Ever wonder how Gigi Hadid, Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian or Shay Mitchell look so impeccable on the red carpet? Ever think about how they get that radiant skin or those luscious ruby lips? Well, today at OIP we’re going to tell you the makeup experts behind these behind beautiful faces, and their top makeup secrets! From Gigi Hadid’s golden glow to Kate Moss’ seductive smoky eyes!
A self-taught talent, in just over two years, since moving from Arizona to L.A, Patrick Ta has become the go-to makeup artist for IT-girls: Gigi Hadid, Shay Mitchell, Chrissy Teigen and Jenna Dewan Tatum. A former M.A.C artist, Patrick has blown up on social media and his success has grown rapidly. His luminous glamorous skin has become his signature on the red carpet.
PATRICK’S TOP TIP FOR GLOWING SKIN?
For that immaculate skin, Ta tells Teen Vogue, “If you want a natural foundation that lasts longer, use long-wear foundation but mix it with moisturizer.”
This man needs no introduction, Mario arguably single-handedly started the contouring and highlighting extravaganza! Back in 2008, when Mario was relatively unknown, he met Kim Kardashian for the first time and the two transformed the makeup world forever. As well as the Kardashians, his clientele also includes: Meghan Fox, Chrissy Teigen, Kate Bosworth and Gabrielle Union.
MARIO’S DESERT ISLAND BEAUTY PRODUCT?
In an interview with Allure, Mario was asked what was the one product he would want with him if he was stranded on an island and, surprisingly, it was not makeup! He said, “SPF – so we don’t burn…[because] no one would see us anyway if we were stranded.” Outsmarting us all, his favourite is the Tatcha – Silken Pore Perfecting Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 35.
Her flaming hair and sexy smoky eyes are recognisable anywhere! Mentored from renowned makeup artist Mary Greenwell, Charlotte’s work has graced the covers of top fashion magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair and LOVE. With A-lister clients such as Jennifer Lopez, Kate Moss, Gisele Bundchen and Nicole Kidman, Charlotte Tilbury is no stranger to the red carpet. Since the launch of her world renowned brand, Tilbury has accumulated a staggering 84 awards – including CEW Best British Brand of the Year 2015 & 2016 and Best Health & Beauty eCommerce Website of the Year 2016.
CHARLOTTE’S MOST IMPORTANT MAKEUP INVESTMENT?
Brushes! When interviewed by Cosmopolitan UK Charlotte states, “It’s essential to spend money on brushes and tools to get the best results from your makeup… Brushes can last you for years if they’re well looked after, so they’re definitely an important investment.” To check out Charlotte’s own line of brushes: click here.
Another makeup expert that was brought to light by the Kardashian – Jenner clan, Hrush Achemyn is a self-taught beauty icon and entrepreneur. With her tremendous following on Instagram, Hrush has turned her passion into an empire: Styled By Hrush. She is one of the staple make up artists for the Kardashian – Jenner Family and, also the go-to for Karrueche Tran, Cassie and Leona Lewis!
HRUSH’S MOST IMPORTANT FACIAL FEATURE?
Elle asked Hrush what she thought was the most essential facial facet and she said: brows! “When your brows look good it doesn’t matter what else you have on your face. But if they’re off, they can be distracting. Even if I have no other makeup on my face, my brows will be done.”