Get to know the best black makeup artists working today. From industry legends to up-and-coming beauty influencers, the beauty world is full of black beauty gurus who deserve a shout out. These top makeup artists of color are shaping the culture of cosmetics as we know it.
For example, MUA Sir John created some of Beyoncé’s most recognizable glam looks, impacting an entire generation of women who look up to Queen Bey. Relative newcomer Nyma Tang is so cool because she's changing the way beauty brands create foundation shade ranges with her series “The Darkest Shade.” Beauty guru Ashunta Sherrif empowers black women every week with the showstopping makeup looks she creates for Cookie Lyons on hit show Empire.
You're going to want to get acquainted with these MUA names. Let’s give it up for black excellence in the beauty world.