Everything You Want to Know About James Charles

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Singing My Makeup Routine

HI SISTERS! In today’s video, I sing my way through my makeup routine by improvising lyrics to iconic songs including 7 Rings, Shallow, Without Me, High Hopes, Thank U, Next, Girls Like You, Sweet But Psycho & more! Enjoy and don’t forget to thumbs up and SUBSCRIBE!

Hi sisters.

James Charles here.

And welcome back to my YouTube channel.

Oh my gosh, you guys, I am so excited for today’s new video.

Oh my god.

I have not posted an episode of this in almost an entire year.

And I don’t even know why, because this is literally one of my all-time favorite videos to film.

Judging by the title, you already know what is going on.

But today we are mixing my love of makeup and music and we are doing an episode of singing my makeup routine.

In case you have not seen my other episodes of singing my makeup routine.

Basically, it is a series that I do here on this YouTube channel where I go through and do my everyday makeup routine, but along the way of each different makeup step, my team has selected a few of the most popular songs right now that they know.

I love and they’re going to challenge me and I’m going to have to improv my way through the songs and rewrite them to the steps of a makeup routine while doing my actual makeup.

I know it sounds so crazy to improv about makeup and it is really really hard to.

But of course that is the challenge of it and it makes it so much fun.

And every once in a while, I will say we do get quite an iconic bop.

So without further ado, if you would like to see me sing my way through a makeup routine, keep on watching.

Quick disclaimer.

I am not claiming to own any of the songs that are about to be used in this video.

Full rights go to the respective writers, producers and singers of these songs and proper credits, as well as links, will be listed in the description box down below.

That being said, doing these parodies is fully protected under the parody law, and this is completely legal.


If you’re watching this and are about to copyright, claim to get your coin, please don’t and contact my team instead thank you.

♪, Oh ♪.

Alright, you guys, I am so excited for this video.

Let’S just jump right in because yesterday I actually got laser hair removal on my face and as you can see, my skin is really really not happy about it.

So I really want to cover it up.

So, let’s just jump right: in.

I’m going to first start off by priming my face using the touch-up silk canvas primer.

[, Gaba ].

That is actually perfect, because your first song is almost up.

Already For primer number one [ Gaba ] Yeah.

Well, this song is number one, so I thought it would be fitting.

For the — 7 Rings.

[ Gaba ] 7 Rings.

By Ariana.

By Ariana Grande.

(, “ 7 Rings” by Ariana Grande ) ♪, Starting my makeup.

I’Ve got to prime my face ♪ ♪ Choose carefully, so it helps perfect.

Your base, ♪ ♪, Select, pore filling or moisturizing ♪ ♪.

Rub it all in and apply while I sing ♪ ♪.

My skin is glowing ♪, ♪ And boy.

It’S showing ♪ ♪, My — ♪ ♪, Ah ♪ ♪, This rap is flowing ♪ ♪.

My skin actually looks awful ♪ Ariana sweetie, I’m sorry.

I see it.

I like it.

I want it.

I prime it.

I prime it.

I prime it.

I want it.

I prime it.

This rap is awful.

I don’t even know where to go from there.

(, laughs, ).

I don’t know how to rap.

I’m not a rapper.

You know that song is number one for a reason.

I feel like.

We should leave it there and let Ariana take care of it.


[, Gaba ].

I think she’s got it under control.

I think she’s a-okay.

Doing just fine.

, [ Gaba ] Doing just fine.

She saw it and she wanted it and she definitely got it and I don’t need to try to take it.

(, “ 7 Rings” by Ariana Grande ).

So now that my face is all primed and ready to go.

I’M gon na go with my Too Faced Born This Way foundation and today I’m in the shade vanilla.

Maybe I guess we’re gon na find out.

I mean not usually why [ Gaba ], So that’s like something you can’t go without Yeah.

, I would say: so.

[ Gaba, ] Kind of like this video that you could not make without me: ( Gaba, laughing ) Yeah.

Yes Gaba!

That is correct.


Where are you going with this [ Gaba ]?

Do you get it? Because the next song is [, Both ] Without me.

[, Gaba ] By Halsey.

Okay, clever little segue there.

No need to be shady but great.

( “ Without Me” by Halsey ) Cover up my skin and facial hair.

Don’T forget your ears.

Put it up there.

What if this shade isn’t a match?

My followers will clock me and count on that.

Blend up my foundation.

Hopefully no oxidation.

Oh my god, who put you up there.

(, mumbles ), putting on my foundation.

Hopefully, no oxidation.

Cover up the texture, get it to be smooth.

A blending.

Sponge is what you should use.

Put on my foundation.

Hopefully no oxidation.

Oh my God that was good.


( laughing ) [ Gaba ].

You lost it for a second but points back for –.

I did.

Saving it.

[ Gaba ], One saving it and two rhyming foundations with oxidation.

Kinda good.

[, Gaba, ], Kinda, good, kinda fresh.

You love a sister’s lying test.

( laughing )!


What’S going on too ,’cause, this shade is not matching.

Getting ready for the clock.

( “ Without Me” by Halsey ).

My skin is looking literally so better.

Now, I’m so scared.

This camera is way too HD for this.

Okay, I’m gon na go put on some concealer.

I’m just gon na use the Too Faced Born This Way concealer.

And the color’s snow, because my spray tan literally already gone from a week ago.

I’m seriously so sad.

It’S gon na go on right, here.

, Already [ Gaba, ] Yeah.

I guess okay.

[ Gaba ] We’re doing Young Blood by [, Both ] Five Seconds of Summer.

I love this song.

I’Ve been singing it non-stop, but — ♪ Conceal, ♪ Okay.

( “ Young Blood” by Five Seconds of Summer, ) Conceal, dark circles, dark circles.

How do your eyes cover up those bags from staying up all night?

Full coverage full coverage, You’re able to hide ooh, Ooh, conceal, dark circles, dark circles.

How do your eyes cover up those bags from staying up last night, Conceal full coverage, You’re able to hide whoo ooh Wait.

Is there any more of that song No.

( laughing )?

You picked the song.

Are you kidding [ Gaba ], It’s popular.

You’re setting me up for failure.

Are you kidding [ Gaba ]?

It’S popular.

I think that was good.


[, Gaba ].

You clearly knew it.

It sounded good.

That song is the bomb.

[ Gaba ], I’m still waiting for the best of your makeup, routine album.

You know there have to be, like you know, like best like good clips, for there to actually be that yeah.

[ Gaba ].

I don’t know, I think that there have been some bops.

( “ Young Blood” by Five Seconds of Summer ).

How did I somehow end up looking lighter than my neck?


So we were all ready to go.

My face?

Is nice and blended out.

My skin is actually looking a lot better now, thank god for a little full coverage moment.

But now we need to set this in place with some powder, because I don’t want to look cake-y and I’m already getting there.

So we’re going to fix it a little bit.

Already You’ve.

Give me a song for every step in my makeup routine, so far.

I guess that is the point.

[ Gaba ].

I thought that was the point.

Okay yeah.

What’S the song [ Gaba ] Girls, like You Adam Levine.

Oh [, Gaba ].

That should be an easy one.

♪ Girls, like you ♪ Yeah, I feel like this will be easy.

[, Gaba ].

Yes, you can do that.


( “ Girls Like You” ) by Maroon 5 ♪ Bake.

My face got set in place.

♪ ♪ In powder born this way: Laura ♪ ♪ Mercy, yeah yeah, yeah, ♪, ♪, Yeah, yeah, yeah yeah ♪ ♪, Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, ♪ ♪ Got ta set my face in powder yeah ♪ ♪, Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah ♪, Oh wait.

, ♪, Yeah, yeah, yeah, Yeah ♪ ♪ Gotta set my face in powder yeah ♪, Oh yeah.

There is no more to that.


[ Gaba ], Easy, kinda sweet.

That’s really easy.


This is kinda going good, so far.

[ Gaba ].

No, this is going great.

Is this going to be our best episode yet [ Gaba ], I mean so far.


( “ Girls Like You” ) by Maroon 5, So my face is baking in place.

We’Re going to move on to the next step, which is of course going to be the eyebrows.

I’M gon na grab my Anastasia Beverly Hills, brow.

, Raising the shade medium brown and I’m going to get ready to fill them in — (, Gaba, laughing ), [, Gaba ].

There’S no one else to do this.


Can I help you [ Gaba ].

You have another song to do.

For brows [ Gaba ], Yes, wait!

So when you Facetimed me today, this song was playing in the background and I thought it would be perfect to put it in this video.

It’S Psycho by Ava Max.

Oh literally one of my favorites right now.

[, Gaba, ] Love them ♪; Oh she’s sweet, but a little bit; psycho ♪.

It’S so good.

Wait; okay, so for eyebrows.

[, Gaba ] For eyebrows.


(, “, Sweet But Psycho” by Ava, Max ) ♪.

Let’S move on to my eyebrows ♪ ♪: Let’s do them now: ♪, Okay, woah stop.

First of all, that voice crack was disgusting.

Second of all, I can do better lyrics than that.

Let me think.

Okay, I have an idea.

I have an idea.

(, “ Sweet But Psycho” by Ava, Max ) ♪.

Let’S move on to my eyebrows ♪ ♪, We’ll lead them out.

♪ ♪ Use upward strokes and find your shape with no doubt ♪ ♪.

Let’S fill in my eyebrow with medium brown, ♪ ♪ Draw upward strokes.

So I don’t look like a clown.

♪ ♪ Trust me.

I’Ve had those days ♪ ♪, but I’ve changed my ways.

♪ ♪ and people say.

Finally, they look okay, ♪ ♪.

Let’S fill in my eyebrows with medium brown and ♪ ( mumbles ), Oh, I lost that at the end.

( clapping ), I feel like it.

Could’Ve had a better ending.

It was sweet but a little bit psycho.

That’s literally, not even funny.

That joke is canceled right there and then.

( “ Sweet But Psycho” by Ava, Max ).

My eyebrows look literally horrendous.

( “ Sweet But Psycho” by Ava Max ).

I think this is the most uneven.

My eyebrows have ever been.

I feel like that is as good as I’m honestly really gon na get them.

[ Gaba, ].

Okay, I have another song for you.


[ Gaba ] For eyelashes.


[Gaba] To High Hopes.

I don’t even know if I can sing that song.

That song is so high.

[, Gaba, ] I’ll bring it down.

It will be fine and it will sound good.

Shall I have high hopes, [ Gaba ].

I have high hopes.

For my cover.

I don’t.

( laughing ) ( “ High Hopes” by Panic At the Disco ).

I have to find the key.


♪ Popping on a brand new, my heavy lash ♪ ♪ Use code JAMES to save some cash ♪ ♪ Trim it to shorten it or it’ll.

It Looks like trash ♪ ♪ Glue on my eye eye eye eyelash, ♪, ♪, Eyelash, eyelash, ♪, [, Gaba, ] Sing.

Is that it [ Gaba ] Yeah.

You’re picking such short songs today.


Is that not the whole chorus?

I don’t know.

Well, it is.

Yeah I guess.

We can use that as a little interlude.

[ Gaba ] Okay.

In between the other parts.

( “ High Hopes”, by Panic At the Disco ), I’m really having so much fun filming this episode.

I feel like because I know the songs so well, and it’s also been like eight years since we’ve done the last one.

Like this is so fun.

I am already ready for the next one.

[Gaba] Speaking of the next one.

Thank You Next.

Oh okay, for a little highlighter.

[Gaba], Okay, wait!

Actually, I want you to save, highlight for the grand finale.

So Okay.

[Gaba], do your lips first and do Thank You Next with lips and then do highlight after.



[Gaba], I’m the boss now.

I see that’s okay.

No, this could be good cause there’s like lots of different types of –.

I see where you’re going with this.

Okay, okay, okay, okay.

(Thank You! Next” by Ariana Grande ) ♪ Thought I put on a gloss ♪ ♪, But I wanted a matte ♪.

Could have gone to the drug store, ♪ ♪, But I settled on Mac ♪ ♪.

Then I called my girl, Kylie ♪ ♪ Said I needed lipstick ♪ ♪ Drove my Tesla to Jeffrey’s ♪ ♪’Cause, his formula, the shit ♪ ♪.

This gloss is shiny and this lip is great.

♪ ♪ Lips can’t look tiny overline them today, ♪ ♪, And for that I say: ♪ ♪ Swatch it next ♪ ♪ Swatch it next ♪ ♪ Swatch it next ♪ ♪ Got to pick the lip that looks.

The best ♪ ♪ Swatch it next ♪ ♪ Swatch it next ♪ ♪ Swatch it next ♪ ♪ Got to pick the lip that looks the best ♪ [ Gaba ] Alright.

That was two very mediocre Ariana covers in a row.

I thought I was really looking forward to redeeming myself and it kind of happened.


I think you did.

Well Gaba thank you, but I think we should probably move on to the next.

Thank You, Next” by Ariana Grande ), [ Gaba.

Okay, the grand finale.

I have a very special song that I know you: love picked out.

For highlights.

[Gaba] For highlight.

Okay, [ Gaba ], We’re gon na do Shallow.

From A Star Is Born.

Oh yes.

Literally my neighbors’ home right now.

[Gaba], Amazing.

You’re gon na.

Do that big low section, because I’m gon na make you.

Why [ Gaba ]?

Because it’s gon na sound great and I want to hear it.

Oh God, okay.

So starting at the bridge, then [ Gaba, ], Yeah, yeah, yeah.

And then into the final chorus.

Gaba, Yes, all about high life.

Oh Ally, Maine sweetie, I’m already so sorry.

Are you kidding me Gaga just won an Oscar for this song.

I can’t do this.

Okay, good Lord.

(Shallow) by Lady Gaga ♪.

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪!

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪, ♪, Oh oh ♪, ♪, Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪, ♪, I’m gon na highlight my face, it will be bright.

♪, ♪ Gon na glow all night long, ♪ ♪ Grab some city spray.

So it goes on easy.

♪ Blend with a final one: ♪ ♪ Gon na glow, ♪ ♪ Gon na glow, glow, glow, ♪ ♪ Gon na glow, ♪ ♪ Gon na glow all night long ♪, Oh my god that was good.

That was pretty good.


Okay, not Oscar worthy.

[Gaba] Not quite.

(laughing) But also not bad.

Kind of a good grand finale, [ Gaba ].

I love that for you.

We love a fresh grand finale.

We really really do.

Alright, you guys my makeup is all complete and I believe that is my makeup.

Routine, all completed fully in sister song format.

I had so much fun filming this video today, you guys.

Oh my god.

I miss doing these so so so much.

I had to take a little bit of a break because the charts were the same for so long.

But so many new songs have come out recently that I have been singing literally non-stop.

Most of which happen to be included in today’s brand new video.

So I really really hope you guys enjoyed my little makeup parody versions.

I had so much fun doing this and if you liked it, please don’t forget to give it a big thumbs up down below and show your love and support.

It really means so much and helps me out a lot and also leave me a comment down below.

Let me know what song was your favorite.

Also I’d like to say a very special thank you to one of my best friends in the entire world.

Gaba for playing the piano throughout this entire video.


You are a trooper.

Gaba’s, literally one of the most talented people in the entire world.

And also I don’t know if I’m even supposed to say this.

But –, You can say it.

I can Yes.

Okay Gaba’s literally on this season of American Idol.

Spoiler alert.

And she is literally so talented as you guys can clearly tell, please check it.


It airs on March 3rd on ABC and make sure you look out for Gaba on American Idol.

Vote for her.

Do your thang.

We have to get her to win.

She’s literally the most talented ever.

But thank you sister lovey dove.


You, the most.

Love you!

The most.

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Alright sisters.

That is all I have for today’s video.

Thank you so much for watching.

I love you and I will see you in the next one.

♪ Goodbye, ♪

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