
If you donâ€™t know how to do it â€“ LEARN!Â Be resourcefulâ€¦
Trial and error you can make mistakes honeys, but remember to learn from it!
INVEST! and if you donâ€™t have money yet â€“ GOOGLE!
and if it wonâ€™t hurt much to try it and fail (relatively risk-free) just READY â€“ FIRE â€“ AIM! (contrary to Ready Aim Fire)
you donâ€™t need to be prepared to reach your dreams or whatever it is you want in lifeâ€¦ JUST DO IT! TRY! TRY! TRY!
3 years ago, I never imagined I would be doing all theseâ€¦
oh, and if this helped youâ€¦ spread the love! <3