A fan has asked an interesting question. A question that really hasn’t been formally asked of me before. I think the question is interesting and warranted a public response.
Mikey, most celebrities wear make up when filming their shows. Do you wear make up when filming videos for YouTube?
I do not wear make up generally. I have done so in the past long before The Crochet Crowd. I used to wear some light cover up around my eyes as I had a blemish under my one eye for a long time that bothered me when looking into the mirror. With make up, it’s a pain to remove and I cannot be bothered.
In the past, when I applied make up, I see a false sense of myself in the mirror. Suddenly, my personal characteristics of rosie cheeks and more were removed with the cover up. It may make me look perfect, skin wise, but it’s not who I am.
I did apply make up to my hand once for a video tutorial. I had fallen down the stairs carrying a computer monitor. My left back of hand has scrapped against the concrete wall causing deep scratches that were bleeding and large scabbing after my ordeal. In order to keep on my filming schedule, I applied make up to my injured hand to prevent it from being a distraction in my teaching. It’s never been called to my attention so obviously the make up did wonders. I don’t even remember what video that was today.
So the general question is ‘No, I don’t wear make up as a general rule for YouTube Videos or for doing any live appearances. I am who I am!