Social Media Queens: 20 Most Popular Black Beauty Gurus

As #Oscarsowhite showed, it is no secret that the beauty, fashion and entertainment industry grapples with a lack of diversity and inclusion. Despite the obstacles for people of colour to succeed in these industries, non-traditional social media platforms like Youtube and Instagram are creating pathways for women of colour to rise to the top!

Social media platforms are providing more opportunities than traditional methods for women of colour 

Here is my list of top 20 Black Beauty Gurus based on their massive social media followings:

1. ItsmyRayeRaye

itsmyrayeraye

  • Youtube: 1 million 
  • Instagram: 1million
  • Twitter: 47k
  • Facebook Page: 666k

2. PatriciaBright

Patricia Bright

  • Youtube: 701k
  • Instagram: 393k
  • Twitter: 42k
  • Facebook Page: N/A

3. Shirley B. Eniang

Shirley Eniang

  • Youtube: 664, 805
  • Instagram: 389,000
  • Twitter: 32.5K
  • Facebook: 265, 452

4. Jackieaina

jackieaina

  • Youtube: 700k
  • Instagram: 263k
  • Twitter: 29k
  • Facebook Page: 69k

5. Makeupshayla

Makeup Shayla

  • Youtube: 157k
  • Instagram: 1.5 million
  • Twitter: 26.5k
  • Facebook Page: N/A

6. MakeupbyDenise

Makeup by Denise

  • Youtube: 41,905
  • Instagram: 808k followers
  • Twitter: 1k
  • Facebook Page: 18k

7. Ellarie

Ellarie

  • Youtube: 215,970
  • Instagram: 962,000
  • Twitter: 2,311
  • Facebook: 49,101

8. Alyssa Forever 

Alyssa Forever

  • Youtube: 689k
  • Instagram: 351k
  • Twitter: 15k
  • Facebook: 5k

9. MsAaliyahjay 

Aaliyah Jay

  • Youtube: 631k
  • Instagram: 512k
  • Twitter: 38.5k
  • Facebook: N/A

10. Beautybyjj

Beautybyjj

  • Youtube: 530k
  • Instagram: 309, 000
  • Twitter: 26.2k
  • Facebook: 80, 930

11. Msroshposh

msroshposh

  • Youtube: 446 k
  • Instagram: 509k
  • Twitter: 2k
  • Facebook: 17k

12. Sonjdradeluxe

Sonjdradeluxe

  • Youtube: 565, 989
  • Instagram:676k
  • Twitter: 6k
  • Facebook: 25k

13. MakeupD0ll

Makeupd0ll

  • Youtube: 477, 973
  • Instagram: 157,000
  • Twitter: 37.8K
  • Facebook: 760, 650

14. Tiarra Monet

tiarra monet

  • Youtube: 462k
  • Instagram: 276k
  • Twitter: 19k
  • Facebook: 186k

15. BeatFaceHoney

Beatfacehoney

  • Youtube: 230k
  • Instagram: 449k
  • Twitter: 25k
  • Facebook: 173k

16. MissyLynn

Missy Lynn

  • Youtube: 447, 321
  • Instagram: 315k
  • Twitter: 31.3k
  • Facebook: 48, 883

17. Nitraab

Nitraab

  • Youtube: 539k
  • Instagram: 150k
  • Twitter: 36.4k
  • Facebook: 46k

18. Glam Twinz

Glam Twinz

  • Youtube: 488k
  • Instagram: 148k + 114k
  • Twitter: Glamtwinkels1 20k
  • Facebook: 23k

19. Irisbeilin

irisbeilin

  • Youtube: 334k 
  • Instagram: 497k
  • Twitter: N/A
  • Facebook: 4k

20. DollFaceBeautyx

GlamBeautyx

  • Youtube: 400k
  • Instagram: 71k
  • Twitter: 9k
  • Facebook: 5k

 

 Don't see your favorite beauty guru listed? Comment below and share who should be on this list!

 

2 comments

Nana

These numbers are wrong!! Jackie Aina have over 1.8million subscribers on YouTube… whoever wrote this need to check they’re channels before posting this on the internet.

Sharon Morris

Cydnee Black has over 600,000 followers on youtube check her out.

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