The James Charles Beauty Starter Kit.

Welcome to Fuzzables ‘Beauty Guru Starter Kit’ series. After many months of research, we’ve developed this beauty series to allow you – our readers to find everything your favorite faces have crowned as their most loved products. Think of this series as the ultimate shopping lists to look as flawless as some of the most talented and fun makeup stars around.  In the first edition of ‘Beauty Gurus Beauty Starter Kit,’ we bring you one of our favorite YouTubers – the head sister himself James Charles.

What is James’ makeup style?

James is known for his glam day to day looks with glowy skin, bold brows and sultry lips, however, he has become a makeup icon for his advanced makeup artistry.


What are James’ favorite products to achieve his looks?

Primer –Tacha Silk Canvass – $55

James is obsessed with this solid to a cream primer. He uses it daily to minimalize his pores and hold his makeup all day.


Foundation – Too Faced Born This Way £29

This foundation is the base reason for James’s full coverage skin. The finish is demi-matte and James often expresses his adoration for the formula.

Concealer- Tarte Shape Tape £22

The shade ‘Light Sand’ is the answer to James’ dark circle prayers. This essential in James’s kit is his favorite product to conceal imperfections!

Powder – Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder- £29

After a ‘Sister Scandal’ with flashback Mary, James is super careful now when it comes to his loose powders to save him looking ghostly. Laura Mercier is his ride or die to bake with.

Contour and Bronze – Kat Von D Shade and Light Contour Pallet – £37

When your best friends with the Dolan twins it’s essential to have a sharp jawline. James uses the Shade and Light powder pallet to define his jawline and also to give him his famous ‘Snatched nose’.


Highlight – Anastasia Beverly Hills So Hollywood £28

James doesn’t need Facetune to glow to the gods with his favrouite highlighter. There hasn’t been any other illuminator used in his kit since he fell in love with the insane pigmentation of this!

Brows – Benefit Precisely My Brow £20.50 

James is a master of the eyebrow game, and the product he used to shape his brows and give them that ultra sharp look is the cult classic Precisely, My Brow pencil.

Brow Gel – Benefit Gimmie Brow £20.50

James has cited many times that Benefit is his favorite brow makers! So Gimmie Brow is essential to hold any hair in place.

Eyeshadow – Jaclyn Hill eye pallet £37

One of the most loved and cherished items of James’s extensive makeup collection is this pallet. He loves the variety of color, the warm tones, and the pigmentation

Liner – Tom Ford Liquid Liner Pen £42

James likes his pens double ended. The thin and sturdy tip on this liner is perfect for super fine and detailed work, whilst the slightly bigger end is perfect for all over line work.

Mascara – Benefit Roller Lash – £21.50

This isn’t just the holy grail mascara of beauty icon Jeffree Star, it is also James’. He finds it defines his natural lashes perfectly before he amps up the volume with his falsies.

Lashes – Lily Lashes – Miami £24

James is the loudest and proudest advocate of Lily Lashes and more specifically in the style of Miami. There is rarely a James Charles makeup look without his fluttery lashes.

Lips – Ofra Liquid Lip – Sao Paulo $20

James is a massive fan of this particular lipstick from the brand who have the best formula. The orangey nude shade compliments his skin perfectly and using the code JCHARLES on the Ofra website does get you 30% off of your purchase.


  • We hope this shopping list to create the ultimate James Charles Beauty Starter Kit has been useful for you!  This is just the first in this series so make sure you follow us on Twitter so you can see all the beauty secrets of the stars!





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