While the days of following YouTube tutorials to create an on-trend makeup look aren’t completely behind us, there’s a new way social media is inspiring makeup devotees. We’re talking about Instagram hashtags! It’s no secret that this picture and (more recently) video-based platform has become one of the biggest sources of beauty inspiration, and now you can follow specific hashtags to stay up-to-date on the latest makeup trends. You may know which accounts to follow, but are you aware of what hashtags you should be keeping tabs on? Keep reading for six makeup hashtags for Instagram, as well as six other beauty hashtags to add to your feed.
INSTAGRAM MAKEUP HASHTAG #1: #DRESSYOURFACE
From complete beauty transformations to cut creases sharper than a knife, the #dressyourface hashtag serves up some serious looks. The hashtag primarily showcases expertly blended eye shadow looks, though you’ll also find face makeup, lip makeup, and product recs mixed into the more than four million posts featuring this hashtag.
INSTAGRAM MAKEUP HASHTAG #2: #MAKEUPADDICT
Calling all makeup addicts! The #makeupaddict hashtag is (literally) made for you. Featuring a mixture of looks, makeup flat lays, and swatches, it’s no wonder that this hashtag has over 22 million posts to date.
INSTAGRAM MAKEUP HASHTAG #3: #MAKEUPOFTHEDAY
Anyone who is a fan of #OOTD posts will love the #makeupoftheday hashtag. In a nutshell, this hashtag is meant for those who want to showcase their daily makeup look and features over seven million posts. You’ll find everything from aesthetic makeup looks to a perfectly crafted no makeup, makeup look here!
INSTAGRAM MAKEUP HASHTAG #4: #INSTAMAKEUP
INSTAGRAM MAKEUP HASHTAG #5: #WAKEUPANDMAKEUP
INSTAGRAM MAKEUP HASHTAG #6: #MAKEUPOBSESSED
Last but not least, click the follow button on the #makeupobsessed hashtag! With over three million posts, you’ll find everything from egg makeup looks (seriously) to product hauls.
6 OTHER BEAUTY HASHTAGS TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM
Now that you know what makeup hashtags you should be following on Instagram, you may be wondering if there are other beauty-related hashtags you should be keeping up with. Below, we’re sharing six more beauty hashtags—from hair color to skin care—to follow on Instagram!
BEAUTY HASHTAG #1: #BALAYAGEDANDPAINTED
Who doesn’t love a balayage transformation? As one of the most popular hair highlighting techniques over the past few years, it seems that balayage has only become more popular with time! With over 500 thousand posts, it's not a bad idea to follow #balayagedandpainted for the next time you’re looking for hair color ideas.
BEAUTY HASHTAG #2: #SKINCAREADDICT
We love a good #shelfie, and you’ll find plenty among the over one million posts included in the #skincareaddict hashtag! You’ll also find some adorable skin care fridge photo ops and product reviews.
BEAUTY HASHTAG #3: #HAIROFINSTAGRAM
Want more than hair color inspiration? For all things hair related, click the follow button on the #hairofinstagram hashtag. The five million plus posts include photos of envy-worthy hairstyles, trendy cuts, and bold hair colors.
BEAUTY HASHTAG #4: #SKINCARETIPS
BEAUTY HASHTAG #5: #CURLYHAIRDONTCARE
Have curly hair? You need to be following the #curlyhairdontcare hashtag. Scroll through for a mix of curly hair care routines, hairstyles for curly hair, and serious curl-inspo amongst the more than two million posts. Just don’t be surprised if you get major curl envy after scrolling!
BEAUTY HASHTAG #6: #SKINCARESHELFIE
We mentioned shelfies before, but they definitely deserve a hashtag all their own—and lucky for us (and you), there is one. The #skincareshelfie hashtag has over 12 thousand posts that will have you rushing to revamp your skin care organization!
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