Best in The Biz: Celebrity Makeup Artists

We all have our favorite beauty bloggers, but when it come to red carpets, these are the artists your favorite celebs are turning to for the new year.

Virginia Lowman Jan, 04, 2016

1 of 13 @SJBLife

If Queen Bey relies on you for makeup, thenin our eyes that would make you beauty royalty. Meet Sir John, knighted beauty master of A-list beauty trendsetters like Beyoncé, Chrissy Teigan, Joan Smalls and countless others. And, before you ask, yes, that is his real name. Clearly, he was destined for this. 

2 of 13 @IAmSamFine

Sam Fine is one of the highest paid makeup artists in the business and with good reason! He has a beauty track record that includes industry heavy weights like Iman, Pattie LaBelle, Halle Berry, Tyra Banks and the list goes on. Find out which celebrity faces are getting the Fine treatment on his instagram.

3 of 13 @ReneeGarnes

If you've picked up a magazine within the last few years, then chances are you've seen Renee's work without even knowing it. An editorial and celebrity favorite, Garnes' clientele list—like her Instagram feed—is enviably star-studded.

4 of 13 @PorscheFabulous

You've heard of June Ambrose, right? What about Joan Smalls and Iman? Three gorgeous woman who always look the part. Wondering what they have in common aside from unquestionable beauty? Each them considers Porsche Cooper a makeup artists in the know.

5 of 13 @MakeupShayla

MakeupShayla is known for her flawless finish. A beauty, fashion, and hair guru, Shayla is a master of full on beauty glam. You want the ultimate contour, cheek bones for days or ultra-luxe lashes and a gorgeous bold lip? Shayla's your girl! 

6 of 13 @PatMcGrathReal

Pat McGrath is more than a makeup artists— she's a visionary. A fashion week veterean, Couture head honchos rely on her to tell the story of their collections through makeup. Her rap sheet is flooded with foreign names like Maison Martin Margiela, Prada, Versace and Dolce and Gabbana, just to name few. 

7 of 13 @DiloKritBarose

If Lupita takes you "glamping" in Africa, you're obviously an asset. The arist behind Lupita's masterfully colorful looks is none other than, Nick Barose, bold lip, glowing skin and bright-eye extraordinaire!

8 of 13 @monifamortis

Queen Latifah and Naturi Naughton turn to makeup magician, Monifa Mortis for all things beauty. 

9 of 13 @carolagmakeup

From Andra Day to Kerri Washington, Carola Gonzalez has beautified some of the hottest names in Hollywood! 

10 of 13 @YolandaFrederick

Think Ciara and J-Hud always look flawless? Makeup maven, Yolanda Frederick is to thank for that! 

11 of 13 @AshuntaSheriff

Ashunta Sheriff's beauty track sheet is endless—it wouldn't surprise us if Taraji P. Henson has her on speed dial. Let's just say, if we could shadow anyone for a day, Ashunta would be at the top of our list!

12 of 13 @AJCrimson

AJ Crimson's got it going on; from celebrity clientele—Lauren London is a dedicated client— to his very own makeup line. 

13 of 13 @OfficialSheiks

Serena Williams, Lala Anthony and Kelly Roland are just a few faces that have fallen under Sheika Daley's makeup spell. 


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