51 Top Makeup Gurus From World Over!

You don't need to worry about your beauty and complexion anymore 😆, here is a list of top makeup gurus that you can learn from, utilize their amazing products, services to make yourself look amazing!
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Plus this article provides some really key, useful information on each makeup expert that will surely help you in making informed decisions or at least you can brag about having some real knowledge about experts in this field, to impress your friends, peers.

Makeup Gurus List

Bobbi Brown

Notable Achievements:

  • A famous American makeup expert and degree holder in theatrical makeup.
  • Author of eight books on makeup and other beauty related topics.
  • Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.
  • Creator of ten natural sheds of lipsticks.
  • Bobbi Brown Cosmetics is the No.1 makeup artist brand all over the world.
  • Her work on beauty & makeup has also been covered by the worlds famous English magazines.
  • Bobbi Brown Cosmetics brand is now available in more than 60 countries.
  • Has got a chain of 75 free standing stores with bearing a logo as BOBBI BROWN spreading all over America.

Scott Barnes

Notable Achievements:

  • Besides having a long range of beauty lotions and other makeup material he is the founder of an on line Beauty Academy at www. scottbarnes.com.
  • He is an American artist and celebrity.
  • International beauty guru Shu Uemura selected Scott to revamp his Atelier Made line, which became a huge success at Shu Uemura.
  • Scott has so far launched his own twenty-one piece color cosmetics line.
  • He has also introduced 130 products at different high-specialty boutiques of Canada , United States of America, Europe and Australia.
  • For his achievements Women's Daily Wear magazine named Scott as "New Comer of the Year".
  •  Has also remained as finalist for Fashion Group International's "Rising Stars" award.
  • He beside appearing in various TV programs has also remained on the  covers of most leading magazines as Allure, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, In-Style, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, and Marie Claire.
  • Scott best beauty product name is Body Bling bronzer.

Lisa Eldridge

Notable Achievements:

  • A famous model of her time and makeup artist.
  • One of the first highly-successful professional make-up artist to create online make-up tutorials.
  • Lisa  was named as one of the persons shaping the global industry of fashion by Business of Fashion.
  • She worked as team member with world famous makeup and skincare products manufacturing companies including Shiseido of Japan.
  • She is the Make-up Creative Director of Lancome Co. France since 2015.
  • Her make-up tutorials viewers are currently over 100 million and her total online followers across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest are more than 3.45 millions.

Lois Joy Johnson

Notable Achievements:

  • Lois Joy Johnson is a famous makeup and hair style expert.
  • She remained the beauty and fashion Editor of MORE magazine.
  • She has concentrated and worked on the beauty of women above 40.
  • She is a talented ghost writer and her slideshow reports on beauty and fashion themes for women 40+ always have a newsy healthy spin.
  • Her work on Skin Care, Cosmetic Products Beauty Guide and expert solutions for thinning hair and female hair loss has got a lot of credibility in the women ageing 50+.

Robert Jones

Notable Achievements:

  • Owner of online makeup academy at Robert Jones Beauty Academy 
  • Expert in wedding's makeup.
  • A well known makeup artist having more than twenty years of experience.
  • His clients includes well known companies like olay, neiman marcus, bergdorf goodman, saks fifth avenue, show time, almay,revlon, mary kay, avon, channel, nexxus and macy's sebastian.
  • Celebrities like Cindy Crawford, Selena Gomes, Sherly Crow, Claire Danes, Laura Linney, Mary Louise Parker, Edie Falco, Stephanie March, The Dixie Chicks, Bridget Moynahan and many others are also included in the list of his clients.
  • His work has been also shared by the world famous magazines like allure, instyle, vogue, marie claire, elle, glamour, elegant bride, shape, bride's magazine, life & style and many others.

Rae Morris

Notable Achievements:

  • One of the most influential world famous makeup artist.
  • Four times winner of the Australian Makeup Artist of the year.
  • The longest serving Makeup Director for L'Oreal Paris (2003-2013)
  • Works on editorial covers, fashion & beauty features on world famous magazines like Vogue, Harpar's Bazaars and I.D.  Magazine.

Pamela Tylor

Notable Achievements:

  • One of the New York City's most sort out makeup artist and makeup educator.
  • A favorite top fashion and celebrity photographer.
  • Have got fame for Hydration Techniques.
  • Worked as a consultant with many cosmetic lines.

Carmindy

Notable Achievements:

  • A well established makeup artist and top beauty expert of New York.
  • Share her work on world famous magazines like Self, Cosmopolitan, Conde Nast Traveler,Town & Country, O,Essence, InStyle, Lucky, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Glaimour and many others.
  • She answers questions and tells beauty tips using different Social Media's links like Instagram, Facebook and twitter.

Melissa Schweiger Kleinman

Notable Achievements:

  • Director of Skin Care Product Development at Clear Clinic.
  • Remained beauty editor of Sephora for several years.
  • Has written many books on makeup,  beauty and health care & many articles for famous magazines like Shape, New You, In Style  and Marie Clare.

Christie Brinkley

Notable Achievements:

  • An American actress and model who remained as the face of famous magazine Cover Girl for round about 25 years.
  • She worked as an actress, illustrator, photographer, TV personality, photographer, writer, designer, skin care expert, Activist for human & animal rights and the environment.
  • In 1998 Playboy readers  voted her one of the 100 sexiest women of the 20th century.
  • has introduced a line of skin care with a brand name "Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare".
  • She is running a website on skin care and beauty at ChristieBrink

Iman Muhammad Abdul Majid

Notable Achievements:

  • A Somalian fashion model, actress and entrepreneur.
  • A pioneer in the field of ethnic cosmetics.
  • Started her own cosmetic firm in 1994 focusing difficult-to-find sheds for women.
  • Her Global Chic  collection is one of the four best-selling items among more than two hundred fashion & jewelry brands on Home Shopping Network.
  • In 2010 she received a Fashion Icon life time achievement award.
  • She has got a website for her line of cosmetics as ImanCosmetics 

Lisa Potter Dixon

Notable Achievements:

  • She is considered as one the United Kingdom top brand make-up artist.
  • She has worked with some the world's leading fashion designers like Mathew Williamson, Richard Nicoll, PPQ and Mary Katrantzou at very high profile events.
  • She is one the top makeup experts especially on brow shaping & tinting, lash tinting, lash application and Vita Liberata spray tans.
  • She has also co-worked with esteemed makeup experts / artist like Lisa eldrdge, Charlotte Tilbury and Louise Constad.
  • She always share her expertise with Benefit Training Team to ensure the team's success.

Louise Constad

Notable Achievements:

  • A very high experienced award winning  make-up expert Louise Constad has got Kriston Scott Thomas, Helena Bonham Carter, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Michelle Pfeiffer and Comella Rutherford as some of her clients.
  • She runs a special week long Beauty Queen course for those who wants to become a make-up artist.
  •  Won awards for her work "Best Makeup artist by Campaign Magazine" & "Best International Makeup Artist" by Italian Cinema Art.
  • She has made many TV appearances including programs like "10 Years Younger" and "Max Factor".
  • She is also running her own Beauty Queen make-up school where she trains the future make-up artists.

Charlotte Tilbury

Notable Achievements:

  • She started her carrier as a make-up artist just at the age of 11.
  • She also worked with world famous photographers like Mario Testino, Mert and Marcus and Models like Kate Moss and Gisele Bunchen.
  • She also remained affiliated with magazines like Vogue, Vanity Fair,Love and V.Magazine.
  • Her portfolio includes fashon shows and compaign such Donna Karan, Rachel Zoe, Tom Ford, Missoni and Michael Kors.
  • In 2012 she launched a tutorial on make-up through a You tube channel.
  • in 2013 she launched her make-up collection including "Charlotte's Magic Cream".

Michelle Phan

Notable Achievements:

  • Michelle Phan is a young energitic digital poineer who entered in the world of fashion and beauty through you tube where her vedios were viewed more than one billion times.
  • She is an award winning contents creator who produced, directed, edited , acted in and released more than 300 hundred vedios.
  • Em is the make-up line launched sucessfuly by her with the help of her other colleauges.
  • She is the founder and Executive producer of  FAWN (For All Women Net-work).
  • She is also Co-founder of ipsy, the online leader in inspiration commerce.

Dr. Anthony Youn

Notable Achievements:

  • A holistic & board certified plastic surgeon and an anti-aging expert of USA.
  • He is one of the America's best known expert in looking younger with and with out surgery.
  • His various Television Shows has inspired millions of people across the US that simple dietry changes can profoundly improve their health and appearance.
  • He is continusly advocating tips for holostic plastic surgery for the last few years through US Television programs like "The Rechael Ray Sho," " The Doctors,"  "The Doctor OZ Show," and many others.

Tylor Chang-Babaian

Notable Achievements:

  • One of the top make-up expert of USA especially of Asian Make-up.
  • Her work sorrounds the American celebrity, fashion, music, film, advertising, magazine and television industry.
  • Her make-up tips have got coverage in the famous magzines like InStyle. Elle,Town & Country, Prevention, Glamour and Real Simple.
  • She is the innovator of false eye lashes sold with the brand name of Kre-At Beauty in the top retailer stores of USA.

Paula Begoun

Notable Achievements:

  • In Seatle City of USA she is holding her own skincare clinic with sign & name as Paula's Choice Skincare.
  • She has written more than 20 best selling books on makeup, skin care and hair care and more than 2.8 million copies of these books have been sold all over the world.
  • She has been recognized as an cosumer expert for the cosmetic industry which led to her appearance on CNN and other programs like Oprah, The Today Show, Dateline NBC, The view, The Dr. Oz Show and 20/20.
  • The specliazed team personaly trained by Paula Begoun scientifically analyze thousands of products formulations in order to help find the best suited product for your skin.
  • She though settled in Seatle spend much of her time in traveling as her makeup products brand name Paula's Choice line is sold in more than 50 countries.

Contact

You can connect and learn more about this expert at PaulasChoice, also checkout Cosmetics Cop

Jemma Kidd

Notable Achievements:

  • She first started her carrier as a Model and later on became a makeup expert/artist.
  • she is running a makeup school in London.
  • She has also launched a cosmatic line in her own name and the products of this brand are available UK, USA, Hong Kong and Canada.
  • She is the auther of two books on makeup.

Dr. Nicholas Perricone (MD, FACN)

Notable Achievements:

  • A well known board certified clinical and research dermatologist of USA.
  • Regarded as father of inflamation theory of Aging.
  • He is Fellow the American Academy of dermatology and the Society of Investegative Dermatology.
  • Winner of Eli Whitney Award for his significant contrbutions to science, invention & technology.
  • Holder of U.S. and International patents for treatment of skin & systemic disease and for the use of topical anti-inflammatories for reversing/preventing damage to skin caused by factor of age, Sun, environment and harmonal changes.
  • For further details of his produts please visit: Perriconemd

Chris Scott

Notable Achievements:

  • Creator of San Francisco based Makeup Gourmet.
  • For more than 30 years in addition to doing makeup for top models of the world he has the honor of working for the celebrities like Paul Mc Cartney, US vice presedent Al Gore, Shirley Temple Black, Maya Angelou and Olympic Stars Oksana Baiul & Kristi Yamaguchi.
  • He was the creator & host of TV show 'Makeup Gourmet' from 2008 to 2010.
  • He is also creator and guest teacher of 'Fashon Makeup' at the Academy of Art University at San Francisco.
  • He created his own unique Makeup Gourmet Line so that his client could have high quality makeup & skincare products with a low carbon foot prints.

Andrea Q. Robinson

Notable Achievements
  • She has got a legendary status in the business of makeup, fashon, fragrances and other beauty products with a carrier spanning over 40 years.
  • She started her carrier as a beauty editor of Vogue and as fashon editor of Mademoiselle and also became creative Director of Seveteen Magazine.
  • She took active participation in establishing Ralph Lauren beauty brand and in Tom Ford beauty business.
  • She modernized the business of cosmetics by introducing the natural trends of makeup and long wearing lipsticks.
  • She remained Chief Marketing Officer in Estee Lauder and is now developing her own brand for  women 50 and over.
  • She has remained attached with the boards of Cosmetic Executive Women and the Fashon Group International.
  • She is winner of multiple awards like Cosmetic Executive Women's "Legend & Leaders" award, Women's Wear Daily's "Marketing Innovator of the year"  and "Fragrance Star of the Year" award.

Melissa Schweiger Kleinman

Notable Achievements:

  • Director of skincare and product development at Clear Clinic.
  • Though she has got her B.A. degree in journalism from New York University but has got special interest in beauty and skin care.
  • Her experience includes the editorial positions at Cosmopolitan, Seventeen and Marie Claire.
  • She also remained as beauty editor of Sephora for several years.
  • She with the help of her brother has introduced to the Clear Clinic's clients a long rang of products in the market.

Eve Pearl

Notable Achievements:

  • Eve is a five Emmy Award winner and author as well as authority on beauty.
  • She has got more than 20 years of experience as a makeup professional in TV, Film and print media, setting new trends and standards globally.
  • She is continuously developing her own beauty and cosmetic line the "Eve Pearl  Beauty".
  • For further details please visit: EvePearl

Kate Somerville

Notable Achievements:

  • She is widely respected beautician having more than 15 years experience in clinical skin care.
  • She is the founder and CEO of Katesomerville Skin Care & owner of medi-skin care clinic in Los Angeles.
  • She shared her experience of skin care through TV shows like Good Morning America,Dr. Phil and Acess Hollywood.
  • She shared her personal & professional experience through her unique "Skin Health Pyramid" which is a simple and comprehensive guide for achieving a healthy and radiant skin.
  • Her skin care collection are available in the leading retailers, luxury Stores and in doctor's office both in USA and round the world.
  • For the detail of her products please visit her website.

Marie Rayma

Notable Achievements:

  • Founder of the famous online platform for DIY makeup lovers, called Humble Bee & Me

Contact

To Learn more about this expert check Humble Bee & Me

Francois Nars

Notable Achievements:

  • Founder of the famous Nars Cosmetics Brand
  • Added quite a depth to the makeup art with his own unique approach and philosophy

Contact

You can contact or learn more about this expert via his website

Joy Terri

Notable Achievements:

  • Expert on Famous makeup platform called Woman 24
  • Founder of the South Africa leading makeup institute called The Makeup School
  • Has been featured in various magazines such as Sarie, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and Longevity

Contact

You can connect with this expert via Facebook

Carole Jackson

Notable Achievements:

  • Author of the most famous book on makeup, Color Me Beautiful, that remained New York Times Bestseller for over 7 years, selling over 13 million copies.
  • Color Me Beautiful has been translated into over 15 languages

Contact

To know more about this expert check Color Me Beautiful

Sunny Subramanian

Notable Achievements:

  • First Vegan Blogger who has gained quite a recognition in online marketspace
  • If you are looking for some cruelty-free makeup products with some cool vegan makeup tips then visit Vegan Beauty
  • Her blog and her work has been featured in numerous magazines, newspapers like The LA Times
  • Women’s World Magazine, Allure, Cosmopolitan UK, VegNews, Vegan Life Magazine, One Green Planet, Barefoot Vegan etc.


Gretchen Davis

Notable Achievements:

  • Has been key makeup artist for movies like Milk, NBC’s Trauma, On The Road etc
  • Her client list includes Universal, Disney, DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, Pixar, Paramount, Sony etc

Contact

  • You can connect with this expert either via LinkedIn  or via her blog


Kendra Stanton

Notable Achievements:

  • Renowned makeup artist with over a decade experience
  • Her work has been featured on the covers of The New York Times, Muse Magazine, Fast Company, Runners World etc
  • Her client list includes Nike, Adidas, Comcast Sports Net, Mitsubishi, ESPN, CNN, CNBC, and many more.

Contact

You can connect or learn more about this expert via twitter or her blog

Linda Mason

Notable Achievements:

  • Remained a premier makeup artist for Helena Rubenstein
  • Her clients include famous celebrities like Brooke Shields, Cameron Diaz, Uma Thurman, Deborah Harry, Carol Alt, Joan Jett, Naomi Cambell, Kate Moss, Charlize Theron etc
  • Worked with designers like Anne Klein, Liza Bruce, Basile, Nina Ricci, Commes de Garcons ( Rei Kawakubo), Norma Kamali, Cynthia Rowley, Patou, Fendi, Perri Ellis,
  • Author of six books on the subject matter

Contact

You can learn more about this expert at Linda Mason

Taylor Chang-Babaian

Notable Achievements:

  • Received Genius Award from Elle Magazine
  • Author of three books on the subject matter
  • Pretty well-known makeup artist, has appeared in various shows like Access Hollywood, the CBS Early Show, Lifetime’s “Sheer Make up,” Dr. Phil’s “Featured Makeover” Extra! “Global Beauty” Fox News “Prom Swan” etc.
  • Also featured in various magazines like The New York Times, The Fashion Week Daily, In Style, Rolling Stone, Real Simple, Allure, Vogue, Elle, Essence etc.
  • Worked with numerous well-known celebrities like Evanescence, Michael Caine, Adrien Brody, Paula Abdul, Yoko Ono, Nelly Furtado etc

Contact

You can connect with this expert via twitter

Francesca Tolot

Notable Achievements:

  • Well known name in the US & Europe, worked with the likes of Madonna, Shakira, Christina Aguilera, Elizabeth Taylor, Avril Lavigne, Beyonce, Priyanka Chopra, Britney Spears, Oprah Winfrey, Megan Fox, Brooke Shields, Cameron Diaz, Celine Dion, Cher, Nicole Kidman etc
  • Her work has been featured in various highly acclaimed mags like Allure, Arena, Cosmopolitan, Ebony, Elle, FHM, G.Q., Harper’s Bazaar, Health, In Style, L.A. Times, Latina, L’Officiel, LOVE, Madame, Maxim, NY Times, Rolling Stone, Seventeen, Tatler, Teen Vogue, Telegraph, Vanity Fair, Vogue etc
  • Received around a dozen awards including famous Lucie Award for “Makeup Artist of the Year”.

Contact

You can learn more about this expert here and you can connect with this expert via her Instagramaccount

Annemarie Iverson

Notable Achievements

  • Currently working as Senior Vice President, Creative Brand Development at Estee Lauder
  • Has worked as editor in chief of Seventeen Mag
  • Worked as fashion & beauty news director at Harpers Bazaar
  • Author of a the New York Times best seller

Contact

You can connect with this expert via her LinkedIn profile

Alfred Fornay

Notable Achievements:

  • Worked as Associate Beauty Editor at Essence
  • Worked as Beauty/Training Director at Fashion Fair
  • Worked as Creative Director at Revlon
  • Worked as editor for Elan
  • Worked as beauty & fashion editor at Ebony
  • Worked as Editior in Chief at Ebony Man
  • Author of five books on the subject matter, where he mainly focuses on african american skin.

Contact

You can connect with this expert via LinkedIn

Ramy Gafni

Notable Achievements:

  • Known as “Willy Wonka” in the industry, known for his philosophy “Minimum Makeup, Maximum Impact!”
  • His clients includes the likes of Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, Nicole Richie, Matt Dillon, Gina Gershon, Naomi Watts, Naomi Campbell, Ivanka Trump, Diana Krall, Carol Burnett, Julia Stiles, Tricia Helfer, Jennifer Grey, Deborah Gibson, Kelly Klein, Cher etc

Contact

You can connect with this expert via his website Ramy , you can also follow him on twitter

Boris Entrup

Notable Achievements:

  • Head of Makeup at Berlin Fashion Week
  • Worked with Gucci, Rene, Lizard etc
  • Written five books on the subject matter
  • His clientele includes the likes of Naomi Campbell ,  Anna Netrebko , Veronica Ferres, Angelina Jolie etc.
  • His work has been featured in well-known fashion Magazines like Cosmopolitan, Elle, InStyle, Vogue etc

Contact

You can connect with this expert via his facebook account


Gary Cockerill


Notable Achievements:

  • One of UK’s most sought after makeup artist
  • His clientele includes famous celebrities like Rachel Hunter, Eva Longoria, Isla Fisher, Natalie, Imbruglia, Daryl Hannah, Kelly Brook (UK), Emilia Fox (UK), Katie Price (UK), Tess Daly (UK)
  • Susan George (UK), David Beckham, Antonio Banderas, Will Young, Steven Gerard, Jay Kay.
  • His work has been appeared in various famous magazines like GQ, Maxim, Play Boy, She, FHM, Daily Telegraph, Stella, Arena, Style, FT etc


Contact

You can learn more about this expert via his website and can connect with him via twitter

Kat James


Notable Achievements:

  • Famous for body transformation and reverse ageing, yep! Reverse ageing!
  • Her work has been featured on well known media brands like Today, Hallmark Channel's New Morning, TBS' Movie and a Makeover.
  • Also her work has been featured in magazines like Self, Glamour,O, Oprah’s Magazine, Natural Health, Vogue, Better Nutrition.
  • Author of a best seller

Contact


You can learn more about this expert at this website 


Billy Yamaguchi


Notable Achievements:

  • Pioneer of modern beauty techniques + Feng Shui philosophy
  • He and his work has been featured on various media platforms like ABC, MENU Magazine, Refinery 29, Forbes, American Salon, FOX, Life & Style etc.

Contact


You can learn more about this expert at his website


Lauren Luke


Notable Achievements:

  • A world famous makeup artist on Youtube with over 544,000 subscribers and over 135 million views.
  • She has been featured on BBC, writes for The Guardian, featured in Glamour, Allure, Womans Wear Daily, CBS, Time Magazine, Vanity Fair, CBS.
  • She is one the most subscribed youtube user in the UK

Contact


You can connect with this expert via her twitter and via her youtube account


Nicholas Perricone


Notable Achievements:

  • Author of the best seller “The Wrinkle Cure” that sold over a million copies
  • Considered as the pioneer of Inflammation Theory of Ageing
  • Received Eli Whitney Award

Contact



You can connect with this expert via twitter and if you want to learn more about him you should check out his website

Mally Roncal


Notable Achievements:

  • Pretty well-known makeup artist, her client list includes Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, Teri Hatcher, Celine Dion, Lee Ann Womack, Ashlee Simpson, Angelina Jolie, Heidi Klum etc.
  • Her and her work has been featured on various famous shows like Oprah, The Today Show, Rachael Ray, The View etc

Contact



You can connect with her via twitter and if you want to learn more about this expert then check MallyBeauty

Eva Fraser


Notable Achievements:

  • Author of the famous The Facial Workout Book that has been translated in around 8 languages
  • Famous for developing approaches to anti ageing via exercise esp. facial fitness courses
  • Around two decades of experience in the field

Contact



You can connect with this expert via her website

Sam Fine


Notable Achievements:

  • Pretty well know makeup artist in African American community
  • Having around 115K followers on instagram, 56K followers on twitter, around 10K subscribers on youtube

Contact




You can connect with this expert via his twitter account, via instagram or via youtube

Annelise Hagen

Notable Achievements:

  • Author of a best seller along with a very different approach to ageing via yoga
  • Featured in various magazines like TIME, Self, Yoga Journal, The New York Times, O Magazine, Fit Yoga etc

Contact


You can connect with this expert via her website

Dr. Leslie Baumann

Notable Achievements:

  • Author of two best sellers, pretty well-known for scientific, objective approach to skin care, ageing etc
  • Over 700 publications
  • Lectured in 60 plus countries

Contact


You can connect with this expert via her website

Hye-Min Park

Notable Achievements:

  • Famous Korean makeup artist with around 2300K youtube subscribers!
  • Has her own makeup line

Contact


You can connect with expert via her youtube channel

Huda Kattan

Notable Achievements:

  • Well-known makeup artist from the middle east with around 1700k youtube subscribers and over 70K twitter followers
  • She has been featured in various magazines like Allure, PopSugar, Harpers Bazaar, Teen Vogue, Huffington Post etc
  • Received Digital Innovator Of The Year Award at WWD beauty awards

Contact


To learn more about this expert check her website or follow her on youtube, twitter


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