Beauty Gurus of the Year – 2012 Edition

Vote now for who you think should be the Beauty Guru of the year for 2012! If you feel that you or someone you know deserves to be a featured as one of the beauty gurus of the month then let our talent coordinator know by emailing and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can! Please keep it in mind that any person who leaves unpleasant and unnecessarily rude or derogative comments will be removed and banned from this site permanently. Let’s just keep this voting poll fair and fun!

1. Noe (Philippines)


Noe’s love affair with makeup started when she was just a little kid, she used to play with her mother’s makeup bag and hair brushes and she’d spend an entire afternoon pretending to be a model while wearing her mom’s scarves and over sized shoes. That was the beginning of everything, during her high school days her passion for makeup continued to flourish all thanks to the many school plays she was part of. She realized then that applying makeup on herself or on other people made her feel good as it just came naturally for her. Her family saw it too and they encouraged her to practice and hone her skills. She used to just watch her makeup artist friends and asked them for techniques and then YouTube came along. It was because of YouTube that her love for makeup grew more. With a lot of hard work and patience she was able to develop a popular blog as well as her own channel in YouTube with thousands of subscribers from around the world. Every day she wakes up blessed to be where she is today, the future may be uncertain but rest assured her passion for makeup will never waver.

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2. Lillian (Australia)

Lilian’s YouTube channel called “Butterfliielilian” was created back in 2009. Her channel revolves around beauty, style, health and advice, but her “How to become confident” video actually landed her in the homepage of YouTube and other leading Magazines. It has always been a dream of hers to change the outlook on individuals in the world, allowing them to realize they are beautiful the way they are and no one can or should tell them any different. She now has the title of the ‘Eleventh most viewed channel in Australia’ and she is hoping to help and inspire more lives daily.

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3. Jenn Marie (US)

Jenn is a makeup artist who hails from the East Coast. She started beauty vlogging back in September 2010 to share her talent and love of beauty – her passion is to empower women to be their most beautiful self. She is also a proud mother and she feels that beauty can be achieved at any stage of life. She enjoys making new friends and chatting about fabulous things.

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4. Ella (Australia)

Ella aka smileycitrus was born and raised in London, when she moved to the land down under she began pursuing an interest in the beauty industry via YouTube. She currently lives in the gorgeous city of Adelaide and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys meeting new people which is one of the main reasons why she enjoys YouTube so much.

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5. Nicole Leigh (US)

Nicole is the type of beauty guru who’s always looking for new tricks and ideas relating to beauty and art so that she can share these tricks to her loyal subscribers. She loves playing with makeup and hair just as much as she loves learning from others. Her goal is to give sound advice as well as take some from other Bloggers and/or YouTubers. She tries not to take anything too seriously, she just wants to enjoy life and look for “the funny side” in every situation.

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6. Courtney (US)

Courtney has been in the business of creating beauty videos for around four years now. Even as a kid she loved playing with makeup already, so much so that she often did her mother’s, grandmother’s, and even her great grandmother’s hair! When she originally started making videos the content used to just focus on hair tutorials. Since then she has developed a passion for makeup and fashion as well so she started creating videos based on that. Currently she attends college full time and she has a job at a local restaurant. On the rare occasions that she has free time on her hands she loves relaxing and spending time at the beach.

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7. Diva Doll (US)

LaTeesha or Diva Doll Maldonado as many tend to know her as is a mother of 3, a wife and a working make-up artist. She started her YouTube channel two years ago as a result of clients and family members wanting makeup tips they could access when she was not readily available for an appointment. She prides her channel on showing women how they can create beautiful looks while not breaking the bank doing so. LaTeesha is also the owner of “Diva Doll Flawless” where she believes everyone should “have a gorgeous day!” Jugging motherhood, being a wife, maintaining a clientele and now recently her very own makeup line has proven to be very challenging at times – however, it’s what she considers being the “Ultimate Domestic Diva.” The name of her Collection is “Domestic Diva” which was adopted from her own domestic lifestyle and her makeup line consists of 18+ highly pigmented loose eye shadows. She wants all women to know that it is possible to juggle being a mother and a wife while at the same time maintaining their own goals and aspirations as well as looking pretty flawless while doing so.

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8. Emilie Clarke (Canada)

Emilie Clarke is a wife, YouTuber and radio announcer who loves her new husband, makeup, fashion and animals!

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9. Tracy Timberlake (USA)

Tracy Timberlake is a beauty guru who hails from Miami, FL. She loves all things beauty and fashion – she loves hair and make up so much that she can talk about it forever, hence the YouTube channel. She initially started making YouTube videos because her friends used to always ask her questions about hair and make up so she eventually figured that others could benefit from her knowledge as well. Her YouTube channel is a great way for her to interact with other people who has similar interests and she loves helping people. She always encourages and inspires people to dream big and she always tells her followers to never be afraid of where their passion can lead them.

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Vote for who you think should be the “Beauty Guru of the Year” in the poll below! The winner will appear in our website and the cover of our magazine along with the 2012 Hot list! The poll closes on the 29th of January, 2013 at 12am AEST and you are eligible to vote only once per day (after you’ve voted, 24 hours must pass after the time you voted, for you to be able to see the voting form and vote again the next day). Vote NOW and make your voice heard!

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  1. Just wanted to say a big thank you, salamat, gracias, arigato, kamsamnida, and mm goy and shukran to everyone who voted for all of the amazing beauty gurus in this contest. You are all in my heart and i am humbled and grateful for each one of you. ★Proverbs 16:3★

  2. tracy, dont worry everyday we vote you with tita cherry…good bless anak…hello everyone please let’s vote tracy timbelake…thank you …

  3. Tracy is one of the most talented girls i know. she deserves to win! She will be a super star some day. wait and see it!

  4. You doing good Tracy Timberlake good luck! Pls few more days and shes up there. dont forget to vote her pretty pleasse!


  6. Gosh that gal Tracy is so pretty! She has my vote every day. I dont wear makeup, but like to watch her videos just to see that face. Yes!

  7. Tracy should win because she is a triple threat. She can sing and act and she’s a beauty guru. Have you heard her sing? Her voice is so beautiful. Maybe if she wins she will sing a song for us!

  8. some of these girls i have not heard of before! i have my favorite, but they all seem so talented. Good luck to all and happy new year! PS – did you know tracy is half filipina? i read that on her page. kewl! so am from philippines.

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