‘Murder, Mystery, and Makeup’ is for True Crime Lovers
If you’ve ever watched true crime exhibits, you understand they’ll typically be dry, with a lackluster host who solely delivers details, by no means opinions. That’s what makes Bailey Sarian’s YouTube collection Murder, Mystery, & Makeup so totally different; she’s a unbelievable storyteller and doesn’t shrink back from giving her opinion.
Murder, Mystery, and Makeup is precisely what it seems like. Every Monday, Bailey tells a real crime story whereas doing her make-up. As our Senior Editor, Josh Hendrickson, put it: “It sounds like the foundation of a good series.” And puns apart, it actually is an excellent thought for a YouTube collection.
Bailey began her YouTube channel in 2013 however didn’t begin the Murder, Mystery, & Makeup collection till January 14, 2019 . She feedback on how unusual the idea is, however finally, true crime and make-up are two of Bailey’s greatest passions and it simply made sense to carry them collectively. You can take a look at the primary video within the collection beneath.
Before watching Bailey’s movies, I used to be by no means tremendous enthusiastic about true crime. If I heard a horrible information story, I’d learn a couple of articles about it, however that was the extent of my true crime obsession. But once I was scrolling by means of Facebook sooner or later, I got here throughout a shortened model of one in every of Bailey’s movies and I used to be immediately hooked. I watched them on Facebook for a short time earlier than heading over to her YouTube channel the place I found that the complete movies had been 30 to 50 minutes lengthy (which, for me, is a really optimistic factor as a result of it means much more true crime story particulars).
The approach she explains all the things, from the assassin’s previous to interval historical past to random tidbits, is actually fascinating. Even in case you’re not enthusiastic about make-up, Bailey’s infectious persona and storytelling functionality will hold you on the sting of your seat and make you watch the entire video. Plus, Bailey doesn’t discuss a lot in regards to the make-up; she places what she’s utilizing within the video description, however the make-up is actually there as one thing to observe whereas she tells true crime tales.
Editor’s Note: Totally agree. I don’t care about make-up in any respect and I really like Bailey’s movies. I watch them with my spouse and daughter on a regular basis. -Cam
She actually does her analysis too. She watches and reads something in regards to the story that she will get her arms on, even for a lot older crime tales from the early 1900s. Then, she takes a couple of days to jot down up a script and get all the things so as. She doesn’t learn from the script however as an alternative makes use of it as a information to verify she doesn’t neglect any particulars. And when she tells the story, she tells it as if she’s speaking to a buddy, taking moments all through the story to react and share her opinions.
Even in case you aren’t at present enthusiastic about true crime or make-up, give at the very least one in every of Bailey’s movies a watch. Pick the shortest one or watch a shortened Facebook version in case you don’t need an enormous time dedication. But after you watch one, you would possibly simply expertise how addictive her movies may be.
There’s a ton of different nice content material on Bailey’s channel, however her Murder, Mystery, & Makeup collection is by far the most well-liked. Though she did additionally simply begin a Dark History series that’s out there on YouTube or by means of podcasting platforms; on this collection, she dives into the historical past books and reveals truths that we weren’t taught in class. It’s simply as fascinating because the ‘Murder, Mystery, & Makeup’ collection, however offers you a pleasant break from true crime.