16 Makeup Artists To Follow On Instagram

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Makeup has arguably become one of the biggest moneymakers in the beauty industry.  With your favorite celebs being able to achieve flawless beauty looks, beauty mavens are constantly on the search for the next best tip to take their makeup look to the next level.

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While we all don’t have access to our favorite celebrities’ glam squads, Instagram has become a go-to guide for many. Many of the industry’s top makeup artists on Instagram have amassed big followings of loyal beauty junkies who look to them as a teacher and expert on new beauty products.


As you can imagine, Instagram is full of many people claiming to be makeup artists but, in our opinion, only a few can really elevate your beauty game.

Click through to get familiar with some of the industry’s best.

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Tatayana Yomary

Tatayana is a fashionista obsessed with all things beauty, pop culture and style. A true BX native, she keeps it real and always puts her best fashion foot forward. Her work has appeared in Hollywood Life, Global Grind, IBT Media and Sadiaa Beauty. Follow her on Instagram @machineguntatyy__ and Twitter @BabyfaceTatz.