Bi-Weekly WTF :: Vol 6 – Beauty Gurus & Vitamins

I’ve followed Nikki over at Lipstick Latitude for a long time, now. Her recent post about gurus playing doctor really hit the nail on the head. I was inspired to expand upon the topic.


I don’t follow Tati/GlamLifeGuru. Her content never appealed to me, but that is neither here nor there. The reality is that most beauty content creators are not qualified to dispense medical advice. I’ve talked about my use and discontinuation/reduction in use of Biotin before, but I make it abundantly clear that I am not a medical professional. I cannot educate you in health-related choices! So – all changes of the supplementary nature should be reviewed with a qualified medical professional even if your BFF or mom endorses the hell out of ’em.

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College Humor – Every Beauty Vlogger

I’ve said before that I don’t find anything wrong with sponsorships – provided, of course, they’re legally compliant and properly disclose. It’s a decency thing.

Every Beauty Vlogger, Ever

I can’t help but laugh at content like this College Humor video, though. The landscape has changed so much in the last five years and unfortunately this seems to be true more often than not.

The comments on Every Beauty Vlogger are a riot, too. There’s tons of commiseration among the commenters; some of their sentiments echo my own.

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