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What We’re Watching: ‘Murder, Mystery, and Makeup’ is for True Crime Lovers

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If you’ve ever watched true crime shows, you know they can sometimes be dry, with a lackluster host who only delivers facts, never opinions. That’s what makes Bailey Sarian’s YouTube series Murder, Mystery, & Makeup so different; she’s a fantastic storyteller and doesn’t shy away from giving her opinion.

Murder, Mystery, and Makeup is exactly what it sounds like. Every Monday, Bailey tells a true crime story while doing her makeup. As our Senior Editor, Josh Hendrickson, put it: “It sounds like the foundation of a good series.” And puns aside, it really is a brilliant idea for a YouTube series.

Bailey started her YouTube channel in 2013 but didn’t start the Murder, Mystery, & Makeup series until January 14, 2019 . She comments on how strange the concept is, but ultimately, true crime and makeup are two of Bailey’s biggest passions and it just made sense to bring them together. You can check out the first video in the series below.

Even if you aren’t currently interested in true crime or makeup, give at least one of Bailey’s videos a watch. Pick the shortest one or watch a shortened Facebook version if you don’t want a huge time commitment. But after you watch one, you might just experience how addictive her videos can be.

There’s a ton of other great content on Bailey’s channel, but her Murder, Mystery, & Makeup series is by far the most popular. Though she did also just start a Dark History series that’s available on YouTube or through podcasting platforms; in this series, she dives into the history books and reveals truths that we weren’t taught in school. It’s just as captivating as the ‘Murder, Mystery, & Makeup’ series, but gives you a nice break from true crime.

You can watch Bailey’s YouTube channel, or stream the Murder, Mystery, & Makeup playlist. Or, if ‘Dark History’ sounds more up your alley, you can watch it or listen to it.

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