Beauty junkies will be delighted to hear that more details have finally emerged on the very first YouTube Beauty Festival, a virtual event taking place this month on their fashion channel. The online video platform today released an official trailer, which featured a host of familiar faces (like Selena Gomez, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Addison Rae, to name a few), topics discussion and, in general, fun and entertaining things. Agenda. According to a press release, the festival will also include “important conversations about amplifying diversity and equity in the beauty landscape.”
Described as a “summit style event” – think of it as Coachella for beauty lovers – the virtual affair will be hosted by Derek Blasberg, head of fashion and beauty on YouTube. With news of this month’s Met Gala pushed back (again), the day is sure to give you a ton of starry goodness – and maybe even a beauty tip or two. Read on to find out more about YouTube’s #BeautyFest, including celebrities attending, what time it starts, how to log in, and more.
What is the YouTube Beauty Festival?
The festival is a virtual celebration of beauty that will spotlight YouTube creators, influencers, industry professionals and celebrities who have flourished in beauty. They will distribute tips and discuss topics related to skin care, mental health and more. Plus, attendees will be able to watch beauty tutorials, founder and designer panels, gadget reviews, haircut challenges, and ’90s makeovers.
When does the YouTube Beauty Festival take place?
It all happens Friday, May 14, 2021 at 4 p.m. ET.
How can I attend the YouTube Beauty Festival?
You can stream the event live on YouTube.com/Fashion at no cost to log in.
Who is on the YouTube Beauty Festival lineup?
You can expect well-known vloggers and influencers like Shalom Blac, Camila Coelho, Alex Costa, Christen Dominique, Kandee Johnson, Nikita Dragun, NikkieTutorials, Desi Perkins, Addison Rae, Bailey Sarian, Liah Yoo, Noah Beck, Emma Chamberlain, Sylvia Gani, Asia Jackson, Manny MUA, Michelle Phan, Patrick Starrr, Anna Akana and Hyram Yarbro. Beauty industry veterans like Chris Appleton, Jen Atkin, Hung Vanngo and Gucci Westman will also be in attendance.
Celebrity appearances include Selena Gomez, Ashley Graham, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba, Millie Bobby Brown, Miranda Kerr, Paris Hilton and Pharrell Williams. RuPaul’s Drag Race Fan favorites Bob the Drag Queen and Monét X Change are set to make a “special announcement.”