8 Beauty Gurus Who Apologized After Being Called Out for Racism

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The beauty community is one of the largest and longest-running subsectors of YouTube. For over 10 years, so-called “beauty gurus” have been showing the world how to blend, contour, highlight and more. Most people nowadays have YouTube tutorials to thank for their knowledge of makeup, including us, and we’re forever grateful!

But lately, the beauty community has been filled with more drama than a reality TV show. Thanks to the internet, YouTubers are more visible than ever — and that includes all of their old dirty laundry. Problematic tweets, videos, Snapchats… pretty much everything is out there for the world to see, and it’s caught up to more than one beauty guru. Click through the slideshow to see all of the beauty YouTubers who had to apologize after being called out for racism.