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How to Become a Youtube Beauty Guru

Updated on April 2, 2010

 Here are some little tips and help on how to become a successful YouTube makeup guru!

Things you will need

*  Camera or Web cam
*  Makeup
*  All sorts of beauty products
*  A fun personality
*  Anything and everything else

First of all, create a YouTube account! And as you know it is 100% free!

Get ideas from other beauty guru videos before you start making your own. You do not have to have a huge makeup collection, but the more videos you make the more your collection will expand. The more views you get the more different beauty companies will send you free products for you to try.

The hardest thing is getting your videos out there, and not just having them float around lost in YouTube. During the first week you need to market you videos by subscribing to other beauty gurus! Mainly, beauty gurus under 500 subscribers, because most likely they'll subscribe back to you. And there you go you have an added subscriber.

When you are starting out, message other beginner beauty gurus and ask them to give you shout outs! Huge beauty gurus will most likely decline, but gurus under 500 subscribers would most likely love to, and you'll start a YouTube friendship!

Make goals for yourself about the number of subscribers you get, once you get to 1,000 time will soar! And your videos will start get thousands of views.

Make a list of upcoming videos: Makeup/Hair Tutorials, Hauls, Makeup Collection, Perfume Collection, Monthly Favorites, Products you love, Products you regret buying, Outfit of the day, Room Tours, girl talk, skin care routine, acne help, and more.

Remember you are helping people with your videos! You don't need experience to become a guru. It will be awesome if you have it but many gurus have self taught. It is all about sharing your what you know and learn. Knowledge is Beauty. Be willing to try and be willing to learn. It is a nerve racking putting your videos on the Internet.

make sure to be original and make videos that interest people!


*  Make sure to have good quality videos! Viewers don't like to watch bas quality videos.
*  Editing software really helps to manage your videos, and inserting comments and dialogue boxes.
*  Market your videos by creating a twitter, and twittering about your videos!
*  Here are some popular YouTube gurus: Juicystar07,AllThatGlitters21, MichellePhan, Macbarbie07,MakeupByTiffanyD, xteeener, MissChievous, Makeupgeektv, eleventhgorgeous, and lots more depending on what you prefer!


*  If you don't love beauty, makeup, and clothes I advise you not to become a beauty guru.
*  Never compare yourself to other gurus, you are yourself, be unique and let your personality stand out.
*  You might get negative comments and haters especially the more popular you get.

*Don't be boring, you do not have to teach your viewers everything and have 20 minute long videos.

* Leave "like" and "uhmm" alone! It annoys viewers.


Remember that you are beautiful on the inside.


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      Anonymous 3 years ago

      Bethany, I went on your channel, Marie, and nothing is on your channel. No videos, playlists, NOTHING!! You now have a hater because you wasted my time asking me to check it out and nothing is on there.

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      Noel zitani 4 years ago

      Please check out my channel! I have 2 ideos up so far :)

      I'll subb back too !

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      StephieJ 4 years ago

      Please subscribe to my channel StephieJay H I'll be doing a giveaway soon!! :)

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      emma 4 years ago

      subscribe to my page please @

      emmaxox13 i will be uploading beauty videos soon

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      Michelle Pham 5 years ago

      Subsribe to my channel for beauty and fashion tips!

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      denise 5 years ago

      Great tips, thank you so much ^^

      Please visit my channel, i make beauty & fashion videos in spanish:

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      Emma Louise 5 years ago

      I just started my own channel for teens and young adults! its a beauty and fashion channel! check it out(: xoxo

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      xuan 5 years ago

      please check out my channel and i am still a new beauty guru so please don't hate

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      Sophie 5 years ago

      Please check out SophieHaileyHannah on youtube! If you request a video we'll do it just for you!

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      mariisolvaladez 5 years ago

      good advice! follow me on instagram for NOTD &other pics! @mariisolvaladez

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      Faith 5 years ago

      Hey! Great tips

      I just posted my first video check me out!

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      jackie 5 years ago

      I do alot of makeup,hauls,hair,and more!!! i had a youtube account in 2011 but it got delete yesterday. so i had to make a new one!!!

      check it out!

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      Jia Wun 5 years ago

      Thank you! This was really helpful :)

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      Caitie 5 years ago

      im new :) x

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      HannahBeautyFashion 5 years ago

      Sub to me, I'm posting videos in a week! ?

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      Liz 5 years ago

      Thanks for the tips!

      Check my channel out!

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      kaleseya 5 years ago

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      kaleseya 5 years ago

      visit me and subscribe ill subscribe back!

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      jrp200 5 years ago

      I have been making youtube beauty videos for a few moths now but I feel like not may people are watching. I don't know what I am doing wrong. I think that my videos are pretty good quality and are interesting but people still are not watching like I hoped they would.

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      Imelda 5 years ago

      hey i loved your tips and since i just started making beauty videos they are really helpful...i would greatly appreciate it if you guys would check out my channel and if you could give me some feed back thank you

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      Jasmine L. 5 years ago

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      jasmine 5 years ago

      check out my channel if u have a min i have no views so far lol

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      RoseHipsify 5 years ago

      Wow really good advice im new to the whole thing only jus made my 1st video would like to know what people think :D :D

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      madison 5 years ago

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      HannahZoe 5 years ago

      I just started my new channel yesterday! I am really looking for subscribers right now.... Here is a link to my channel Please Subcribe! Make sure to comment on my videos what you want to see!

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      Rati 5 years ago

      waallll it really help me out. Thanks

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      Delray 5 years ago

      Thanks for the advice.. check out my channel

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      Delray 5 years ago

      Thanks for the advice.. check out my channel

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      Kendall 6 years ago

      Great and not stuck up on the tips!

      For people looking for new gurus to watch check out

      I had to redo my channel so there's not much there now but just wait!

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      Kate 6 years ago

      I agree 100% . We are all unique in our way and what better way to learn from each other than making videos!

      I am also new to YouTube,just started. If you want to check out my videos and give your feedback or support it's:

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      xoBeautyBestiesxo 6 years ago

      I just started a youtube beauty channel last week! Our newest video is a Drugstore Valentines Day Look for Daytime and our next video is a look for night using Urban Decay Naked 1 & 2!

      Check us out and give us some support and we'll return the favor!


      Follow us on twitter:

      XO, Jenn & Liv :)

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      Annie 6 years ago

      great advice! i just started a channel!

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      Yana 6 years ago

      Thanks for the tips! my new beauty channel is makeupismandatory :)

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      alexa 6 years ago

      I loved these tips thank you :) they were very helpful. My youtube name is puertoricanbeauty22 please check out my channel. I hope you enjoy :)

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      paigebirdxo 6 years ago

      Nice tips :) although sub4sub and asking for shoutouts wouldn't be too good of an idea.

      I'm still new to YouTube, it's time consuming, but it's totally worth it!

      My channel -

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      michellebabe05 6 years ago

      Hey! I'm new at making videos too! I have 5 uploaded so far. Check me out :) I've subscribed to a lot of you on here, sub me back!

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      vhappy26 6 years ago

      This is great info to bad I am to shy to make my own videos I love make up I wish I could get over that and do it I am not a fan or do not do well with negative talk comments or opininons could I possibly get more advice to over come that? Please help

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      FashionPassionFruit 6 years ago

      Thanks so much! I'm new to youtube! cheek out my first video an please comment like and subscribe!

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      Rae Niks 6 years ago

      Awesome tips, I've been trying to do that myself. Brand new to youtube! I would love to help out other aspiring youtube vidders. I think it's a blast to do and makes you feel better about yourself and prettier too!

      You can check me out here

      or on twitter @Hay_RaeRae!/hay_raerae

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      Kayle 6 years ago

      I love all of the tips and advice.

      please check out my channel and give me some feedback and ot would also help it you could subscribe!!! THANKS!!!!!!!!!!

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      Jackie 6 years ago

      I will be trying these tips! ^_^

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      Dianna Passanisi 6 years ago

      Thanks, nice read...gonna have to take you up on a few since we are trying to gain more subscribers :) anyone wanna trade shouts?!

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      Zoey 6 years ago

      Love this! Thank you

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      couturegirl7 6 years ago

      Hey check out my channel please!! It is Thanks soo so much!:)

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      Yaidy 6 years ago

      Very helpful tips thank you Please check out my channel :)

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      Kikimakeupful 6 years ago

      Hey guys sounds like where all new here :) and just like everyone I've just started out myself!!!! I would love if everyone would check out my channel kikimakeupful I'm not asking you to subscribe if you don't want too but would be great!

      I instead I would like to know if anyone is interested in doing a "SWAP" with me there's lots of videos about this surfacing YouTube. I'm from Australia and we have some great cosmetic products here!!!!

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      Rosie 6 years ago

      new girl!!!

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      Cosmomakeupgurl 6 years ago

      I used to have your

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      BeautyMotiveHQ 6 years ago

      Check out the Beauty MoMenu! A custom-designed, web app-like, clickable encyclopedia-like Beauty browser built inside a YouTube video. Click through it to explore Beauty on YouTube!

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      Natalie 6 years ago


      Thanks for the great advice. I have a very new youtube beauty channel(only 2 videos at the moment). Please check it out. Everyone is welcome to come along.

      Thanks in advance

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      Lisa 6 years ago

      I love all the YouTube beauty gurus but there are so many and I feel bad for the undersubscribed ones. My friend has just started a new one and I think it's great! Check her out:

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      Sasha 6 years ago

      Heyyy. So I basically love eclectic, ''indie'' makeup and hair. And would like to start a beauty/self-help/art channel. It's a mosh but I honestly, honrstly, think it will attract viewers and help people! Look for me on YouTube, user name SpencieSpecimen.

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      CompleteBeautyMUA 6 years ago

      Check out my channel for Glamorous MakeUp tutorials!

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      Supperbeuty 6 years ago

      thank you so much very helpfull ...check out my channel i am new but i am making vudeos every day to be popular and trying my best to help every one wching

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      fiona 6 years ago

      im going to be making beauty videos soon, please subscribe to my channel, thanks for the tips!!

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      alisa 6 years ago

      hi :) i think your tips are quite helpful. i watch beauty videos since a

      loooooooong time

      and i am

      susbribed to about 100beuaty gurus and i love them alll an i have watched 80%videos of them. now i decided to start my own channel but theres one problem : i do own some makeuo but not that much like all the americans do... i havr maybe 3lipsticks naked palette 3eyeshadows 5eyeliner, 2lipliners, 3foundations one powder 2bronzer one blush and 2mascaras and maybe about 10brushes... do you think that will be enough? because my

      parentd already say

      i have enough makeup but i dont want to

      tell them about youtube Yet, i didnt tell anybody

      only my best friend... i only want to tell my parents when im already a little bit susccesfull like 500subscribers ... and i do not in america so makeup is nit that cheap for me (i dot like buying cheap makeup, it has to be high end or at least something lime loreal(in germany its not that cheao its a "normal"brand ...

      btw im 14

      thaaaaaaanks again for the tips and sorry that i mixed some letters im writing with my phone...

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      Phoebe Phantom 6 years ago

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      Sophie 6 years ago

      Hey!This is so helpful! Please watch my beauty videos and spread my username around,thanks xo

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      mariam Castro 6 years ago

      check it out

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      neonrouge37 6 years ago

      This was really helpful, thanks!

      Please check out my channel. :) xoxo

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      Eleanor 6 years ago

      Really helpful! please check out my channel and subscribe! xx

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      Whitney 6 years ago

      These tips are very helpful!

      You all should subscribe to my channel :)

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      Casey 6 years ago

      Thx for the tips! Check my page out

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      Samantha 6 years ago

      I had to watch the most popular beauty and fashion gurus on Youtube. I thought it will be amazing.

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      Amy 6 years ago

      You should check out

      She's new, everything self taught. I messaged her to do a spring prom make-up and she did right the next day! She's really sweet.


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      Jss 6 years ago

      Nice tips! Here is my Trick Channel..

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      Sockersoet 6 years ago

      :) you should all check out this channel!

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      Laura 6 years ago

      Great tips! Some others I have are make sure you stay on topic and don't ramble too much, get straight to the point! Smile, be friendly and confident! Laugh at yourself if you make a mistake. Most importantly have fun! I'd like it if you all would check out my channel and let me know what you think! I will gladly do the same!

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      juliepadi 6 years ago

      hey thnks alot! i live in mexico..and my chanel is in spanish.. most people whatch youtube in english.. nut thats exactly why im doing mine in spanish.. we dont have beauty gurus in mexico.. check out my chanel :)

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      Sara 6 years ago

      That is great advice. I'd love to know what y'all think of my channel :)

      Thanks so much for the great article!

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      emmy 7 years ago

      Thankks! Check me out sometime

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      Nikki 7 years ago


      I would LOVE to start making vids... This was super helpful

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      Bethany 7 years ago

      check out my beauty videos & subscribe please(:


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      helpinggirlsallover 7 years ago

      great tips :) check out my channel!

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      Megan 7 years ago

      Great article!

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      Dazzle 7 years ago

      This is great!!!! please check out my channel :-)

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      desiree 7 years ago

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      charli 7 years ago

      cool iv just started nice tips, check me out? BeautyPowerXO (: lovelove xx

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      Quiana 7 years ago

      Great advice...I'll be using it.

      Check out my channel, I'm just starting out. :)

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      Jessica 7 years ago

      I love these tips! I make videos and it is very useful to me.

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      Katie 7 years ago

      Great tips! Thanks for the advice :) I make beauty videos on YouTube and I'm just starting out. I'd love some feedback and subscribers :)


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      BRANDILIKESPINK 7 years ago

      Great Tips! I agree with just about everything! Another thing you could do is put your videos as video responses to popular beauty gurus!(:

      Check out my channel!

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      xfiori 7 years ago

      Thanks! Great Tips!

      Check my channel out! :)

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      Nina 7 years ago

      I make beauty videos, that I consider pretty unique...

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      sophie 7 years ago

      good tips, except i would stronnngly advice NOT to ask any guru for shoutouts. it annoys them no matter what their amount of subscribers. instead ask them to check out your channel & then you can build a friendship, and maybe get a shoutout off of that.

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      Mimi 7 years ago

      Thanks so much

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      Glittergurl25 7 years ago

      Nice! Helpful

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      mariasBW 7 years ago

      VERY helpful tips. Thank you very much!

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      Elizabeth  7 years ago

      Hey nice tips!! I make beauty videos :)