Our Favorite Makeup Blending Tutorials on YouTube

September 30, 2020
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If there’s one thing that makeup lovers everywhere can agree on, it’s that blending your makeup is key to achieving a flawless application. The practice is what separates beginners from vets and can make any product look expensive. Techniques used and makeup tools needed can vary depending on which area of the face you’re working on, which is why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite makeup blending tutorials from skilled beauty vloggers below. Watch and learn. 

How to Blend Eyeshadow

Whether you’re picking up an eyeshadow brush for the first time or just need to, shall we say, brush up on your skills, check out this tutorial from Eimear Mcelheron. In it, she explains how to nail a simple eyeshadow look from start to finish. Newbies, just remember that mastering a perfectly blended eye gets easier with practice.


How to Blend Blush

Flushed cheeks go with pretty much any makeup look, and blending is the key to making it appear natural. In this tutorial from makeup artist Wayne Goss, he shares five ways to apply blush with various types of makeup brushes for a completely customized look.


How to Blend Foundation

Blending your foundation sets the stage for a flawless makeup beat. For foundation that looks like a second skin (our forever goal), try this “no Facetune needed” tutorial from Alissa Ashley. In it, she uses a makeup sponge and fluffy foundation brush to achieve a smooth finish.  


How to Blend Contour

Contouring adds definition, dimension and warmth to the skin. You know you did it right if you can’t tell that you’re wearing contouring makeup at all, which is why this might be the most important tutorial on blending to watch. In the video from Roxette Arisa, she shares how to seamlessly apply and blend contour and highlight to different areas of the face for a sculpted appearance.


Photo: Luis Omar Landestoy

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