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The makeup artists you need to follow on Instagram

Find out their trade secrets…

Fiona Ward
Fiona WardActing Fashion and Beauty Editor
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Have you ever wondered what the top makeup artists really use on their celebrity clients? An MUA's kit is the ultimate beauty lover's dream - filled with a plethora of brands, colours and textures amongst a treasure trove of skincare products and endless makeup brushes. Sounding like music to your ears? Gone are the days when a makeup artist's trade secrets remained just that - thanks to Instagram, our favourite stars' glam squads are sharing more than just the finished look with their fans.

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Kendall Jenner's makeup artist is Hung Vanngo 

We've delved into the Instagram pages of our favourite makeup artists to reveal the products they really swear by - on the likes of A-list clients such as Kim Kardashian, Margot Robbie and Kendall Jenner nonetheless. So here are our favourite snap-happy MUAs, who can't resist showing their followers around their enviable makeup collections…

Patrick Ta (@patrickta)

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The ultra-cool Patrick Ta is the king of colour. Counting Kim Kardashian, Bella Hadid and Jenna Dewan Tatum as just some of his clients, he's famous for adding a bright pop of colour to his glamorous makeup looks. To create the perfect base for his show-stopping work, he swears by Creme De La Mer's Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation, which he recently declared his 'holy grail' product. Better start saving, as it retails for £90…

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Mary Greenwell (@marygreenwell)

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Cate Blanchett, Jessica Chastain and Lily James call industry icon Mary Greenwell their go-to makeup artist, as did the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Recently posting this enviable bundle of Chanel beauty products, it's clear she's a fan of the luxury brand - amongst the makeup mess we can see the fashion house's Rouge Allure Ink Matte Liquid Lip Colours, which give a long-lasting lacquered finish. 

Pati Dubroff (@patidubroff)

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This colourful spectrum belongs to Pati Dubroff, who is most known for painting the face of Margot Robbie - though she also counts Miley Cyrus, Rosie Huntington-Whitely and Reese Witherspoon as clients. Her innovative creations on Ms Robbie - who has been known to rock everything from yellow eyeshadow to white eyeliner - clearly warrants her rainbow-esque kit bag, which seems to feature every single colour of the long-lasting and gel-like Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner Pencils!

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Hung Vanngo (@hungvanngo)

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This in-demand MUA is known for creating ultra glossy, luminous skin on his models, who include Emily Ratajkowski and Kendall Jenner. From this snap, we can see his favourite products include Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Mascara, Kiehl's Turmeric and Cranberry Seed Energising Radiance Masque and Christian Dior's Diorshow Fusion Mono cream eyeshadows. What a beauty bounty!

Georgie Eisdell (@georgieeisdell)

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This LA-based artist was Amy Schumer's choice for her recent wedding, and also works with Gwyneth Paltrow and Claire Foy; she even created that powerful red lip on the The Crown actress for 2018's Golden Globes. Here, Georgie showcases her enviable lip product collection - we can see NARS liquid lipsticks, Lancôme Juicy Shaker lip glosses and YSL's cult Glossy Stains to name a few. 

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