13 Instagram Accounts To Follow According To The Make-Up Professionals

Instagram is one of the best sources of make-up inspiration, especially when it comes to new products and trends. But with thousands of beauty accounts claiming to be the best, it can be difficult to know who to follow and who to trust. Ahead of our IMAGE Business Of Beauty Awards in April, we asked some of Ireland’s leading make-up professionals about who to follow for the season ahead.

Aidan Corcoran at Brown Thomas says:

@patmcgrathreal – “Pat McGrath is an icon and always creates the most dreamy make-up.


@hilakarmand – “I’m lucky to call Hila a friend. She creates the most unbelievable skin finishes and make-up that truly speaks to you.”

@danielle_mahon_makeup_studios – “She’s an award-winning bridal make-up artist who creates the most romantic finishes!”

Emma Farrell at EF Creative Studios says:


@SarahLanagan – “I love following fellow artist and friend Sarah Lanagan, her work is clean, beautiful and creative.


@andrewgallimakeup – “I am a huge fan of Andrew who I actually met in London a few years ago. He is brand ambassador for NARS, works with huge stars like Kylie Minogue, and has created an iconic book with Rankin – what is there not to love?”


Leanne Nugent at Polish says:




Lyndsey Cavanagh at The Hive says:



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Michelle Kinsella at Dylan Bradshaw says:

@kateleemakeup – "I love her style. Lots of beautiful red carpet looks and countless celebrities. Her makeups are always flawless!"





Aidan Corcoran, Emma Farrell, Leanne Nugent, Lyndsey Cavanagh, and Michelle Kinsella are nominated for Best Make-Up Artist in the IMAGE Business of Beauty Awards. To vote, click on the link below:

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