10 Rising Beauties to Follow for Make-up Inspiration

If you’re looking for some new inspiration for makeup looks, or looking to brush up on your skills, here are 10 gurus you need to start following!

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Marisha Beauty: @goodgibson will have you looking snatched for any occasion. If you’re looking for some soft glam, she is the one for you. Not to mention her cut-creases are clean, even when done with glitter, and I think we know how messy glitter looks can get! One thing to note is her tutorials are in French, but they are still quite easy to follow along with.

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Miss Nahndi: @MermaidNahndi has got you on the simple yet effective looks. On days you don’t want to be too bold, but you still want to play with some colour, she has got you. She is also the Qween of warm smokey eyes, which are perfect for fall, and the naturally bold brow.

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Ohemaa Bonsu: @_ohemaabonsu If you want to be verified show-stopper then you need to start following Ohemaa. Her bright looks will definitely help you stand out at any function. Or you just want to play around with colours. But that’s not to say she doesn’t do subtle looks as well. If you celebrate Halloween or are into costume parties, but you’re always doing things last-minute, she has easy tutorials for those as well.

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Erika: @lovesyaface has got you if you’re looking for new looks with colourful cut creases and fun liner. If you’re looking to brush up on your blending skills, then you definitely need to check out her tutorials, because there’s not one video without some multi-colour blending.

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Beautee Vlogger: @_cateyed lashes are always on point, so if you’re into lashes or are interested in getting into lashes, give her a follow. If you’re also wanting to brush up on your cut-crease skills, she has some fun looks you should check out, like a cloud shaped crease.

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Monique Monyei: @monique_monyei is who to follow if you’re new to the makeup and beauty world, and you aren’t quite ready to splurge on bigger brands. She has tutorials for doing your makeup in under five minutes, for beginners and using drugstore makeup to achieve simple everyday looks.



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Kemmie: @simplykemmie has the natural, warm smoky eyes we all need in our make-up look repertoire. Her work is all about blending, so if you’re also looking for someone to help you practice your blending skills while trying new looks, Kemmie’s the one. Her videos are also beginner friendly, from getting the perfect brow to the perfect glow.

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Oluwayemisi - Shawnté: @oluwayemisi_s has looks for days you need full glam, soft glam, natural, bold colours and everything else in between. She has got basically all the makeup inspiration you need for any occasion. But if you’re looking to be more daring with your makeup without venturing too far out of your comfort, she is a great place to start, with her softer looks.


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Taffy: @beautywithtaffy is all about the big, bold and beautiful looks; another Qween who isn’t shy to play with colours. Her videos focus mostly on eye looks, so if you’re confident in your base (foundation, concealer etc.) skills, but want to expand your eyeshadow range, check her out. If you’re also trying to work on your cut crease, and playing around with liners and lines, in general, she is a great place to start, to get inspired.

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Sasha: @sashainspires loves a smokey eye with bold colour. So, if you’re looking for monochromatic looks, she’s got you. If you’re ready to take your makeup skills up a notch, she’ll also get you right with your ombré blending skills, and achieving a smooth finish on your base.