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If YouTube told us how much time we spent binge-watching tutorials in 2018, we’d certainly be in for a treat. We’ve spent many hours of the year searching for the latest and greatest makeup looks to recreate for work, for play or for fun in the wee hours of the night. Since the new year is all about reflection, we’re bringing you the best makeup tutorials we’ve binged over the year, including the best one for beginners, looks featuring all drugstore products and our fave monochrome makeup tutorial.


For the Cool-Girl Glossy Eye

We don’t know about you, but glossy eyes took up a lot of space on our Instagram feeds this year (we’re not mad about it). The below video by YouTuber and model Mairaly is called a “summer makeup look,” but we’re wearing it straight through winter. Recreate the look with your favorite shades and prepare to receive all the compliments.

 

The Glowy Makeup Tutorial

If you’re trying to glow like Insta-famous Nam Vo (#DewyDumplings), look no further. Vlogger and influencer Katy teachers viewers how to achieve a look perfect for those days when you want to wear makeup, but don’t want to go all out. The result is a ‘grammable, look perfect for every day

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The Tutorial to Make Your Eyes Look Huge

It’s no secret we’re obsessed with Snitchery — I mean, how could you not be? This anime dream girl tutorial serves as a prime example of why she’s one of our faves. Here, she creates a wearable anime character, giving viewers tips on how to make your eyes look twice their actual size.

 

The Best Tutorial for Acne-Prone Skin

Here, makeup artist Allie Glines walks us through the steps to a drugstore makeup routine for acne-prone skin. She includes tips on how to effectively conceal breakouts and how to make full coverage foundation look natural. Whether you deal with breakouts or not, this is a tutorial every drugstore makeup lover can benefit from.

 

The Easy Drugstore Makeup Tutorial

This makeup tutorial was intended as a drugstore back to school makeup look, but the look, which Jessica Vu describes as “simple yet still extra” is also ideal for beginners, for work. Side note: prepare to be blown away by Jessica’s fire editing style.

 

The Monochromatic Burgundy Makeup Look

Monochromatic makeup was one of our favorite beauty trends of 2018. Here, find out how to get a monochromatic burgundy makeup look in just a few easy steps. The best part? You can recreate this look using just about any color that’s trending for the season.


The Drag Queen Makeup Tutorial

We worked with Ritzy Bitz to bring you the ultimate drag queen makeup tutorial full of beauty tips and secrets everyone can add into their beauty routine (i.e. blend, blend and then blend some more).

 

Read More:

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How to Fix a Broken Nail — According to a Celebrity Makeup Artist

5 Maximalist Makeup Ideas to Inspire Your New Year’s Eve Look

 

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