You're missing out if you're not following these British beauty vloggers
Whether you’re a make-up guru or cosmetics beginner, it’s hard to resist the pull of the beauty video blogger. We’ve saved you from wasting your precious bandwidth to bring you this list of the best home-grown beauty vloggers. You’ll never put a brush wrong again!
Having worked for more than 18 years in the beauty industry, this veteran knows skincare better than anyone else. More than 75,000 subscribers watch her videos for tips to remedy their complexion woes and find out the latest must-have buys for your cosmetics kit. We love her Q&As with skincare experts – yes, actual dermatologists – who answer all our condition-specific questions.
Fifteen Minute Beauty
Who doesn’t love a straight talker? Christine Mikesell is a doctor, mum and beauty blogger, who likes to keep her beauty routine at a max of 15-minutes. Her systematic and very medical approach to product reviews is why we keep coming back to her blog – no false claims will go undetected here!
For more than 20 years make-up artist Lisa Eldridge has worked her magic on the faces of everyone from Kate Moss to Cate Blanchett. Although she's currently the Global Creative Director of Lancôme, Lisa still recommends products to suit all budgets. More than 1.25 million subscribers watch her videos for make-up looks created for a range of skin conditions, occasions and ages. Also, keep your eyes peeled for appearances by her A-list friends – Alexa Chung, Sophie Dahl and Downton Abbey’s Laura Carmichael who have all stopped by for makeovers.
London Beauty Queen
Beauty marketer by day, beauty blogger by night, there’s no denying Hayley Carr lives and breathes beauty. Look here for a balance of products that don’t break the bank and big budget buys, as well as a top-notch edit of recipes and healthy living ideas.
Make-up artists, entrepreneurs and mums, is there anything that sisters Sam Chapman and Nic Haste can’t do? A career in beauty was always on the cards for the pair were encouraged by their make-up artist aunt, whose regular clients included Lady Diana and David Bowie. More than 1.9 million subscribers follow their channel for a mix of crazy costume tutorials, make-up trends and recreations of celebrity looks.
Anne-Marie Lodge has been blogging about her beauty haul on ReallyRee for more than five years. Head here for a daily dose of beauty news, make-up tutorials and cheats on how to turn back the clock, and before and after selfies that do the storytelling for you. They do say that "a picture tells a thousand words" after all!