Who’s behind the scenes of some of the most amazing celebrity makeup looks in the game? Celebrities don’t just go solo, they travel with a full glam squad, often including famous makeup artists. Peep over this list to see who’s who behind the scenes of some of the most famous faces in the world.
1. The Look: Kate Moss
The Artist: Charlotte Tilbury
With her own beauty line and over 20 years in the industry, Charlotte Tilbury has been making famous faces pop – especially Brit Babes like Kate Moss and Alexa Chung – for many years now. Her style is pretty with an edge, and Charlotte is a mainstay with her A-list clients and editorial work.
2. The Look: Rihanna
The Artist: Mylah Morales
Mylah Morales, in Elle Magazine’s word, is The Glaminator. Mylah’s work is fierce and edgy, working with both men and women in high fashion shoots and runway looks. Rihanna has worked extensively with Morales, so if you’re after some inspiration ala Rihanna’s style then follow Mylah on Instagram.
3. The Look: Jennifer Aniston
The Artist: Gucci Westman
Fresh, healthy, sun-kissed? That’s Jennifer Aniston to a tee. Now while there’s no denying this woman has some awesome genes, her look is definitely helped along by a clever makeup artist who knows exactly what look works best for Jen, and that artist is Gucci Westman.
4. The Look: Beyonce
The Artist: Sir John
When Joan Smalls is your muse, and Beyonce is on your speed dial, then you know you’re doing something right. Smoky, sexy, and bronzed is Sir John’s signature look, and he is always in hot demand because of it. With a star-studded stable and a major presence on the red carpet, this guy is one to follow.
5. The Look: Charlize Theron
The Artist: Pati Dubroff
A little bit quirky and a whole lot lovely? Pati Dubroff gives fresh-faced beauty wherever she goes. Working with clients such as Charlize Theron and Natalie Portman, Dubroff’s looks make her model’s beauty shine through above all else – which is why she travels the world doing makeup.
6. The Look: Jennifer Lopez
The Artist: Scott Barnes
The man that started the contouring movement, Scott Barnes is hot property in LA. If you’re interested in a full and flawless makeup look, then Scott is the guy to check out. His clients include a who’s who of celebrities, including Kimmy K, Jennifer Lopez, and Erica Jayne from The Real Housewives.
7. The Look: Lupita Nyong’o
The Artist: Nick Barose
A creative tour de force, Nick Barose stands out from the pack when it comes to makeup artists. His Instagram is a mix of family snaps, funky pictures, props to hair artists, and makeup looks. With celebrities like Lupita Nyong’o on his client list, this makeup artist is never relaxing for long.
8. The Look: Kristen Stewart
The Artist: Beau Nelson
Vampish but youthful? That’s the look that Beau Nelson does best. Channelling glamour makeup of yore, Beau’s look is an update to what you might expect to see in the 1920s. His makeup looks ooze style and pay attention to the finer details, which is why they stand out. Think Kristen Stewart, Ashley Graham, and Paris Jackson.
9. The Look: Rosie Huntington-Whitely
The Artist: Florrie White
Sophisticated and youthful? Charming and doll like? Florrie White captures that pretty, untouchable Brit-girl look so well. With clients like Rose Huntington-Whitely, Ruby Rose, and Sophie Cookson, her makeup looks are always in demand.
10. The Look: Gigi Hadid
The Artist: Patrick Ta
If current IT girl Gigi Hadid is a fan of Patrick Ta, that means that we are too. With Patrick’s style a more full-on makeup look, his models look glam to the max and 10/10 knockouts in the makeup department. Who else does Patrick work with? Joan Smalls, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Olivia Munn, just to name a few.