Back-to-school season is always full of excitement and nerves, especially if you’re returning to in-person class after a long time away. The last thing you need to worry about is your back-to-school makeup amid all this change. Lucky for you, we rounded up our favorite beginner-friendly makeup tutorials for women of color to rock in the virtual classroom or person. Keep reading for the tutorials, which are full of affordable drugstore makeup recommendations.
Glowy, Natural Makeup
We understand the rush that sometimes comes with making it to school on time, which is why we love this quick and easy natural beat by content creator Tea Renee. She gives an especially in-depth description of how she gets her brows so flawless while using minimal products.
Natural Makeup for Acne-Prone Skin
If you’re looking to cover acne and hyperpigmentation without your makeup appearing cakey, turn to this video by Colleen Ho. She also showcases a quick and easy way to create faux freckles!
This back-to-school makeup tutorial is the epitome of natural beauty. While Ashley Quiroz has a medium skin tone, her minimalist, less-is-more makeup approach translates flawlessly on all skin tones.
Foundation-Free Drugstore Makeup
Looking to add coverage without using foundation? Watch Haley Kim’s back-to-school makeup tutorial using concealer and color correcting to pinpoint areas she wants to draw attention away from. Bonus: she only uses drugstore products.
Subtle Glam Makeup
Want to add a little more drama to your back-to-school makeup look? Lexsa Marie has you covered with this beginner-friendly back-to-school makeup tutorial targeted at oily complexions. Learn how to lock in your makeup all day and keep shine to a minimum with her techniques.