7 of Our Favorite Makeup Tutorials on YouTube

July 09, 2020
Alanna Martine Kilkeary
By: Alanna Martine Kilkeary | Makeup.com by L'Oréal
The Best Makeup Tutorials on YouTube

Like most beauty lovers, bingeing YouTube makeup tutorials is our guilty pleasure. In fact, we have YouTube to thank for everything from our obsession with wash day routines to overnight hairstyles. Plus, watching beauty vloggers on repeat has helped us master the cat-eye, perfect our complexion and become experts on doing a makeup beat in five minutes or less. Considering there are thousands (millions? zillions?) of videos on YouTube, we wanted to take a minute to highlight some of our current favorites, ahead. 

Drugstore Foundation Face Beat Tutorial 

ThatsHeart puts Maybelline New York to the test by creating a full face using only the cult-classic drugstore brand. She uses a few of our favorite products, too, like the Maybelline New York Fit Me! Loose Finish Powder and the Maybelline New York Super Stay Matte Ink.

Makeup in Five Minutes Tutorial

Allana Davison shows off her quick, five-minute-makeup routine for looking more awake in this speedy tutorial. She starts with a pretty simple base of CC cream, concealer and a little powder. Next, she applies bronzer, a touch of blush, neutral eyeshadow and a few swipes of the Lancôme Monsieur Big Mascara. This video is proof that when applied correctly, a small amount of makeup can wake up your face.

The Editorial Red Lip Tutorial 

We love Alissa Ashley for her out-of-the-box looks and keen sense of beauty terminology, but we especially love this look she created based on Rihanna’s British Vogue cover. We’re obsessed with the neutral eye, pencil thin brow and bold, glossy red lip. While you may not recreate this look in its entirety for everyday, you’ll definitely master your high-shine lip technique. 

The Contour and Blending Tutorial for Women of Color 

In this step-by-step beginner makeup tutorial, Lovevinni shows how to contour deep skin like a pro using the NYX Professional Makeup Conceal and Correct Palette. She also creates a gorgeous yellow shadow look and gives some tips on blending and setting face makeup with a white-cast-free setting powder. 

A Dewy, Glass-Skin Foundation Tutorial

Dilan Sabah shows us the most natural-looking glass-skin finish. She opts for the Giorgio Armani Master Corrector to even out her complexion and provides some great tips on how to get the right amount of warmth, dew and glossiness from your everyday bronzer-and-highlighter duo.

Easy Eyeliner Tutorial 

You may be a pro at eyeshadow or lip lining, but perfecting a wing or cat-eye can be pretty tricky. Thankfully Denitslava Makeup breaks down exactly how to master eyeliner application in this video. She provides a close-up view, and her instructions are super easy to follow. Plus, she also provides a few of her fave liners, including the Urban Decay Perversion Waterproof Liquid Liner, in the description.  

Natural Eyeshadow and Eyebrow Tutorial

With back to school szn quickly approaching, you’re probably trying to figure out your first-day attire and glam (assuming school actually happens IRL). To give you some inspo in the eyeshadow department, watch this natural eyeshadow tutorial by Angela Bright. She breaks down what tones and shades you should choose for your crease, outer corner, lid and lower lash line — it’s the only tutorial you’ll need to master the look. 

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