11 Vancouver makeup artists you need to follow on Instagram right now

Apr 25 2017, 3:14 am

It’s easy to fall into the habit of wearing the same makeup every single day. We’ve all been there, thinking of new looks is difficult and actually knowing how to apply them is even more of a struggle.

If you’re in need of some new inspiration and maybe even a few tips here’s a list Vancouver’s top makeup artists who are setting new trends every day.


It’s no wonder Leigh is a self-proclaimed chameleon. On an almost a daily basis she can transform her style and create an entirely unique look. Her account is a must follow for anyone looking for some colourful makeup inspiration.


Samantha is one of Vancouver’s best-known beauty influencers. She recently partnered with @maccosmetics to create her very own special edition MAC lipstick.

#MOTD using @bitebeauty new Lip Pencils in shade 40 and 42 mixed 😍 @sephora #TheLipPencil #ad

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Just a Lil @theblondemann inspo for today, I am feeeeelin dark lips lately, I’ve been wearing nudes for about 600 years this is weird 💛💫 @farsalicare unicorn drops Mixed with @nyxcosmetics_canada total control drops In 01 and 02 @nudestix concealer pencil In 01 & @makeupforeverca HD concealer mixed @physiciansformula butter bronzer & @toofaced milk chocolate bronzer @anastasiabeverlyhills @norvina Nicole glow kit @benefitcosmetics gimme brow in 3 (literally in love this shit is amazing) @katvondbeauty mi Vida palette yellow shades & liquid lip in exorcism lined with @bitebeauty 042 lip pencil @urbandecaycosmetics DE slick setting spray #gonudebutbetter #nudestix #bitebeauty #bitebeautycanada #katvond #katvondbeauty #kvdbeauty #kvd #benefitcosmetics #benefitcanada #mufe #makeupforevercanada #norvina #anastasiabeverlyhills #anastasia #duo #ladylashclub #ud #toofacedcanada #toofaced #undiscovered_muas #mua_underdogs #jci #borntodothis #makeupartist #sssamantha

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This bombshell is well known for her special effect artistry. Her Instagram feed is full of gory makeup as well as softer everyday looks.


Stress induced makeup lead to glitter everywhere and cutting up lashes impulsively. Loved the outcome. — Face Prep a. Rose & aloe facial spray @mariobadescu b. B6 @urbandecaycosmetics c. Teatree water @lushcosmetics d. First light priming filter @beccacosmetics e. Step 1 smoothing primer @smashboxcosmetics f. Strobe cream @maccosmetics — Face a. L’Oréal lumi foundation @lorealmakeup b. Shape Tape Concealer @tartecosmetics c. Iconic London Cream Contour Palette @iconic.london d. Butter bronzer @physiciansformula e. Translucent powder @rcmamakeup — Brows a. Taupe dipbrow @anastasiabeverlyhills b. Gimme brow @benefitcosmetics — Eyes a. Dark matter stack @meltcosmetics b. Orbit orange & blushing pink loose glitter @bulkglitters @superglitters Highlight a. LE liquid highlight in shine b. Double gleam @iconic.london — Lashes a. Extensions by @kendralamar.xx — Lips: a. “Ashton” liquid lipstick @anastasiabeverlyhills b. Taurus lippie stick @colourpopcosmetics ✨✨✨

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Julia is a newcomer to the makeup artist scene, but she is already making a big name for herself. Her eyebrow game alone will have you clicking that follow icon.

Heavily inspired by my favourite guru @atleeeey and my obsession with mustard tones Also put down my beauty blender for once and tried out @mikasabeauty oval face Brushes & eye brushes today – first impression video filmed and will be up soon ✨ but in the meantime here is the final look 👀 DETAILS 🐣 — Face Prep a. Rose & aloe facial spray @mariobadescu b. B6 @urbandecaycosmetics c. Teatree water @lushcosmetics d. First light priming filter @beccacosmetics e. Step 1 smoothing primer @smashboxcosmetics f. Back light priming filter @beccacosmetics — Face a. Luminous Silk Foundation @georgioarmani b. Shape Tape Concealer @tartecosmetics c. Cream Contour Palette @iconic.london d. Butter Bronzer @physiciansformula e. Transparent powder @rcmamakeup — Brows a. “Bangin’ Brunette” @colourpopcosmetics b. Brow Food Fibre Gel “Dark Brown” — Eyes a. “Golden Ochre” (Modern Renaissance) @anastasiabeverlyhills b. “Paper Tiger” @colourpopcosmetics c. “Mustard” (Venus Palette) @limecrimemakeup — Highlight a. “Honey Buns” @starcrushedminerals — Lips: a. “Dark Forest” Sephora lip cream @sephora ✨✨✨

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Old school Hollywood meets UVIC business student. Tiana is a full package babe; she’s smart, beautiful and insanely talented at what she does.


After a three year hiatus from the literary community, Margaret Flatwood dove headlong into the next work of fiction. Although Margaret’s literary agent strongly advised against returning to the murky waters of juvenile horror, Ms. Flatwood felt compelled to write a sequel to her award winning children’s horror novella, “Polly Picks a Scab”. “Rita Runs with Razors” was sure to gain popularity with the local junior book club, The Red Rum Readers. So with that notion Margaret took pen to paper. #terrifiedtoddlers #kinderkubrick #theshining #tiedupwithstring #afewofmyfavoritethings #mixedmedia #costume #fashionphotography #clubkids #vogue #makeup #statementearrings #awhitershadeofpale #artdirector #me #makeup #gay #hair #gallery #instagay #paris

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Lyle is a professional makeup and mixed media artist. For Lyle makeup artistry is a means to thinking outside the box and creating works of art that redefine the way we think about makeup.

Audio technician and soundscape artist, Henrietta Ogelbaum quickly became world renowned for creating exquisite works of auricular magic. The sounds of indigestion recorded at high frequency, layered with a variety of other bowel orchestrations, were mixed with samples of Steely Dan’s hit 70’s song ” Dirty Work”; giving birth to a new genre of orchestral ingenuity. The masses rushed to slay it on the dance floor, all the while having an inexplicable urge to eat boiled onions and greasy Bavarian sausages. #thesoundofsausage #dirtywork #mixmaster #therumbletellsyouitsworking #clubkid #fashion #style #mua #mlbb #whirllipliner @maccosmetics #editorial #selfportrait #accessories #clearlycontacts #earbuds #sony #audiotechnica #music #art #artdirector #gay #instagay #mua #me #love #paris #wigs #kristenmcmenamy

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Luxury queen and modern vixen, Nina is one makeup artist you need to check out. As of right now, she is currently available for bookings, tap that follow icon to find out more.


If you’re looking for a wedding makeup specialist, then look no further. Jasmine’s work has been featured in numerous magazines and countless wedding shoots. You can scroll through her Instagram to admire all the elegant brides she’s worked with.

So excited to be featured on @galialahav insta page today! Love styling shoots with her gowns from @bisou_bridal xo #bts makeup and hair touchups 💄 Makeup for this beauty @sarahporchetta 💕 @bluejasminebeautygroup makeup by moi using @ladylashclub lashes Smoky eyes using @anastasiabeverlyhills custom pallet @amaterasubeauty liquid liner @toofaced #rayoflight highlight #sunbunny bronzer @sephora perfection must nude glow @katvondbeauty lip color melancholia and @anastasiabeverlyhills #dustylilac gloss 💋 hair by @jiji_youngji Jewellery @jewelietteshop So excited to shoot with @muguetphotography @susanna_stewart @cbayford @bisou_bridal at @hycroftuwcv xo For booking inquires msg me at [email protected] #makeupartist #weddingmakeupartist #vancity #vancouvermua #vancouvermakeupartist #bluejasminebeautygroup

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A Blanche MacDonald instructor and international makeup artist, Farah has found her niche in both the wedding and fashion industry. She is especially talented at applying traditional Indian wedding makeup.


Maureen’s artistry has a bit of punk flair to it. This girl’s talent can be seen throughout her Instagram portfolio.


Katie is a full blown makeup goddess. Her work is absolutely stunning, and it’s easy to see that she loves what she does. Be sure to scroll down her feed to take a peak at the festival makeup she recently wore to Coachella.