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9 makeup artists you need to follow on Instagram

by Martha Adams

Learn a thing (or two, or three…) about professional make-up application by hitting follow on our pick of the best make-up artists on Instagram. Be prepared to spend countless hours scrolling through contoured cheeks, highlighted brow bones and behind-the-scenes pics of your favourite celebs. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

#1 Ania Milczarczyk @aniamilczarczyk

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Jan 31, 2016 at 2:56pm PST

This Sydney-based make-up artist is queen of the ethereal, glowing face. I have no doubt you’ll want to go out and get yourself a Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat after you’re done sifting through her photos of perfectly highlighted faces.

#2 Max May @maxmade

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Jan 31, 2016 at 4:50pm PST

Max May tends to the likes of Carissa Walford, Natasha Oakley, Jessica Gomes and even Joan Smalls. Follow for great make-up looks, product inspiration and behind-the-scenes pics of gorgeous models and celebrities.

#3 Tobi Henney @tobimakeup

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Jan 31, 2016 at 12:23am PST

If you’re after professional inspiration and tips on recreating said inspiration, Tobi is your woman. She lets you in on the brands and products she uses to work her magic.

#4 Eloise Proust @eloiseproustmua

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Dec 27, 2015 at 7:19pm PST

Follow for top-notch wedding inspiration. Think flawless complexions, defined eyes and soft, flowing hair.

#5 Ariel Tejada @makeupbyariel

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Feb 1, 2016 at 2:48pm PST

Big fan of contour? Love the Kardashian-Jenner clan? Ariel is the master behind Kourtney Kardashian’s face, with regular appearances from Kim, Khloe and the younger Jenner girls too. #keepup

#6 Mario Dedivanovic @makeupbymario

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Jan 28, 2016 at 1:50pm PST

Adored by Kim Kardashian, Mario is a celebrity make-up artist who is otherwise known as the King of Contour. As an added bonus, he posts hilarious beauty-related memes!

#7 Joyce Bonelli A post shared by CEO: jOYCEBONELLi COSMÉTIQUES® (@joycebonelli) on Jul 5, 2017 at 3:13pm PDT

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Kardashian make-up artist turned Kardashian bestie, Joyce Bonelli, kills the game with her platinum blonde hair, dark nails and long lashes. If edgy make-up looks are more your jam, then you’ll love Joyce’s Insta.

#8 Charlotte Tilbury @ctilburymakeup

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Feb 4, 2016 at 6:42am PST

Charlotte Tilbury is a British make-up artist with a cult following. She even has her own make-up range, in case you needed (wanted) to invest in a few more fabulous products…

#9 Sir John @sjblife

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Jan 23, 2016 at 4:34pm PST

As brand ambassador for L’Oréal Paris, Sir John has done the make-up for Viola Davis, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and even Blue Ivy!

Oh and last (but certainly not least) don’t forget to follow our Instagram @beautyheaven too!

Which one of these make-up artists is your favourite? Do you follow any other Instagram accounts for make-up inspo?

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