Ever feel like you’re hitting a beauty lull? Instagram can help! If you’re looking to upgrade your normal routine or just want to be entertained by some incredible hair and makeup content, there are some talented artists worth adding to your “follow” list. From high-fashion celeb glam to understated (and wearable) looks for everyday, these pros bring their own unique style to the table. Check out these ten accomplished beauty gurus that keep our Insta feeds interesting.
Brittany Sullivan has mastered the art of the effortless glow. From perfectly tousled, beachy waves to shimmery bronzed complexions, she knows exactly how to emphasize her clients' natural beauty.
Follow her: @brittsully
Although he’s only 22, Ariel Tejada has already made a name for himself in the world of makeup as the “secret weapon” of the Kardashian women. After being discovered on Instagram by Kylie Jenner in 2015, he has grown his roster of A-list clients to include (in addition to the first family of reality TV) Shay Mitchell and Ashley Graham.
Follow him: @makeupbyariel
Pat McGrath has been referred to as “the most influential makeup artist in the world” and her portfolio lives up to the title. She’s known for boundary-pushing looks in print, on the runway and has even pioneered her own widely successful beauty brand, Pat McGrath Labs.
Follow her: @patmcgrathreal
Sir John is Beyoncé’s makeup artist…need we say more? He credits Queen B. as his “artistic muse,” having worked with her on two world tours and her visual album Lemonade.
Follow him: @sirjohnofficial
Chris Appleton knows how to take hair risks the right way. In fact, he is the man behind Kim Kardashian’s now-signature platinum blonde locks. He also boasts a list of some very famous names including Jennifer Lopez and Ariana Grande.
Follow him: @chrisappleton1
Mara Roszak channels ultra-feminine style to create Old Hollywood-inspired hair looks on celebrities like Margot Robbie, Emma Stone and Brie Larson.
Follow her: @mararoszak
It-girls like Kaia Gerber, Bella Hadid and Lily Collins all have one thing in common–they love Vincent Oquendo. He experiments with bold looks like black lipstick (as seen on Hailey Baldwin) or hot-pink eye shadow (á la Paris Jackson).
Follow him: @makeupvincent
Katie Jane Hughes
As her Insta bio says, glossy skin is her “thing.” She has tactfully perfected the art of the highlighter and has worked her magic on models like Rosie Huntington-Whitley and Elsa Hosk.
Follow her: @katiejanehughes
Hung Vanngo glams stars of all ages. He’s worked with major magazines like Vogue, Allure and Harper’s Bazaar and has an impressive client list that includes Julianne Moore, Kendall Jenner and Hillary Swank.
Follow him: @hungvanngo
Nikki Deroest is the makeup go-to for our founder and editor-at-large, Rachel Zoe. She is no stranger to loose curls, shimmery lids and a deep pink lip. Head over to her Youtube to see how you can recreate her looks at home!
Follow her: @nikkideorest
Joey Maalouf is Rachel Zoe's hair expert and one of her BFFs. He helps to create iconic looks on major celebs like Jessica Alba, Molly Sims, and Diane Von Furstenberg. Maalouf has also launched The Glam App, a popular on-demand beauty service.
Follow him: @joeymaalouf