In recent years, there has been a huge push for inclusivity across all industries — but especially in the beauty world. This has resulted in an influx of all kinds of people making their way into the space, including men. These makeup artists are making waves and bringing new perspectives to the beauty industry. Whether they’re working on celebrities or for their YouTube subscribers, here are 8 men makeup artists you need on your radar. (Note: we double checked, and everyone here uses he/him pronouns.)
Manny Gutierrez is not only an incredible makeup artist, but he’s a brand founder as well. His Instagram is full of original makeup looks inspired by color, glamor and his own products. When Gutierrez isn’t working on Lunar Beauty or creating iconic glam, he’s showcasing his artistry to viewers on his very popular YouTube channel.
Mario Dedivanovic is the makeup artist behind some of our favorite looks from celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Demi Lovato and Salma Hayek. In addition to providing celebrities with next level glam, he also offers master classes in makeup and sells high-quality beauty products on makeupbymario.com. Needless to say, he’s definitely worth the follow!
Another celebrity makeup artist killing the game is Allan Avendaño. Known for his gorgeous work on Joey King, Kerry Washington and Vanessa Hudgens, he’s always serving looks and showcasing beautiful glam to his followers. Not to mention, Avendaño also has a YouTube channel where he posts tutorials and gives insight into his exciting life.
Sir John is a global makeup artist who not only continuously lends his hands to Beyoncé, but he’s also crafted amazing glam moments for Gabrielle Union, Kat Graham and more. He and his work can be seen across magazine spreads, at award shows and on the runway. He’s even collaborated with Woolworths for a product line, which you can browse here.
Another YouTuber you need in your feed is Bretman Rock. While some may view his content as a little “extra,” Rock brings humor and playfulness to the beauty industry. His feed is full of fun photos and videos, and his makeup moments are bar none. Not to mention, his YouTube channel features a great mixture of trending content and gorgeous glam.
If you’re looking for some serious glowy inspo, Hung Vanngo is definitely worth the follow. His page is full of stunning makeup moments from celebrities and models, like Selena Gomez and Emily Ratajkowski, showcasing his incredible work. Vanngo also has a YouTube channel full of tutorials for subscribers to follow and try out.
If you’re not already following celebrity makeup artist Patrick Ta, you need to ASAP. His artistry can be seen on stars like Gigi Hadid, Hailee Steinfeld, Madelaine Petsch and more. When he’s not working his magic on our faves, Ta is slaying the beauty world with his own makeup brand, Patrick Ta Beauty.
Last but not least, Robert Welsh serves looks, education and humor on his social media accounts. Not only does he create entertaining videos about makeup and techniques, but he also shares real tips and tricks for his followers and YouTube subscribers. You may even find him dragging celebrities on their own makeup routines!
Which makeup artist is your favorite? Share with us below!