It’s easy to jump straight into a venture or new job when the promise of a better life is there before your eyes. Some individuals or organisations even take advantage of the fact that you make not look before you leap.
Rather than providing help and support to those who really need assistance in these testing times, it seems shameful that anyone would use the situation to exploit! It may simply be the result of misguided ideas and views about the current state of play for models working from home.
One of the things which has the most potential to affect someone who is contemplating working in the adult industry, is whether they wish to keep their ‘day job’ a secret from their friends and family.
It’s easy for those who say, ‘the hell with it, people should be able to live their lives however they want’. The difficulty comes when you actually try to do that. The general consensus about those working in the adult sector is one of disdain and revolt. In some cases, they even assume that all jobs in that area are sex related, when in fact they are not.
What is Right for You?
The crucial thing is to decide what is right for you. Once you have made your decision, you should really try and stick with it and remember that it can often be difficult or impossible to make a change afterwards.
Out in the Open
Option 1 is to say you are perfectly ok with pursuing this career option and being 110% ok with becoming well known in the industry. You could be using an assumed name or your real name. You just need to remember that the more well known you become, the higher the chances are that your real identity will surface.
Unfortunately, this may affect you more than you realise. If you become successful, then you don’t have much to worry about. You may have already built up your portfolio, have savings and maybe own some bricks and mortar.
If you are not quite in that league, you may find yourself being reliant on obtaining an ordinary 9 to 5 job. When you apply for that job, the searches they do may bring up more about your life than you’d like to share with them. In some cases, it could mean you don’t even get an interview!
Is Option 2 the Best Choice?
For most, Option 2 is probably the best route to follow. It allows you the freedom to follow your desired career path and keeps your work life separate from your personal life. This separation is also important as it allows you the opportunity of having some proper downtime.
Everyone thinks that a celebs life is just one big party and many people often dream about being in their shoes. Just imagine though – if every time you wanted to leave your house, go shopping, or simply put the rubbish out, you had people gawping at you, snapping away at you. Even publishing pics of you showing off all your worst angles!
Option 3 is the completely anonymous route and one which is quite hard to follow. It requires full diligence and does not provide much opportunity to make any real progress. You’ll want to always hide your face and be very wary of showing any recognizable features. You are unlikely to feel comfortable in this role and spend much of your time worrying about being found out or recognized.
The likelihood of being identified by someone you know does rely on the fact that they would be partaking in the area you are working in. If they did recognize you, they would then also have to admit to using said site. This does limit their responses a little but will not stop them using other methods to name and shame you. It’s a sad fact that some people would rather humiliate and embarrass than to congratulate their success!
Creating the Ideal Balance
In the main, option 2 seems to offer the most opportunity and safest routes to ensure you have a harmonious working and personal life balance. This does require a certain amount of forethought and an initial period of focus.
Creating a persona that is totally separate from your personal life is crucial to ensuring success. This includes having different email addresses for work, not using your own social media accounts to advertise your adult profile and making sure you are careful with the pictures that you post.
Getting It Right
You should always be aware of what you are posting and where. Pictures for example can show much more than you thought. Instead of concentrating on how you look in the photo, try checking out what’s in the background. You may have pics of your family on the wall behind you, perhaps your phone or pc is showing more than you bargained for. It only takes a couple of minutes to check but can take years to sort if the unwanted information gets into the public domain.
Picture recognition software is now very common. Posting that pic of you lying by the pool on holiday to your personal facebook page is fine but using the same pic to post to your cam profile could prove to be disastrous.
Invest Your Time
If you are serious about your career, you should treat everything you do in a professional manner. Gone are the days when everyone had a manager or an agency looking after their careers and making sure the right pics were published in the right places. Social media now makes everything pretty much instantaneous. It’s so much easier to post something in haste than it is to check it first. You need to be your own agent and take the time to invest in securing your future.
Remember, think first, think twice and even a third time to be sure. You can never be too cautious.
If you’d like some more help and advice on Privacy and How to be Safe with your Online Profile, please take a look at any of my helpful articles.
Love Carla x
Balenciaga latex sex mask trend
In case you missed it, the FW23 Balenciaga catwalk was swept down with unrecognizable models in full latex bodysuits with their faces obscured, some with tufts of hair springing out the top, and pinholes for the eyes and mouth.
Balenciaga wanted to make a statement about how the desire of money and the fetishization of finance makes us all into slaves for our jobs. Don’t you just love the nonsense they come up with?! Now let’s look at the real issue: What are the best latex face masks for authentic BDSM fun? Sex face masks are fairly similar to the ones used by Balenciaga’s models, they’re probably better for sensory manipulation during BDSM sex rather than strolling down the catwalk.
Sex face masks are identical in look to those worn by Balenciaga models, but instead of going down the runway, they are used for sensory manipulation during BDSM sex, being a great addition to anyone’s play box. They basically enhance your sexual pleasure and make your BDSM sex sessions more exciting and enjoyable. Depending on the bondage mask you get (dom or sub), you can explore the desire to be powerless or exceptionally powerful.
Latex is one of fetishists’ apple of the eye when it comes to sex toy materials. Its smell, wet look, and glossiness are just some of its features that BDSM players can’t resist. Just by looking at it, you can feel the sexiness and naughtiness of this material. How much more when you touch its super smooth texture?
You can find masks of different figures as well. Many of them mimic animal forms, like bunnies, felines, puppies, and even wild hounds. There are also plain and simple designs for those who prefer a low-key and straightforward look. All these allow easy breathing to the user as they have holes in the mouth area to breathe through. Some come in full head-and-face coverage, while some offer partial concealment of the facial features. Some hide the upper part of the face, while some hide the lower section of the head. You can also get latex hoods, which are open-face masks covering just the hair up to the chin and neck.
Are latex masks safe?
Worried that they may fall off during the play? Fret not! Some of these masks have zippers that serve as their locking mechanism. Also, latex alone is high in friction, making these gears clingy to the skin. They are all safe to use as long as they are BPA- and phthalate-free.
Everything is good, but in moderation, as they say. Playing with restraining tools such as BDSM masks and hoods can be risky. Therefore, it is essential to set the limits of the play. Assign a triggering word, too, or so-called safe word. This word or phrase should prompt the dominant player to stop if the submissive finds the former’s action to be overwhelming. By assigning one, it will keep your play safe and fun!
Taking UPCYCLING to the next level: Unused Dildos into the Ultimate Sneaker
We thought we’d seen all of the wildly unconventional upcycled pieces there’d ever be. That is until we came across Rose In Good Faith’s slip-on sneakers made of rubber repurposed from dildos.
Yes, you read that right. Rose In Good Faith’s first in-house footwear silhouette is comprised entirely of unused and discarded sex toys.
So, Rose In Good Faith called in the pleasure product producer Doc Johnson, seizing its defective dildos and melting them down into thermoplastic elastomers. Thus, the dildo shoe was born! They knew they wanted the shoe to be sustainable, and that the sex toy angle would ramp up excitement about the design. The brand spent nearly two years working on a process that could turn sex toys that didn’t meet Doc Johnson’s quality standards into a truly wearable shoe.
Simply put, Rose In Good Faith’s shoes emulate a three-way entanglement between Crocs, Balenciaga’s injected footwear, and YEEZY Foam Runners.
The slip-on shoe boasts a familiar-looking external prehistoric mold crafted of recycled EVA plastic rubber. Inside, a cork insole and arch support give the shoe “daily comfort,” as Rose In Good Faith asserts.
“When we started the design process, I wanted to create something that was both timeless and exceptionally useful,” Teitelbaum told Paper. “Turns out, we produced a shoe that’s more comfortable than any shoe on the market, and just like our collaborations, the piece tells a story. We hope the shoe will transcend time and inspire a new perspective on upcycling.”
“We are so proud of this partnership with Rose In Good Faith to promote sex positivity through fashion and innovation,” says Doc Johnson’s COO Chad Braverman. “It was important to us that we create a shoe that was conscious of environmental impact, which is why we are beyond thrilled to make these using our upcycled sex toy materials. We can’t wait to get these out in the world as part of our global movement to de-stigmatize sexual health and wellness.”
Perhaps some consumers will immediately be turned off or on by the idea of wearing former sex toys on their feet, Rose in Good Faith is betting that it’ll be a selling point for their youthful clientele, who care about the environment just as much as they care about looking cool. “We are intersected between our community of hyper-progressive individuals and the broader luxury-fashion industry,” Alpert told Forbes. “You’ll see our fits worn in the mosh pit of a trap-metal show and in the streets during Paris Fashion week.“
The basic clothing items every camgirl should have
It goes without saying that the dressing of a webcam model can influence the fanbase in both ways. Not only can it attract your audience, but it may also push them away. As a webcam model, there are a few ‘seduction with clothing’ tricks that you must keep in mind. If you are new to webcam jobs or have been in the webcam industry but still don’t know what kind of outfit to wear, this is the article you need. This article explores the different categories of sexy and attractive clothing and the list of garments that you must have.
Not all knickers are attractive for a webcam model. You only need to consider three types of panties to differentiate yourself from the rest. These three knickers are cotton, strappy, or silk knickers. While black is suitable for fullback silk knickers, consider choosing bright colors for cotton knickers and thongs.
If you’re looking for webcam jobs, you best stock up on a variety of push up bras, sports bras, and front opening bras. These are the best bras for webcam models. We highly recommend that you choose a bra that matches your knickers. However, if you can’t find matching knickers and bras, choose a bra that goes well with the knickers you are wearing.
Skirts and dresses
Even though fans mostly prefer bras and knickers, it is likely that some may get bored with them eventually. Therefore, it is always wise to have skirts and dresses that you can wear from time to time. This actually tends to create an attraction (of the unseen) for many. With that said, make sure not to go for long dresses. Show off your videos and photos in a sexy little dress or skirt. They’re seductive and smart! For skirts, you may consider mini skirts or pencil skirts as they help enhance your figure.
If your fans get to see your feet as well, mix things up! You can choose to spice up your look with some shoes. High heels are the most preferred shoes. You can even go for really high heels if you can handle them properly. However, if you can’t manage them, just go for the typical high heels. Thigh length boots are also perfect for webcam models.
The kinky secretary outfit does the charm as well. In case you consider the former, you can sport a plaid mini skirt, a neat button-down blouse, glasses, knee-high socks, and pigtails. If you opt for the secretary costume, consider dressing in a pantyhose, a see-through blouse, a silk blouse, a pencil skirt, glasses, high heels, and a ponytail. Push-up bras go well with these types of costumes for webcam models, so always keep them handy in your wardrobe.
Although these costumes are preferred the most by webcam models, you need to ensure that you have the right combination in terms of colors. If you don’t, you will be unattractive and spoil the whole look of your personality.
But above all these clothing items, the most important article you can wear is a SMILE. A smiling camgirl is always a sexy camgirl! It’s one of the simplest yet most effective methods for looking more attractive, as guys simply love the thought of a camgirl having a great time with her viewers.It’s all part of the camming experience. You will be surprised how many more tips and follows you get from smiling!