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The most inspirational beauty bloggers and make-up artists you need to follow on Instagram

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When it comes to beauty, we're all about trying out new things.

The only trouble is there are just so many incredible beauty bloggers, make-up artists and nail technicians out there it's hard to know where to begin when looking for inspiration. 

To help you get started and to get your creative make-up juices flowing, we've picked 10 of our favourite on Instagram, who you should start following now.

From recreating red carpet looks to pouring over class make-up styles, behold the ultimate beauty accounts to follow. 

No more bad face day.

  • Charlotte Tilbury

    Who hasn't Charlotte Tilbury painted the face of? The renowned make-up artist has attended to the likes of Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne and worked with iconic photographers such as Mario Testino.

    (Charlotte Tilbury pictured with Mark Ronson)

  • Charlotte Tilbury

    Her Instagram feed is an extension of that, offering sneak peeks behind-the-scenes of her shoots and classic photos, as well as make-up tips.

  • Charlotte Tilbury

  • Deborah Lippmann

    Queen of nails, Deborah Lippmann has been in the game for a long time. Not only has she had her hands on the talons of Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian, crafting them their perfect mitts. She's also created nail varnish collections for GIRLS and True Blood.

  • Deborah Lippmann

    The best place to discover new colours and styles, you'll never be short of ideas for your nails with Deborah's Instagram account. But perhaps one of our favourite things about her and the brand is that she names all her varnishes after songs, as she is also a singer herself and worked in music for years. 

  • Deborah Lippmann

  • Jin Soon Choi

    Cracked, shimmer and satin matt finishes plus a whole load of other inventive nail creations are what you can expect to find on Jin Soon Choi's account. The celebrity nail artist, who is famed for her editorial work, is great to follow for when you want inspiration for your nails and want more than just plain colour.

  • Jin Soon Choi

    From Taylor Swift to Karlie Kloss, Jin Soon Choi has been everywhere and worked with nearly every fashion magazine. A must-follow for the nail obsessive. 

  • Jin Soon Choi

  • Fiona Stiles

    Make-up artists and especially celebrity ones know exactly how to keep your face in place. Fiona Stiles is one such artist whose mix of red carpet pictures and editorial have got us hankering to try out new styles.

    (Fiona Stiles pictured left with singer and actress Lucy Hale)

  • Fiona Stiles

    This image of Lily Aldridge is now our new go-to look. Forever. And we've got Fiona Stiles' make-up to thank for that. 

  • Fiona Stiles

  • Mary Greenwell

    Mary Greenwell is an icon in her industry. Not only did she used to do the make-up for Princess Diana, among countless other celebrities, her contemporaries and other make-up artists were inspired by her. Charlotte Tilbury says Mary's the reason why she became a make-up artist, and began assisting the artist when she first started out in the industry 20 years ago.

    (Mary Greenwell pictured with Amber le Bon)

  • Mary Greenwell

    Creating beautiful flawless looks for both editorial, runaway and red carpet, we can't get enough of her classic make-up creations.

  • Mary Greenwell

  • Pat McGrath

    Considered to be one of the most inspirational make-up artists ever, Pat McGrath creates beautiful and arresting images with her maquillage which she helpfully shares on her Instagram page to give us lots of inspiration.

    (Pictured here with Rihanna)

  • Pat McGrath

     Head here for bright and bold colours and styles, with a hint of the shocking. 

  • Pat McGrath

  • Gucci Westman

    As spokesperson for Revlon, Gucci Westman has touched the faces of many a beauty.

    (Pictured with Reese Witherspoon)

  • Gucci Westman

    But our real love for her Instagram feed is that she blends (pun intended) her behind-the-scenes looks and editorial work with her everyday life. Here's a recent shoot that she did with us.

  • Gucci Westman

  • Buy Now Blog Later

    While Buy Now Blog Later is primarily a shopping blog (if you hadn't already guessed by the title), Laura (pictured) who runs the blog is great at showing off her new make-up trials too. 

  • Buy Now Blog Later

    From new eyeshadow to pink lipstick, this is a real look at how you can apply make-up at home, without feeling too overwhelmed. 

  • Buy Now Blog Later

  • Beauty Is Boring

    Despite it's deceiving name, the Beauty Is Boring Instagram feed is anything but. Filled to the digital brim of chic and classic looks, this was originally started as a blog (beautyisboring.com) and is actually a photo essay started by make-up artist Robin Black.

  • Beauty Is Boring

    It is an on going project of Robin's, in which she uses many different types of faces of all ages, gender and race to create different beauty looks.One of the most exciting and unique beauty blogs out there. 

  • Beauty Is Boring

  • Katie Jane Hughes

    Ambassador for the nail brand Butter, Katie Jane Hughes (pictured) knows her nail and make-up stuff. 

  • Katie Jane Hughes

    Not only does she gives you a look at her stylings for the catwalk she also shows you how to get similar styles by using her own face as a canvas. Useful for doing harder looks at home. 

  • Katie Jane Hughes

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