Have you ever wanted to see what's in the medicine cabinet of a high-profile beauty editor? Have you ever dreamt of getting a behind-the-scenes look at what it would be like to work in the beauty department of your fave magazine? Check out the Instagram accounts of these beauty editors who know their stuff—and want to share it with you.
1. Kate Foster, Assistant Beauty Editor at Cosmopolitan&Seventeen
Kate's Insta feed shows off her fruity nail designs, bold lip looks and face mask adventures. Her whimsical, colorful posts showcase the products she's using and loving, such as Deborah Libman nail polishes (and the occasional Bath and Body Works shoutout).
2. Jade Taylor, Beauty Director at NYLON
Jade's super-artsy account is a combination of incredible travel pics that give us major #wanderlust vibes—plus tons of shots from NYLON beauty photoshoots and up-close pics of her testing out products, such as new Dior lip colors. (Yes, please!)
3. Carly Cardellino, Beauty Director at Cosmopolitan
This beauty queen is known for her incredible Instagram stories that show followers what she's wearing, trying and loving. Her feed is a mix of beauty content, travel and family pics—as well as the occasional meme. (Celebs: They're just like us.)
4. Julie Schott, Beauty Editor at Elle
5. Jessica Matlin, Beauty & Health Director at Teen Vogue
This beauty director uses Instagram to share the latest beauty buzz—from new fragrances (Jo Malone, anyone?) to awesome new products she tries at Teen Vogue.
6. Jessica Chia, Senior Beauty Editor at Allure
Jessica is always showing her viewers the hottest new makeup goods on her Instagram story, posting videos and pics of products that haven't even been released yet. Plus, her feed serves as the ultra NYC inspiration with food pics, snaps of the city and plenty of makeup flatlays that will give you your beauty fix.
7. Kathleen Hou, Beauty Director at The Cut
This beauty guru posts incredible overhead shots of her current holy grail makeup items, including products she uses for her skincare routine, shots of her somehow-aesthetically pleasing medicine cabinet and even perfume-inspired cake.
8. Alessandra Steinherr, Beauty Director at Glamour
Alessandra's posts serve as the ultimate inspiration, making the coolest beauty trends seem wearable and effortless. From glam manicures, trendy facial treatments and peachy eyeshadow looks, Alessandra's Insta account is basically a constant makeup and skincare diary.
9. Dianna Mazzone, Beauty Editor at InStyle
Dianna doesn't post as often as we'd like, but when she does post, expect to see behind-the-scenes glimpses into runway makeup trends. If you're interested in the high fashion side of makeup, hit up Dianna on Instagram for exclusive pics and vids—as well as cool InStyle graphics.
Whether you want to fill your feed with inspirational beauty editors who know their stuff about magazines, the editorial world and beauty—or you just want to know what these beauty gurus have in their makeup bags—be sure to follow some of these talented ladies on Instagram.