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145 Makeup Captions for the Beauty Lover

You put a lot of work into getting your makeup just right and when you do, you’re going to want to take picture to show it off. And once you do, we have the best makeup captions for Instagram for your next post. We have also included the best makeup quotes for Instagram for when someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Makeup Captions for Instagram

  • Perfect makeup. Perfect mood. Perfect day.
  • My cardio for the day – blending!
  • I love to play with color and create the perfect look for you!
  • My makeup-free days are the best days.
  • Just a simple girl, with nothing to prove.
  • As beautiful on the inside as I am on the outside.
  • When you’re in a rush but still want to look fly.
  • Makeup is an art, and I’m a masterpiece.
  • A little bit of blush can go a long way.
  • The tools and canvas are ready.
  • You. But better.
Makeup with makeup captions
  • Today’s look: natural eyes and red lips.
  • Powered by coffee and mascara!
  • No makeup. No filter. Just me.
  • Don’t you wish your makeup would just apply itself?
  • Love creating looks that are both bold and natural.
  • Sometimes I just want to go out without any makeup on and feel like myself.
  • Less perfection, more authenticity.
  • Success is the only option because I like expensive makeup.
  • The perfect red lip is worth the hassle.
  • The first step to a beautiful face is having the right tools
  • Loving myself
  • Natural beauty.
  • Be as bold as your lipstick.
Lips with makeup captions for glow up
  • No makeup today, but I still look like a million bucks.
  • If you feel good, you’ll look good.
  • I’m so excited to try out my new makeup
  • Dream big, sparkle more, shine bright.
  • I am not perfect, but I am perfectly me.
  • I’m a beauty junkie who loves to try new products!
  • Timeless face beat
  • I am who I am; take it or leave it
  • Who needs makeup when you have this incredible view?
  • Shine bright like the sun
  • Confidence level = selfie with no filter.
  • Feeling like a beauty queen.
  • When you’re feeling sassy, and your makeup is just right.
  • Flaunt what you’ve got!
  • Lipstick in one hand, confidence in the other.
  • The only drama that I love is in my lashes.
  • You can never go wrong with red lipstick.
  • I’m feeling extra glam today.
  • The best of me is yet to come.
  • Never underestimate the power of eyeliner.
Eye with funny makeup captions
  • My #lookoftheday is all about the glow.
  • Fresh-faced and ready to take on the day.
  • Are you ready for the weekend? I’m just getting started with my #makeup routine!
  • When you turn your face into a work of art.
  • I always bring my Slay game.
  • Don’t let today be a waste of makeup.
  • Guess who doesn’t need blush because she’s already sunburnt?
  • Makeup is art. Makeup is passion. Makeup is expression.
  • It’s a half-hearted bun and no-makeup kind of day.
  • Normal is boring.
  • No filter needed when you’re this flawless.
  • No makeup, no filter but we still slay
  • Sephora and chill.
  • My style is unique, please don’t copy it!
  • Being the EXTRA in extraordinary.
  • I don’t always take a selfie, but when I do…
  • Be yourself. An original is so much better than a copy.
  • I’m feeling like a #girlboss with this makeup.
Lipstick with makeup captions funny
  • Fashion is art, and you are the canvas.
  • You can always count on me for a perfect winged liner
  • I am not perfect, but my makeup is
  • Lipstick makes everything better.
  • Life is a journey; enjoy the ride
  • No makeup selfie. I was so tired today, but I still want to look cute for you!
  • I was born to stand out.
  • Fashion is my passion
  • This is me in all my glory
  • Lipstick Queen
  • May your coffee be hot and your eyeliner even.
  • I love playing with makeup and trying new trends!
  • Slaying all day!
  • Natural beauty shines through!
  • Life is better when you’re laughing.
  • I spent too much time on my makeup to claim I woke up like this.
  • She’s giving ‘that girl’ energy.
  • Glamour is a state of mind.
Coffee with makeup Instagram captions
  • Never underestimate the power of the brow game.
  • My beauty routine starts with coffee and ends with concealer.
  • Just a touch of blush, and I’m ready for the day!
  • I gave my glam squad the day off today!
  • I was born to stand out.
  • Shout out to all the makeup I haven’t bought yet. I’m coming for you.
  • This highlighter makes me look glowy and radiant
  • Glowing
  • But first, let me take a selfie.
  • Pretty in pink.
  • A little makeup can transform any face.
  • Coffee and confidence.
  • Bring out your inner goddess with gorgeous makeup.
  • I came. I saw. I contoured.
  • A little lipstick never killed nobody.
Eye with makeup captions for Instagram
  • I’m really into purple lipstick right now. It makes me feel like a queen
  • There’s beauty in everything but mostly it’s in simplicity.
  • I’m all about a good smokey eye and some red lipstick.
  • Each morning is akin to a blank canvas. Paint it however you like!
  • Don’t let anyone dim your sparkle.
  • Some days you just have to create your own sunshine.
  • Life is short, but my lashes are long
  • I will make me feel like the prettiest girl in the room
  • A little bit of blush can go a long way.
  • Always shining
  • Shimmery, shiny, and sparkly are my three favorite colors.
  • Self-care is my favorite form of makeup.
  • Sparkle like champagne
  • I could stop buying makeup, but I’m no quitter.
  • Bronze goddess!

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Short Lash Quotes, Eye Captions, Glow Up Captions, Before and After Captions and No Makeup Captions.

Short Captions About Makeup

  • Glam Life Journey
  • Proud of my freckles.
  • Be a more of you, less of them.
  • Makeup is my art.
  • Be you. Do you. For you.
  • Today’s face.
  • Makeup on point!
  • Maybe she’s born with it…
  • Too glam to give a damn.
  • Makeup lookin’ good!
Person with short captions about makeup
  • No makeup selfies are the best.
  • Getting my pose on!
  • Best. Selfie. Ever.
  • Serving face
  • I woke up like this
  • Life is lit.
  • Eye candy
Person with glam Instagram captions
  • No makeup, no problem
  • Just me.
  • I woke up like this.
  • Wake up and makeup.
  • I slay all day.
  • Stay beautiful.
  • Be yourself, there’s no one better.
  • Life is too short for bad selfies

Short Makeup Quotes for Instagram

“I am my own work of art.” — Madonna

“If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack.” – Coco Chanel

“Your eye makeup says so much about you and your style.” – Laura Mercier

“Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.” – Mindy Kaling

“I wear makeup because it’s fun; it’s like painting on my face.” – Zendaya

Brushes with short makeup quotes for Instagram by Zendaya

“I’m conceited / I gotta reason.” — Remy Ma

“A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.”– Marilyn Monroe

“Joy is the best makeup. But a little lipstick is a close runner-up.” – Anne Lamott

“The most beautiful makeup for a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.” – Yves Saint

“There’s no other way I’d rather be. Confidence is all I see.” — Kelly Rowland

Eyes with inspirational eye Instagram quotes by Vesaas

“I’m the whole damn cake and the cherry on top.” — Doja Cat

“I love the confidence that makeup gives me.” – Tyra Banks

“Just because you want to be glamorous, don’t be a sheep about your eye makeup.” – Loretta Young

“Whether I’m wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I’m always the same person inside.” – Lady Gaga

“I feel beautiful without makeup on, but when I do put makeup on, it just gives me this extra pop.” – Cardi B

“I do put on a little makeup every day because it helps me feel put together. Mascara is essential.” – Emma Stone

“Beauty is power, and makeup is something that really enhances that; it’s a woman’s secret.” – Charlotte Tilbury

“I love being super–tough, but if I need to put on a dress and do my hair and makeup, I can do that too.” – Elizabeth Rodriguez

“The notion that wearing makeup is anti-feminist is silly. Cleopatra pretty much invented the eyeliner, and she ruled a kingdom!” – Natasha Scripture

“Beauty to me is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

“Creativity is your best makeup skill, don’t be afraid to experiment.” – Pat McGrath

Person with inspirational makeup Instagram quotes by McGrath

“Treat your makeup like jewelry for the face. Play with colors, shapes, structure – it can transform you.” – Francois Nars

“I just like playing with makeup and clothes – so I really don’t feel like there are rules, and if there are rules, then I think it’s up to you to break them.” – Kesha

“Have a better relationship with your makeup and take the time to learn what your products will do.” – Sam Fine

“Makeup is not a mask that covers up your beauty; it’s a weapon that helps you express who you are from the inside.” – Michelle Phan

“Makeup is the finishing touch, the final accessory.” – Marc Jacobs.

“That’s one of the things I love about makeup. You can change your whole attitude by just doing your eyeliner or lipstick differently.” – Beyonce

Person with short curly hair quotes for Instagram by Lahart

“When I put on makeup, I’m not doing it to pander to antiquated patriarchal ideals of feminine beauty. I’m doing it because it makes me feel good.” – Sophia Amoruso

“Girls have always wanted to be pretty, even in Egyptian times. Cleopatra wore all the eyeliner, you know.” – Rita Ora

“If she likes makeup, let her wear it. If she likes fashion, let her dress up. But if she doesn’t like either, let her be.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“Lipstick is really magical. It holds more than a waxy bit of color – it holds the promise of a brilliant smile, a brilliant day, both literally and figuratively.” – Roberta Gately

“Makeup can only make you look pretty on the outside, but it doesn’t help if you’re ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the makeup.” – Audrey Hepburn

So that is our list of captions and quotes. Hopefully you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your picture!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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