Whether you’re a product junkie who loves to write reviews, or an aspiring make-up artist, there are countless career paths available to all beauty lovers.
Check out these 5 big players in beauty to inspire any budding beauty insiders out there. From make-up artists to bloggers to vloggers to CEOs, we’ve got 5 women in beauty that you need to know.
1. Lisa Eldridge
With over 20 years experience in beauty, Lisa Eldridge is one of the most highly-respected make-up artists in the industry. She has worked with pretty much every publication you can name, and countless famous faces. Her video tutorials bring her skills to a broad audience, as she shows us all how it’s done, whether ‘it’ is a smoky eye, desk to drinks make-up, or, more recently, 100 years of beauty trends. She is now the Global Creative Director of Lancome make-up, and is bringing her expertise to yet another new audience.
Follow for: Aspirational and accessible beauty tips and tricks that suit every lifestyle.
2. Maria Hatzistefanis
Maria, aka Mrs Rodial, founded beauty giant Rodial and Nip + Fab. With famous fans like Kylie Jenner backing Nip + Fab, Maria has commanded a huge following for her products, which range from skincare to make-up. As well as this she has fulfilled several successful public speaking roles and is a published author. It all began with Rodial, founded in 1999, when Maria noticed a gap in the beauty market for innovative skincare and has since grown to become a hugely influential beauty empire.
Follow for: Inspirational talks, skincare secrets and industry insight from someone with a wealth of experience.
3. Emily Weiss
Founder of cult make-up brand Glossier, Emily Weiss is a trailblazer in the beauty world when it comes to the digital market. Weiss started with Into The Gloss, a beauty blog that has since cultivated a huge community based on a shared love of beauty and high and low culture. Glossier stemmed from this, offering up products that you can realistically incorporate into your daily beauty routine. The cleverly edited product range makes beauty simple, and proves that you don’t need hundreds of tubs of cream in your cupboard. Weiss has created a beauty empire based on inspiring and empowering women and celebrating individuality within the beauty industry.
Follow for: A perfectly cultivated Instagram feed, as well as honest beauty advice from a true lover of products.
4. Charlotte Tilbury
As a make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury has worked with some of the most famous faces in the world, prepping them for red carpets and magazine covers. Her work is known everywhere as the definition of glam, and she takes inspiration from screen sirens throughout the ages. Having launched her own make-up range sold worldwide, Tilbury has brought her expertise to a mass audience, spreading the word.
Follow for: Famous faces that have made Tilbury their go-to for red carpet glam or off-duty make-up looks using her products.
5. Tanya Burr
Having trained as a make-up artist and starting her YouTube channel, vlogger and blogger Tanya Burr has gone on to star on the cover of Glamour magazine (amongst others), as well as becoming a regular on the FROW. Her YouTube channel commands millions of hits, and with over 3 million followers, Tanya is the go-to for celebrity tutorials. She has a lifestyle book, Love Tanya, and a hugely successful range of beauty products that fly off the shelves.
Follow for: Celebrity tutorials, fun lifestyle shots and an impeccable smoky eye.