If you're an avid user of social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok, you'll be familiar with different types of aesthetics that has been emerging over the years. One of them projects a rather dreamy and soft vibe from the way they apply their makeup to the clothes that they would wear. Most of them are doing monochromatic pink looks, but sometimes other pastel or bright colors are added as accents, those are what they call soft girls.
What is a soft girl?
This is a very popular aesthetic type among young girls who are actively seen on social media, they often project a cute and very feminine look. Most popular patterns for this look that you'd often see are hearts and florals and the makeup looks are light, soft with a lot of blush. To know more about Soft girl, you can check out our article about it at:
What is a soft girl? All you need to know
You may also read about how to dress as a soft girl at:
How to be a soft girl: 12 steps guide
Soft girl make up is pretty simple in general, pink or peachy eyeshadows, lipstick and little to tons of blush. But you can do a lot of looks with all these simple keys elements and this post will surely help you get to know more. So to help you out, we've compiled 15 makeup looks that are perfect for any soft girl aesthetic. But before we get started, you might want to check out our tips and tricks when it comes to soft girl makeup, know more by clicking here.
1. Soft orange makeup
Soft girl makeup usually revolves around the colors pink and peach, but it can have other bright colors like yellow, and an orange twist to it like this tutorial you'll about to see, this video will show you that orange can be soft and not too striking that it will pass as a soft girl look. Take out you orange makeup palette and try this sweet look below.
2. Drunk blush and freckles tutorial
Drunk blush is a huge thing right now, the amount of blush applied right across the cheeks and nose gives the illusion of being flustered, and yes, drunk (but a cute kind of drunk). You will have an idea how to do this kind of blush application the right way to avoid overdoing it. And some freckles? Yes please, drunk blush and faux freckles are always a perfect match for any makeup look. You will get to see how you can achieve a cute freckled look on this video tutorial below.
3. Soft gradient lips
One way to do a softer, dreamy look is doing gradient lips. This kind of lipstick application has been popularized in Korea and you see some of your favorite K-pop artists and celebrities doing this lipstick look. Gradient lips makes your makeup more natural and subtle, and it makes it perfect for soft girl aesthetic trend. The steps are very simple and you can check out the tutorial below.
4. Shy soft girl makeup
This look is for those who want to wear their soft girl makeup as simple as possible, or if you're a really shy girl and you want your makeup to reflect on that personality, then this tutorial is just for you. Using a light colored brown eyeliner, some pink lipstick and pink blush, you'll achieve a very natural looking but the subtle pink soft girl elements is still right there.
5. All pink blushy makeup
Monochromatic makeup look is very common for soft girl aesthetic, so what's better than an all pink makeup? This tutorial will show how to do exactly just that. This makeup will have a ton amount of blushing from the cheeks and the tip of the nose, which is a really cute way to do it. This is definitely a soft girl look that you have to try for yourself. Check out the video below.
6. Heart blush makeup
This is probably one of the cutest tutorials you will see today, this makeup is really perfect for any soft girl style, aside from the trademark pinky, blushy look, the heart shaped blush on the cheeks takes the cake. This is a cute and fun way for you to do your soft girl makeup, like a real life cartoon character! So go ahead and check the video tutorial below.
7. Soft glow makeup
This soft girl look has a shimmery and glossy finish, this will make your skin and makeup look healthy looking. A look that is totally perfect for parties and night outs. This makeup tutorial will show you how to do super cute makeup that glows.
8. Simple and more mature soft girl makeup
Who says only young girls can wear soft girl makeup looks? If you want a more simple and mature look, this tutorial is perfect for you. This makeup application can be done for school or even the office, because it is not too overbearing and is a simple as it can get but still a soft girl nonetheless. Check out the tutorial below.
9. Soft girl eyeshadow tutorial
Here is an extensive eye makeup tutorial that is fit for any soft girl look. This will help you to get started in blending eyeshadows that is soft in color but has a shimmery finish. This will let you know the basics then you can use this as a guide or reference to try to do different blending techniques with different colors later on your own.
10. Soft girl makeup using Colourpop x Sailor moon collection
Glitter, glitter and more glitter. This is a unique take in soft girl makeup, brighter shades of eyeshadow is used and application of those amazing glitter freckles that you can also try to do, it will surely add a definition and a different kind of glow for your makeup look. Check out this cute tutorial and the kawaii Sailor Moon makeup collection by Colourpop that she's using. You can also try to do this makeup by using Kawaii Vibe's super cute Sailor Moon makeup brush set, you can check it out by clicking the link below.
Must see: Kawaii Vibe's kawaii Sailor Moon makeup brushes
11. Instagram livestream makeup
Another simple makeup look with a touch of glitter under the eyes with the help of a glitter liner. This dewy and cute makeup style will make you look fresh and is perfect for your day out and soft girl outfit. It's very easy to do, you can apply this kind of makeup if you're in a hectic schedule at all times or you're in a hurry or running late. Check out her video tutorial below.
12. Full face of Magic hour, Soft glow
This full face makeup is inspired by the famous beauty guru Michelle Phan's favorite time of the day, the sunset. This beautiful makeup look is to die for and gives off that really soft, dreamy look. Check out her aesthetic video tutorial below so you'll get to learn how to achieve that sunset glow.
14. Soft girl makeup for dark skin
Here is a soft girl makeup for all you beautiful ladies with dark skin, this video will help you find out about the right shades of eyeshadow that would best fit for a soft girl look. If you think some pink shades doesn't work well with your skin tone, you can try different shades as long as they are light and will give you a soft finish. This tutorial will give you an example on how you can achieve soft girl look with other shades of eyeshadow.
15. Pear makeup
Here's another makeup tutorial for dark skin tone, this one is more simple with the right "pear" shade that is definitely soft girl material. That finish will surely give you the dreamy vibe that you want to achieve and with this video tutorial, you'll surely do just that. Check out the video below to help complete the look.
There are a lot of ways to do makeup, from really subtle to heavy and dark, but you need to know the key points in achieving a dreamy and soft look for soft girl aesthetic, you just need to remember that blush is key, also you have keep a lot of pink and peach shades as the default palette, but you can try to experiment with a few different light shades as well, whatever best fits your skin tone. Even if there are a lot of video tutorials out there, only you will be able to tell what makeup looks would work best for you, what makes you look good and what doesn't, it all comes down to your experience and from all your practice.
Which one of these videos is your most favorite soft girl look? Did you try to follow the steps of that video tutorial? How did it go? Don't forget to share it with us on the comments below!