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Professional Beauty Videos

Beauty video production offers us similar levels of creativity that we enjoy with our food work, and there are trends in how we handle work in both of these areas. It’s no wonder that beauty has now become an in-house speciality.

You can also see our extensive range of beauty photography here.

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Pose, smile or smoulder…

….beauty video production, looking your best from head to toe.

We’re proficient in producing beauty video content creation for haircare, skincare, nails, tanning, make-up and cosmetics.

Equally as comfy in the studio or the freedom of the outdoors, we can create looks that best reflect your beauty brand, in the hands (or on the skin) of your model. We’ll make sure the lighting’s right and get the most from every pixel.

Working with cosmetics and beauty products is actually quite similar to how we tackle some of our food & drinks projects, finding vibrancy and depth as often as possible. We’re also frequently asked for similar shot types, from flat lays to those including human interaction.

In the last year, we have created a branded beauty video for new haircare brand HairO, and also delivered our first set to TV adverts destined for the far east. Although one of our favourite highlights was coming face to face with an exceptionally large cow while sat in a cow pat in a field. This was while shooting for bodycare brand Byre, incidentally, we didn’t just sit in a cow pat in a field 😉

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What we can do

We love shooting beauty video for brands, capturing both faces and products. There’s something about this sector that allows for a huge amount of creativity and experimentation.

While a good amount of our work is used for social media, we also deliver beauty video products for broadcast and advertising, in print for magazines, and larger for out of home billboards, and exhibition stands.

Amongst our usual deliverables, we currently create social media content for engagement, before and after looks, product demos, how-to videos and tutorials, beauty videos for product launches and influencer events and creative product imagery for our current beauty clients. We work with some on a regular basis to create content for engagement or project-by-project.

Who we’ve worked with

Our client list for beauty videos is quite expansive, from regular projects with Yardley and Byre, to campaigns for James Read Tan, social content and products for Urban Veda, nail and beauty videos with Leighton Denny, and wellbeing studio videos for The Healthy Mummy. The diversity is huge!

While we love working for the large brands, there’s something very satisfying about helping emerging beauty brands too with their visual content. It’s often here that we can be a little braver to help them stand out with our use of beauty video production.

A great example

One of our most collaborative relationships is with beauty PR agency CatalystPR, who we work on a number of brands with, from Yardley, to new skincare brand Byre, DrPawPaw and others. We’re commissioned to cover events, launches and social media content in both video and still form. This is a great example of where having a range of services all under one roof can work so well.

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How we work

We’ve tried to make the commissioning process for creating beauty videos as easy and digestible as possible. We’ll discuss your brief in detail prior to filming which will allow us to understand the full scope of what you’re trying to achieve. We can either quote from the ground-up or work to a pre-set budget – we know everyone will have different spending requirements and limitations for their beauty video, and we do our best to accommodate that budget when providing video production services.

Once we know what we need to deliver in the finished beauty video, we’ll finalise the creative approach with you, organise the dates and capture your footage. The edit process almost always takes longer than production, so we’ll allow for multiple days of work to include time for review and changes. We’ll deliver digital online viewing copies in the run-up to sign-off, but you’re also welcome to join us if you’d rather edit in person.

The great thing about working with video is the options available, and we can usually scale the beauty video production services we provide up or down to find the best quality and budget fit.

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Technically speaking

For techy readers, we shoot using the latest Panasonic cameras, from the new S1H series. They use some of the latest imaging technology, meaning that they produce exceptional images and respond better than most in challenging lighting conditions. This forms the centrepiece of our video production services, and will allow us up to 6K in resolution and higher quality slow motion.

We complement the cameras with our range of fast lenses to make the best of the full frame sensor. We have super sharp primes, flexible zooms and macro abilities for high quality at all focal lengths.

In addition, we have upgraded clients to work with RED, Blackmagic, Canon C Series and Kinefinity Mavo cameras where we have needed to provide bespoke solutions. These have enabled capture up to 6K with greater detail and higher impact slow motion capabilities.

As standard, we come with sound and lighting, and a number of creative options such as slider movements, gimbals, GoPros and more can be added on.

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The whole package

We have the vast majority of what we need to provide quality beauty video production services in house, right from pre-production, planning, scripting, talent and location sourcing –  through to production, edit, QC and delivery.

Our studio space in London Waterloo gives us a great base to handle all kinds of beauty video productions in-house too.

We use strategic partners to support us, from talent directories, to specialist equipment hire, studios and more.

You’ll also find some of our recommended suppliers here who provide everything from agency services to digital, design and web services.

Below, you’ll find a full outline of the services we offer.

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Full beauty video production services

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Pre-production planning and scripting

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Props and backgrounds

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Voiceover

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Aerial drone

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Video editing

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Location sourcing

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Hair and makeup artists

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Music

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Autocue

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Graphics and motion

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Models, actors and voice artists

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Studio hire

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Subtitling

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Special equipment upgrades

What They Say

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“Fun, innovative and unflappable. Pocket creatives are great to work with – whether it’s finding the perfect lighting for a trifle to capturing GoPro footage on a whisk, they always approach every situation with a steady yet game-changing attitude. I see the whole team as trusted creative partners to make great content together.”

Kitty Aldis, River Group

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“Pocket’s ability, professionalism and attention to detail have proved exemplary across the pre-production, capture, post-production and delivery of both photography and video projects they have completed for Book People. They are always on hand to offer advice and to help sculpt the narrative of projects; and the creative process when working with them is wholly collaborative, which provides a perfect balance of fulfilling the needs of our brief and allowing Steven and the team to use their expertise to create a quality visual product.”

Tom Rosier, The Book People

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“The guys at Pocket Creatives were super knowledgeable and helpful – I definitely felt as though our video project was in safe hands! They were flexible and adaptable to what we needed and the content they produced for us was fantastic!”

Alice Morgan, The Telegraph

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“The Pocket team were a pleasure to work with, not only were they super prepared, on time and professional but the quality of work they delivered in a short space of time was fab. I would recommend Pocket Creatives, we couldn’t have asked for a better experience and are thrilled with our short video.”

Holly Sud, DrPawPaw

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“Steven and his team are fantastic. They have worked with us and our members on a number of filming and photography projects. They’re professional, thorough and deliver exceptional results.”

Will Beresford, FoodStars

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“Great team, great company. Very happy with all the videos Pocket have done for us. Very consultative and experts in their field.”

James Gooch, Masabi