Fortunately for us, celebrity makeup artists have no qualms about sharing tips and tricks for achieving an A-list beat on social media. In between photo shoots and red carpet events, they take to the 'gram to share some of their best-kept beauty secrets and 30-second face-saving tutorials. Scroll through their candid photos for products you’ve never tried and for tips on how to wake up flawless like Beyoncé or shine bright like diamond à la Rihanna. Get ready to take your makeup to the next level!
If you’ve always been obsessed with Rihanna’s chameleon-like beauty, you can thank Mylah Morales. She’s been working alongside the singer for years.
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Pat McGrath’s worked just about every runway and red carpet in Hollywood. This year, the legendary MUA expanded her business to include next-level lip kits. Icon Naomi Campbell wore the newest—called “LUST004”—to the 2016 VMAs.
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Jessica grooms some of the hottest men in Hollywood including Omari Hardwick and Miguel. She also slays the faces of Janelle Monae and Tika Sumpter on the regular.
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Sam Fine is responsible for some of the fiercest mugs we’ve seen in Hollywood, including Kerry Washington, Paula Patton, and one of our favorite Covergirls, Queen Latifah.
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Renny is responsible for some of the fiercest looks in Hollywood with a client list that includes Keke Palmer, Brandy, and Jennifer Hudson.
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Terelle Mullin preps some of our favorite celebs for their red carpet moments. He’s made makeup magic with everyone from Jill Scott to Mary Mary to model/actress Eva Marcille.
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Popularly known as Beat Face Honey, Tatiana keeps Nicki Minaj, Brandy and other black beauties looking snatched.
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Amber Rose’s makeup artist is also one of her best friends. Upon visiting her Instagram page, you’re bound to find a treasure trove of beauty looks and adorable photos of the dynamic duo.
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Ever wonder how the cast of Love and Hip-Hop looks flawless in nearly every shot? It’s the magic of Mila Thomas, VH1's glam coordinator and key makeup artist.
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Meet the makeup artist (and L’Oréal brand ambassador) who keeps Beyoncé’s face flawless and in formation. He also works with red carpet regulars like Joan Smalls and Viola Davis.