If you love doing makeup and you’re always looking to learn new tips and tricks to step up your game, or you’re just looking fora little inspiration, makeup gurus are a great way to amp up your skills and learn some new techniques. Here’s a list of some of our fave makeup gurus!
1) Jaclyn Hill
About eight years ago, Jaclyn Hill started posting makeup tutorials on her Youtube channel. Since then, she has managed to gain about 5.8 million subscribers on Youtube and close to 6 million on Instagram. Jaclyn has also collabed with some major names in beauty like Becca Cosmetics, and she recently launched her very own eyeshadow palette. Jaclyn posts “get ready with me”‘s, glam tutorials, everyday tutorials, makeup hauls, product reviews, you name it! If you’re new to the makeup world and you’re looking to master the basics, Jaclyn is a great place to start. Her videos are clear and concise, and she gives you a step by step breakdown on just what you should be doing to achieve the perfect look for any occasion!
2) Patrick Starrr
As far as fun and energetic goes, it doesn’t get much better than Patrick Starrr! Witty and forever optimistic, Patrick Starrr is the creme of the crop when it comes to makeup gurus. Patrick has worked with some of the hottest celebs, including Kim K, Paris Hilton and even the bad girl herself, Riri. If you’re in the market for entertaining and informational tutorials, we 100% recommend checking out Patrick Starrr!
3) KT Ling
KT Ling is relatively new to the makeup guru scene, but we LOVE her. Her content is always on point, and her vids are full of energy and comedy. We love a girl who can have fun and doesn’t take herself too seriously, and KT Ling certainly fits the bill! KT tests out tons of new products, and her makeup tutorials are absolutely perfect for anyone who’s looking to add a little glam to their normal makeup routine. What we love most about KT is her down-to-earth attitude. Her vids aren’t overly pretentious, and you’ll feel like you’re getting ready with a best friend when you tune in to her channel!
4) Nikkie De Jager
If you want highlight, glam, perfection- look no further than Nikkie De Jager, or NikkieTutorials as most of you probably know her as. Nikkie has earned the respect of some pretty big names in the biz, including Lady Gaga and Kim K. She’s famous for her flawless foundation and of COURSE her pristine highlight skills. If you consider yourself a novice MUA, check out Nikkie’s vids. Her skills are incredibly sharp and precise, and she’ll definitely be able to teach you a thing or two about cleaning up and perfecting those makeup skills and techniques!
5) Manny Mua
If you love high glam and drama, Manny Mua is the makeup guru for you. Manny’s tutorials ALWAYS bring the heat, and you can always count on him to serve absolute realness. If you want to know the truth about a product, wether it be which drugstore products are worth your time or which high-end products are simply not worth the hype, you NEED to go checkout Manny Mua’s videos. While he’s good to deliver a laugh or two, he’s also SERIOUSLY talented and delivers lewk after lewk, so if good vibes and 100% realness are your thing, go subscribe to Manny Mua!
6) Huda Kattan
If you know anything about makeup and beauty, you’ve probably heard about Huda Kattan. She is one of the biggest names in beauty right now, and her makeup brand is one of the most reliable and trusted brands on the market. She is a pro on just about every aspect of the beauty world, so if you are brand new to the whole makeup scene, definitely check her out. Her vids are basically tiny little instruction manuals on how to flawlessly and perfectly execute just about any beauty technique you’ve been dying to try. She offers tips and tricks on how to make your eyes look bigger, how to make your nose look smaller, make your lips look fuller, basically just about anything you’ve always wanted to try but didn’t know how to go about it.
7) Jordan Bone
Jordan Bone is known for her inspiring story, and her perseverance and incredible outlook on life. Regardless of where she came from and the trials she’s been through, Jordan has serious skills. Jordan posts TONS of videos about makeup, fashion, lifestyle and motivation for your daily life. Jordan’s passion and spirit are evident in her videos, so if you like to watch someone who clearly enjoys what they’re doing, give Jordan Bone a try!
8) Nyma Tang
Nyma Tang has a little over a million followers on Youtube, and close to 4 years of content on her channel. She is famous for her incredibly honest and unfiltered insights into the lack of representation and lack of variety in products when it comes to women with darker skin. Her channel is full of reviews on foundations, eyeshadows, and brands, and she also posts tutorials using products ranging from the higher end of the line to everyday drugstore products, so no matter what your budget is, Nyma will help you achieve the perfect look entirely tailored to you!
9) Kathleen Lights
Kathleen Lights has been on the makeup scene for quite some time now, and she’s done some pretty successful collaborations with some well-known and respects brands, one of her latest being with Colourpop. While she may be young, she is not to be underestimated. This girl has some serious determination, and some serious talent. If you have no idea what you’re doing when it comes to makeup, her videos might be a bit advanced for you to follow, but hey check her out anyways! Her channel is full of helpful reviews and product testing that whatever your experience level is, you’re going to leave her channel with more information than when you arrived. And that’s really what you’re there for, isn’t it?!
10) Nicole Guerriero
If you’re looking for a killer Halloween makeup look or you’re really just looking to expand your horizons when it comes to makeup, Nicole Guerriero is a great makeup guru to check out. Her Halloween looks are some of the best we’ve ever seen, and she’ll walk you through the entire thing to make it the easiest possible process ever. But Nicole posts more than just Halloween makeup! Her glam vids and natural beauty tips are just as good and insightful!