10 Times We Wished We Had a Makeup Artist As Our BFF

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Wouldn’t it be so much easier to text your makeup artist bestie and ask her (or him) to come over and glam you up for a night on the town as opposed to having to study countless videos on YouTube just to get your eyeliner to look right? We feel the pain, too. If only we had a friend on speed dial that could work a makeup brush like no other, our makeup would look as perfect as it does in these photos.

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1. Glittery lids may look easy to create, but they actually take loads of product and lots of layering. If only someone could do it for you, it would make life that much easier.

2.  There’s nothing more classic than a red lip. And, makeup artists know all the right tricks to get it to look perfect every single time.

3.  Of course celebrities keep their makeup artist besties always on hand. Case in point, Jessica Alba and makeup artist Lauren Anderson post tons of perfectly made-up selfies.

4.  False lashes can complete your look, but putting them on yourself can sometimes be a struggle. But that doesn’t necessarily hold true for those who have friends well-versed in lash application techniques.

5.  A modern take on the classic cat’s-eye that requires more than one steady hand and hours upon hours of training.

6.  When your friends are talented makeup artists, they can do amazing makeovers like this.


7.  This glow is sheer perfection and probably needs a mastermind makeup artist to create it. Perfect color, perfect placement.

8.  Conquering the “no makeup” makeup look can be tough if you don’t know exactly how to do it. Khloé’s makeup artist knows how to nail it every time.

9.  If you’re one for color coordinating, having a friend in the know is a big plus.

10.  They make getting dolled up for Halloween and costume parties completely stress-free and actually fun.

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