7 TikTok Makeup Trends You Need To Try

From emoji-inspired makeup to all-over blush, this is what TikTok is loving right now.

Ever the virtual hub for new trends and creative inspiration, TikTok is the perfect platform for finding new makeup looks. Whether it be an everyday look or something more vibrant, colorful and whimsical, the creatives of TikTok are constantly generating new material for makeup artists to play around with and try. Below, we’re sharing 7 of our favorite makeup trends taking TikTok by storm right now.

1. Colorful Finger Painting


Hello from ur fav bisexual. Fun fact, after I filmed this my ex-roommate made me cry ?#fyp #viral #makeuptutorial #visualasmr #lgbt #makeuр

♬ La Vie En Rose – Emily Watts

Showing the beauty of makeup and the artistry of simple creativity, @SunshineTheBee is a master at fun, carefree looks. With some raw pigments and some smearing techniques, makeup is an abstract, fluid, vivid process.

2. Fox and Puppy Eyeliner


Reply to @gretelvalenciau which ones your fav: fox, puppy or cat eyeliner #makeup

♬ Originalton – Alicia Ashanti

You’ve heard of cat eyeliner, but TikTok is popularizing fox and cat eyeliner. As demonstrated by @daniellemarcan, puppy eyeliner involves a rounded, smoky look, while fox eyeliner is a sharp, lifted wing on both corners of the eye.

3. Heart Nose Highlight



♬ cloud 9 – (๑・̑◡・̑๑)

Nose highlighter isn’t a new trend, but (as with many things) TikTok creators have found new ways to improve on it and give it a cute twist. @Alipinkprincess and other TikTokkers are giving a button nose a new look by making a shiny, sweet little heart at the tip of the nose.

4. Emoji-Inspired Makeup


MAKEUP INSPIRED BY EMOJIS?☁️?✨ ib : @jess_lambden #fyp #emojimakeup #trending #makeup

♬ dark horse – beth ?

If you’re ever in search of new inspiration for a bold and vibrant makeup look, search no further than your own keyboard. Dozens of TikTokkers are flocking to the trend mastered by @emilytembymakeup, in which a handful of iPhone emojis are the blueprint for bountiful creativity.

5. Blendable Blush


#stitch with @lenkalul uhhh not too bad not too bad ? #viralblush #blushhack #foundationchallenge #blushtrend #makeupchallenge #fyp #foryou

♬ original sound – Sam Perakslis

Everyone’s favorite makeup product, blush is getting a new hack thanks to TikTok. Liquid and cream blushes can be applied all over the face like contour and simply blended in for a lifted, rosy look, as shown by @samperakslis.

6. Half-and-Half Throwback Comparisons


Makeup is insane… I look like two different people at the end… #makeup #beauty #2016vs2021

♬ Chun Swaee ITSBARBIEBETCH – Ava ?

Nostalgia has been pouring out from all social media channels, especially TikTok. Creators are splitting their faces down the middle to show how they did their makeup in 2016, when trends were very different, as shown by @mikaylanogueira.

7. Brown Heart Eyes


Go do it. #eyeliner #makeup #makeuphacks

♬ original sound – Georgia

Dark brown eyes, I’ve got good news for you: with a few simple, easy strokes of eyeliner, your pupils can become hearts. @Lu.bents demonstrates above—heart eye emoji who?

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