Instagram is a neverending wealth of visual stimulation and inspiration. Our feed is loaded with everything from workout videos that are actually doable to stylish #OOTD pics to gorgeous men with washboard abs. And if it’s creative beauty inspiration we’re craving, we don’t have to look far. Just think of all the beauty trends that have been born on Instagram or the sheer number of makeup and hair tutorials.
Though there are tons of seriously talented makeup artists whose Instas are definitely worth a follow, there are some who go beyond flawless cat eyes and impressive contouring skills. They turn the act of applying makeup into a true art form. We may not be able to wear most of the dreamy looks to work, but that isn’t the point. These Instagram MUAs push the boundaries of what you can do with cosmetics and fill our feeds with jaw-dropping images. Above, take a look at 10 beauty pros who put the “artist” in “makeup artist.”