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Makeup masters: 6 people in the business you must know

Photo credit: IG – @kaneshiashana

This week, we are showcasing game changers in the beauty industry. These makeup pros are leading the pack with cosmetics, branding and makeup artistry. Be sure to follow their pages for tutorials and best practices.

First up: Kaneshia Shana

IG – @kaneshiashana

This freelance MUA pushes the envelope with cutting-edge makeup styles that feature bling. She’s often featured on top beauty sites as one to watch. Shana is a wife and mom. Check out her live tutorials on Facebook as well.


Photo credit: IG –  @gigisanon

Miss Gigi Sanon

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This CEO of multiple ventures is making major noise in the beauty industry, she’s also a branding expert with millions of followers. So if you’re looking to break into the beauty industry, make Miss Gigi your first stop.

Photo credit: IG – @Shimycatmua

Catherine Shim

IG – @Shimycatmua

New York

ShimyCat is a wife, mom of three beautiful children, and a well known MUA from New York. With over one million followers, viewers enjoy reading her makeup tips and best practices. She’s currently hosting one-on-one classes on makeup and social media branding.

Photo credit: Gerry Frank

AJ Crimson

IG – @ajcrimson


Meet the man of makeup. Celebrity makeup artist and cosmetic owner, AJ Crimson is known as the go-to makeup artist for superstars such as LeToya Luckett, Lauren London, Tiffany Haddish and the list goes on and on. Crimson created an amazing line of foundations for all skin tones. Reviews confirm the foundation finishes flawlessly, almost like an airbrush finish.

Photo credit: IG – @mzjazz_makeuprtist

Mz Jazz

IG – @mzjazz_makeuprtist


When Cardi B comes through the ATL, she makes for certain she stop by Mz Jazz for a face beat before her performance. New to Atlanta, Mz Jazz is drawing major buzz with her makeup glam sessions.


Photo credit: IG – @angel_cumberbatch

Angel Cumberbatch

IG – @angel_cumberbatch


This self-taught professional makeup artist is also the owner of Glitter Goddess Cosmetics Limited. From her beautiful dramatic lashes to her natural makeup looks, this cutie can do it all.