my very first haul video

posted on: October 8, 2010

I was first introduced to Haul videos by the YouTube obessed Kisekae last year. She encouraged me to try one, but I was just so timid about doing it. I looove posing for a camera, but as soon as someone points a video camera in my face I freeze up and don't know what to do with myself!

I compare it to Chandler on Friends when he has to pose for pictures...

But, last night I went shopping with my co-worker and when I got home felt like giving this haul business a try. This was my first attempt, after pretending to talk to the camera for about 10 minutes to calm myself down (really, if someone had seen me they'd think I was crrrazy). My voice sounds a little bit strange, especially when I say "s", but that's what I get for using a digital cam to make a video.

Hope you enjoy the video, let me know what you think!


20 comments:

  1. Great job! Love the lip color, you are so adorable :) Now we have inverted sheer polka dot tops! And definitely wear the shorts and top together, it will look fab!
    What nail polish are you wearing?

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  2. Awesome job! You are very natural and well spoken in front of the camera. There is nothing worse than watching a 16 min. haul video full of "ummms" and "likes".

    I plan on posting vlogs in the near future as well. I've learned that the perfect length is between 4 and 6 min. so yours is right on the mark.

    Oh! And I love the top and shorts. Very cute!

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  3. You are too cute! Great job on your first haul video. Still much too timid myself to do one, so props! Plus, I also picked up the H&M socks after seeing Solo Lisa's video haha

    xo Meagan
    lovefrommeagan.blogspot.com

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  4. awwwws. those shorts are adorable.

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  5. You're adorable and hilarious! The shorts are such a cute find. I have one of Sephora's lipsticks and I agree, it's a great deal and the quality of the lipstick isn't too shabby, but it does dry my lips out a bit so I have to wear lip balm underneath and on top.

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  6. Very cute! I'm a little envious... I don't think I could ever act that natural in front of the camera! I would definitely like to see more of these :) also where is that fabulous nail polish from that you were wearing? love it!

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  7. LOL Alicia you are so cute! I love the haul video! more more! The sheer black blouse with the polka dots is definitely very versatile and I say try it with the shorts, why not? I think you can definitely make that outfit work. Great buys from Sephora as well. And yeah, who'd a thought we'd be wearing socks with sandals and calling it a trend? I sure as hell didn't.

    Yay congrats on your first haul video! You're a natural ;)

    Have a great Thanksgiving long weekend! xo

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  8. Amazing job! The camera loves you! I really like that sheer blouse, I so cannot pull off the shorts and tights thing, but I might go and search out that top!

    Love your hair too by the way, looks so nice and thick!

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  9. Yay you did one! Great job cousin.

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  10. OMYGOD. You're adorable! Those shorts are hella cute. Can't wait to see them paired. I think you can totally pull it off!

    xx, Tiff

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  11. Ah loved it!
    I'll have to go to H&M soon to pick up some scarves and what not.

    Excellent video! I hope you do more.

    -shannon

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  12. You did a great job Alicia. Hope to see more of it.

    Have a good long weekend :)

    http://lovelaughlipglosses.blogspot.com/

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  13. You are way too adorable! You're a natural in front of the camera, I don't know why you were so worried! Great buys, I love the Sephora lip colour and I also have the cute little socks from H&M!

    Xo Chelle
    discoveringelegance.com

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  14. Woot! Woot! Love your haul video. Keep it up!

    I'm craving a shopping trip. And new lipstick.

    *Kelsey

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  15. Love the haul video - post some more!

    I officially need to try some of Sephora's lipstick. I always find gems from their own line.

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  16. Do more haul videos! Do more! Super cute things you bought. I'm loving the lip colour too.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  17. Such a great video.You are totally cute and I love your style! I envy your confidence and presence infront of the camera. I attempted a video, but luckily for me (and possible viewers) the video won't load on blogger.

    The printed H&M shorts are great. H&M is awesome but I have to travel 2+ hours to get to the closest on (in Montreal).

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  18. long time creeper, first time commenter (woow... that was so nerdy)

    Although I probably wouldn't make one myself, watching hauls videos are my guilty pleasure. Yours was great!! Informing and charming. Hope you do more in the future :) Even tutorials.

    xo

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  19. I just wanted to say thank you so much for all the amazing feedback. I seriously have the BEST readers & commenters ever :) For those of you who asked, my nail polish is American Apparel 'Mouse'. I will definitely try to do more of these videos, thanks to you my lovelies. Many x's and o's!!!

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