Picasso-like blush, metallic lip drip art, paint splatter eyeshadow, and avant-garde makeup. These are just some feats that today’s makeup artists have achieved with their tools, and the results are just as amazing as you’d imagine.
We list six of the best makeup art today, as well as some products you can use to cop their over-the-top creations.
I first heard of Vlada Haggerty when the whole Kylie Jenner issue blew up. But you have to admit that her lip art is stunning―my personal favorite is the rose gold drip one. Plus, you can even find tutorials on her YouTube channel.
Try with:MAC Lipglass Clear (P797)
MAC Cosmetics. Available at SM Makati and Rustan’s The Beauty Source. For a complete list of stores and more information, visit their website.
You may know Isamaya Ffrench from the H&M x Kenzo lookbook. But on the regular, she works as a makeup artist and i-D beauty editor. Her style is avant-garde and grungy―sometimes a little disturbing but still unique.
Try with: ZOEVA Pure Lacquer Lips in Senso (P1,156)
ZOEVA. Available at Sephora.
Tal Peleg creates whimsical eye makeup that’s fit for an Alice in Wonderland-themed occasion. Aside from eyeshadow, she often uses sequins, beads, wispy lashes, and striking contacts. Her works have also been featured on Daily Mail, Metro UK, and Refinery29.
Try with: NYX Felt Tip Liner (P520)
NYX. Available at SM Makati and SM Megamall. For a complete list of stores and more information, visit their website.
Combining body paint and cosmetics, Elsa Rhae makes very detailed looks with bright pops of color. Some of her works have also become go-to inspirations for Halloween. Luckily, she has a YouTube account for people who want to follow her steps. Her talent was further recognized when she was shortlisted for the 2015 NYX FACE Awards.
Try with: Make Up Store Glitter in Neon Green (P1,079)
Make Up Store. Available in Sephora.
As the makeup artist of Dazed, Inge Grognard showcases raw and out-of-this-world looks that emanates the magazine’s grittiness.
Try this: Cargo The Essentials Eye Shadow Palette (P2,750)
Cargo Cosmetics. Available at Beauty Bar.
From yellow “highlights” to micro brows, Marla Belt pulls off eye-catching and minimalist makeup looks for magazines like German Vogue and The Wall Street Journal. She even did FKA Twigs’ ethereal look during the 2016 Met Gala.
Try with: Make Up Forever Pure Yellow Pigment (P994)
Make Up Forever. Available at SM Makati and SM Megamall. For a complete list of stores and more information, visit their website.