Instagram makeup artists to check out and follow

makeup artists on instagram from india and beyonD, researched and selected just for you.

Girls, we’re 100% sure the word “makeup” must have brought you here, which we understand, because in this festive season of Christmas and New Year, you must have received dozens of party invitations, and you HAVE to look ravishing in whichever party you step into.

Here are some awesome (and artistic) MUAs to see and follow, on Instagram for the inspiration for your party makeup:


This makeup artist/beauty blogger is from California, USA, and has an interesting family background, which makes her half-Pakistani and half-American. With 705k followers on IG, viewers are attracted to her fun videos and gorgeous selfies. She uses off-beat commodities for contouring techniques, be it a fork, a book or a stiletto, the latter of which earned her a feature in Cosmopolitan US!

She also posts DIY home beauty remedy videos, which are also equally fun to watch. Sadia has her own website too on which one can shop products like chokers, lashes, to name a few. With her high attendance in California’s parties, her rising popularity, her innovation and talent, Sadia’s the name you have to note as one of the best names in the beauty industry, in future.

Snapchat, Youtube, Instagram: SadiaSlayy




Mariam Rehman is a Pakistani-origin MUA/beauty blogger from Calgary, Canada. Her exotic Asian features coupled with a style of makeup that is typically Westernized is one of her USPs. What also impresses her followers is that she sticks to her roots, that too in a fun way, which is shown through her pictures in ethnic outfits. She has recently partnered with Sam Marcel Beauty (, which is a line of vegan and cruelty-free makeup products. She posts selfies and videos featuring her looks in various festivals like Halloween, Eid, Christmas, etc.

Instagram & Snapchat: rahmanbeauty



Huda Kattan is one of the established names in the beauty industry, and her 23.2 million Instagram followers strongly indicate her status. She is a Middle-East based makeup artist and blogger-turned-entrepreneur who has a huge range of makeup products named Huda Beauty. She has a positive and empowering personality, as she gives platform to budding makeup artists and beauty bloggers on her IG page.

Instagram: hudabeauty, shophudabeauty

Snapchat: RealHudaBeauty




Jeffree Star, you would definitely say, is multi-talented; he is an American songwriter, singer, fashion designer, model and makeup artist. He is known to set tongues waggling with an array of topics, whether it is his sexual orientation or his comments on Kylie Jenner’s cosmetics line. Star, like Huda Kattan, has his own makeup brand named Jeffree Star Cosmetics. He also sells merchandise under the same brand. Jefree Star is a MUA you can look up to if you are a bold person who loves to experiment, especially in makeup.

Instagram: jeffreestarcosmetics, jeffreestar

Snapchat: jeffreestar




Puneet B. Saini is one of the top celebrity makeup artists, and she is behind Alia Bhatt’s stunning looks (Alia Bhatt fans, here’s your answer to how she manages to always look beautiful. Thank me later for this).

She is also behind Anushka Sharma’s bridal makeup look (and here comes the end of your questions behind the person responsible for Ms. Kohli’s bridal makeup). Vogue India has also written an article on this:( So, this would surely arouse your interest and hit the Follow button.

Instagram: puneetbsaini

Facebook: Pankake by Puneet



Mickey Contractor is another top celebrity makeup artists, who creates his magic both on and off screen. He has been associated with MAC cosmetics for a long time, and he is currently the company’s Director of Artistry in India. He has released his second line of cosmetics with MAC this year in July, which is suitable for Indian skin. Since us Indians often tend to look up to Bollywood for inspiration at some point of our lives, here is a sample of Contractor’s talent on fashionista Sonam Kapoor, which is so amazing that you may want to steal her look for that upcoming party:

Instagram: mickeycontractor

Facebook: Mickey Contractor



Rati Tehri Singh is the owner and co-founder of Makeup and Beauty Blog (aka IMBB), which was started in 2009 when she identified the need for a platform to guide Indian women about makeup and beauty. The blog currently has more than 700 writers, and is running successfully in India, Phillipines and Dubai. Ms. Singh provides reviews on makeup products and also gives a list of products used to create the looks on both her blog and her IG page, which says that IMBB is “India’s biggest makeup and beauty website.”

Instagram: ratibeauty




Aanchal Behl Thakkar is, according to her Instagram bio, a freelancer, celebrity makeup artist and Youtuber. She mostly does her makeup on beauty and fashion bloggers, and has also worked in editorial photoshoots for magazines like Verve. The style of makeup is quite versatile, as she is adept at both western and traditional makeup. Here is glimpse of Aanchal’s work on blogger Trishala Sikka:

Instagram: makeupbyaanchal



bhavikaa saluja

The last, but not the least…Bhavika Saluja is a certified makeup artist from our Pink City itself. She not only nails the festive and party look but also the traditional bridal look too. If you feel like having a professional finish to your makeup, Bhavikaa is the person you must go to for this.

Photo Courtsey: Himanshu Atre

She also runs a blog with Shefalii, which is called DoubleTrouble, which focuses on fashion, food, lifestyle and of course, makeup!

Instagram: makeupbybhavikaa, doubletrouble_blogg


We hope that you find the ideal party makeup that you have been wishing for, and it will be great if you let us know through the Comments section if you found one and what is it. And, we pray that you slay.

P.S: This is great for aspiring makeup artists and beauty bloggers and vloggers too.

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