From Adele to Zendaya, These DIYs Make It Simple to Look Like a Star
It's virtually impossible to turn on the TV, browse social media, or pick up a magazine without being bombarded with images of flawless celebrity beauty looks. It's equally challenging to not feel envious of the arsenal of professional stylists, products, and techniques that stars can access. But you don't need to shell out the big bucks for a glam squad to look worthy of a red carpet — you just need a good tutorial!
From Adele to Zendaya, YouTube videos have made celebrity makeup easy to replicate for viewers with even the most basic set of skills. With these DIYs, there's no need to spend like a celebrity to look like one. Read on to discover how to replicate your favorite celebrity's look at home.
Angelina Jolie Makeup Tutorial
In this tutorial, Michelle Phan teaches viewers how to create a look inspired by internationally renowned actress and activist Angelina Jolie. In addition to demonstrating how to DIY the star's iconic full lips, Michelle captures her smoky eyes and smooth skin in this tutorial. She even dons a pair of colored contact lenses to make the beauty transformation complete.
Kim Kardashian Makeup Tutorial
It doesn't surprise us that one of the most sought-after celebrity beauty looks is that of Kim Kardashian, the queen of contouring. Though viewers may feel intimidated by the shimmery smoky eye and dark eyeliner, Sona Gasparian makes this makeup DIY feel both approachable and wearable.
Beyoncé Makeup Tutorial
Inspired by Beyoncé’s "Mine" music video, Jennie Jenkins shows off her skills by teaching her viewers how to channel Queen Bey's shimmery blue eye, stunningly smooth complexion, and natural pink lip. Hey, if you can't re-create Beyoncé's enviable dance moves and voice, at least you can steal her beauty look!
Gigi Hadid Makeup Tutorial
Sammy Robinson's dedicated fans often comment on her resemblance to Gigi Hadid, and by the end of this tutorial, you'll find it difficult to tell the two apart. The makeup in this bright, summery look will accentuate your features and add a warm, bronze glow to your complexion.
Zendaya Makeup Tutorial
Beauty icon Zendaya inspired this tutorial from Christina Rose, which features shimmery shadow, a heavily highlighted cheekbone, and peach lips. She completes the stunning look with false lashes, making her eye makeup appear even more sultry.
Rihanna Makeup Tutorial
A dramatically chiseled cheek, smoky eye, and winged liner are essential components of PETITE-SUE DIVINITII's Rihanna DIY. However, the real star of this look is the powerful pout. By overlining your natural lip line, then filling in your pucker with a deep plum pencil, you'll get a celebrity-worthy lip look that lasts for hours.
Blake Lively Makeup Tutorial
This fun and feminine tutorial from Lucy Flight is styled a la Blake Lively, whose go-to neutral beauty look is ultrawearable. Pink shades take center stage for both the eye and lip here, and the finished makeup feels ideal for Summer style. Though Lucy doesn't share how to re-create this sweet braid, you can learn how to plait your hair like Blake's here.
Ariana Grande Makeup Tutorial
Ariana Grande's legendary ponytail isn't the only part of her beauty routine worth replicating, as proved by this tutorial from Kaushal Beauty. In addition to showing how to get the star's signature strands, Kaushal shares how viewers can fill in brows, paint on liner, and smooth on shimmery shadows.
Taylor Swift Makeup Tutorial
This take on Taylor Swift's "1989" makeup is spot on: by the end of the tutorial, Rachelleea could pass for this pop star's twin. Anchored by Taylor's signature bright red lip, the look is completed with faux bangs and a pair of fun sunglasses.
Lorde Makeup Tutorial
Smoky eye makeup, vampy lipstick, and a pale complexion quickly became Lorde's signature beauty style. For this tutorial, Shebby Liquete specifically gears her finished face towards that of Lorde's from her "Team" music video. To make the look especially authentic, Shebby pops in green contact lenses so her irises match the singer's eye color.
Adele Makeup Tutorial
NikkieTutorials perfectly replicates Adele's signature look with this classic glam tutorial, in which the makeup artist demonstrates a dramatic winged eyeliner, flawlessly chiseled cheekbones, and a pouty lip.
Adriana Lima Makeup Tutorial
If you want to appear sultry, seeking makeup inspiration from a Victoria's Secret Angel seems like a no-brainer. This tutorial from SMLx0 was inspired by beauty bombshell Adriana Lima and pairs a smoky eye with a pink lip — the ideal balance of sexy and playful.
Kylie Jenner Makeup Tutorial
Though she may be well known for her famous pucker and ever-changing rainbow hair, Kylie Jenner has gotten a lot of attention for her dramatic makeup, too. Though Jenner's look may seem difficult to replicate, Kaushal Beauty demonstrates the star's go-to matte eye, highlighted cheekbones, and signature overlined lip in a way that's easy to follow. Try it for a big night out!
Lana Del Rey Makeup Tutorial
By creating a look focused on a bold (not to mention impeccable) cat eye, Maya Mia is able to perfectly replicate Lana Del Rey's vintage-inspired makeup. Dramatically creased shadow and a peach pout complete the retro style.
Cara Delevingne Makeup Tutorial
Supermodel Cara Delevingne has become known off the runway for her bold brows and effortlessly cool style. This tutorial from Summer Mckeen, a YouTuber who could pass as Cara's twin, shows viewers how to replicate these signature elements of Delevingne's signature look. She utilizes some pretty nifty tricks, including contouring using eye shadow and achieving Cara's muted mouth with concealer.
Deepika Padukone Makeup Tutorial
YouTuber SuperPrincessjo's large eyes and plush pout make her perfectly suited to take on Indian film actress and model Deepika Padukone's makeup. The completed look is a modern take on classic techniques (just look at that smoky kohl!) and can be easily adapted for those of any cultural background by omitting the bindi.