Omigosh, the time has finally come and I have officially launched my Youtube channel for Dolledupbyj!! I’ve wanted to do this for a really long time and had numerous friends telling me I should, but I just kept holding back. Part of it is I was honestly working crazy amounts, there was no way I could have a channel. Leave it to a global pandemic to give me the kick I needed to say f*** it, I’m starting my Youtube channel!

dolledupbyj youtube channel banner art for dolled up by j makeup videos beauty blog


My blog is primarily oriented towards beauty and skincare, a bit of lifestyle and fashion, but I also want to be able to show you guys more of my personality and more of what I love. In a single themed blog post or Instagram pic, it’s not always easy to portray what I’m all about and who I am. In a Youtube video, so much more can be covered and I also love to laugh and make other people laugh!

Over the past five years, social media apps have blown up and faded but the one platform that has prevailed and continues to grow more and more is Youtube! When will people stop watching videos? Probably never. Honestly I think joining TikTok during this quarantine phase motivated me more to just start a freaking channel. I mean who knows TikTok could die after quarantine too!

dolledupbyj youtube channel landing page with welcome to my channel video easy AF no makeup makeup get ready routine


When I’m at home, I love to put my fave Youtube channel videos on while I’m doing house work. In a weird way, it’s like you’re hanging out with a friend but they’re entertaining you. For months and months I was like, “Yea, why can’t that be me too doing this?” I started getting all of these ideas for videos, and I actually started filming test-run, practise videos all the way back in December.

dolledupbyj youtube channel no makeup makeup easy routine beauty blogger dolled up by j blonde girl with beige shirt


This channel was put off for probably two years. I think what kept me held back at first is I don’t have a perfect marble kitchen, I don’t have a super fancy camera and lighting set up (yet!) and the editing was daunting. I was worried I couldn’t match up to the OG big dogs on the block. The Nikkis, the Jeffrees, the Tatis. Well, so?

Everyone has to start somewhere and lately I started changing my mindset and thinking of all the great things I DO have to offer. Those channels had to hustle for years before they grew too. So here’s to my new channel and I hope you love it.


Here is the link to my channel in case you want to visit it directly as well.

I truly hope you guys enjoy this new chapter for Dolled Up by J. Of course I will still do written blog posts, but it’s so fun to now get to say, “Dolled Up by J- The Channel!”

xo, J


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P.S. Sad at home? Read my latest post “Five Ways to Feel Fab During Quarantine”. You’ll be feeling better in no time sis. Hint: order takeout to your bathtub.



  1. aimsysantics
    April 27, 2020 / 8:33 am

    Ooo this is super exciting! Welcome to the YouTube club! There is definitely something about portraying yourself differently through video isn’t there? You can get your point out different than in a post.

    Hope you enjoy the journey that is YouTube!

    Aimsy xoxo
    Aimsy’s Antics

    • April 27, 2020 / 10:24 am

      Thank you babe!! Yes, it’ll be so much more fun to share bits of my life and my personality on there 🙂

  2. April 27, 2020 / 11:23 pm

    Oooh! It is great that you started your own Youtube channel!! I haven’t been on board with YT for the longest. Love that you already have content planned. When I make an account, I will be sure to follow you 😀

    Nancy ♥

    • May 2, 2020 / 8:49 am

      Thanks so much babe!! I appreciate your support! 🙂

  3. May 2, 2020 / 11:26 am

    Congrats on starting your channel, you have a really natural presence in front of the camera which is lovely to see 🙂 well done!

    • May 2, 2020 / 3:51 pm

      hey thanks so much! really appreciate you checking out my channel 🙂

  4. nortoncharity
    May 2, 2020 / 1:31 pm

    Oh congratulations on starting a Youtube channel! I don’t have one yet, it has always intimidated me lol

  5. Prettysam
    May 2, 2020 / 10:01 pm

    Oh you’re so pretty ❤️😍 that’s nice you have your own YouTube channel. All the Best for your channel ❤️

    • May 4, 2020 / 11:57 pm

      Thank you so much! That’s so sweet, yes I’m really excited for it 🙂

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