You probably know by now that we're kind of obsessed with social media here at BellaSugar. Namely, celebrities on social media. Why? It's like a gateway to the innermost workings of their days, with countless stars sharing their beauty secrets, private photos, funny thoughts and money-can't-buy advice to anyone who follows them with the click of a button. So far this week, we've brought you the top 10 people, brands and beauties to stalk follow on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest, but now we've rounded out our top 10 overall. Yep, that's right — in this very gallery, you'll find ten of coolest, cleverest and most-worthy social media stars to get acquainted with. So whatcha waiting for? Click through and get social!
There's nothing better than some behind-the-scenes action — especially if it includes seeing a day in the life of US Vogue's beauty director or the first pictures of the various beauty looks backstage at Paris fashion week. Twitter is often the best source to get your beauty news first (cough, BellaSugar Australia, cough), but if you use the social media outlet, you'll know that weeding out the good tweeters from the bad can be quite the task. So when it comes to your must-follow beauty experts, editors, makeup artists and so-cool-it-hurts bloggers — we've done the hard work for you. Check out our top 10 beauty peeps to follow, and prepare yourself for all kinds of cool product recommendations, pro beauty tips and backstage action!
She's got over two million subscribers to her YouTube channel, and her videos have received a combined total of over 610 million views (she's even written for BellaSugar!), so it's safe to say Michelle Phan is the most famous beauty guru on the planet. The Vietnamese-American is a self-taught painter, and sees makeup as another medium to express her creativity. Her tutorials range from light and informative tips for wearing makeup with glasses to how to dress like a ninja in 30 seconds... We sat down with Michelle during her trip to Sydney as a spokesperson for Lancôme, where she revealed everything from her skincare routine to her best beauty secret. Step on in to see what she had to say...
As one of the world's most successful beauty bloggers, Michelle Phan's YouTube channel has close to two million subscribers. The Vietnamese-American beauty guru is headed to Melbourne as part of her role as global online makeup blogger for Lancôme, and you can win a ticket to her Melbourne Makeup Masterclass! We've got five tickets to give away to the August 3 event (6pm start) at Myer Melbourne, Mural Hall, and each ticket winner will also take home a Michelle Phan Limited Edition Glamour Eyes set. That's a combined prize value of $139! All you have to do is Like us on Facebook and then tell us in the comments section below: Which Michelle Phan YouTube tutorial is your favourite and why?
NB: This event is based in Melbourne, travel and other expenses incurred are the responsibility of each prize winner.
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With close to two million subscribers, makeup guru Michelle Phan is one of YouTube's biggest success stories. Since debuting her first how-to beauty video in 2007, Michelle hasn't looked back. Her current video count stands at 203 and ranges from patriotic manicures to a Wicked Red Riding Hood makeover. She's also scored a gig as the global online makeup blogger for Lancôme which will see her travel to Sydney and Melbourne next month to share her tips with fans at two Myer in-store appearances. "Millions of women around the world look to Michelle for tips and inspiration; she's one of the most influential people in the beauty industry today. It will certainly be an unforgettable customer experience," said Liz Webster, Myer General Manager - Cosmetics in a statement released by Lancôme. Michelle will be in-store on the following dates:
- Sydney City Myer: August 2
- Melbourne Mural Hall: August 3
For more updates about Michelle's trip, stay tuned to Lancôme's Facebook page.
We're excited to continue our partnership with YouTube star and all-around beauty guru Michelle Phan! Every other week, we'll be bringing you the best from her website, MichellePhan.com. This week, Michelle gives us the low-down on ways to clear zits without popping them:
When it comes to your skin, it can be hard to adhere to a hands-off policy. This is especially true when you get a nasty pimple! I'm not going to go into all of the various reasons why popping your pimples is bad for your skin, but just know that doing so may lead to an even bigger zit, more pimples, or even scarring. So, in a word: Don't.
Here are a few squeeze-free suggestions for dealing with the occasional pimple.
We're excited to announce our new partnership with YouTube star and all-around beauty guru Michelle Phan! Every other week we'll be bringing you her best advice and prettiest how-tos. We're kicking things off with this recipe for a complexion-boosting smoothie mask:
Hi everyone. Whenever I'm travelling, I try to pick up new beauty tips and tricks from the unique places I visit. For example, I learned about today's DIY skin care recipe while visiting Thailand! I love how easy this smoothie mask is to make and the way it naturally brightens your skin's complexion.
To make this mask, you'll need two simple ingredients:
- 1 papaya
- 1/2 fresh pineapple