10 Beauty Instagrammers To Follow If You Like Having A Bit Of Fun With Your Makeup

You'll want to play with glitter after this.

While ‘Instagram makeup’ is nice to look at, it’s not really feasible for the average gal to recreate on a daily basis.

These MUAs are challenging the standard Insta-look with colourful, fun makeup that’s all about experimentation. Follow and be inspired.

Pati Dubroff

Dream Face ⭐ gilded goddess ⭐ @priyankachopra ⭐ #makeupbypati ⭐ #metprep

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Pati is a makeup artist for such beauties as Margot Robbie, Priyanka Chopra and Dakota Johnson – and with Margot in particular, she gets subtly adventurous. Take for instance this gorgeous swoop of glitter that’s totally unexpected with the actress’ demure Chanel suit:

Sprinkling Glitter around Sydney #margotrobbie #peterrabbit

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Daytime glitter can be a thing! Thank you Pati.

Leigh Dickson

If you love winged eyeliner/eyeshadow looks, you’ll find all the inspiration you’ll need in Leigh. You’ll want to copy her glittery/pastel/neon wings on your next big night out (and with her handy YouTube tutorials, you can).

Katie Jane Hughes

Finger Paint

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MUA Katie Jane Hughes is a cult favourite on Instagram for her fearlessness with colour and emphasis on natural-looking, dewy skin. Somehow, it never looks like too much – just fun.


Blogger Lex is well-known for her posts about the skin condition rosacea, and how it affects her relationship with makeup.

She’s a great one for unique details, like gold winged liner on a workday or an unusual lipstick shade just for the hell of it. Also, as you might have guessed from her blog title, she’s got the nicest nails we’ve ever seen. Basically, Lex is an excellent all rounder.

Priscilla Ono

?? #makeupbypriscillaono #fentybeauty #fentyface #chella18

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Priscilla is Rihanna’s makeup artist, so you’re going to get all the details on her fabulous makeup looks as well as how she uses Fenty Beauty products on her other clients. She’s fond of a gorgeous glow, as well as cute pops of colour.

Anna-Karin Hellborg

Saw-C #mattemoiselle lipsick from #fentybeauty today ?

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This Swedish makeup artist has attracted over 75,000 Instagram followers for her artful looks – and while we love her for cute flourishes like the dots over her eyes, she’s just as good at doing a simple, pared back face.

Tara Buenrostro

Tara is a member of Kat Von D’s Artistry Collective, meaning her job is to basically have the craic with makeup. The dream! Her style could be described as ‘edgy glam’ – follow her and you’ll have the inside scoop on all the KVD Beauty releases, too.


The Estée Lauder beauty director’s Instagram is a) gorgeous to look at (she usually focuses on one colour for a period of time) and b) packed full of makeup inspo. This ocean blue smokey eye! Fabulous.

Celine Bernaerts 

@katvondbeauty A-Go-Go on the lips!

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Celine’s shorn head and perfect skin are a great canvas for her experimental makeup looks – she’s tried everything from 60s-style eyes to screaming orange lipstick, and she’ll make you want to try it all too.

Pat McGrath

You really can’t praise Pat McGrath enough – she’s made up just about every model and celebrity going, set beauty trends, broken them, and created some of the most stunning looks in history. Plus, her tutorial videos are mesmerising.


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