Beauty has no boundaries and who knows this better than makeup artists. These are the people who make celebrities look ravishing in the movies with perfect eyes and curling lips. These beauty magicians have the wand that turns actors into prince charming and actresses into Helen, Cleopatra or even Cinderella with perfect hair and attractive faces. In fact, it won’t be a hyperbole to say that your eyes won’t glue to the fashion magazines cover page if these professional makeup artists do not perform their job impeccably to give these celebrities a picture perfect look. So, now it is the time to have a look at the people who are behind these fabulous looks of your favorite Hollywood stars. Scroll down to learn more about the top celebrity makeup artists of 2018.
Global Artistic Director for Revlon, Gucci Westman is a professional American makeup artist, who is famous for her ability to offer sophisticated, elegant yet sensuous looks. She has worked with many famous celebrities, such as Natalie Portman, Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Jessica Alba, and many others. Her works have also been published in the fashion magazines like Allure, Vogue, etc.
This British Makeup Artist, Charlotte Tilbury has been in the industry for more than two decades 20 years and has clients like Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, etc. In addition to this, she has worked with Tom Ford, Christopher Bailey, and other famous fashion designers. She has the reputation of creating a more feminine and sophisticated look of the celebrities. Interestingly, she has also launched her makeup, skin care, and beauty collections under her name.
Creative Director of Estee Lauder, Tom Pecheux has worked with famous celebrities, such as Julia Roberts and is a known face in Prada and Gucci fashion houses. Initially, he wanted to be a chef but somehow he landed in the makeup industry and since then he has never turned back. Belonging to Burgundy, France, Tom got training from Ecole de Christian Chauveau as a makeup artist and is known for his creativity in the mainstream industry. He became quite famous from his work “The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show” (2011) that garnered accolades from the fashion industry.
The unique technique of handling classic looks with a touch of sensuousness is something that has made Pati Dubroff so famous in such a short span of her career. Currently, she is one of the most sought-after professional makeup artists among the top fashion photographers, such as Peter Lindbergh, Carter Smith, Tom Munro, etc. Many celebrities are her client and have some positive recommendations about hers, such as Megan Fox, Drew Barrymore, Miley Cyrus, Charlize Theron, Ellen DeGeneres, and many others. She has been the international spokesperson for Dior and Clarin and her work has also been featured in Elle and American Vogue.
Creative Makeup Director of Fashion Fair Cosmetics, Sam Fine was born in Chicago and is one of the world’s highest-paid makeup artists, who have the ability to bring together different styles and blend it in such a way that it gives an impeccable look. You can also take a look at his beauty book “Fine Beauty” and can see his creative side. He has famous celebrities as clients, such as Naomi Campbell, Tyra Banks, and many others. His works have also made to the cover pages of some of the world’s most popular fashion magazines, such as Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, etc. He has also worked for Revlon and has the finesse to do the best makeup for African-American models, actresses, and singers.
An outstanding makeup artist, Charlie Green was born in North Yorkshire, England and is famous among the Hollywood actresses, such as Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Paris Hilton, and many others. Being in the makeup and fashion industry for last two decades, she is appreciated for her creativity and talent to bring the best look of celebrities on the red carpet. She has also worked with L’Oreal, Maybelline, Victoria’s Secret, etc.
One of the most popular British Makeup artists, Pat McGrath is popularly known as runway makeup artist who has also worked with celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Madonna. In fact, in 2012, Vogue named her the most influential makeup artist all across the globe and since then she has only grown as a professional makeup artist. With the sense of innovation and creativity, she is currently the Creative Design Director of Procter & Gamble’s Global Cosmetics.
Consulting makeup artist of L’Oreal Paris, Billy Brasfield (commonly known as Billy B) moved to New York from Mississippi and since then he has only grown as a professional makeup artist. Having skills in trying new looks he has worked with celebrities like Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and many others. You will be amused to know that he is a personal makeup artist of Lady Gaga and his name has also been mentioned in the books by Tom Ford and Thierry Le Goues. He has also rolled out professional makeup brushes and tools.
Laura Mercier is a professional French makeup artist who introduced her own line of incredible products, such as Fragrance, Skincare, Body & Bath and Cosmetics in 1996 and has received accolades from the mainstream makeup industry. She has a long list of celebrities who were her client, like Madonna, Meryl Streep, Celine Dion, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Roberts, and many others. Furthermore, even her works have been featured in the world’s most famous magazines, such as Vogue, Marie Claire, Chanel, Allure, etc.
Founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown is someone who is one of the most established and one of the most recognized Professional American makeup artists. She is someone who has written many books on the makeup and also contributes in Beauty & Lifestyle radio broadcast - Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, beauty editor of the Today Show and Health Magazine. She graduated in theatrical makeup from Boston and her works have been featured in Elle, Vogue and many other reputed fashion magazines.