Beauty inspiration can be found everywhere from the streets to the runway. However, one of the easiest and fastest ways to discover new makeup is by opening up Instagram, where artists post drop-dead gorgeous looks and tips for their followers. To discover 12 of the most talented and under-the-radar makeup artists on IG, keep clicking. Warning: Be prepared to fill up your saved folder in a matter of minutes.
Good luck not spending hours scrolling through Chiao Li Hsu’s mesmerizing Instagram page. The London-based makeup artist has an uncanny knack for creating looks that are basically works of art.
Moises Ramirez is a makeup artist and painter in Brooklyn. When he’s not whipping up a masterpiece in the studio, you can find Moises’ work at New York Fashion Week (he’s been involved in over a dozen seasons!).
While she doesn’t have tons of posts, Sophia Sinot’s small but mighty IG page is buzzing with stunning makeup. In fact, the London-based makeup artist makes a convincing case for adding a dramatic liner over an ultra-glossy lip.
David Koppelaar has quite an impressive resume — the makeup artist has worked on editorials shoots for heavy-hitters like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Tommy Hilfiger, and Calvin Klein. Take a peek at his work through his dreamy, colorful Instagram feed.
If you’re in need of some fresh ideas to switch up your everyday makeup looks, New York-based makeup artist Shaina Ehrlich has you covered. Between all the gorgeous smokey lids and dewy skin, her Instagram page is boosting with inspiration.
Cat-eye lovers, listen up — if you’re not already following Marika D’Auteuil on IG, you should consider doing so, stat. The Montreal-based makeup artist is responsible for arguably the most intricate cat-eyes you’ll see on IG.
Moshoodat Sanni combines her background in costume-making, as an esthetician, and makeup artist to create unique, eye-catching beauty moments. Take a gander at her Instagram for some spectacular makeup and funky jewels.
If you’re always checking out the editorial shoots from publications like Vogue, Elle, and Glamour, then you’ve seen makeup artist Rosa Matilla’s work. Luckily, she shares all the magical makeup moments with her followers on Instagram.