5 Makeup Artists to Know Now

By Allison Mitchell | January 21, 2016 | Articles

1. Stephen Moleski
As a 16-year vet of the beauty industry (with a fab client list that includes Kim Kardashian West, Mel B, Chrissy Teigen and Kim Zolciak-Biermann, just to name a few), ATL welcomed this sizzlin’ glam guru when he made the move from L.A. to the South. Moleski recently launched a bespoke on-site beauty service where he’ll assess your current makeup, lighting situation, application skills and more. Sign us up! @stephenmoleski

2. MiMi Johnson
Since expanding her beautifying reach from in-demand MUA to a new brick-and-mortar spot dubbed The Glamatory in Smyrna, Johnson keeps busy with a soon-to-launch makeup line as well as plans to hit the road in 2016 on a collaborative tour to help educate and inspire up-and-coming beauty pros—that’s what we call paying it forward in style. @mimijonline

3. McKenzie Mann
This SCAD grad is now part of RAW Bronzing Studio’s glam squad, a service the spray-tan studio recently added that offers makeup application, one-on-one interactive lessons, lash extensions and more. Mann’s experience in the industry (she’s also an imaginative body painter and special-effects artist) has garnered her a serious following, evidenced by her 16,000-plus YouTube subscribers and more than 1 million views! @mc_gnomeski

4. Jennifer Duvall
As a freelance makeup artist (under the name JennySue Makeup), longtime blogger and mom to three, this glam pro has spent years testing and trying a slew of products to find her tried-and-true faves for every face. Now you can find her hosting beauty events at spots like Bloomingdale’s, beautifying her growing roster of clients and blogging about her latest get-gorgeous tips (plus, look out for an upcoming podcast she and her husband are creating called Making It Up As We Grow). @jennysuemakeup

5. Nyssa Green
As the Emmy Award-winning owner of beauty company The Green Room Agency, this hardworking MUA (along with her talented team of hair and makeup pros) has years of experience dolling up everyone from local news anchors to reality TV stars and everyone in between. Her biz even offers classes for learning tricks of the trade to try at home. @nyssag


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