How to Become a Successful Beauty Blogger in 2021

Becoming a successful beauty blogger could be a dream for a lot of makeup enthusiasts. Who doesn’t like to receive numerous brand deals and free product is, while all you have to do is use them, review them and promote them! Due to the rise of social media and influencers, there is a chance that you find your spot and be successful in less than a year! Do you also want to become a successful beauty blogger? Here’s what you need to do.

What does a Beauty blogger do? 

A beauty blogger or an influencer is the one who’s passionate about all things beauty, they talk about makeup trends, hacks and even review a lot of new products. Sometimes a person who’s a beauty influencer also covers the skincare genres as it helps to maintain healthy-looking skin, just like how fashion influencers promote fashion trends and brands.

Here’s everything you need to do, to become a Successful Beauty Blogger

The technical part involves setting up a blog that includes picking up a Niche, getting a website domain, buying a hosting, setting it up using a theme, etc. It is everything you need before you write your first blog post.

While you can refer to “How to set-up a Blog” here, let’s dive into the other helpful references that you might just need to get started before you click “Publish”

How to publish your first blog post as a Beauty Blogger?


Publishing your first blog post as a beauty blogger would be an overwhelming experience for you. But make sure, do not get panicked. The audience loves everything simple and easy to understand so give no second thoughts on how am I going to write such long articles blah blah!

Do not worry, everyone once a beginner, as you keep writing, you’ll do good. Make sure you follow makeup and beauty bloggers of diverse areas for you to get inspired and get going!

What you must keep in your mind while writing your blog is that:

  • It should be clear what you want to communicate to your reader as a makeup influencer.
  • Build trust between you and your reader so that you start getting repeated users.
  • Although an ideal blog post should have 1000 words let’s say, so not overstretch or write excess of things just to meet that number. Short and crisp articles are good enough!
  • Get the basics right, check grammar and other different aspects before publishing your first beauty blog.

How to establish yourself as a beauty blogger?

This is the time when we would see your social media game. Now that you’ve started writing blogs consistently, you can now use different platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest to talk about the things that you love and be vocal about your website. Here are a few tips you can do this easily:

  1. Instagram for video and photo content. Talk about the things that you write in your blog and drive that traffic towards it. There are a lot of makeup influencers acing it, you can get inspired from them.
  2. Use Pinterest to get more engagement on your beauty blog. Aesthetic thumbnails and quality content attract a lot of readers!
  3. Start YOUTUBE hand in hand, start giving visual tutorials in form of videos, and ask the traffic to visit your blog to learn the technical aspects.
  4. On top of all this, Be CONSISTENT, it will take you a long way, and boost your site in a short time.

Make sure you know your target audience and create as much content you can. 

How Beauty Bloggers earn money?

There are multiple ways you can earn money from your beauty blog. A few I’m listing down below:

1.Google Ads

Adsense plays a vital role in monetizing your blog. It pays you for the ads that are shown on the website according to page views, CPCs, impressions, etc. Google does have certain criteria before you can monetize your blog, but that mostly depends on plagiarism-free articles and when it reaches a certain number of the makeup blog post, you are good to go.


Affiliates simply mean getting paid by referring to any product your viewers. You can promote a lot of products that you believe in, reviewing new products in the markets, and put affiliate links of the same to earn some commission-based amount when anybody purchases through that link.

3.Selling Services

You are a makeup influencer or a beauty blogger means you are quite eligible to sell your services online. There are plenty of people looking out for classes, tutorials, provide certain services for events, etc. By doing this, you can start earning from your blog even sooner than AdSense!

4.Brand Collaborations

Finally, we talk about Brand collaboration, which means sponsored posts. These can happen in two ways, either you get to write a review about it in your blog and you get paid for it, or the brand might also ask you for video content to be posted on your youtube and Instagram. 

Both ways you can create a media kit to share it with the brands for clarity. As a budding beauty blogger, you might have to initiate to approach brands and let them you about the basic stats that might get you the brand deals. Once you’ve established your profile everywhere, you’ll start to receive collaboration on your own.

Famous Beauty bloggers to get inspired

While answering these questions, you’ll already know what you are doing to do around Beauty. Looking for beauty inspirations? Here are a few Beauty bloggers you can get inspired from:

  • Lisa Eldridge
  • Fleur de Force
  • Ruth Crilly
  • Caroline Hirons
  • Huda Kattan
  • Michelle Phan

Before I End up with the conclusion, here are a few Beauty blog name ideas

Below is a list of beauty blog inspirations, how you can name your website:

  • My Beauty Style
  • Beauty Secrets by _____
  • Beautify Yourself
  • Organic Beauty by ___
  • Sensations
  • Gorgeous You
  • Exotic Sensibility
  • Beauty Treasures
  • Glam Up
  • Pretty Little Beauties
  • Self-Love
  • Beauty Cat
  • Nonstop Beauty
  • Beauty Empire
  • Infinity Beauty
  • The Beauty Seed


Well, initially you might a bit intimidated while starting a makeup blog, trust me a lot of beauty bloggers who initially started with a blog have are now owning makeup brands and their connection, how cool is that!

All you need is to be consistent because nothing will happen in a day, provided that you at least invest one year fully into your blog when you’ll start getting good results. Are you ready to be the next big beauty blogger?

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