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Beauty by Influence courtesy of South Africa's most-followed Tik Tok babes

We’ve seen TikTok blow up astronomically. South Africa’s most-followed beauty babes round up their favourite trends for 2022. up their favourite trends for 2022.

Tobey Mbatha | @tobeymbatha7 | 142.2K followers

Soft-glam, famously known on TikTok as the ‘clean girl makeup’ trend, is first on my list. Essentially, all you do is use nude tones on your eyes and lips – a very minimal makeup look but super-snatched at the same time. Secondly, incorporating rhinestones in your makeup elevates your look. Nicki Minaj perfectly demonstrated this at the Met Gala.

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Andile Hazel Mlotshwa | @andile_hazel | 257.8K followers

I’ve ventured into trying white eyeliner. I’ve been absolutely loving it lately, especially when paired with an eyeshadow look. When it comes to hair, the half- up-half-down with middle-parted strands of curls at the front is definitely doing it. I’ve also been loving wig cornrows. These styles go with any makeup. So, you’re good to go for the rest of 2022.

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Lerato Legae | @leratolegae | 239.9K followers

The oil-free foundation hack is my current favourite trend – I think it’s the best flawless foundation trick to make your skin look natural. You pump some of your foundation into a glass of water and then scoop it out onto your face for an oil-free, transfer-proof foundation. This trick prevents your makeup from looking dry.

@leratolegae Which hack have you tried?😍 #ttcreatorfest21 ♬ Gqoz Gqoz - SilindokuhleShabangu

Chelsea Keta | @SlimGirlSupreme | 384.2K followers

The ‘Filters Choose My Makeup’ trend has been a game-changer for me. The filter is part of a challenge in which you create unpredictable makeup looks since you can’t guess what colours or styles the filters will land on. It’s fun because sometimes the looks don’t work at all, whereas on other occasions, miraculously, they do.

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Simphiwe Mbatha | @colourme__sim | 436.7K followers

Until the new year strikes, I’ll be rocking more enhanced blush and glossy lips. I’m loving the blush trends on TikTok, which, from liquid to powder blush, are guaranteed to bring warmth back into your face whilst giving your face a luminous and radiant glow – and also look super-cute.

@colourme__sim Good morning boBeyonce!!! #colourmesim #simphiwesays #goodmorningswithsim ♬ original sound - Simphiwe Mbatha

Latasha | @bella_monsoon | 219.6K followers

The minimalist trend takes the win for me. My take on this is focusing on healthy, glowing skin as a base and having fluffy, natural brows, neutral eyeshadow and natural lippie. I’m also loving the graphic liner trend since you can incorporate shades ranging from black to neon hues, and it’s great for all skin tones.

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Jolene Horn | @jo_punzel | 1.1M followers

I’m loving the wet look at the moment. I’m pretty sure it’ll keep trending until the new year!

@jo_punzel Wishing my bf would do this with me🥲 #longhair #rapunzel #hairtok #lolabunny #hairgrowthtips #haircare ♬ Лола бани в шоке - Да я лола бани и че

Thando Khumalo | @thando.khumalo | 55.5K followers

TikTok beauty trends come and go, but I know ‘euphoria makeup’ will stand the test of time. It comprises rhinestones, glitter and sparkle – an absolute dream! The nature of this trend has made room for everyone to participate. It isn’t about your skill level. It’s an opportunity for makeup lovers to get creative and express themselves. From simple looks to super-detailed, intricate designs and everything in between.

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