The world of fashion and beauty is an amazing one, filled with the creativity of others and magical transformations. However, it can also be a daunting one, with the scrutinizing public gaze and the animosity needed to make it in this world. That doesn’t change how mind-boggling it is to see how pieces of cloth and a little bit of makeup can not only transform someone, but also give them the confidence needed to shine a little brighter.
Some webcomics have elements of fashion and beauty, but the focus is about feeling beautiful — whether that’s with makeup and the latest trends or just self-care.
10 High School Beauty Guru (True Beauty)
True Beauty features high schooler Jugyeong, who is a makeup master after watching various tutorials on the internet. Despite being made fun of for her looks, Jugyeong is able to transform overnight. Thrown into the world of cosmetics, beauty, and popularity, Jugyoung completely reinvents herself when applying makeup. Each new look is a mask hiding away portions of her true self. When Suho, the new popular boy in class, sees her without her makeup and recognizes Jugyeong, she will do everything she can to ensure he keeps her secret.
9 Makeup Artist & The Model (The Makeup Remover)
After spending most of her life focusing on studying, The Makeup Remover’s Yesuel hasn’t a clue where to start with makeup. When she meets the makeup artist Yuseong, who has transformative makeup abilities, her life gets turned upside down.
Able to change the plain-Jane Yeseul into an eye-stopping beauty with minimal effort, Yuseong asks Yesuel to be his model for the Face Off Cinderella competition. Yeseul agrees to help him. However, with each challenge and breathtaking new look for the competition, Yeseul begins to question the role of makeup and appearance within society.
8 Forward Thinking Fashion (Empress Cesia Wears Knickerbockers)
Empress Cesia Wears Knickerbockers features Yuri, an aspiring costume designer who reincarnates into a world where all the clothing is stuck in the old ages. She becomes determined to revolutionize fashion even if that means pretending to be a boy. So, when she is given the opportunity to make a dress for the empress, Yuri produces the finest garments she can manage. Now a guest of the palace, Yuri finds herself in a world of politics. All the while, she is doing her best to change the uncomfortable and constricting clothes into comfortable ones.
7 The World Of Cosplay (My Dress-Up Darling)
My Dress-Up Darling features the popular Marin Kitigawa, who comes across the reserved Wakana Gojo using a sewing machine at school and immediately enlists his help to make cosplay. Initially wary of the girl, Gojo finds himself helping her once he sees that she completely lacks the skill to sew on her own. Now thrown into a world of manga and anime, Gojo will use the skills he learned from his grandpa to help Marin become the characters she adores and the two will continue to grow closer as friends.
6 The Beauty In Self-Care (Sweat & Soap)
Sweat and Soap features Asako Yaeshima, a timid woman with a major insecurity about her sweat and body odor who has found comfort in Lilia Drop, a soap brand that gives her confidence whenever she wears it. When Kotaro Natori, the company’s lead product developer, asks to smell her, she is more than overwhelmed.
It turns out Kotaro has a strong sense of smell and has fallen in love with Asako’s scent to the point where he wants to smell her every day at work in order to create a new product. Perhaps their office rendezvous will turn into something more.
5 Fashion Designer & His Muse (Chihiro-Kun Only Has Eyes For Me)
Chihiro-Kun Only Has Eyes For Me features first-year high school student Michi, who catches the eye of fellow student and fashion designer, Chihiro, and her world gets turned upside down. Having proclaimed that Michi is his muse, Chihiro has dedicated himself to her and to producing clothing meant for Michi. Now his model, Michi is the new model for all of his designs and is thrown into the world of fashion and modeling. However, the longer she cooperates with Chihiro, the less confident she is in stopping herself from falling for Chihiro and his kindness.
4 The Villainess Loves Perfume (The Tyrant’s Only Perfumer)
After reincarnating as the villainess in a novel she read in her past life, The Tyrant’s Only Perfumer’s Ariel immediately breaks up with the male lead in order to avoid her bad ending. However, as the genius perfumer who is the only one who can create the scent Cedric Evans needs, Ariel finds herself still entangled with the male lead. As Ariel starts her own shop and produces the perfume she loves, trouble continues to find the villainess.
3 A Whole New World Of Fashion (Paradise Kiss)
Paradise Kiss features high school student Yukari who has dedicated herself to studying and making her parents proud, despite being discontent with her life. However, things get turned upside down when she is kidnapped by a group of stylists who call themselves “Paradise Kiss” and ask her to be their model. Initially wary, Yukari refuses, but she soon finds herself in the world of fashion as a fledgling model.
2 The World Of Beauty & Cosmetics (Beauty Bunny)
After being called ugly by the popular hottie of her high school, Beauty Bunny’s Kohane Yuzuhara finds herself turning towards the world of makeup without a clue where to start. Thankfully, Iori Yashima’s family owns a cosmetic store and he’s a total makeup pro.
With Iori’s help, Kohane is able to transform — now if only she can put up with his massive ego. Fans of Beauty Bunny will wonder if Kohane and Iori will grow closer as he continues to teach her about makeup or if Iori’s attitude will drive Kohane away from him and the world of cosmetics entirely.
1 All It Takes Is A Little Bit Of Magic (Beauty Pop)
A talented but anonymous hairdresser who helps girls who need a little magic, Beauty Pop’s Kiri Koshoba finds herself on the end of “SP” or Scissors Project’s Shougo Narumi’s wrath. When Kiri gives her friend a makeover in order to give her some confidence to confess to the boy she likes, Narumi takes it as a declaration of war. When Kiri wins the match, she finds herself a reluctant member of SP and involved in various shenanigans with the group. However, one thing will never change and that is Kiri’s ability to create a little magic for girls through her hairstyling.
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