The Chinese-style makeup has been popular among the public and impressed European and American netizens on INS and tiktok with over 150 million views.
They couldn’t help but fall in love with it and asked for tutorials online.
What are the types that go viral?
Makeup inspired by Mulan showed the changes of her makeup before and after joining the army, which was loved by overseas netizens.
Mulan in the video can be gentle and can be firm, representing not only Chinese makeup, but also the charm of Chinese women.
Chinese Calligraphy (Shu Fa) Makeup
“Chinese Calligraphy Makeup” triggered a wave of imitating makeup abroad.
Drawing the charm of Chinese calligraphy and simple and elegant temperament on the eyebrows and eyes made a group of foreign netizens experience the beauty of oriental makeup.
This calligraphy makeup with a unique oriental flavor has won more than 40,000 likes on Instagram.
Many foreign beauties are eager to try it and marvel that “Shufa” can also be a kind of art painted on the face.
Overseas netizens seem to love Chinese culture and art.
Believe it or not, there is also a carp makeup that has caused heated discussion and imitation on INS, inspiring other beauty masters.
They added a smoky feeling of European and American makeup to the original Chinese makeup atmosphere, and the cultural collision was fascinating.
Wu Meiniang is 武则天 (Wu Zetian).
She was the only female emperor in the history of China.
She ruled the Tang dynasty from 690 to 705 AD and is known for her intelligence, political savvy, and numerous cultural and economic reforms.
The reason why the makeup of Empress Wu Meiniang goes viral is because of the TV drama about her and the female actor Fan Bingbing who plays her.
How to do proper Chinese make up?
The modern Chinese makeup has three painting methods, which also echo this independent spirit.
Slender eyebrows, to show softness with fine eyebrows and show heroism with long eyebrows, highlighting the beauty of female confidence;
Eye shadow, with eye shadow below eyes as the main and eye shadow over eyes as the supplement, highlighting the elegance of women;
Dot lip, painting lips round and full, dot lips show focus, highlighting the beauty of female independence.
3 most popular Chinese makeup brands:
Top-level beauty Youtuber jeffreestar gave a Chinese makeup brand the title of “Trying the Most Beautiful Makeup Brand in the World“.
Jeffreestar claimed that her evaluation of Florasis products was based on her curiosity after discovering the Chinese brand on social media.
When she opened the lip gloss and saw the Chinese-style carved flower on it, even Jeffreestar, who had seen many similar scenes, couldn’t help but exclaim, “Are you kidding me?”
In addition, Jeffreestar also objectively and positively recommended Florasis’s three products: powder, lip gloss and highlighter.
Perfect Diary is a Chinese cosmetics brand that is known for its high-quality makeup products at affordable prices.
The brand offers a wide range of makeup items, including foundation, concealer, primer, blush, highlighter, eyeshadow, mascara, brow products, and lipsticks.
Perfect Diary is particularly popular among young people in China and has a strong presence on social media platforms.
It frequently collaborates with influencers and celebrities to promote its products.
It is a chinese makeup brand with extravagant packaging and wonderful formulas. Is it worth trying? Check the video out!
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Frequently asked questions:FAQ
“Douyin makeup” refers to the makeup styles and techniques that are popular on the Douyin platform(Chinese name for Tiktok).
These styles are often characterized by bold and dramatic looks that are achieved through the use of bright colors and dramatic techniques, such as contouring and highlighting.
Red eyeliner is a makeup trend that has been popular in China for many years.
It is often worn to create a bold and dramatic eye makeup look, and is typically paired with other colorful makeup products, such as brightly colored eyeshadow or mascara.
Red eyeliner is believed to be particularly flattering on people with dark eyes and is often used to create a striking and eye-catching look.
It could be a cosmetic embellishment: Some people in China may choose to wear a red dot on their forehead as part of their makeup or as a decorative accessory.
In this case, the red dot would serve as an aesthetic element and would not necessarily have any deeper meaning.
Just like the makeup look from Wu Zetian(Wu Meiniang).
What is traditional Chinese makeup made of?
Some common ingredients that have been used in traditional Chinese makeup include:
Pigments: Traditional Chinese makeup often used natural pigments to create a range of colors. These pigments were derived from a variety of sources, including minerals, plants, and insects.
Oils and waxes: Chinese makeup often used oils and waxes as a base or to create a smooth and glossy finish. These oils and waxes were often derived from plants, such as jojoba oil and beeswax.
Herbs and other natural ingredients: Traditional Chinese makeup often incorporated a variety of herbs and other natural ingredients for their perceived skin-beneficial properties. For example, chrysanthemum, green tea, and ginseng were often used in traditional Chinese makeup for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Lead: Unfortunately, traditional Chinese makeup also sometimes included lead, which was believed to create a pale and flawless complexion. However, lead is toxic and can have serious health consequences, and its use in makeup has been largely discontinued.