Whether you’re a makeup addict or not, everyone likes to look their best. No matter if you’re looking for bridal, editorial, celebrity-inspired or everyday styles, we’ve selected 10 makeup artists in Hong Kong who keep amazing us with their stunning beauty looks—all of which you’ll want to add to your Instagram feed.
Vic Lai is truly an international gem. He’s worked in Japan, London and Hong Kong and his Instagram page is filled with quirky make-up designs and artwork as well as all the places he gets flown to for work.
Ka Lam Chu has done plenty of make-up looks and hairstyling for publications such as Elle and Marie Claire, and clients such as Valentino, Harvey Nichols, Gucci, Chanel and Burberry. Need someone to do your makeup and hair for your wedding? This is your girl.
Karen Yiu is the hottest makeup designer, body-paint artist and creative director in Hong Kong right now. Her ability to go from classic (like in this picture) to OTT, is mesmerising to see.
Gabbie Lee’s editorial looks are always elegant and modern. Great for inspiration for everyday makeup, Lee has done makeup for artists such as Rita Ora.
Ryuko Lau is the amazing senior makeup artist for MAC cosmetics in Hong Kong. You’ll spot her doing the makeup for some of the biggest celebrities and socialites around town and is a great one to follow for a sneak peek on new products.
Born and bred in Hong Kong, Marian Woo constantly flits between Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing and has worked with almost every major publication in Hong Kong. Follow her to see how you can translate the runway’s hottest beauty looks into wearable looks you can achieve at home.
After spending several years in the fashion industry in New York, Jaime Desaritz Smith moved to Hong Kong in 2007 to pursue her passion for the artistry of makeup with Smudge Make-up Aristry. Follow her feed for fun behind-the-scenes snaps from all of her projects — be it a wedding, event or photoshoot.
Zing is one of China’s most sought-after and inspiring makeup artists. His work is truly amazing to look at. See what inspires him and how his ideas flourish through the lens of Instagram.
Sapphire Shen’s keeps things fun with her makeup creations. Her feed and Youtube channel is filled with tips and great visuals.
Natasha Moor is a Hong Kong hair and makeup artist who creates look for brides and high profile individuals. She’s also the founder of her own brand Facetools, which sells a kit of 13 luxury makeup brushes. Her vibrant feed offers tips on how to use makeup punctuated with beautiful snaps of models, beauty and art.