Angel Merino’s Iconic Beauty Closet Is An Organizational Dream

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If you're not already subscribed to Angel Merino (aka Mac_Daddyy) on YouTube, here's the need-to-know backstory: after getting a job at a local MAC counter as a permanent artist, Merino felt inspired to begin sharing his work online; "I was finally in an environment where being unique and different was celebrated rather than frowned upon," he told Refinery29 in a previous interview. "I was showing up to work with eye looks and makeup, and I felt so empowered every single day. That's when 'Mac Daddy' came alive. I work at MAC, and I liked the word 'daddy' as being the 'daddy of makeup.' I ran with it, and it took off." In our latest installment of Beauty Drawer, the beauty guru give us an exclusive sneak-peek inside his next-level makeup closet (tucked inside his next-level) Los Angeles home. The space features drawers upon drawers of highly-organized palettes, complexion products, brushes, and more. "My beauty drawers reveal that I'm glam AF," he tells us. "There's tons of sparkle and tons of shine."
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Unsurprisingly, some of his go-to makeup comes from brands big in the YouTube community: In addition to luxe brands like Chanel, Nars, and Tom Ford, Merino name-checks companies founded by fellow vloggers in the beauty community: there's Lunar Beauty, founded by Manny Gutierrez (aka MannyMUA), in addition to Patrick Starrr's just-launched brand, One/Size. Not to mention, Merino would be remiss to not shout-out his own brand, Artist Couture.
Peep the full tour in the video above and shop a few of Merino's favorite beauty gems below.
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