What did we do before Instagram and YouTube when it came to beauty tips?

Compared to our 15-year-old selves, it’s a lot easier to avoid patchy foundation, dodgy eyeshadow, and messy lipstick nowadays.

Thanks to a wealth of beauty and makeup bloggers and vloggers, expert help is at hand for millions thanks to the phenomenon that is online beauty tutorials.

There are many we rely on when looking for inspiration, but our most bookmarked is easily the UAE’s own Huda Kattan.

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The Dubai-based makeup artist turned entrepreneur has racked up more than 16 million followers on Instagram, along with 1.6 million YouTube subscribers, making her one of the world’s top beauty influencers.

The award-winning blogger, who’s also behind Sephora-stocked brand Huda Beauty, rose to fame thanks to her easy-to-follow tutorials, which we’ve been recreating in our bathrooms ever since her channel launched.

So what have been our most recent favourites from Kattan? We’ve rounded up her 12 best how-tos from the last year (which have been helping us cover up the signs of a Christmas break spent eating too much and not sleeping enough…).

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1. The “help, my alarm clock didn’t go off this morning” saviour.

2. For when we’re feeling experimental.

3. Because we also don’t have natural ringlets when we wake up.

As requested this is how I curl my hair! To watch the entire video go to my YouTube channel

A video posted by Huda Kattan (@hudabeauty) on

4. The one that’s saved us a fortune on expensive body scrubs.

5. We’ve tried this, and it truly did take less than five minutes.

60 second Quick & easy messy bun #Hudabeauty

A video posted by Huda Kattan (@hudabeauty) on

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6. Glossy lids are surprisingly flattering (and heck of a lot quick than 15 minutes with an eyeshadow palette).

7. Because brows are still going to be as big a deal in 2017 as they were in 2016.

8. For when you’re between hairdresser appointments.

How I trim my split ends! Thank you my darling @fjabunny for the #repost ❤️❤️❤️ #hudabeauty

A video posted by Huda Kattan (@hudabeauty) on

9. Contouring like we’ve never seen before…

10. Our two favourite makeup artists team up for a tutorial? We’ve got this one on repeat.

11. If you want to learn how to go down the Kim K contouring route.

Instant Nose Slimming! Wearing @shophudabeauty lashes in Sasha Repost @hudabeautyistan

A video posted by Huda Kattan (@hudabeauty) on

 
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12. Need big-event makeup ideas? Look no further.

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