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7 Best TikTok Makeup Trends You Must Know in 2021

May 7, 2021 · 3 minutes read
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No longer “bored in the house, and in the house bored” — because Tik Tok has come to our beauty rescue! We happily said peace out to 2020, and are ready to highlight all the best Tik Tok Makeup Trends you need to know about in 2021. With many Tik Tok trends coming and going in waves, we’ve gathered the attention-grabbing looks that keep us wanting more!

7 Hottest TikTok Makeup Trends to Try

To explore all trendy TikTok makeup looks easily, use the ultimate free makeup app -- YouCam Makeup. With the most powerful virtual makeup try-on tools, YouCam Makeup is the perfect place to put these trends to the test by building your own looks or trying on the pre-designed ones within the app. 

Scroll down to discover the 7 hottest tiktok makeup trends now!



Trend #1: E-Girl Makeup

TikTok E-Girl makeup is all about the edgy, punk rocker vibes with a splash of playfulness. This unique look is unruly and meant to be seen. It’s one of the hottest Tik Tok trends that incorporates colored hair, heavy blush, heavy eyeliner, and artsy decorations — bring on all the hearts, stars, and bold shading! Faux freckles and facial piercings are also a fun way to express yourself within this style. 

👉Try more looks: 4 Hottest TikTok E-Girl Makeup Aesthetics in 2021

Trend #2: Soft Girl Makeup

The faux freckle trend is one thing that the E girl and Soft girl look have in common. However, the Soft girl look is overall super girly and feminine — lots of pinks, baby blues, yellows, and peaches. It’s all about the romantic, pastel-hued aesthetic. Think light pink hair, cloud or heart shapes, and soft blush. Don’t forget about your go-to Soft girl hair accessories: barrettes, hair clips, scrunchies, and bows. Try it now!

👉Try more looks: How to Achieve Soft Girl Aesthetic: Makeup, Hair & Photo Edit Tips

Trend #3: Emoji Winged Eyeliner

Winged Eyeliner no longer has to be an overwhelming challenge with trending liner inspiration found all over Tik Tok. Shapes, colors, graphic designs, and even animals/emojis have inspired a wide range of winged eyeliner trends that work for different eye shapes and sizes.

Whether you have hooded eyes or close-set eyes, there is an eyeliner look that will match your eye shape and highlight your natural beauty. There are also plenty of featured hacks geared to make beginners look like experts. Bobby pins, credit cards, and tape, are just a few of the everyday household items you can use to transform yourself into a makeup artist. Try it now!

👉Read more: How to Master The Best Winged Eyeliner for Your Eye Shape

Trend #4: Rainbow Makeup

Bright, fun, and truly an artist's dream; this rainbow trend has graced the world of Tik Tok. It’s the perfect way to liven up your makeup routine with a colorful twist. This look spans from a rainbow eyeshadow to rainbow clown or skull makeup — the more creative and rainbow-themed, the better! 

Trend #5: 2016 vs 2021 Makeup

Ever wondered how your makeup routine has changed over the last 5 years? Time to find out with this next 2016 vs 2021 trend! Simply draw a vertical line down the middle of your face to split the look in half. Choose one side to display your go-to look from 2016, and the other to show how your makeup has progressed to the current day of 2021!

Trend #6: 1980/1990/2000/2020 makeup

We all know how frequently popular trends have changed throughout the decades, and this TikTok challenge lets us explore how we would personally rock each style. Ever think of what epic blue eyeshadow and crimped hair you would’ve worn in the 1980s? Or maybe you’re more into the natural glamour from the 1950’s? Either way, it’s an exploration journey that we’re all about.

Trend #7: Foundation Challenge

This challenge is ALL about the foundation, the more the better. Meredith Duxbury went viral posting this excessive foundation makeup routine on Tik Tok. It’s always recommended, but optional, to start with Skincare and a primer. A thick layer of foundation is then added using a makeup brush and rubbed into facial skin using both hands. Once this sets, add a full additional layer of foundation, before completing the rest of your makeup.

Simply put, it’s a layering effect that results in full, flawless coverage. Use the YouCam Makeup foundation feature, which includes face and shade detection technology, to find your perfect foundation shade match.

👉Read more: How to Find Your Foundation Shade Match: Three Expert Tips

Find Your Tik Tok Makeup Look Now!

Ready to get started experimenting with these trending Tik Tok inspired looks? Download YouCam Makeup now in the App Store and Google Play.


Want to know more about the latest beauty trends? Subscribe to the YouCam Makeup YouTube channel, and follow us on Instagram for the hottest trends in beauty, makeup, and skincare.

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