The 13 Best Makeup Artists to Follow on Instagram
There are a few people all self-respecting makeup fanatics should know either by name, face or by their most popular works.
Don’t get it wrong, we’re not here to judge you for not knowing whom Pat McGrath or Charlotte Tilbury are. We’re here to provide a little insight and spice up your timeline with some bomb ass pictures.
Here are the best makeup artists that every beauty obsessive should be following on Insta.
1. Pat McGrath
Pat McGrath is the makeup guru. She’s slayed red carpet beauty looks for your favourite celebs, created insane runway beauty looks and she’s done Barbie’s makeup… who can say that?
2. Sir John
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Sir John is Beyoné’s go-to MUA. ‘Nuff said.
3. Charlotte Tilbury
Not only does Charlotte Tilbury have a long list of celeb clients, an arsenal of beauty tricks and 20 years of experience to boast, she also has her own makeup and skincare line.
4. Mario Dedivanovic
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Mario Dedivanovic is the man behind Kim Kardashian West’s insane glow and perfect contour. He has mad skills.
5. Joyce Bonelli
You probably recognize Joyce Bonelli from kountless Kardashian Instagram posts. She is MUA and BFF to our favorite reality TV family. Think back to every time you’ve gushed over the Kardashian’s makeup, what you were really doing was admiring Joyce’s work.
6. Hung Vanngo
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Hung Vaango’s Instagram timeline is a melting pot of hilarious food and makeup lolz and insane beauty looks that he’s created.
7. Makeup Shayla
Blue Smokey Eye💙 @eyekandycosmetics blue glitter with liquid sugar adhesive. @benefitcosmetics dark brow zing @coverfx liquid foundation @anastasiabeverlyhills glow kit @farsalicare Beauty elixir–> use SHAYLA code for a discount @flutterlashesinc 823 lashes Mac peach stock lipstick with @anastasiabeverlyhills undressed lip gloss
Shayla, or ‘Slay-la’ as she is more affectionately know by her fans, is not only an insane makeup artist but she dishes some major fitspo on her IG and Snapchat. She’s basically always in the gym, killin’ it! or shooting beauty tutorials and gorgeous shots.
8. Desi Perkins
Used the @loraccosmetics mega pro 2 palette and @anastasiabeverlyhills shadow couture palette Lips mixed @hotmakeup.usa midnight with @anastasiabeverlyhills midnight @anastasiabeverlyhills so Hollywood highlight @sigmabeauty “hot spot” blush Hoops from @iriemicollection
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If you’re looking for some beauty inspo, Desi Perkins is major key. Her timeline is full of daring and bold beauty looks that you’re for sure going to want to try out.
9. Robin Black
Guys and gals, bless your timeline and follow Robin Black. Her feed is full of gorgeous and unique looks that she both created and shot.
10. Huda Kattan
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Huda is a makeup artist, blogger and businesswoman. Her feed is full of insane looks and mini tutorials. Literally, you can spend an hour scrolling through her feed and you might actually learn something.
11. Lisa Eldridge
Thank you SO much @glamouruk and @alexsteinherr for featuring my #facepaintbook in such a BIG way (8 pages!) in the December issue. Love it! #historygirls #facepaintbook #thestoryofmakeup #makeupbylisaeldridge Huge thanks to @simonemmett @beccabreymas (for being an amazing chameleon) @leighkeateshair @lyndsaymcnails All images and products on my blog and full article in #glamouruk this month X
Lisa Eldridge is the queen of reinventing cool beauty looks from the 90s and 00s. Her timeline pops with bright colors, bold liners, and lashes that go on for days.
12. Michael Aston
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Do you remember the first time you watched the video for ‘Hello’ and you saw how perfect Adele’s cat eye was and you literally had to watch the rest of the video from your grave because you just died at how perfect her makeup was? Michael Aston is the guy who was responsible that.
Chrisspy’s timeline is popping. She slays her daily makeup but girl has some mad skills when it comes to costume makeup.