Whether you’re an amateur or a professional, Instagram can be a great platform for accessing makeup artistry tips and tricks, product recommendations and technique demonstrations.
I’m constantly learning new things from watching tutorials on makeup artists’ Instagram stories – so I thought I’d share a few of my favourite local artists with you (plus their holy grail products).
Carla’s holy grail: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation
“Luminous Silk is my all time favourite foundation. It adds the perfect amount of radiance to the skin and applies flawlessly. It’s a light to medium coverage and looks super natural on the skin.”
Thanh’s holy grail: Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation
“I love that this foundation is lightweight, so it actually feels like your skin can breathe, but still has buildable coverage. There’s also a really wide range of shades to suit fair to deep skin tones.”
Jack’s holy grail: M.A.C Cosmetics Prep + Prime Fix+
“If I run out of this stuff, I basically have a mental breakdown. I use it for everything! Removing makeup, preparing the skin, refreshing the skin throughout makeup application, wetting eyeshadows to intensify them, and most important setting the skin with a lovely dewy finish”
Serena’s holy grail: Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base
“This product is the perfect base to apply before foundation. It leaves the skin ultra smooth and locks in hydration. I like to think of it as a mix between a moisturiser and a primer (it can easily be used as both, plus as a night cream). And the scent is to die for!”
Monica’s holy grail: Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré
“This is the perfect moisturiser/primer combo for prepping the skin before makeup, in one easy step. It’s perfect for normal to dry skin, as it thoroughly hydrates the skin, giving it a healthy glow, while helping to keep foundation on all day!”