Vlogger refers to one who records a video blog. Thanks to platforms like YouTube, vlogging saw a rise in popularity beginning in 2005. However vlogging is not as easy as it seems. Behind those fun-to-watch and informative YouTube videos are dedicated YouTubers who go through repetitive rounds of brainstorming, shooting, recording, and editing. Here are the Top 10 most voted Malaysian Beauty Vloggers that you should watch out for.
1) Farhanah Firdaus
At a young age of 21, Farhanah Firdaus, or better yet known as Faafirds is already at the top of her game as a Beauty Vlogger. Being naturally enthusiastic about all things pretty, she uses Youtube as medium to express her love for makeup, beauty and fashion. Browsing through her videos, we found words like passionate and outgoing.
Born in Kuala Lumpur, Faafirds is the eldest of six siblings. What makes Faafirds unique is her ability to speak in Malay, English and Mandarin. Yes, Faafirds attended SJK (C) Lai Meng. Currently, Faafirds is pursuing her bachelors in Media Communications in National University of Malaysia (UKM) while doing what she does best, making vlog when she is not attending classes.
2) Erma Yanti Saleh
Year 2013 marked a milestone for Erma when she transformed her YouTube account into a beauty and makeup tutorial channel. Since then, Erma’s channel has been on a rising trend in terms of the number of subscribers and video views. Some of Erma’s videos have hit more than 100k views and she currently has more than 10k subscribers. All these little achievements are attributed to Erma’s boldness of taking her first step to become a beauty vlogger when the concept is still fresh locally.
Erma’s vlogs are mostly produced in the combination of Malay and English language. We like how Erma’s vlogs are straight forward and clearly instructed making it easy for the viewers to learn. Her creativity to produce interesting topics is one of the key factors of her success.
3) Ayeen Kadir
Obsessed with fashion and beauty, Ayeen is one Beauty Vlogger so passionate you can even feel it through her videos. Though majored in Real Estate, Ayeen loves to keep herself updated about the latest fashion outfits and beauty products during her free time. Riding on her hobby, she eventually decided to do vlog to share what she learns to wider audiences about a year ago.
While she is regarded as pretty new into beauty vlogging, Ayeen has been consistent and persistent. Fun, colorful and lifestyle are some highlights of Ayeen. Beyond vlogging, Ayeen is a cat person, coffee lover, and she loves books and dancing too.
4) Sabby Prue
If we had to describe Sabby in one word, it would be multitalented. As a beauty vlogger, Sabby styles her YouTube account as a channel that talks about not just beauty, but also lifestyle, fashion, food and just about anything that tickles her fancy. When Sabby is not vlogging, she is a home-based baker who runs Little Bakerina producing cupcakes, cakes, brownies and cookies for any occasions.
Sabby loves to explore new territory and expand her career through her YouTube channel and her blog. According to her, vlogging and blogging has become part of her life because they give her the opportunity to connect and share with her readers the wonders of life.
5) Charis Ow
Dubbed as one of the renowned fashion and beauty vloggers in Malaysia, Charis started out as a YouTuber by posting covers of songs on YouTube in year 2009 and she did it using only her webcam. As much as she loves singing, her passion in fashion and video production led her to kick-start her career as a vlogger when there were not any prominent ones in Malaysia.
While perseverance is key according to her, what set her apart today is the research and hard work she put into her video. You’ll probably notice Charis has some artsy and fun-to-watch videos but those are the results of her tireless effort in shooting and editing. Her being a natural acting talent is a bonus. Charis likes to put herself in viewers’ shoes and find out what they want to watch most every time she plans for a new vlog.
6) Emily Quak
A law graduate of Monash Univeristy, Emily started her journey as a Vlogger back in year 2010. While juggling life between Melbourne and Malaysia back then, Emily launched Emily's Anthology out of love for makeup and the intention of sharing her passion with like-minded individuals. Emily's Anthology is a beauty and fashion blog, with stories written taking you through the world of beauty with beauty product reviews and recommendations, and easy to follow makeup tutorials helping you enhance your individual features.
Today, Emily boasts near to 60,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel and the number is growing. While she described herself completely hooked on makeup, she hopes to share her knowledge to the world about tips and tricks, makeup and skincare recommendations from a wide range of brands.
7) Sabrina Tajudin
Sabrina is passionate about art, makeups, beauty related stuff, shopping, fashion, food, travel, tech stuff and all things pretty. According to Sabrina, while she is not a beauty expert, she is a beauty junkie who loves to share how she gets dolled up and how she takes care of her health and skin on her blog. A vlogger who has just started vlogging about a year ago, Sabrina likes pink and pastel colour. If you are just like her, we reckon you to follow Sabrina in her journey to discover new things.
8) Isti Qmrh
Isti shares everything about about beauty, fashion & lifestyle! Since 2013, Isti’s YouTube channel has gained more than 3,700 subscribers with over 320,000 views. Her most popular video, ‘Simple Daily Hijab Tutorial’, has gotten more than 200,000 views, thanks to her easy-to-follow tutorial.
9) Zoey Zauyah
With her solid 8 years of experience in the beauty industry, Zoey shares her makeup tips and tricks through her YouTube channel as well as her social media sites. Her clean, professional tutorials are as educational as they are gorgeous. Apart from being a freelance makeup artist, the girl from Kulim, Kedah is also running an online fashion business.
10) Jasmine Tam
The popular YouTube makeup extraordinaire Jasmine Tam, specialises in make-up tutorials, application tips and tricks. The freelance makeup artist produces over 60 videos since June 2011 and has over 3,600 subscribers to-date. Her YouTube channel reaps hundreds to hundreds of thousands views per video, which include the most popular Korean Brow Tutorial that has acquired more than 190,000 views.
Inspired by the queen of beauty YouTubing, Michelle Phan, Jasmine started her own YouTube channel to share her very own makeup tips with all Malaysian ladies. Her high definition videos are made more appealing with dynamic tutorial styles as well as vibrant, thematic visuals and music.