Need Make-up Inspo? These Black Celebrity Makeup Artists Will Spice Up Your Daily Glam Routine

Tired of the same old beauty look? These MUAs will inspire you.

Are you tired of that same old makeup routine? We feel you! Learning to do a daily makeup routine can initially feel intimidating, but you can become adept quickly. There are endless makeup tutorial videos on social media, many of which are easy to follow. However, we decided to do a round-up of some of the best MUAs to help inspire your next look. 

  • Pat McGrath

    We have to talk about the mother of makeup, Pat McGrath. Vogue once deemed McGrath “the most influential makeup artist in the world,” and we couldn’t agree more. A runway MUA turned CEO of her brand Pat McGrath Labs, she has taken the world of beauty by storm. Her Instagram is all things inspiration.  Naomi Campbell's skin glowed in Cannes this past year after McGrath worked her magic.

  • Michael Anthony

    Introducing the remarkably talented Michael Anthony! He is the go-to makeup artist for Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Ming Lee Simmons, and nearly every top-tier model in the industry. His roster speaks for his itself and his incredible talent. Anthony is beloved for his euphoric looks. Just check out this metallic pink eyeshadow he did on Simmons. This look takes us back to the days of Baby Phat when makeup was bold and casual velour sets were the moment. 

  • Sheika Daley

    A workday in Sheika Daley’s life consists of doing a full beat on celebrities like Zendaya, Keke Palmer, Kelly Rowland, and others. Her clean makeup style has opened the doors to her becoming Lancôme’s international global makeup artist. Did we also mention her work extends from editorial to the runway? Our sis works hard! Daley is a perfect inspiration if life is your everyday runway.

  • Yolonda Frederick

    Behind every glam girl is a talented makeup artist leveling up her look. Yolonda Frederick is a name you may have heard before. She is behind Ciara's iconic looks, like her 2022 Sports Illustrated cover. Frederick is also a board member of Ciara's Skincare brand OAM. She regularly shares skincare and makeup tips on her socials. Just take a look at this flawless foundation tutorial she shared.

  • Keita Moore

    Keita Moore is the man behind many of Hollywood's jaw-dropping glamorous looks. La La Anthony, Chlöe Bailey, Tiffany Haddish, Yung Miami, and Mindy Kaling are just a few A-list names on his roster. He even worked with Janelle Monáe on her cover for Rolling Stone Magazine

  • Porsche Cooper

    Porsche Cooper’s high-class skills have led her to work with iconic models like Iman. Plus, you’ve most likely seen her work in ad campaigns for the beauty house La Mer as their makeup artists ambassador. Cooper has made her mark in the glam and fashion world. After graduating from the University Of Texas, Cooper began working on collections for New York fashion week. Her exceptional multi-talents led her to work with top-notch brands, such as Chanel, Tiffany, Gucci, Estée Lauder, and Nieman Marcus. Want to elevate your look? Check out our good sis Ms. Cooper! 

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