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Makeup Artists to Follow on Instagram

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If you love makeup, beauty, skincare or anything in between, then these are the pros that you need to be following on Instagram and checking out right now.

Whether you’re looking to learn some new tricks, or are unsure as to what products you want to try next, these ten have got you covered. From one of Selena Gomez’s favourite makeup artists to the Kardashian’s glam right-hand man, click that follow button ASAP.

Here are the ten people that are the answer to all your beauty prayers.

1. Katie Jane Hughes (@Katiejanehughes)

A makeup artist loved by celebrities and editors; Katie is one seriously talented artist. Her Instagram stories (that she uploads every day, might I add) give detailed step-by-step guides to her makeup looks with tips and tricks along the way. I have learnt so much from watching her and she is a master at blending.

2. Nikki Makeup (@Nikki_makeup)

As soon as you start following Nikki you will become hooked, as well as extremely jealous of her gorgeous curly hair. The new mum, who is a Dior celebrity makeup artist, can paint a face like you wouldn’t believe and serves endless makeup inspo. Her looks are flawless and she has worked with the likes of Hailey Bieber and Dua Lipa, just to mention a few.

3. Lisa Eldrige (@Lisaeldrigemakeup)

Arguably one of the most respected makeup artists in the industry, Lisa is an experienced artist. With a best-selling book added to her endless list of achievements, Lisa has worked with huge publications such as VOGUE and ELLE and has worked with fashion houses like Gucci and Moschino. Her YouTube tutorials and videos are some of the best on YouTube so get watching!

4. Mario Dedivanovic (@Makeupbymario)

Mario may be one of the more well-known names on this list, after his extensive collaborations with brands such as Laura Mercier and friendships with celebrities such as the Kardashians. Want to see his work up-close and personal? Chances are that his master-classes are completely sold out.

5. Ruby Hammer (@Rubyhammer)

Ruby is a makeup artist, the creator of Ruby Hammer Beauty AND an MBE, just to name a few of her achievements. She has created looks for photographers, designers and numerous fashion publications. Alongside this, Ruby received an Outstanding Individuals Award for her contribution to the British Asian or mainstream fashion industry, the award recognising her role in the beauty industry also.

6. Karima McKimmie (@Karimamckimmie)

This Australian YouTuber has been sharing her makeup and skincare tips for over six years. Although she might not be as well-known as some of the other names on this list, Karima’s makeup skills are amazing and her Instagram is so aesthetically pleasing. Plus, if you want to learn how to master colourful eyeliner or a smoky eye then Karima’s channel and Instagram is the place you need to be looking.

7. Dominic Porras (@Dom.skii)

Male MUA Dominic Porras shares with his followers the most creative and colourful makeup looks. Whether he’s painting himself as a Kinder egg or creating a stunning frosty look, Dominic is insanely talented and has done pretty much every single look you can think of. Like I said- a Kinder egg. It’s brilliant.

8. Natasha Denona (@Natashadenona)

The founder of Natasha Denona beauty is a well-known name in the beauty industry. Her makeup brand is full of incredible products and she shows them off in her Instagram stories and posts, often posting IGTV step-by-step guides of how to use her products. This makeup artist can blend.

9. Pat McGrath (@Patmcgrathreal)

Named by Vogue as one of the most influential makeup artists in the world and Time’s 100 Most Influential People list, Pat McGrath is extremely versatile and has a stunning makeup brand too. The fact that she is requested as a makeup artist at 80, yes you heard that right, 80 fashion shows a year, says everything.

10. Hung Vanngo (@Hungvanngo)

This makeup artist has worked with every celebrity you could possibly think of: Selena Gomez, Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lopez- I could go on and on. With 1.8 million Instagram followers and counting, this makeup icon needs to be on your follow list.

We currently have all the time in the world so why not spend some time learning from some of the best in the business? You may come out of lockdown a pro yourself!

Written by Madeleine Gill.

Madeleine and Hesther are your health & beauty editors

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