Meet 12 Beauty Pros Who Are BFFs With Their Celebrity Clients

Illustrated by Mary Galloway.
Makeup artists, hairstylists, and manicurists get physically closer to celebrities than most people on the planet. After all, they’re the ones who hold their hands (literally), massage their scalps, even lean in close to catch a stray eyelash — often right before some pretty high-profile moments.

So it’s no wonder that after years of primping, polishing, and traveling the world together, the “glam squad” turns into the actual squad. “We’ve shared in each other’s lives through marriages, kids, Bar Mitzvah’s — all the milestones, and all the difficulties,” says Sonia Kashuk, who has been best friends with supermodel Cindy Crawford for over 30 years.

We asked 12 beauty all-stars to dish about their famous friendships. Click through to find out the perks, the funniest moments (“I had to spoon-feed her on set”), and the bond that holds them together — not excluding Cartier friendship rings. #Goals much?

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