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THE RESULTS: DO THESE PRODUCTS REALLY WORK?

Let's get straight into this. This post addresses my experience with each product and whether it does what the companies are claiming it does. Disclaimer: While I am aware that skin products can work differently for each person, generally people will see an improvement or difference after continual use. So I have been using these three… Continue reading THE RESULTS: DO THESE PRODUCTS REALLY WORK?

AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROJECT, BCM320, Comms & Media

SO WHAT PRODUCTS WILL I USE?

This post will address the particular products I have chosen from each brand, the range they are from and what they are marketed as and claim to do for the skin. Self-reflexivity comes into play at various levels; the level of the ethnographic fieldwork, during the writing process and in the process of discovery; during… Continue reading SO WHAT PRODUCTS WILL I USE?

AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROJECT, BCM320, Comms & Media

AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROJECT: ASIAN SKINCARE (PART 2)

Ellis, Adams and Bochner describe autoethnography as “an approach to research and writing that seeks to describe and systematically analyse (graphy) personal experience (auto) in order to understand cultural experience (ethno).” (Ellis et al, 2011) When applying this to my research project, that I explained in my previous BCM320 Digital Asia blog post, I aim… Continue reading AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROJECT: ASIAN SKINCARE (PART 2)

BCM111, Comms & Media

BCM111 Week 4 | Global Film Industries: Nollywood & Korean Cinema

Mingant, N. and Tirtaine, C., 2012. Global film and television industries today: An analysis of industrial and cultural relations. InMedia. The French Journal of Media Studies, vol. 1, pp 1-3.   Global Film and Television Industries Today: An Analysis of Industrial and Cultural Relations is an analysis of multiple articles. It has been written by two… Continue reading BCM111 Week 4 | Global Film Industries: Nollywood & Korean Cinema

AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROJECT, BCM320, Comms & Media

AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROJECT: ASIAN SKINCARE

Since the age of pre-teen, I have been interested in makeup and taught myself how to apply it in a way that suited my features. It wasn’t until more recent years that I began being interested in skincare, and realised that it was an integral part of a woman’s routine to look after herself and… Continue reading AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROJECT: ASIAN SKINCARE

BCM241, Comms & Media

My boyfriend is in a relationship with Pokémon GO

Ethnography is the study and systematic recording of human cultures, also a descriptive work produced from such research (Merriam-Webster 2018), also in its simplest form defined as writing about people. Ethnographers observe, listen, write, record and they think and reflect. They write about things they have discovered and past experiences, through the use of other… Continue reading My boyfriend is in a relationship with Pokémon GO