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Three types of BRA – every woman needs

Lets talk about bras today but before that apologies for the late post. This post was supposed to be up yesterday but due to some issues, that did not see light at the end of the day.

Anyway lets do it like we’ve always done it……

It’s not just about how you look in your bra but also about how functional it is (you know the girls need lots of TLC *wink*). Besides oozing feminine energy, bras actually act as reminders that one is important and self care is key hence when selecting them, choose pieces which are comfy, supporting, easy to wear and soft to the touch

Generally the best types of bra are the ones which elevate your overall look and comfort.

With the numerous types of bras out there, one can be spoilt for choice but every woman needs these 3 types of bras! I will start with the most important to least but remember our purchase priorities differ so adjust accordingly to suit your preferences.

  1. Everyday Wear Bra

This is the mother of all bras .This type needs to be carefully sourced because you get to wear it everyday. You need at least three of this type; one which you are wearing, second one which you get to wear when you’ve washed the other and an extra one…you can have more than that of course!

2. Strapless Bra

When you don’t want those bra straps to show, this is your go to bra. Since the band is the only source of support you get from this type of bra, it’s advisable to size down on the band and up in the cup. This gives you that snug fit and helps the girls stay up. Remember however not to go too much smaller!

3. Plunge Bra

These bras are low cut at the center. They work best on those days that you want to rock those low sleeved tops or dresses and don’t want your bra to show, a feature which you cannot achieve with an ordinary bra.

What 3 type of bras do you think every woman needs?

Which stores do you swear by when it comes to good quality bras?

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Splurge vs Save – Wardrobe Edition

Suddenly you have a million and one responsibilities, hence need to operate on a tight budget, but still want to update your wardrobe once in a while. Does anything ring a bell!Lol..you are not alone darl! The big question is how do you strike a balance in all this!

Learning when to splurge and save can actually be of help!

At times if you spend a little more initially, you will actually save much more long term and still on the flip side there are certain pieces which you can easily get away with when you save on.

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In today’s blog post I’m going to talk about what I think is worth being splurged on and what needs to be saved in the wardrobe. Before i delve into this please note that splurging and saving looks different for different people based on so many factors such as lifestyle, age and much more so adjust accordingly.

So where should you splurge?

First things first, splurging means allocating a little bit more of your budget on certain pieces.

Splurge worthy pieces are those which mostly act as your wardrobe basics and can easily elevate the simplest of outfits. These are pieces which you actually incorporate in most of your outfits and though not all most tend to be everyday wears. Definitely the more you wear anything, the more they get exposed on wear and tear so you need to spend a little more for quality on such pieces.

Here are a few things which i consider splurge worthy:

  1. Classic jeans – It is definitely worth spending on that classic blue, black or white jeans which won’t wear easily. These three colors are timeless and complement with most wardrobe pieces.
  2. Undergarments – Small but mighty, good quality undergarments make a whole world of difference. They act as foundations to your outfits and can make or break the overall look. They are totally worth the splurge.
  3. An everyday bag – A good quality bag in a neutral color which can be carried almost everyday and doesn’t wear out quickly is definitely worth an extra effort.
  4. That Little Black Dress – This is such a true classic and can be styled with so many pieces in your closet. I definitely would splurge on this for extra mileage.
  5. Nude shoes – Nude shoes are classic wardrobe pieces which helps you get the most out of your wardrobe. Good quality sandles, heels or ballet shoes will complement your wardrobe effortlessly.
  6. Gym/active wear – Since these are likely to be worn almost every other day, i feel they are worth that extra coin and could take you for years so you don’t have to keep replacing them every now and then.
  7. Boots – Be it’s an ankle, midi or knee high boot i feel you deserve good quality ones which won’t wear as fast
  8. Designer Sunglasses – Of course if you won’t break them. I would definitely splurge on designer sunglasses which have sun protector
  9. Timeless accessories -I would spend abit more on a small selection of those timeless accessory pieces which don’t tarnish and I can go with to almost all events
  10. Leather Jacket – a well made classic leather jacket cannot miss on this list. It is a piece which has actually stood the test of time as it is a very versatile wardrobe piece. Definitely worth a splurge
  11. White sneakers – These are versatile casual essentials which can be rocked with most outfits in your closet. They are worth the splurge too.

and where do you save?

Saving can be done on pieces which you wear less frequently. These are pieces which may or may not be incorporated in your everyday outfits.They could also be seasonal pieces. They are generally not exposed to wear and tear that much.

Like I earlier said, these pieces again could vary for different people. Here are afew ones which I feel could be saved on:

  1. Anything trendy – anything trendy is not worth a splurge in my opinion. Trends come and go and the most they could last if you are lucky is one year.I don’t recommend avoiding trends all together but just don’t blow a lot of moo la on them
  2. Colored jeans – worn once in a while because not paired with most of the outfits. Not worth that extra coin
  3. Basic Tees – I know these ones are worn almost everyday as layering pieces under your coats or blazers. I feel they are not worth a splurge because you can get inexpensive ones which will still serve you the most

Others areas you could save include:- Floral Shoes, Colored sneakers, Sweaters, Hoodies, stockings and sweat shirts

Final Thoughts!

When deciding on whether to splurge or save, the first thing is to make sure it’s something which sparks joy to you! You don’t want to put your hard earned money on just anything. Whatever you buy should be that one piece which elevates your overall look.

I hope you found this post helpful. Where do you spend? Where do you save? Feel free to share your thoughts down below!

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BLACK AND RED JUMPSUIT WITH A TOUCH OF RUFFLES

I never imagined I would ever rock jumpsuits, since the horrible experience which i’d had a while ago but I’m glad to have discovered some life changing tips of selecting jumpsuits for plus sized women. I actually shared them in a blog post sometimes last year. Feel free to check the tips out right here just incase you missed the post, ofcourse after reading this one..lol!

I have been a fan of Vivo Woman’s Clothing line since as long as i can remember. Besides being a local brand, I have appreciated how she carefully selects materials for her pieces plus the way they are diligently stitched.

Today I’m rocking one of her jumpsuits in a size L. What I particularly love about this jumpsuit is the fact that it has stretchy fabric which goes very well with a plus sized body frame. Although simple i love the ruffle details with a touch of red on the sleeves. It’s such a great detail which makes the outfit so chic and sophisticated. Not to mention, the material is thick and very soft to the feel. The round neck helps complement any plus sized silhouette effortlessly.

I paired the outfit with this lovely red flats from backyard shoes. Totally love the red shade as it makes the outfit pop beautifully.

Outfit Details

Jumpsuit – Vivo Woman Iman Jumpsuit

Shoes – Backyard Shoes

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What’s in your weekend bag? Weekend bag essentials

Hey lovelies, had such a great brunch with a good friend called Caro a while ago and she kept on complaining the way her bag was heavy! A quick glance at her bag I was surprised because it not only had a lot of what I’d call random stuff but it was an official enormous bag which clearly didn’t fit the bill as a weekend bag.

I know we all have our tastes and preferences and there are no hard rules but after asking her why the official bag on a weekend she was like, ”I thought a bag is a bag and the one you carry to the office can still be a weekend bag ama?”

Do you wear different bags on the weekend versus during the week?

That incident got me inspired to come up with this blog post and today I’m going to share with you what i pack in my weekend bag plus where you can get such a lovely bag. Generally for the weekends, I like having my hands free so i gravitate more towards bags which can be worn as cross bags and over the shoulder on days when I’m trying to dress up and look glamorous and all. I love adjusting the bag straps to hit my hip area for that chic look and don’t like it higher than that.

I find smaller casual bags like the Jade Shoulder Bag above to work well for weekends. This shoulder bag is made of PU leather, which is durable and comfortable. It also has a polyester lining and zipper closure. Its geometric pattern and baguette shape makes it an ideal bag for the weekend. The material is anti-water which is a plus. It measures  21cm x 16cm x 5.5cm

No offense to bigger bags though but i find the larger the weekend bag, the more junk I’ll end up stuffing in there like different colored notebooks,about 4 different lip balms, 3 different scarfs and nail polish or anything else I can think of!

Here are ….things which i carry in my weekend bag:

The first time i started adding stuff to this bag, i was incredibly surprised by the fact that i could fit a ton in it. Besides being a weekend bag, this is also the bag that I can take with me on trips away because having hands free on weekends is just the best!

  1. Phone

This one is not negotiable. You need to keep in touch with the world. The first thing that i throw in my bags and not just the weekend one is my cell phone. I don’t know about you but this is such a necessity in the world lately.

2. Some makeup and mirror for touch ups

You don’t need to pile your entire makeup collection in the bag. I feel one or two key makeup pieces will still help you in doing some touch ups when need arises. Some powder and lip gloss will help you touch up on your make up effortlessly.

This Mac powder does the job well. An added bonus is that i don’t need to buy a separate compact mirror since it comes with one inside. I also don’t need to carry a powder brush since it comes with a sponge for application which works well for touch ups.

Nobody loves dry chapped lips. Throw in a moisturizing lip gloss to help keep those lips happy.

3. Pocket Size Wet wipes

These are versatile hygiene products which come in handy when lets say you want to clean a surface before using it or maybe when something spills on you and you want to clean it up. Most wet wipes are inexpensive. I prefer individually packed ones because they help seal moisture very well compared to the ones which are not packed individually as they tend to dry up which beats the purpose at the end.

4. Pocket Size Sanitizer

Besides Covid – 19, there are so many germs around us that could still make us sick. When you have a million and one things to do, you don’t have time to get sick. Carry around a pocket friendly hand sanitizer to kill germs in situations when you can’t access running water and soap easily. Eliminate those germs before they get an opportunity to bring you down with diseases.

Love this Velvet 70% alcohol hand sanitizer. Always remember to check the expiry date and recommended percentage of alcohol.

5. Pocket Size Tissues

Have you ever felt like sneezing out of the blue or got an abrupt running nose? Pocket size tissues are a must. Always have pocket tissue in your bag for those surprise incidences. This Aryuv Pocket Tissues are super soft hence very handy.

6. Pocket Size Hand Lotion

It is very easy to get those dry hands with the constant sanitizing and washing hands you will need some moisturizer for hands to keep them soft and supple. Remember to carry your hand lotion.

Love this Apple & Honey Body Cream. It helps keep my hands moisturised. The smell is heavenly! Had to mention that..;)

7. Gum or mints

Fowl breath is not negotiable. Always have some mints or gum. Fresh breath is not negotiable.

8. Floss

There is nothing as awkward as giving someone a wide toothy smile only to be told that you have some piece of kale or sukumawiki as we call it in my country. I carry tooth floss in my bag to help prevent such awkward moments.

9. Sunglasses

10. Wallet

You definitely need a wallet with all your essentials in the bag. I know with the pandemic most of us prefer cashless but lets not talk about how annoying it is to swipe your card or try mobile banking only to realize there is a system upgrade (this has happened to me so many times and it’s the worst feeling ). It’s good to always have some cash in your wallet to avoid these and other kinds of disappointments.

Also remember to carry your ID and business cards in the wallet. You never know who you could rub shoulders with. A golden business opportunity could present itself anytime. (In case you need contacts to someone who makes perfectly polished business cards do not hesitate to reach us here)

Are you a pack rat in bigger tote bags or prefer smaller shoulder bags for the weekend!?

Do you think I’ve forgotten anything else that you need in your weekend bag? Feel free to share it down below!

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How to wear Hair Fascinators without looking Frumpy

There is nothing that speaks elegance than Hair Fascinators! Can i get an Amen??

Hair fascinators are accessories which are often worn as an alternative to hats but they can easily communicate ‘frumpy’ if not worn correctly. If you love it stylish when it comes to accessorizing then you might just be interested in this post because I will share some amazing tips on how to rock your fascinators without looking frumpy!

Hair fascinators are like a hidden treasure that needs to be utilised more often. They can be worn to functions such as Cocktail Parties, Christening, Bridal Showers or any other formal function just to mention but afew. The beauty about hair fascinators is that they can stand alone effortlessly.

There are no set rules on how you should rock your hair fascinators but here are a few general guidelines which you may wish to adhere to when choosing to wear your fascinators if you don’t want to look frumpy;

Choose the right shape of fascinator

Before I mention anything else, a fascinator double the size of your head is abit off queen! Get a fascinator which is proportional to your head. You might need to consider the shape of your head while choosing a fascinator. If you have a rounder face, you can opt for tall fascinators. If you have a longer thinner face, on the other hand a disc fascinator would work best.

Choose right color

If your outfit features more than one colour you could match the fascinator to accent colors within it. You could also match it to accessories you will be wearing such as your shoes, belt or bag. This could be done to create an amazing coordination of color and can really blend an outfit together.


If you don’t want to be matchy matchy, you could go for a fascinator in a contrasting color to your dress. For example, a jungle green dress would look beautiful with a contrasting fascinator in red, yellow or orange. Please note the contrasting colour does not have to be bright. Cool colors also do the magic!

How to wear fascinators

Generally, fascinators are usually worn on the right side of the head slightly above the the eye brow. They can be secured on your head with either a clip or band. Choose what works for you depending on the hairstyle which you are wearing.

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Do this before you shop your outfits online

In today’s post I’m going to share with you 5 tips to consider when shopping your outfits online. These tips are going to help you make more informed buying decisions the next time you shop online for an en joyful experience.

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If you take a look at what has been happening in the past few months especially in 2020, you will notice online shopping is on the rise. Besides getting your items delivered at the comfort of your location, there are so many numerous benefits of online shopping. But unfortunately shopping online can be disastrous at times in so many ways.

The tips I’m sharing with you, are tips which I’ve learnt in the process of shopping online and been able to navigate through by making some really good purchases. So without further adieu lets get started:

  1. Measurements

The first thing you need to consider before shopping your outfits online is having your measurements handy to enable you do an effective comparison with the size guide on the online store. There are two easy ways of getting your measurements;

The first one which most of us know is by using a tape measure. Get measurements of key areas such as your shoulders, bust, waist, hips. While at it ensure that the measurements are up to date. You don’t want to use measurements which you took 6 months ago since at times we gain or lose weight.

You can also check size recommendations from bloggers or you tubers who have probably done a try on haul or a friend who has tried an outfit from that store. This information can help you make great decisions.

2. Research about the store

Before you buy any outfit online do some research about the store which you are about to make a purchase from especially if you are unfamiliar about the store. Read reviews or ask for referrals. There are so many scammers who are creating copy cat clothing stores and so many unsuspecting people are buying from them only to find out that they have been conned when it’s too late.

Some of the features which you can check out are the URL. If it doesn’t match content of the store or has some spelling errors, then this should be a red alert. Scammers use similar but misspelled letters to mimic genuine sites. Another element to watch out for is if the URL starts with HTTPS and has a padlock. They both indicate the site is encrypted so you can comfortably use your personal details.

The website copyright should also be updated.

3. Get to know the Return Policy

A good clothing online store should have a reasonable return policy. Return policies are essential when shopping online because they indicate that what the retailer is selling is most likely guaranteed to be exactly what it is.

Get to know their return policies by checking details such as what can be returned, for what reasons and the time frame within which returns are accepted. This can really save you a big deal. The return policies are always indicated clearly on the website.

4. Pay attention to Fabric
When buying outfits online, you don’t have the luxury of touching fabrics and getting to feel them. Some fabrics look good online but in reality they fall apart easily.

Avoid fabrics such as polyester. Go for natural fabrics which age well and don’t shrink as fast as synthetic fabrics.

5. Pay attention to your personal style

Always keep your personal style in check. Know your body type and what works for you.

Most retailers win online shoppers by color theory. It is very important to pay attention to which colors work best on your skin tone. This will help you know if the color looks good on just the model and not you.

Also know your body type. If you have unique features it’s better to be cautious about this and practice mindful buying. Like for example i know Im tall. If i see a model rocking an outfit i will check the length of the outfit. A dress might be a maxi on her but a midi on me.

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Styling White sneakers + Jumpsuit

Great to have you here again. As always, it’s another fashion post!

I started a series on 6 ways of styling white sneakers and in this post, I’m serving you the second look!This time round, I’ll be styling white sneakers with a jumpsuit. The look which I’m showcasing in today’s post is not only chic but very comfy. So if you are the kind that loves style and comfort all at the same time, you are most likely going to love this outfit.

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If you are here for the first time, this blog is all about Fashion and Style Content. Feel free to check out my Fashion YouTube Channel for videos on fashion tips, try on hauls and much more around this theme. Just in case you missed the first look on 6 Ways of Styling White Sneakers, you can check the post here of cause after reading this one first.

Look 1: Strapy jumpsuit + white sneakers
Look 2: Strapy Jumpsuit + White Sneakers

I talk a lot about versatility and cannot stop emphasizing on how white sneakers are one of the most versatile wardrobe pieces which you could ever think of. The sneakers being styled are Umbo ladies sneakers from Shop Zetu. They are very comfy & easy to clean. If you wanna shop them, the link is in the comments box.

I find this second style to be such a chilled out effortless look. Who ever imagined that one can actually wear sneakers with jumpsuits? Not this lady right here but the beauty about fashion is that it’s an art and you can explore! Wide legged jumpsuits work best on plus sized women. This particular jumpsuit has a lot of movement which makes it super comfy. The black and white stripes give it such an interesting look. Whether plain colored, floral or striped you can go for any wide legged Jumpsuits of your choice if you want to achieve this look. I threw in a belt to help define that waist area.

A while ago I shared Life Changing Tips to Consider When Buying Your Jumpsuits as a Plus Sized Woman. In case you missed the post, check it out right here. You can also add layers to your jumpsuit Incase it’s chilly. If going for a blazer, just be sure to pick one which is slightly above your hips for that chic look since the jumpsuit is a wide legged one.

Overally this is such a great look if you like your feet comfy and at the same time want to score high in terms fashion.

I have put links to all the stores where I got the outfits. You can check them out but Incase you miss you can always recreate your look with similar outfits of your choice.

Feel free to tag me on Instagram with your sneakers & jumpsuit look. We can have conversations as you wait for my next week’s blog post.

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Stay tuned for look 3, 4, 5 & 6!

Till next time, Have a lovely day. Cheers!

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Outfit details:

Strappy Diani Jumpsuit – https://shopzetu.com/products/vivo-diani-strappy-jumpsuit-beige

Umbo Ladies White Sneakers – https://shopzetu.com/products/umbo-ladies-sneakers-white

Fashion and Style, Plus size ideas, Uncategorized

Plus Size Valentine’s Day Outfit inspo

It’s the month of February, Valentine’s Day is almost here and love is in the air!

But before the D-day, at some point you may ask yourself what to wear on that special day! The aim of this post is to help you reduce decision fatigue by sharing an idea on what you can consider wearing then!

Oh yes red is the most popular color on Valentine’s Day but why not try something different this 2021!

But first things first! In case you are new here, this is a Fashion Blog where you can expect Fashion tips, try on Hauls and basically style inspiration. You can also expect a post from me every week.

Sometimes less is more. I’m I correct?

Like I’ve always said, you can never go wrong with the little black dress! Even though i have a couple of “little black dresses”,my eyes keep landing on this specific one over and over. It’s simple yet elegant and for that reason alone, I think it can make such a cute date night outfit on 14th February! Of cause don’t forget to accessorize!

What do you think about this look? Feel free to share your thoughts and ideas in the comment box down below. Remember nobody has a monopoly of ideas when it comes to fashion. We all learn from each other.

I purchased the dress a while ago and it has continued being my go to “little black dress” The dress is incredibly comfortable and feels soft to the touch. I’m rocking it in a size 16.

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Enjoy you’re Valentine’s Day and remember to dress comfy and cute.

Outfit Detail:

Dress – Beauty Boutique, Reinsurance Plaza
Shoes – Heal to Toe Kenya


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6 ways of styling white sneakers – Outfit 1

Today I’m starting a series on “6 ways of styling white sneakers”

One of the reasons why white sneakers are considered versatile is the ability to pull different looks with them. You can style them with so many different outfits for that effortless chic look.

The most obvious way to rock sneakers is with athleisure outfits but with a little tweaks here and there, you can rock them in numerous casual looks as well hence the inspiration behind this series.

The white sneakers which I’m going to style are Umbo Ladies Sneakers from Shop Zetu. What i love about these sneakers, is the fact that they are super comfy. The shoes are currently in stock so if you’d like to nab them in your size, I will put a link to the store in the comment box.

I find white sneakers to generally be perfect for days when you are traveling, have a lot of walking to do but still wanna pull a cute casual look.

To kick it off I’m starting by styling the white sneakers with a fancy dress.

Fashion Tip : It is very important to evaluate the fitting of the sneakers before buying them by first putting them on with the socks which you normally would wear them with then trying to walk around. This helps reveal discomfort if any. A good sneaker should feel secure around the heel without slippage.

The fancy dress has a decent amount of stretch which is very key when it comes to comfort for plus sized women. Love the white stripes going on. I feel the yellow adds some edge to the overall look. This is a look which you don’t have to spend a lot to achieve.

I find this look to be simple yet stylish. The most amazing thing about it is the fact that its super comfy. . You can recreate this look with any fancy dress which you already have. The goal is being frugal by not spending too much on shopping every now and then . The fancy dress is a find from Beauty Boutique. Not sure if they still have it in store since I bought it a while ago.

If you however want some options of where to get fancy dresses you can visit BelaBstyles or Lyl Fashions. The good thing about these stores is that they keep restocking so you can always find if not similar something even better.

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Thanks alot for stopping by! Have a lovely day and remember to wear comfy outfits. Until next post.

Cheeers!

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Best advice for Fashion You Tubers today

The year is still young and I’m sure there is someone out there whose resolution is to start their own Fashion YouTube channel this 2021!

If this resonates with you, you don’t have to go through the extreme learning curve. You can actually learn from someone’s mistakes and that’s why in this blog post, I’m going to share with you some mistakes which you need to avoid when starting your own Fashion YouTube channel.

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It’s been roughly 3 to 4 months since i launched my Fashion YouTube Channel and I’m actually on my 21st video!

It feels so unbelievable because i remember wanting to start this but never starting because of what I’d call baseless excuses! For so many weeks starting a Fashion YouTube Channel was something I really wanted and it was so demotivating not starting it week after week.

Since starting that Fashion YouTube Channel, Ive made my own mistakes here and there! These mistakes have costed me to some extent and i feel like its good to share with you so that you minimize your learning curve just in case you are making the same mistakes.

So without further adieu lets get started, here are Fashion YouTube mistakes which you need avoid when starting out your Fashion Channel:

1. Procrastination

How long have you wanted to start that Fashion YouTube Channel?

If you are the way i was a few months ago, then most likely you are that one person who is being crippled by procrastinating !

A while ago I used to say if I buy new outfits, look a certain way, get perfect lighting and a fancy backdrop, then I’ll be able to start my Fashion YouTube Channel! But several weeks later, I have been shooting from the bedroom with no fancy backdrop and using nothing but natural lighting from the window. 80% of the outfits which I’ve styled on my channel have been rotated in my closet for the last few months and some even years!

You just need to punch fear and perfection as Sean Cannell from Think Media on YouTube says and just press start! You will only learn once you start. The reason I’ve started with this point is because if i don’t start with it then the other points which I’m going to share won’t make that much sense!

Before i forget, I’m starting a Facebook group called YouTube Network where new you tubers or anybody aspiring to start one, can join and collaboratively work together to support each other. If interested join us right here.

2. Lack of consistency

The next mistake which you need to avoid is lack of consistency!How would you feel when you keep seeing an advert about this new boutique in town but anytime you go there, it’s always closed!

Vanessa Lau, amongst other successful you tubers, advocates on being consistent in uploading YouTube videos if at all you want it to grow. Clearly this has been tried and tested because she says once she started uploading consistently, she has grown very fast within a short span of time and this is evident on her channel. I will put a link to her channel if at all you want to check her out.

Taking a look at my own experience, when starting out my Fashion YouTube Channel, I was not that consistent it affected me negatively because I was stagnant at some point. I never seemed to get views and subscribers and thinking of it critically, It won’t make sense if you post videos so scantily! Your subscribers will have no reason to subscribe and even you as a YouTuber will loose the momentum of creating content. There is something special about being consistent in life. You always want to be better!

I’m currently working on uploading a video every week on my channel and I can say at least i’m getting more views and subscribers compared to when I was inconsistent! The views might not be that much yet but there is growth which is what counts in my opinion. So if you are starting out, just remember to focus more on consistency.

3. Concentrating too much on views

Mistake number 3 is concentrating too much on views!

When you are starting out, you might be tempted to concentrate on views and this can easily make you forget creating content especially if your previous video didn’t get lots of views.

Yes views are absolutely important but as you start your key focus should be on creating and constantly improving your content. Views will always come after you’ve created valuable content. I’ve seen some videos picking up immediately and some a month or even two later. Check out the analytics but don’t be wrapped up in them like crazy. At the bottom of it all enjoy the process.

I cannot end this before thanking you for supporting this blog this far! I hope this blog post has inspired you to start that YouTube channel! Wish you nothing but success!

Until next time have a lovely day! Bye

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