On social media anything is possible. According to Buzzfeed, Kylie Jenner found her makeup artist on Instagram. The 20-year-old is now the mastermind behind some of Jenner's most iconic looks, and she's not the only star that he's worked his magic on. After receiving a DM from the queen of Instagram herself, Ariel Tajeda naturally couldn't say no to an offer of doing her makeup. He did tell a little lie to get the chance though.
“Kylie DM’d me herself on Instagram and told me, ‘Next time you’re in town, let’s work together,’” Tajeda told Buzzfeed “I told her, ‘I’ll be there in a week, let’s do it."
He actually didn't even have a flight booked yet, but when Jenner makes you an offer, you find a way to get there. After getting to LA and showing the reality star what he could do with a makeup brush, the star fell in love with her look so much that he continues to do her makeup to this day.
Although Jenner does her own lips, Tajeda has styled her makeup for some of her Instagram selfies that we all know and love. According to his own account, he's the mastermind behind her makeup for the ESPYs and the premiere of the Sugar Factory.
Jenner isn't the first celebrity that Tajeda has worked with. The talented artist has created some of the most stealable beauty trends on models, reality stars, and actresses all across the country. His signature is a healthy glow and heavy eye, and from looking at his Instagram, he's darn good at what he does.
1. Naya Rivera
This soft glam makeup looks absolutely stunning on the actress. With a pink lip and lightly-lined eye, Tajeda shows how versatile his skills are.
2. Kendall Jenner
When your sister has great makeup, there's no shame in borrowing some tips... or her makeup artist. Kendall's eyes have never looked better.
3. Kim Zolciak-Biermann
Tajeda went for high-gloss makeup on the reality star. Her heavily bronzed face and shiny lip looks absolutely flawless.
4. Khloe Kardashian
Kardashian also went for a long-lashes look.
5. Gretchen Rossi
Tajeda highlighted the reality star's gorgeous blue eyes with the long-lashed, sun kissed makeup for her birthday.
If this teaches you anything, it's to start paying attention to that DM feature on Instagram. You never know who could message you next!