Pony MakeUp Is The Korean YouTube Star You Didn't Know You Needed

5 January 2016, 17:28 | Updated: 17 July 2017, 12:12

We the Unicorns

By Hollie-Anne Brooks

This girl is FLAWLESS.

Here at We The Unicorns, we like to think we're pretty good at helping you discover some brand new YouTubers. Whether you're into vlogs, fashion, gaming or food, we legitimately spend hours carefully curating lists of creators for you to subscribe to and fall in love with. So when we're blown away by someone new on our radar, we have to tell you about them.

We started following Pony MakeUp, AKA Park Hye Min, on Instagram last year and quickly realised just how huge of a deal she actually is. Based in Korea, Pony is the biggest YouTube beauty star out there thanks to her tutorials and ever-changing hair. Here's a few reasons why we initially went all heart-eyes emoji over her.

Pony MakeUp


Pony MakeUp


Pony Makeup


Yup, that's all the same girl. So you see what we mean when we say we are living for her. She is our aesthetic. The Lord is Pony and we will follow her.

With over 750,000 subscribers, Pony has gained a huge following around the world and is particularly successful in her native Asia. Thanks to her flawless style, Pony has gone on to release her own cosmetic range with subscription service Memebox in Korea and the USA and release four make-up books!

Pony makeup


Pony makeup


To help you get started, we've picked our five favourite videos from the Korean superstar.

Golden Rosy Make-Up

With over 2 million views, this is Pony's most popular video. And for all the right reasons! This glowing make-up look translates all cultures and styles and will suit any skin tone.



If you only speak English, don't worry- this video is subtitled. Pony answers a bunch of questions in this Q&A; about make-up tips and beauty faves. We're hoping she does another one of these soon!


Koren Stand Alone Store Haul

If, like us, you're utterly obsessed with Asian beauty products then Pony's haul will give you life. And even more reason to take that trip/do that online order. We love!


Already ahead of us and have loved Pony for ages? Let us know your favourite video.