Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Insta-Stalking: Nick Barose, Makeup Artist/Hilarious Human

  1. Begin
    Photo: Via @dilokritbarose.



    See All Slides

    Some makeup artists take their job so seriously that their entire Instagram page is like a gallery devoted to their best work. Then, there's Nick Barose, the man behind the gorgeous mugs of a bevy of A-listers, including Lupita Nyong'o. While Barose's feed certainly contains some need-to-know tips (like how to sport a matte foundation when it's 100 degrees and humid), there is also a healthy dose of his personal life peppered in here for good measure.

    And, can we just say, being a makeup artist looks like a ton of fun. Barose always seems like he's having a blast at his job, be he posing with YouTube advertisements or smizing with an Anna Wintour pillow. Don't just take our word for it, though. Click through to see our cherry-picked favorites from Barose's feed. Whether he's spouting off makeup tips or offering up Lupita sightings, this is one dude you'll definitely want to add to your feed.

    Begin Slideshow


New York

30 Under $30 Essentials For Surviving A New York Winter

There are certain life trials all New Yorkers are bound to experience: delayed subway trains, the impossibility of hailing a cab in the rain, and the highly dreaded and inevitable polar vortex. While temperatures this season haven't hit sub-zero just yet, you can never be too prepared. So, to adequately prep ourselves read