Makeup has been used since ancient times for many different reasons. From hiding pores to creating a whole new face character, makeup continues to serve mankind.
Both men and women can use makeup. In ancient Egypt, makeup was used to express masculinity. Around 4,000 BCE, Egyptian men used black pigment to achieve elaborate cat-eye designs. During the first century AD, Roman men would apply red pigment to their cheeks and use powder to lighten their skin.
Unlike the olden days where people would use arsenic, leads, mercury and even leeches to make them look pale and beautiful, thankfully, we don’t need all that to enhance the way we look now.
If your hands are shaking each time you are trying to put makeup on, then perhaps you should hire a professional makeup artist to do it for you. Of course, you cannot hire one each time you casually need to put on makeup. But if you have an event to attend where you are required to wear makeup, then it is worth spending money on a professional makeup artist.
Here is a list of some of Malaysia’s top makeup artists for you to check out. Maybe you will find someone who will make you camera-ready for whatever function you have in the future.
FannyBeautyMakeup — For Gorgeous, Natural Bridal Makeup
Every woman wants to look good on her wedding day — from what she wears to how she looks on that day.
If you are a bride-to-be, it is important that you pick the right wedding gown and the right makeup artist for the big day. After all, you are going to be the center of attention on your wedding day. Fanny Beauty Makeup can help you with that.
Fanny Beauty Makeup, A makeup artist in Malaysia, which consists of professional makeup artists specializing in bridal makeup, offers its services to brides-to-be who want to look extraordinary and flawless on their wedding day.
Check out the agency’s Facebook page. You will notice that most of the brides shown on the page have soft natural look rather than dramatic. On your wedding day, you should look like you, right?
Agnes Yip — For All Kinds of Makeup
Another bridal makeup artist worth checking out is Agnes Yip, who is based in Klang Valley. Before getting on with her work, she will take into consideration the style and theme of a client’s wedding as well as the colors of their gowns.
All clients will be given a makeup trial.
Apart from bridal makeup, Agnes provides professional makeup service for:
And many more.
Ben Bernard — Majorly Active in Weddings
Although Ben Bernard focuses more on wedding, he has experience in doing other types of makeup as well. Ben has been in the makeup industry for many years. He is based in KL, but also travels to different places around the world. For example, he had traveled to service his clients in Sydney before.
Ben’s services include makeup and hairstyling for weddings, family gatherings, office parties and many more.
SanSan Makeup — Not Just Weddings
Other than weddings, SanSan Makeup does makeup for graduations, children, fashion and events.
Whether you need a makeup artist for your child’s school play or class party, SanSan Makeup has your back covered. If you need an artist for your fashion event, SanSan Makeup offers consultation, fashion makeup and hairdo. If you’re just looking for a simple and natural makeup for an upcoming professional event, SanSan Makeup will doll you up with elegant evening makeup that’ll make you stand out — consultation, event makeup and hairdo included.
Suhaib Daud — For Dramatic Eyebrows
With 171,000 followers on Instagram, Suhaib Daud is a makeup artist in Malaysia well-known as the untrimmed eyebrow specialist. Using a glue technique, he covers excess hair that eventually creates perfectly-arched eyebrows. He also uses eyeshadow to give the brows a more groomed result.
This talented makeup artist is constantly on the go and often runs his makeup workshops in Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and Singapore.
Will you be able to catch up with him? Well, if you do, you are going to be amazed by your brows and eyelashes. They are going to be pretty dramatic.
Sheng Saw — Flawless Like a Runway Model
A MUA who loves colors and traveling, Shen Saw shares his 13 years of makeup experience with the world in the name of color — “no color no life,” according to him. Shen Saw enjoys traveling, hence his work is very much influenced by cultures from around the globe.
If you’re looking for flawless, natural looks, Sheng Saw is the guy to get your inspiration from.
Saw’s resume features his experience doing makeup for both London Fashion Week and Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week. He has also worked with renowned makeup artists like Lucia Peroni and Terry Barber.
Deq Sha — Shine Like a Celebrity
Deq Sha is a Malaysian makeup artist based in KL. His makeup talent has rewarded him with a huge Instagram following, 67.1K in total.
He often works his makeup magic on Malaysian celebrities and some of the ones he’s served are Erra Fazira, Siti Sarah, Misha Omar, Lisa Surihani and Scha Alyahya.
Deq Sha usually goes for light shades like soft pinks and natural hues in his makeup. If you follow him on Instagram, you can get beauty tips and makeup tutorials.
Saraswati (aka Queenofluna) — Get Into Character
This talented makeup artist, with 413K followers on Instagram, is going to blow you away with her makeup skills. Her work has gone viral in sites like Buzzfeed, Mashable and many more.
Saraswati usually does fiction characters makeup and they are absolutely stunning. She has even drawn herself as Barbie, Betty Boop and the Powerpuff girls!
Her ‘normal’ makeup is excellent, too. She’ll make all pimples, blemishes and scars go invisible.
What do you think of this list of makeup artists in Malaysia? If you know other talented makeup artists, share your comments with us!