5 Local Makeup Artist Accounts You Should Follow

If you’re in need of some major inspo, we’ve got you covered—just check out these talented women.
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The world of beauty gurus and makeup artists exists right outside your doors‚ Mavens. Indianapolis has an incredible community of creative women who are passionate about making sure you’re covered when it comes to all things beauty—here are a few we think are definitely worth a follow.

Brianca Thee MUA
@briancatheemua, @musebeautybybrianca

Voted Indy’s favorite makeup artist for three years, Brianca Johnson is a wizard when it comes to wielding a brush and a palette. She recently launched her own makeup brand, Muse Beauty by Brianca, which features a collection of lashes available in six different styles. Follow her on Instagram to see some killer looks, and check out her YouTube channel to see some behind-the-feed action!


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Taizah, better known as “The Doll,” shows off makeup transformations and wig installations on her Insta account. She’s got some serious skills, and she’s more than happy to share them in one of her classes for aspiring makeup artists. The gorgeous floral backgrounds Taizah uses really make her pics pop on your feed. 

Danelle French

Danelle French is an internationally published makeup artist. Her work has been featured in Vogue Italia and she has done plenty of editorials for local publications, Indy Monthly and PATTERN. Her feed is filled with high-res close-ups of her work.


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JaTwon Henderson 

From editorial to commercial artistry, Indianapolis-based freelance hair and makeup artist JaTwon Henderson does it all. Her most recent Instagram post shows a look she did for JD Sports was shown at their flagship store in Times Square. And she has also worked with Finish Line on their #NewWork campaign. 

Daishra Jackson

Daishra Jackson of Hollywood Beats Indy is a makeup artist, educator, and self-proclaimed bridal slayer who has been in the beauty industry for over 9 years. Check out her Insta to see some incredible transformations, book a makeup lesson, or shop her cruelty-free collection, BabySuga Cosmetics.

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