Get all the best skincare and make-up tips and tricks with our round-up of six of the best beauty vloggers
Words Joy Montgomery
The dawn of the youtube age has ushered in a new brand of celebrity. From low-key amateur videos to multi-million-pound book deals and international stardom, beauty vloggers such as Zoella and Tanya Burr have turned the industry on its head. Whether it’s nailing the perfect smokey eye or discovering a hot new make-up brand, beauty vloggers have opened up the world of cosmetics like no one has before.
If you’re a vlogger virgin in need of inspiration, we’ve rounded-up six of the best to get you started. Make-up brushes at the ready…
This actress and beauty vlogger resides in sunny Los Angeles, CA. Her YouTube channel features an array of make-up, skincare and hair tutorials, known for their accessible and wearable approach to big beauty trends. Ideal for those wanting to recreate glossy yet low-key beauty looks.
With over 3.2 million followers on Instagram and 3,682,580 YouTube subscribers, Tanya Burr is officially beauty vlogger royalty. Married to fellow social media star Jim Chapman, Burr’s channel draws a crowd of devoted teens with its eclectic mix of beauty, baking, fitness and fashion. Perfect for occasion-specific tutorials (everything from Valentine’s day to back to school) and discovering under-the-radar products.
Older sisters of Jim Chapman, Samantha and Nic Chapman, AKA Pixiwoo, are old hands in the vlogging scene. Both with previous careers as make-up artists, Samantha started producing make-up tutorials in 2008 and her sister, Nicola, joined soon after. It’s a great channel for ‘recreate the celeb make-up look’ tutorials and their Basic Videos are a must-watch for beginners.
Winning Instyle’s best beauty blogger award in 2016, Lily Pebble’s relatable videos have garnered her a devoted following. A lover of lipstick and master of contouring, Lily’s drugstore tutorials show that you don’t need pricey products to achieve a winning look. Additionally her Make-up Chat videos are your one-stop-shop for new season recommendations.
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Fashion and beauty model Ruth Crilly brings 12 years of hair and make-up experience to her Youtube channel. Her aspirational yet attainable videos detail practical and chic make-up and hair looks – with the odd appearance from Angelica and baby Ted. A good option for low-key yet fashion-forward beauty.
Make-up artist to the stars – Emma Watson, Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley and Kate Moss to name a few – Lisa Eldridge is the queen of enhancing natural beauty and creating flawless skin. The Lancôme creative director brings tips and tricks from a long and star-studded career in make-up to her videos, which include cameos from various famous faces. Eldridge has also been commended for creating stunning make-up tutorials for older women.