When it comes to our makeup, it’s easy to get into a rut and fall back on the same failsafe look day after day. But makeup should be fun - a form of self-expression and a creative outlet. If you’re looking to shake things up, master a makeup technique, or you’re seeking inspiration for your next special event, then follow these Australian makeup artists on Instagram. You’ll never be short on makeup looks again with their stunning snaps flooding your feed.
If you’re on the hunt for a ‘no makeup’ makeup look or craving a pop of colour then Rae Morris is your lady. Her style is trendy, cutting edge, yet oh-so-wearable at the same time.
Highlighted cheekbones, dewy lips and bronzed eyeshadow are Chantelle Baker’s specialty. If you’re looking for easy-to-follow makeup how-tos, then head to Chantelle’s Instagram Videos.
Alphie Sadsad is our go-to guy for a killer winged eyeliner look, from a basic black wing to neon greens and blues. He also spoils his followers with regular how-to tutorials so there’s never a dull moment on his feed.
Isabelle De Vries
Isabelle De Vries will make you park your nude makeup palettes and embrace a bolder look. Using vibrant colours to create adventurous looks, she is known around the ‘gram as the Gloss Queen. Even if her looks are a little too out-there for you, you will never get bored scrolling through her stunning feed.
Better known by her nickname Pinkee, Nicole Thompson’s makeup style is bold and whimsical. She loves to break all the rules by colouring outside the lines and creates some of the prettiest looks we’ve ever seen. If you’re in a makeup rut, Nicole’s Instagram account will definitely get you out of it.
If your makeup look is more beach to brunch and couch to cocktails, then Emma Chen’s feed is for you. Her love of neutral colours, shimmery highlights and bold brows are guaranteed to give you all the glowing inspiration you’ll ever need.
From gorgeous everyday makeup to next-level looks for special occasions, Max May’s feed is a one-stop spot for inspo. If you don’t just want to look at pretty pictures but also want to learn how to create new looks, then click on Max’s Instagram Videos for ideas.
Serena Wyllie is the Australian makeup artist you need to follow if you’re after a minimal makeup look that won’t take longer than 10 minutes to brush on (but looks like you spent hours perfecting it). Golden colour palettes with the occasional pop of red lipstick are her signature.
We often find ourselves getting lost in Jade Kisnorbo’s beautiful Instagram feed. Her work is stunning. She does flawless skin and sultry eyes like nobody’s business. There’s something about her looks that are so wearable yet inspirational - if you’re ever looking for ways to shake up your makeup but still want something that works IRL, Jade’s your gal.
- Rae Morris / @raemorrismakeup
- Chantelle Baker / @chantellebaker
- Alphie Sadsad / @alphiesadsad
- Isabelle De Vries / @isabelle.de.vries
- Nicole Thompson / @pinkiiieee
- Emma Chen / @emmachenartistry
- Max May / @maxmade
- Serena Wyllie / @serenawylliemakeup