Make up gurus are huge on YouTube, and Michelle Phan is one of the top in the field. As a fun gag, three men of Mashable attempted to follow Phan’s instructions for smokey eye shadow. Already, the video has garnered over 400,000 hits over the weekend.
How-to make up videos have grown from a couple make up gurus to one of the largest, and most popular genres on YouTube.
YouTuber Tadele Smith went viral last week with this hilarious feminist make up tutorial parody. Using the same style and flow of most gurus, she explains to her viewers how to put on the perfect make up to ‘give you the upper hand in defeating your male enemies.’
Even she admits she never expected her parody to become so popular, and never intended to offend anyone.
“It’s honestly not supposed to be serious or be taken seriously. It’s meant to play on some common misconceptions about feminism.”
In less than a week, she has accumulated over a quarter million views.
Brie Lybrand, AKA My Red Solara, is a YouTube make up guru like so many others. Her channel consists of the typical make up and fashion tips and strategies one would expect a beautiful New Orleans actress to post.
But last week she broke out of the ordinary to post a powerfully raw and emotional message to her rapist who was also her father. From the tender age of four to thirteen, she was abused, tortured, and raped by her father, Steven G. Bressler.
Now, she is safe, far away from the monster, but she was notified by email that he has just subscribed to her on YouTube. Sadly, that’s exactly the kind of stalking she now must live with and is always prepared for. That is why she never leaves the house without her trusty pink revolver.
Even as a man, Johnny Depp is known for wearing outrageous amounts of makeup to create his unique, one-of-a-kind characters.
Makeup guru Tamang Phan is famous for her near perfect transformations online, and for her latest project, she took on Johnny Depp. Somehow, with some serious time and effort, she turned herself into Edward Scissor Hands, Captain Jack Sparrow, and Willy Wonka.
Using 1,200 bottles of nail polish, Kia took 25 days creating stop animation slides on finger nails. After drawing on each 900 nail for two hours each, they had created the very first car commercial animation all drawn on nails for their new Kia Picanto car. The commercial is featured on YouTubeTrends.