Building a Successful Brand With Social Media – ZUKREAT at LONDON MODEST FASHION WEEK

In this video Zukreat, founder of Artist of Makeup, speaks at London Modest Fashion Week held at the Saatchi Gallery in London on building a successful brand using social media.

Filmed by Timothy Ward

http://www.timothyward.co.uk | http://www.artistofmakeup.com | http://www.haute-elan.com | http://www.lmfw.co.uk

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Dead Sea Salt Scrub

DEAD SEA SCRUB-7441.jpgEver been walking through the shopping centre and had an attractive salesperson try to entice you into testing their must-have dead sea salt concoction that is just oh-so-good for your skin?

Yeah me too!

I decided to indulge one day in this particular body scrub by Body Shop. It was of my own volition however, because sometimes I just like to try new things out, and then I write about them, and then you read it. I guess that’s how this blogging thing works no?

Great! Then let’s get on with it.

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Body Shaming – is it ever justifiable?

After a heated debate on Instagram over a fashion A-lister’s physical appearance, I realise that this is an issue some people feel very strongly about, myself included. I couldn’t help but respond in defense to some of the comments which I found to be completely rude and out of order (I’ve posted some throughout the article for purpose of context):

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I’m not completely oblivious to the long reigning standards that have been perpetuated throughout the fashion media, but at which point do we stop ourselves in calling out a model’s size and remember that they are in reality a real person with real feelings?

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The Power of Emotive Imagery

The Fashion and beauty industries are both brimming with advertising designed to increase sales of products. In an attempt to draw attention to brands and outdo the competition I think we will soon see a heavy focus on more and more elaborate techniques.

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