6 Aussie Makeup Artists to Follow

6 Aussie Makeup Artists to Follow

Paint my face!

By Amber Lowther | 13th July 2016

We’ve had beauty bloggers you need to follow, products beauty bloggers swear by and now, finally, we have an edit on the makeup artists you need to be following! If you love an expert’s opinion on all these beauty, look no further than these six Aussie makeup artists! They’re leading the pack when it comes to getting dolled up and it shows in their work and impressive clientele. Check them out below!

Chantelle Baker

I constantly see Chantelle’s name popping up on my feed. That’s probably because she is the go-to when it comes to dolling up Melbourne’s personalities - does the name Bec Judd ring a bell? What about Delta Goodrem, Jennifer Hawkins or even Gigi Hadid and Dita Von Teese? Yeah, kind of a big deal. Her work is second to none and let’s be real, I would very much like to come in contact with her brushes. On my face. I’ll just have to settle for following her on the ’gram for now.


Based in Sydney, Normie is a makeup artist and hairdresser trusted by a number of media personalities to get them photo-ready! Jesinta Campbell and Roxy Jacenko are familiar faces across his Instagram, as well as Kerri-Anne Kennerley and Mandy “Kiss Me, Katut” McElhinney. There’s no doubt he’s in demand by high profile Aussies across the country!

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Victoria Baron

She’s the Official Makeup Artist for Chanel Australia, so you could say she’s kinda killing it. Working on the likes of Bella Hadid, Jessica Mauboy and Lara Worthington (Bingle), there are plenty of reasons why you need to be following her ASAP! Her work often appears on magazine covers you might’ve heard of. Maybe. Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, anyone?


Max May is the makeup artist behind numerous celeb looks and has his own blog where he shares his beauty tips and tricks, trends, products you need to invest in and video tutorials. His clientele includes Sarah Murdoch, Rose Byrne and Whitney Port. Max is also an ambassador for Giorgio Armani, so we can only imagine what his makeup kit looks like - heaven! Follow him for behind-the-scenes action and all things beauty.

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Melissa Sassine

Where do I even start? I’ve been following this makeup queen for quite some time and her following is HUGE because, well, she’s just amazing at what she does. Melissa is a makeup artist and educator based in Sydney and you’ve probably seen her much-loved makeup videos making the rounds on Insta. Not only does she have the skills, she also has her own line of beauty products too! Get ready to be blown away by her talent!

Tobi Henney

As the L’Oréal Paris Makeup Director for Australia, Tobi is a makeup artist you need to be following! Megan Gale, Jessie J, Zoe Foster-Blake and Shanina Shaik are just some of the names she has worked her magic on. Tobi has also worked on international campaigns for Estée Lauder, Viktor & Rolf, Witchery, Nike, Camilla and many more. Head over to her Instagram and check out her work!


Feature Image: @maxmade on Instagram


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Article by Amber Lowther

Amber is a former contributor at Style Magazines. She runs her own fashion and beauty blog and has an obsession with Batman. When she’s not stuffing her face with Italian food, she’s adding new shoes to her wardrobe and dreaming of NYC.


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