The Top 10 Beauty Blog ranking was last updated 19/06/2019.
Winner of the Best UK Beauty Blog at the Vuelio Blog Awards 2018 and reigning queen of the beauty blog ranking is Caroline Hirons with her eponymous blog. Trained aesthetic consultant with over 34 years’ experience working in retail, Caroline has worked with a number of well-known brands across the beauty industry. Sharing in-depth product reviews and the latest news with her readers, Caroline has become the go-to voice for all beauty queries, and has even recently featured on This Morning. Using her blog and platform for good, Caroline has also started her own charity, Give and Makeup, encouraging others to donate their unused make up to victims of domestic abuse.
Created by former fashion model, Ruth Crilly, A Model Recommends was set up back in 2010 as place to share her thoughts on the world of beauty and fashion. As well as being a successful content creator, Ruth is also the co-founder of Colab, an award-winning dry shampoo brand which is stocked worldwide. As well as learning about the latest fashion and beauty trends, readers of A Model Recommends will also get a glimpse into Ruth’s love for all things interiors as she transforms her family house in Somerset.
Jane Cunningham is the woman behind British Beauty Blogger. With a background in journalism and regular columns in The Guardian and the Express, Jane started British Beauty Blogger because she wanted to write and review products in an honest and helpful way that was not possible in newspapers and magazines. Jane has stayed true to her word, providing detailed reviews of must-have beauty products from the latest in hair care to seeing if the foundation that matches to your skin tone really works.
Want to learn more about this blog? Read our interview with Jane Cunningham, founder of British Beauty Blogger.
Created by sisters, Sam Chapman and Nic Haste, Pixiwoo.com has made a huge name for itself across the beauty blogging industry. With an incredibly successful YouTube channel, followers of the beauty-loving sisters can watch handy tutorials from how to get the perfect cat eye, to trying out a new look for party season. Pixiwoo.com reviews the latest products to hit the shelves, tries out the must-have item for your make-up bag and discusses the different beauty treatments on the market. Every post is complemented with beautiful photography, so readers can get a feel for the make-up and other products featured before parting with their hard-earned cash.
5. Really Ree
Anne-Marie Lodge, aka Ree, started Really Ree back in 2010 as a place to share her passion for make-up and beauty. Anne-Marie wanted to create a place where she could write about beauty in an honest way, keeping it real for her readers and making sure that Really Ree was accessible for ordinary people just like her. Packed with reviews and handy beauty tips, Ree has made sure that no matter what your budget or your style, her readers will find plenty of useful advice.
6. Hayley Hall
Hayley Hall started her self-titled blog back in 2010 (back then under the name of London Beauty Queen) and since then, she has transformed the beauty blogging world with her refreshingly honest posts coupled with her insider knowledge of the beauty industry. Featuring in national media, from the Metro to The Times, Hayley is a well-known and respected voice when it comes to all things beauty. Reviewing the latest products and beauty must-haves, from blackhead vacuums to ensuring that your beauty routine is sustainable, Hayley Hall branches out into the world of fashion and lifestyle, but always keeps her true love of beauty at the heart of her content.
The Sunday Girl was created by Adrienne Söndag back in 2011 when her love of beauty first began. Since then her blog has grown a loyal following with roots in both the UK and NYC. Adrienne shares her beauty secrets and hacks, from how to use primer to get that must-have glow and the trick to creating the best highlighter out of what’s already in your make-up bag. The Sunday Girl shares product launches and offers predictions for what’s going to be hot this season, whether that’s the scent of the summer or the product lighting up the UK’s skin!
Jasmine Stewart created Jasmine Talks Beauty when her favourite blusher was discontinued and she started searching for an alternative. It was the summer and she needed a hobby, and just like that Jasmine Talks Beauty was born. Jasmine blogs about beauty for all budgets, so whether you’re looking for the best mascara on the high street or you want to splurge on a beauty essential, Jasmine Talks Beauty will have the recommendation for you.
9. Makeup Savvy
Founded by Fiona Houghton, aka Fee, Makeup Savvy is a blog to help people find the best beauty products both on the high street and online without spending a fortune. Fee reviews budget make-up brands, from supermarket brands such as Aldi to discovering the beauty trends on Ebay, making sure Makeup Savvy lives up to its name. With a handy section at the top of her blog for new beauty launches, Fee makes it easy for her followers to stay up-to-date with what’s new in the world of beauty while keeping an eye on their budget.
10. Beauty Geek UK
Beauty Geek UK is a brand-new entry into our beauty blog ranking. Created by Sascha Taylor-Curtis back in 2011, the blog set out to share her love of all things beauty, including skincare, haircare and make-up. Beauty Geek UK is now a must-visit for anyone looking to add only the best products to their beauty routine. With a monthly round-up of her favourite products, Sasha posts detailed reviews combined with beautiful photography of the latest items found in her make-up bag.
The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.
Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these Beauty blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database.